The Wonder Room | Kids Out and About Albany

The Wonder Room

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896 Saratoga Road (Rte. 50)
Ballston Lake , NY , 12019
Phone: 518-602-0237
42° 55' 35.8392" N, 73° 52' 48.7488" W
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The Wonder Room is an indoor/outdoor space where children have the freedom to play and explore...at their own pace and on their own time. We are temporarily "paused" for our school and drop-in play programs, but we are offering a full line-up of virtual classes including art and preschool programs. Email us for details! Many of our classes are "kit-based" - every child has the same materials that we use as part of our Zoom class. Browse and purchase here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheWonderRoomatHome Preschool, Parent/Child Toddler classes, drop-in play, summer enrichment, birthday parties, art, cooking, and grown up programs.
At this time our classes are virtual: art, virtual table time, show & share - programs for children ages 3-12! DROP IN PLAY!, Academic, Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling, Preschool

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Create A Farm Scene Kit and Class Thursday, October 8th 3pm $15.00
PUBLISHED

Create A Farm Scene Kit and Class Thursday, October 8th 3pm zoom class

Have you visited a farm in the last few months - to get fruits, vegetables, eggs, or meat? The Fall harvest time is ideal to show children that food comes from farms. Let's create our own farm scenes with the items in this kit. What will you grow or raise on your farm? This kit comes with a small wooden tractor. Add your own small farm animals. Imaginary play and storytelling can go in many different directions with this play scene.
This class is recommended for children 5 - 10 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom classes will be emailed prior to the first class.

Fee includes link to a 30 minute zoom classes and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Silly Monsters in Story and Art Kit and Class Thursday, October 15th 3pm $15.00
PUBLISHED

Silly Monsters in Story and Art Kit and Class Thursday, October 15th 3pm zoom class

Join us to share stories with silly monsters as the main characters. Then, we'll create some multi-media silly monsters of our own! The materials in this kit can be used over and over again for many hours of fun!

This class is recommended for children 5 - 10 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom classes will be emailed prior to the first class.

Fee includes link to a 30 minute zoom class and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Clothespin Halloween Characters Kit and Class Wednesday, October 28th 3pm $15.00
PUBLISHED

Clothespin Halloween Characters Kit and Class Wednesday, October 28th 3pm zoom class

Clothespin dolls and other characters have been created for hundreds of years. We will use those techniques to create Halloween themed characters. Use the characters for play, storytelling or for display.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 10 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom classes will be emailed prior to the first class.

Fee includes link to a 30 minute zoom class and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Pizza and Pasta Shop Kit and Class
PUBLISHED

Pizza and Pasta Shop Kit and Class Thursday, October 22nd 3pm zoom class

Miniature scale artwork is challenging and fun! Create your own Pizza and Pasta Shop with modeling clay, small recyclables, and craft supplies.Kit includes a Food Truck for imaginary deliveries! Enjoy hours of play and storytelling.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 10 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom classes will be emailed prior to the first class.

Fee includes link to a 30 minute zoom class and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Storytelling Games and Materials, Thursday, December 3, 4pm: ages 5-10
PUBLISHED

Storytelling Games and Materials Kit and Class Thursday, December 3, 4pm zoom class $20

Create your own storytelling kit: Storytelling is an imaginative and essential communication tool used throughout the ages. Your children will create their own kit that will let them tell stories over and over again in new ways. We will talk about character, setting, mood and action. Best of all, we’ll be doing this with lots of tactile supplies that are hands-on fun to create and durable to use afterward! Wooden dice, disks, homemade game board and characters will combine with your child’s favorite small objects to create an adaptable and personalized kit.

The kit will include game board, wood disks and dice, paper, paper products and stickers.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 10 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom class will be emailed prior to the class.

$20 includes link to zoom class (approx. one hour) and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Big Kid Art (ages 8-12), Tuesday afternoons in October @4pm
PUBLISHED

Big Kid Art Class and Kit Tuesday, October 6, 13, 20, 27 4pm zoom class

Big Kids (ages 8 -12) are ready to tackle challenging art projects and think about ideas in new ways! We have a class designed just for them with lots of built in time for sharing our ideas together. We'll explore mosaics, see how art can tell a story, look at and try conceptual art like Sol Lewitt's (also can be seen at Mass MOCA - great for kids!!!) and create a model of our own families in clay. It will be a fun four week deep dive into creative thinking and trying new things. Supplies will be provided for all projects. Students will need some basic art supplies - glue, pen, pencil, black sharpie, markers, glue sticks and school glue. The rest will be provided and packaged so each week is a new surprise! This is fully hands on! Kids can independently participate in these virtual classes. Enjoy Tuesday Afternoons with The Wonder Room.

The kit will include paper, craft paper, watercolors, modeling clay, wood boards, beans and lentils, ruler, colored pencils, canvas board, foam brush.

This class is recommended for children 8 - 12 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area.

A link to the Zoom classes will be emailed prior to the first class.

Fee includes link to 4 zoom classes (approx. one hour each) and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Inspired by Mondrian, Thursday November 19, 4pm, ages 5-10
PUBLISHED

Inspired by Mondrian Kit and Class Thursday, November 19, 4pm zoom

Let's be inspired by some of the artwork of Mondrian. The primary colors along with his use of vertical and horizontal lines can be used to inspire your own artwork. We will use paper, vinyl, and foam in this class. Kit materials can be used over and over again to create new artwork.

The kit will include card stock paper, plastic base, stickers, paper and foam.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 12 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area. All others will be mailed.

A link to the one hour Zoom class will be emailed prior to the class.

$20 includes link to zoom class (approx. one hour), supplies, and pdf afterwards

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Art in Black and White, Thursday, November 12, 4pm ages 5-10
PUBLISHED

Art in Black and White Kit and Class Thursday, November 12th 4pm zoom

The contrast of black and white is often appealing to artists young and old. We will be inspired by looking at black and white artwork and images to use the items in this kit and make some black and white art of our own. The items in this kit can be used over and over again for many hours of creative exploration.

The kit will include paper patterns, cardboard base, shape punch outs, stickers and felt.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 12 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area. All others will be mailed.

A link to the one hour Zoom class will be emailed prior to the class.

$20 includes link to zoom class (approx. one hour), supplies, and pdf afterwards

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$
Building a Village
PUBLISHED

Building A Village Kit and Class Tuesday, September 22nd 1pm zoom

Create your own 3D map of a village. What buildings will be in your village? We will use recyclables to create a project that will be great to use over and over again for imaginary play and storytelling.

The kit will include cardboard boxes, stickers, foam shapes, caps, and bits and bobs.

This class is recommended for children 5 - 12 years old.

When you purchase the kit and class - include a message regarding your preference for pick up or delivery.

All kits are available for pick up or delivery in the Ballston Lake, NY area. All others will be mailed.

A link to the 30 minute Zoom class will be emailed prior to the class.

$15 includes link to zoom class and supplies.

*Caution Small Pieces. May cause a choking hazard to children who mouth objects. Adult supervision required.

Visual arts / crafts
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
$