Music Programs for Little Bears: Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers

Little Bears in the Park
Teacher Rachel tunes a ukulele in the park while a toddler in the foreground holds a rhythm stick. A teacher plays a guitar surrounded by toddlers and parents in Salesforce Park

Little Bears is San Francisco’s best music classes for infants and toddlers. Come rock out IN PERSON with Little Bears in a park near you! Everyone gets a free trial so you can make sure it’s a good fit.

 

We’ve been hosting distanced, in-person music classes for kids ages 6 mo – 5 yr in parks in San Francisco since July 2020. Families bring their own blankets and instruments and make music, together. We have classes in the following parks: Golden Gate Park (near Stow Lake), Great Meadow Park (Fort Mason), Little Marina Green (across the street from Palace of Fine Arts), St. Mary’s Rec Center, Douglass Park, Noe Courts (the field just north of the courts), Argonne Elementary, and the Panhandle Picnic Area. We also have classes in the East Bay: in Memorial Park in Albany and at Colby Park in North Oakland. Additionally, we run private music classes for schools and other establishments, mainly at preschools around San Francisco.

 

Our infant and toddler music classes focus on socialization, music appreciation, a deep embodiment of rhythm and melody, and music as a joyful expression of self. Our teachers are professional musicians with a focus on teaching younger age groups. Some of them have been teaching Little Bears classes for over a decade. They are the best in town!

 

Still not convinced? Check out the story that ABC7 did about our pandemic era classes!

 

We are currently enrolling students in all classes for 2022. Email us at [email protected] to get the ball rolling!

Teacher Rachel tunes a ukulele in the park while a toddler in the foreground holds a rhythm stick. A teacher plays a guitar surrounded by toddlers and parents in Salesforce Park
Little Bears in the Park Schedule
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The Current Schedule
(Note that certain classes may be full at the time of inquiry)
 
San Francisco:
– Monday at 10am and 11am with Lucia at Great Meadow (Location B)
– Monday at 10:15am and 11:15am with Michael at Little Marina Green (Location A)
– Tuesday at 10am with Rachel at St. Mary’s Rec Center (Location H)
– Tuesday at 10am with Bethany at Little Marina Green (Location A)
– Wednesday at 10:15am and 11:15am with Michael at Little Marina Green (Location A)
– Wednesday at 10:30am with Bethany at Great Meadow (Location B)
– Wednesday at 11am with Rachel at Noe Courts (Location G)
– Thursday at 10am and 11am with Rachel at the Panhandle Picnic Area (Location D)
– Saturday at 10am and 11am with Lucia at Argonne Elementary (Location C)
 
East Bay:
– Saturday at 10am with Jasmin at Oakland’s Colby Park (Location B)

 

For all inquiries and enrollment, please email [email protected]. All classes with only one section have the possibility of adding a second section 1 hour later with enough enrollment interest.

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Free Songs for Toddlers!

If you can’t wait to get into our classes to start your musical journey, jump in here! You can play these songs for your toddlers, have them sing along and learn the hand motions. It’s a lot of fun – and they’ll be singing these songs all around the house!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Love Little Bears? Looking for some rockin’ and rollin’ early childhood enrichment for your Preschool, Daycare, Company Family Programming, or Community Center? We’d love to hear from you!

 

Little Bears loves to match our talented team of teachers around the Bay with the perfect partner site fit. With classes at Family Shelters around the City like St. Joseph’s and Hamilton Families, as well as Preschools and Enrichment programs like Tiny Giants, Little Bee, Marina Tots, and Enrich, Play, Learn, we’re well versed in reaching varied populations with our vibrant classes.

 

If you’d like to have Little Bears at your school, email us at [email protected]. We’d love to set it up!

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A lifelong love of music starts here!

Teacher Rachel tunes a ukulele in the park while a toddler in the foreground holds a rhythm stick.

“Having two kids home at once has been… an experience. We definitely realize that we need the music in us to feel like ourselves, especially during these trying times.” – Lillian D.

 

“Words do not do it justice… this program is truly beyond superb! I couldn’t believe the confidence my two year old gained in just four short sessions. And even MORE wonderful than that – was just seeing the pure joy on her face! . . . We BOTH loved every minute – and I will treasure the fun memories of our first music class together! Can’t wait to sign up again.” – Reena R.

 

“Wanted to send a quick note to say how great we think teacher Rachel is. Our daughter has gone to 4 or 5 music classes with different teachers since she was born, and Rachel is exceptional at fostering a love of music and teaching Eve so many new songs and dances.” – Jack W.

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