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