$69 for a five-week arts-and-crafts class for children aged 5 and older (a $185 total value)
- Five weeks of arts-and-crafts small-group classes, including materials (a $120 value)
- Registration fee (a $50 value)
- Additional fee for special projects (a $15 value)<p>
Classes often feature visits from local, Crown Point, Indiana artists, who help guide and encourage the pint-sized Picassos.<p>
Emerald Learning Academy
Cognitive development and creativity go hand in hand at Emerald Learning Academy. Its classes for kids range from arts and crafts, a small-group program that welcomes kids as young as 5 to express themselves via artistic mediums, to Spanish, which begins developing bilingual abilities at age 3. Their chess course cultivates healthy competition among second graders and older kids, and the forthcoming speech-language pathology program welcomes kids at 1 year old.