Family Resources & Education

Parent-Child Classes

Enjoy new songs, games and activities with your child. Meet other parents and children in your community. Learn how to support your child's amazing development. Families can join at anytime if space is available.

Parent-child classes offer:

  • A place to learn more about being a parent.
  • A chance to get to know other parents in your community.
  • A time for your child to learn and play with other children.

Cost:  Varies, tuition assistance is available

Application for Tuition Grant
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How to register: Visit the Pollywog website or call LBCC Family Connections/Pollywog at (541) 917-4884 for more information.
 
 
 

Classes

Live and Learn with your Baby

Class Fee: $20.00
Lab Fee: $5.00

Meet other parents and babies in your community. Class addresses family interaction in the important first months. Learn how to support your baby's amazing development and meet the challenges of life with a baby. Meets for two hours, one day a week, for ten weeks. In Albany, Corvallis, Philomath and Newport.

Live and Learn with your Wobbler

Class Fee: $25.00
Lab Fee: $5.00

For parents and their beginning walkers, 9-18 months old. Participate with your "wobbler" in songs and games, meet other parents in the community, and discuss the latest ideas about how to support the expanding growth of your child's first year. Parents with babies this age may also take the Live and Learn with Baby class. If your baby is a competent walker, sign-up for Live and Learn with your Toddler in Albany, Corvallis or Philomath. Live and Learn with your Wobbler meets for 2 hours one day a week, for nine weeks. Families can join at anytime if space is available.

Live and Learn with your Toddler

Class Fee: $69.00
Lab Fee: $5.00

Join other parents and toddlers (walking to age 2) in your community for stories, music, painting, playdough and more. Help your child gain confidence all while building a community of support and lifelong friends for you and your child. Learn fun and easy ways to support your child's development and discuss the challenges of parenting. Meets one day a week, for ten weeks. In Albany, Corvallis and Philomath.

Live and Learn with your Two-Year-Old

Class Fee: $69.00
Lab Fee: $5.00

Join other parents and their 2-year-olds in play, songs and movement! Two-year-olds and their parents participate in age appropriate activities and learn how music and movement can benefit children's development. Parents discuss parenting topics in class and attend two evening parent only nights to extend parent education topics. Meets one day a week, for ten weeks, plus two evening seminars (Corvallis location only)to extend parenting discussions. In Corvallis and Albany.

Live and Learn Discovery Lab

Class Fee: $79.00

For two hours a week parents/caregivers and their 2-1/2 to 5 year olds become immersed in activities designed to build on children's natural sense of wonder and desire to explore. Participants will measure, build, experiment, problem-solve and discover the world together. In Albany.

Creative Development

Class Fee: $69.00
Lab Fee: $10.00

For two hours, one day a week, parents and their 2-1/2 to 5-year olds paint, glue, pretend, sing and play. In two evening sessions, the parents and teacher plan activities that support the children's creative development. Class runs for ten weeks. In Corvallis.