LBCC Live and Learn Programs

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.

Who can attend?

In Live and Learn classes parents and their young children (birth – 5) learn and grow together.  There are several versions (see below) including Live and Learn with Baby, Live and Learn With Wobblers, Live and Learn with Toddlers, Live and Learn with Two Year Olds, Live & Learn with your Preschooler, Live & Learn Discovery Lab, and Creative Development.  Check here for the current class schedule.

Live and Learn 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

Costs:

Varies, tuition assistance is available

How to register:

Register online at www.linnbenton.edu or
Call LBCC Family Connections/Pollywog at (541) 917-4884

Live and Learn with Your Baby

Your baby is born learning! Come join other parents and their babies as you prepare your child for a lifetime of learning. Learn how to support your child’s emotional, physical, and intellectual development through songs, activities, and group discussions. All while building a community of support and lifelong friends for you and your child. Class meets for 2 hours one day a week, for 10 weeks. Families can join at anytime if space is available. In Albany, Corvallis, Philomath & Newport.

Live and Learn with your Wobbler

For parents and their beginning walkers, approximately 9 mos. to 18 mos.  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 Toddlers in Albany, Corvallis or Philomath. Meets for 2 hours one day a week, for ten weeks. Not offered every term. Families can join at anytime if space is available.

Live and Learn with your Toddler – Albany

In this Albany class, join other parents and toddlers (walking to age 2) 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. Parents and children meet weekly for 10 weeks.

Live and Learn with your Toddler – Corvallis

In this 10 week Corvallis class for parents and toddlers to 2-year-olds, learn fun and easy ways to support your child’s development and discuss the challenges of parenting toddlers. This class is a great way to spend quality time with your child while engaging with other parents.

Live and Learn with your Toddler – Philomath

In this 10-week Philomath class for parents and their toddlers, learn information, activities, songs and games focused on supporting children’s development. An active participation class for parents and their 1 to 3-year olds. Please call Strengthening Rural Families 541-929-2535 to sign-up and for more information.

Live and Learn with Your Two-Year Old

Join your child in play, songs, and movement! In this 10-week class, 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 three evening parent-only nights to extend parent education topics. In Corvallis and Albany.

Live and Learn with your Preschooler

A Pre-School Cooperative for families and their 3, 4 & 5 year olds.  Adults attend evening sessions and assist the teacher in the pre-school lab.  Parents expand their knowledge of parenting, and practice guidance and communication techniques.  Preschool activities foster growth, development and school readiness.  LEARN MORE >>

Live and Learn Discovery Lab

In this Albany class for two hours a week, parents/caregivers and their 1 1/4-5 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. Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 for more information.

Creative Development

In this one day a week art enrichment Corvallis class, with an emphasis on creative activities for 2 1/2 to 5-year-olds and their parents/caregivers. We do the messy projects you may not want to do at home. In two evenings sessions, parents focus on understanding and planning activities that optimize children’s development. Please call Family Connections/Pollywog 541-917-4884 for more information.