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Big Sibling Preparation Class - for the big sibling!

Big Sister / Big Brother Preparation Class

This class is intended for children ages 2+ who are soon to become a big brother or sister. This class emphasizes the sibling’s new role as a big brother or sister. Children must be accompanied by an adult and are encouraged to bring a doll or stuffed animal.

In this class siblings will:

  • Learn about the characteristics of a newborn

  • Learn how to safely engage with a newborn & how they can be helpful to parents, bolstering the sibling’s confidence.

  • Learn about how family dynamic might change, in age appropriate language & explanation

  • Discuss hospital visits : if you are not giving birth in a hospital please let us know so we can amend context.

  • Read a book about preparing for the newborn (this month’s book is Cathryn Falwell’s “The Nesting Quilt

  • Enjoy our library of Big Sibling books

  • Children will participate in an age appropriate arts & crafts activity

  • Snack will be provided