Early Childhood Programs

RARA offers a variety of early childhood programs.  Our programs are coordinated by trained and certified contractors with a variety of backgrounds in youth education, fitness, sports, and special events.  To the right, you can click the tab to view more information about each of our programs.


Lyndsey Ramsay

Recreation Supervisor

248-601-4041    Lyndsey@rararecreation.org

Early Childhood Gingerbread Decorating

Come and join RARA staff for this fun opportunity to decorate tasty gingerbread men! All supplies will be provided, so all you need to bring is your creativity and holiday spirit.  This course is designed for children under the age of 6 to attend with an adult family member.

 The fee for this course is $15 which includes the child and their family member.
This course will take place on Wednesday, December 5th from 10:00AM-11:00AM.

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Mommy and Me Book Club - NEW

Come join Miss Amy for a 7-week Mommy and Me Book Club! Each week moms and their little ones ages 9-24 months will focus on a new book and do various activities surrounding the book.  Introduce your children to love reading, use their imagination, and learn about important themes and lessons! 


Location: RARA Preschool Room
Time: 12:00-12:45 on Saturdays from February 2-March 23 No class February 16


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Early Childhood Snapology - NEW!

#9010 Snapology: ABC & 123 - Beginning January 9

Learning was never this much fun when I was a child. Children will learn their colors, shapes, letters and numbers using DUPLO® bricks and other interactive learning toys during this fun program. This program is designed to reinforce the current curriculum
being taught to preschoolers. To strengthen their knowledge in a playful manner, children are engaged in both structured and imaginative play during each session. Parent must attend with child.8wks

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#9011 Snapology: Junior Scientists

Allow your child to cultivate their love of animals. Children will learn various concepts of animal life cycles and animal characteristics & traits using K’Nex toys and other interactive learning tools. We make animal science fun at Snapology! Parent must attend with child. 8wks

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We Together (Parent Toddler)

Get out of the house! Join Miss Mary for an action packed hour of learning and fun! Children with a parent/adult will spend quality one to one time together and meet friends. Each session includes free play, circle, craft and snack time.  A new theme will be explored each week. Programs include finger plays, music, movement, parachute, bean bag play  and much more!  Instructor: Miss Mary S.

Location: RARA  500 E. 2nd St.  Room: Preschool

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Future Athletes

Get your kids moving in this fun-filled class!  In this class, we will focus on movement and physical activity along with exploring some sports.  Concepts of teamwork and sportsmanship will be introduced.  This four week program will be taught by two certified teachers - one specializing in PE and the other in early education.

Location: Meadow Brook Elementary Gym

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Canvas Kids: Painting Party

In this class, create a canvas keepsake with Miss Amy to take home and display.  After we finish the keepsake, we will enjoy a yummy snack and spend some time playing in the playscape.  Please bring/wear socks and a paint smock if desired. 

#3813 Totally Turkeys - November 17

#3814 Christmas Cheer - December 8

#3815 Secret Santa (Handprint Canvas gift) - December 15

#3816 Silly Snowmen - January 26

#3817 Valentine's Surprise (Gift for loved one) - February 9

#3818 Emoji Fun - March 16

#3819 Easter Egg Hunt Painting - April 13

Location: RARA 500 E. 2nd Street - Preschool Room

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RARA Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor for RARA? Contact us today and see how you can become a sponsor! Email us at Info@RARARecreation.org