Friday, December 28, 2018

Preschool PEAS Winter/Spring 2019

Introducing the upcoming themes & schedule for our Preschool PEAS classes!


Preschool PEAS is a class for preschool aged children 4 and 5 years old. PEAS stands for PlayExploreActive, and Sensory. This class is all about hands-on learning and FUN with an emphasis on learning through play, exploring the world around us, being active and learning through movement, and providing sensory activities that enhance learning and development. Every class will consist of a story time, movement/large motor activity, art/fine motor activity, sensory exploration, and fun with friends!

Preschool PEAS classes are 1 hour themed experiences for 4 and 5 year olds on specific Wednesdays each month. Parent participation is not required but may be requested if needed. Each class is $12 (or $70 for the whole session). All classes are held at our Rochelle location 507 4th Ave. Classes have a maximum capacity of 6 children. 

Can You Build It?
Wednesday January 30th 4:00p- 5:00p
Practice math skills like counting, sorting, and patterns with different building materials. We will be exercising both fine motor and gross motor skills by building with Legos, wooden blocks, play dough and more!

Will You Be My Friend?
Wednesday February 13th 4:00p- 5:00p
Enjoy some social learning play with new friends in this class. We will be practicing social skills such as sharing, taking turns, and working as a group though stories, songs, and a collaborative art project! 

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Wednesday February 27th 4:00p- 5:00p
We will honor our favorite author by reading some of his best books, and creating book-inspired art.

Wacky Weather
Wednesday March 20th 4:00p- 5:00p
Explore the world around you by experiencing all kinds of weather in just one hour! From rain to snow, sunny to windy, what kind of weather will we encounter next?

Deep in the Jungle
Wednesday April 3rd 4:00p- 5:00p
Learn about the rainforest and the animals who live there. Come prepared to slither like a snake and see if you can move through jungle vines like a monkey!

Chicka Chicka ABC
Wednesday April 24th 4:00p- 5:00p
The letters of the alphabet are up to some silly things! We will be reading fun stories that encourage letter identification, as well as art projects that will encourage writing and knowing the letters in our names.

We Are Incredible!
Wednesday May 8th 4:00p- 5:00p
Wear your favorite super hero costume as we explore what amazing things we can do! Learn about the human body, and see how unique and SUPER each of us is!

Sign up for classes HERE. $12 per class, or sign up for the whole session for $70 ($10/class)



Register Now for Circle Time Classes

It's time to sign up for the next session of Happy Babies, Happy Tots, and Happy 3's circle time classes!

The Winter/Spring 2019 session of classes begins on January 14th. We are excited to offer morning, evening, and afternoon options this session. I hope you will find a class that fits your schedule. 

This session is 16 weeks, January 14th to May 16th. 
**There will be NO classes February 4th-7th for Winter Break or March 25th-28th for Spring Break.


For more information about our different circle time classes CLICK HERE


Friday, October 26, 2018

Halloween at Happy Babies

We kind of LOVE Fall and we LOVE all of the Halloween fun at Happy Babies! We hope you will join us for one or a few of these activities for your little ones! 


Happy Families Pumpkin Party
Saturday October 27th 9:00a- 10:00a

Here's a special Halloween party perfect for little ones! Join us for a pumpkin party with story time and activities inspired by our favorite Halloween book; It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Come in your costume ready for a fun time!!!

Happy Families Class is for families with children age 5 and under and is designed for the whole family to come have fun together (big siblings are welcome to come as helpers). We will be having pumpkin themed fun as a family through music and movement, large motor activities, an art project, and a special treat! Cost is $6 for each child age 5 and under, or $15 per family.

Pre-registration is required. To register for the class, please message Happy Babies on facebook or email sarah@happybabiesonline.com **We only have a few spaces left for this class!





It's Costume Party Week at Happy Babies!

Join us for Happy Babies Costume Party Week! 
Even if you are not regularly signed up for class this session, you can drop-in to a Happy Babies, Happy Tots, or Happy 3's class for just this week for only $5.00.
Bring your little one to a class in their costume for fun with songs, rhymes, stories, and hands-on play! To sign-up, please fill out the online registration form and choose the "single class drop-in" option!
Happy Tots Monday 5:30-6:00p
Happy Babies Monday 6:30-7:00p
Happy Tots Tuesday 10:00- 10:30a
Happy Babies Tuesday 11:00- 11:30a
Register for Babies & Tots here >>> https://goo.gl/forms/Z2F0f8WxneQ1nUHN2

Preschool PEAS Wednesday 4:00-5:00p
Register for Preschool here >>> https://goo.gl/forms/iRGSuHJFvR3JQvah2





Messy Monday {Halloween}
Join us for a very special Halloween themed Messy Monday this month! 


