Scientists agree that the only reason adults have children is so they have a socially acceptable reason to visit amusement parks, eat at novelty pizza arcades, and see movies with Shreks in them. Put some fun in the oven with today's kid-friendly Groupon to Planet Kidz, located in Fairfield. Choose from the following options:
- For $39, your child gets five classes (a $100 value).
- For $79, your child gets 10 classes (a $200 value).
- For $149, your child gets 20 classes (a $400 value). This option is for a full 20-week season and includes a year-end recital.
Kids must stick with one type of instruction—gymnastics, dance, karate, yoga, or arts and crafts—for all classes. The fall session starts September 8 and this Groupon must be redeemed by September 16, 2011. Classes can be used throughout the 20-week schedule, but must be taken consecutively.
Classes at Planet Kidz create structured learning experiences with careful supervision and age-appropriate instruction by a team of well-trained teachers. Human beings with less than 12 years of life experience can gather in gymnastics or yoga classes, both kept small so teachers can share individual tips to boost their balance and improve chances of beating Gumby dolls in a limbo contest. Little feet in search of rug-cutting techniques can sign up for dance lessons, where they'll learn unique styles including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. Arts-and-crafts courses send kids home with enhanced fine motor skills and a heightened imagination, and the non-competitive karate instruction imbues little ones with the precision to kick open a piñata, the speed to catch all the candy before it hits the ground, and the discipline to only eat one sweet per day.
Students and parents can check out Planet Kidz's schedule to find convenient class times. The large facility houses a lounging area where parental units can relax and sip complimentary coffee or water, watch TV, or peruse the net with free WiFi. Gymnastics classes feature a two-way mirror where parents can keep an eye on their children and clandestinely follow lessons themselves.
It takes copious amounts of energy to transform a child's body into an adult's, so it’s no wonder that such energy sometimes overflows. At Planet Kidz, a fleet of chipper teachers helps kids find constructive outlets for that energy, keeping bodies healthy and minds creatively engaged. The center’s dance and yoga programs tailor training toward developing bodies and students who love to learn in a non-competitive environment. During gymnastics classes, instructors challenge tykes to improve their coordination and flexibility, which help lay the fundamental physical foundation for other popular sports such as soccer or juggling Mom's vases. Self-discipline and self-defense share the spotlight during karate classes, and kids develop social niceties and fine motor skills at arts and crafts sessions.
While kids play and learn, parents can recline on couches, observe classes through a one-way mirror, or down beverages from a complimentary coffee and water bar. Cable TV ensures that adults stay on top of incoming broadcasts, and free WiFi keeps robot nannies from suddenly shutting down.
7B Spielman Rd.
Fairfield, New Jersey 07004