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PLAYDAY is the place for children to experience the joy of making ART in a fun, safe, clean, supportive, and collaborative studio environment. During PLAYDAY's ART Activities, After School Programs, Camps, Custom Birthday Parties, and Special Events, our super positive highly trained instructors and spacious studios give children the opportunity to discover their creative voice and have fun while they’re doing it.
Making new friends is the added bonus!
PLAYDAY is designed to support children's creative enrichment and imagination through enhanced cognitive development, boosted
self-confidence, and refinement of problem solving skills.
WHAT TYPES OF EXPERIENCES DOES PLAYDAY OFFER?
For our youngest participants, we offer Grown Up & Me aka GUM ART & SENSORY activities for children ages 1-4 every day Monday - Friday at 10AM & 11:15AM.
Our 60 minute ART 5+ DROP IN ACTIVITIES such as DRAWING & PAINTING, WATER COLOR WORLD, SCULPTURE, FIBER FRENZY, CARTOONING, LITTLE ARCHITECTS, and many others are offered daily Monday - Friday all year round! Check with you local PLAYDAY location's schedule to learn more about each activity offered.
Monday-Friday during CAMP 5+ and AFTERSCHOOL 5+, children enjoy a series of activities that introduce them to ART history, reveal creative talents, and most importantly have fun with new friends and creative role model instructors.
Our ADVANCED ART program is designed for the child that enjoys PAINTING & DRAWING, SCULPTURE, ROBLOX DESIGN, or ARCHITECTURE and wants to move their skills to the next level.
From regular programming to specialized workshops, you have so many opportunities to immerse your child in the world of ART. Not to mention, our very popular custom creative BIRTHDAY PARTIES.
Children 4 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Children 5+ can be dropped off. All offerings are DROP IN space permitting.
BOOK online to ensure a spot.
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HOW CAN I SIGN UP?
PLAYDAY is all about flexibility: Hourly, 1/2 Day Morning, 1/2 Day Afternoon, All Day, All Week, All Semester, and Unlimited Access BOOKING options are available.
BOOK a single activity, buy a package, sign up for full day camps, or get unlimited access. However you need to fit your child's creative enrichment into your schedule, we’ll be here.
Our UNLIMITED ACCESS programs are a great way to save on all offerings: choose three month or annual unlimited access, which includes access to guest appearances, advanced art workshops, and special events.
We have locations in Cobble Hill, Long Island City, Hoboken, Park Slope, Upper West Side, Upper East Side (coming soon) with more in the pipeline.
Need additional info or just want to chat? Contact us at your preferred location.
WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?
Kids and parents alike rave about our instructional staff.
(Probably because we hire such awesome people).
Every PLAYDAY instructor is a highly trained artist with a passion for sharing their knowledge and diverse academic experiences with children and thus keeping your little one engaged and learning.
Our team of instructors are regularly praised for their patience, kindness, and attentiveness. Don’t just take our word for it, read our testimonials!
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ART FOR CHILDREN?
There are many benefits to creating art for young children. For one, it can help develop their creativity and critical thinking skills. Art often requires viewers to use their imagination and interpret the artwork in their own way, which can help children learn to think outside the box and come up with unique solutions to problems.
Additionally, creating art helps children develop their visual literacy skills. By learning to look closely at the colors, lines, shapes, and textures in a piece of art, children can learn to better understand and interpret visual information. This can also help them develop their attention to detail and ability to focus on a task for an extended period of time.
Furthermore, creating art enlightens children to different cultures and perspectives. Art often reflects the ideas and experiences of the artist, and studying a wide range of abstract art can give children a glimpse into the diversity of human experiences and cultures.
Overall, learning about and creating art can be a fun and engaging way for children to develop a range of important skills, including creativity, critical thinking, visual literacy, and cultural awareness.
My nanny took my 3 year old to Playday on a day there was no school and my daughter came home so excited about all of the projects she created. She also told me to tell her nanny she doesn't need to come with her when they go back today since she has her own special art teacher when she is there. The projects she brought home made it clear to me that the Playday staff was able to keep my daughter's focus and attention. She was SO PROUD of her work (much higher quality than what she makes at school). And we just booked her 4th birthday party at Playday next month! Can't wait. Thank you Playday Hoboken for making my daughter's week - she went two days in a row!
Is there a dress code?
Dress for mess. All materials used wash off fabrics and skin easily with soap and water.
Can parents participate?
Parents are welcome to join their children in all PLAYDAY activities at no additional cost. Children 4 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
FOOD & SNACK policy?
PLAYDAY does not offer food, candy, or snacks. Your child can bring nut-free snacks and lunch. Filtered water is provided.
Do you offer pickup?
We offer bus stop and school pickup within a 1-mile radius for our after school program. Please reach out to us arrange pickup for your child.
Can I cancel or reschedule?
We offer flexible rescheduling options that allow you to cancel within two hours of your class and rebook at a time that works better for you. We do not offer refunds.
Can anyone pick up my child from PLAYDAY?
If someone other than a parent is picking up your child from PLAYDAY please email your location with all necessary pick up details.
What safety precautions do you have in place?
Your child’s safety is our highest priority. You can read our complete health and safety policy here.