Is your little one an art lover but you are not a fan of the mess? Bring them out to Happy Babies! We provide all of the supplies AND the clean-up! For kids 6 months to 5 years old, drop-in during 4:00p and 5:00p for a fun hands-on art experience! 

Messy Monday drop-in activities are $5.00/child. There is no need to register!






Trick or Treating in Rochelle starts early if you come downtown! 
Happy Babies will be offering Tealoween non-food treats during the Downtown Rochelle Trick or Treat on Wednesday October 31st 2:00p- 5:00p. 











Thursday, June 7, 2018

Summer Fun at Happy Babies



 It's JUNE! 

While June is typically a quiet month for Happy Babies 
(as we take time for family and vacation) we are planning some fabulous things coming up for July & August!

Announcing our summer mini-session of Happy Babies, Tots, & 3's classes, 
and introducing all new Preschool P.E.A.S. mini camps! 
Summer fun begins on July 9th!





For more information about our summer class and mini-camps, visit the ABOUT section on our website and then head over to REGISTER FOR CLASSES.


Wiggle Wednesdays


Come on out for a fun class full of play and movement activities! 



Wiggle Wednesday Classes are $3.00. 

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register your child please email sarah@happybabiesonline.com with your child's name and age! 

July 11th & August 1st at 10:30a- 11:00a



Messy Mondays

Is your little one an art lover but you are not a fan of the mess? Bring them out to Happy Babies! We provide all of the supplies AND the clean-up! For kids 6 months to 5 years old, drop-in during 4:00p and 5:00p for a fun hands-on art experience! 

Messy Monday drop-in activities are $5.00/child. There is no need to register!

Monday July 2nd (Red, White & Blue)
& Monday August 20th





Breastfeeding Support Group

Our monthly breastfeeding support group is now being offered on Monday evenings once per month. 


I am sure that more fun things will be planned for July & August at Happy Babies. Family classes and workshops as well as some other hands-on learning experiences for your little ones! We are starting to plan for the weekend of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle so stay tuned for for announcements! Check in to our website often and follow us on facebook!


Monday, April 9, 2018

April Happenings


This morning I woke up to a decent amount of SNOW on the ground.. 
and yet, it IS in fact APRIL. 
Dear Spring, feel free to arrive anytime! We are ready for you!

Here are some fun events coming up for Happy Babies Classes & Boutique this month. I hope you will join us!


Earth Week Make & Take
Monday April 16th 4:00p- 5:30p

Come out to Happy Babies to kick-off Earth Week! 
We are offering {three} fun make & take projects for kids 8 years old and under.

1. Natural Bird Feeder 2. Wildflower Seed Bombs 3. Balloon Earth Painting
This event is $6.00 per child, registration is not required.



Cloth Diaper Consignment Sale
Saturday April 21st 10:00a- 4:00p


At Happy Babies Boutique we are spending Earth Day promoting cloth diapering! Cloth diapers are a significant way to help the environment. We know that cloth diapers can be an investment, but so worth it in the long run! Here is your chance to come check out many different styles of cloth diapers, and ask us your questions! We are hosting a cloth diaper consignment sale. If you are wanting to try cloth diapers, this is a wonderful opportunity to get gently used great condition diapers at affordable prices! Are your cloth diapering days over? Consign with us and earn 60% of your diaper sales! 

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event HERE



Messy Monday
Monday April 23rd 4:00- 5:00p

Is your little one an art lover but you are not a fan of the mess? Bring them out to Happy Babies! We provide all of the supplies AND the clean-up! For kids 6 months to 5 years old, drop-in during 4:00p and 5:00p for a fun hands-on art experience! 

Messy Monday drop-in activities are $5.00/child. There is no need to register!

Messy Monday is one of our FAVORITE things each month. We look forward to it and have a blast every time! I hope you and your kiddos will join us this month!



Happy Babies Classes & Boutique will be setting up at the Spring Craft & Vendor fair at the Presbyterian Church in Rochelle on Saturday April 14th 9:00a- 2:00p. We love being at this event each year along with so many other local small businesses. Our boutique will NOT be open on this Saturday, and we encourage you to come out to the church to see us and support the other businesses there! 



Thank you for supporting our family owned/operated, local, small business!


Thursday, March 1, 2018

March at Happy Babies


The snow is melted, the sun has been shining, we've been able to play outside the last few days! My girls are very excited about that. I hope you've enjoyed the spring preview with your little ones! It makes me excited for some upcoming fun we have planned at Happy Babies! 



Join the fun at Wiggle Wednesday!

Wednesday March 7th

 Come on out for a fun class full of play and movement activities! 
We are offering two different classes:

Babies & Tots {baby- 2} 10:00a- 10:30a
Preschoolers {3-5 years old} 11:00a- 11:30a


Wiggle Wednesday Classes are $3.00. 
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register your child please email sarah@happybabiesonline.com with your child's name and age!

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event page.




Start your fun day at Happy Babies with a Green Eggs & Ham story time and GREEN themed family class before Rochelle's Irish Parade and Hooley!

Saturday March 10th 10:30a- 11:15a

Happy Families Class is for families with children age 5 and under and is designed for the whole family to come have fun together (big siblings are welcome to come as helpers). We will be having GREEN themed fun as a family through music and movement, large motor activities, an art project, and a very special snack! Cost is $6 for each child age 5 and under, or $15 per family.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register for the class, please message Happy Babies on facebook or email sarah@happybabiesonline.com





Is your little one an art lover but you are not a fan of the mess? Bring them out to Happy Babies! We provide all of the supplies AND the clean-up! For kids 6 months to 5 years old, drop-in during 4:00p and 5:00p for a fun hands-on art experience! 

Messy Monday drop-in activities are $5.00/child. There is no need to register!

The Next Messy Monday is

Monday March 26th 4:00-5:00p

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event page.





You are invited to the Baby Bunnies Egg Hunt!

Saturday March 31st 10:00- 10:30a

Why should just the big kids have all the fun?? Join us at Happy Babies Classes & Boutique for a little Easter Egg Hunt just for young children under 2 years old. Happy Babies (infants to pre-walkers) can explore and find eggs in the play area while the Happy Tots (walkers up to 2 years old) can hunt for colored eggs around the boutique! Every child will hunt for 5 eggs (one of each color!)



We hope to see you at one of our fun special classes, or regular Happy Babies, Tots, or Preschool classes! Visit the Register for Classes page for more information about the current session of regular classes. 
**Happy Babies Classes will be on Spring Break March 12th- 22nd
The session will resume on Monday March 26th



Thursday, February 1, 2018

February Fun at Happy Babies


It's hard to believe that it is February already! We are a few weeks into the Winter/Spring Session of classes and we have been having a blast! So far we've learned about our Hands/Fingers & Feet/Toes, Numbers & Counting, and Under the Sea! There's still spots available in most classes, register anytime! 

This session we've started some fun monthly activities as well! Drop-in and join us this month for Wiggle Wednesday or Messy Monday! 


Wiggle Wednesday


Join the fun at Wiggle Wednesday!

Wednesday February 7th

Tired of being stuck inside with limited opportunities for play during the yucky winter months? Come on out for a fun class full of play and movement activities! We are offering two different classes:

Babies & Tots {baby- 2} 10:00a- 10:30a
Preschoolers {3-5 years old} 11:00a- 11:30a



Wiggle Wednesday Classes are $3.00. 
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register your child please email sarah@happybabiesonline.com with your child's name and age!

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event page.




Messy Monday



Is your little one an art lover but you are not a fan of the mess? Bring them out to Happy Babies! We provide all of the supplies AND the clean-up! For kids 6 months to 5 years old, drop-in during 4:00p and 5:00p for a fun hands-on art experience! 

Messy Monday drop-in activities are $5.00/child. There is no need to register!

The Next Messy Monday is

Monday February 26th 4:00-5:00p

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event page.



Happy Families Class

I love months when there are good holidays! It makes for a perfect opportunity for a Happy Families class! You are invited to our Happy Families Valentine's Party!

Saturday February 10th 10:00-10:45a


Bring your little loves out to Happy Babies for some heart shaped Valentine's Day fun with the color RED! 

Happy Families Class is for families with children age 5 and under and is designed for the whole family to come have fun together (big siblings are welcome to come as helpers). We will be having Valentine themed fun as a family through music and movement, large motor activities, an art project, and a very special treat! Cost is $6 for each child age 5 and under, or $15 per family.

Pre-registration is required. To register for the class, please email sarah@happybabiesonline.com

On Facebook? Join the Facebook event page.


We hope to see you at one of our fun special classes, or regular Happy Babies, Tots, or Preschool classes! Visit the Register for Classes page for more information about the current session of regular classes.