Play & Grow Studios is a facility that hosts fun and enriching programs for kids ages 0-6. From Music to Dance to Art to Gymnastics to Sports, we make it fun to learn and move!

Sing, dance, and play with us!

Sing, dance, and play with us!

Little one love to sing? It's never too early for Kindermusik! Our classes are for ages 0-6 and we're always enrolling, so come and join us!

Baby on the Way?

Baby on the Way?

Get yourself and your partner prepared for the most amazing ride of your life with Nola Nesting's Birth Boot Camp.

Spanish Mommy & Me

Spanish Mommy & Me

Welcome to Vamonos Nola! Learn Spanish with your little one in these fun, interactive classes for babies and toddlers.


Pop Up Playdates

Join us for a FREE musical get-together every Tuesday at 10AM in October. Kindermusik will be “popping up” at a different neighborhood park each week, so you need to be sure and follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) to find out where we’ll be each Tuesday. Locations will be announced via social

Film Screening: Dark Side of the Full Moon

Join us for a free screening of this film examining postpartum. Childcare will be provided. Having a baby is supposed to be the happiest time of your life. But what if it’s not? Each year 1.3 million women in the U.S. struggle to find support and treatment for postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders.


6 Awesome Things About Working With Other Moms

by Madeline Thibodeaux, Kindermusik For a long time, I was the lone ranger in my work. I started my Kindermusik program out of Loyola University’s prep department and then moved it to Thibodeaux School of Music when my husband and I opened up that school. Now that I’ve started Play & Grow Studios and have

The Benefits of a Bilingual Baby

By Kelly Straky, Alliance Française of New Orleans Why Should Your Child Learn a Foreign Language? Did you know that a second language not only opens doors to other cultures, but provides many psychological benefits as well? Brain growth, improved listening and multi-tasking skills, and strengthened memory are just a few impacts of learning a


All About Kidding Around Yoga

Kids the world over need the same things to thrive: food, clothing, shelter, love, confidence, security, and a sense of calm. However, no two children are able to receive these necessities in the same way. Some children blossom in routine while others crave variety. One child may require complete silence to relax while his sister


What Is a Child-Led Classroom?

Simply put, a child-led classroom is one in which the children lead and the grown-ups (teacher and parents) follow. In our Kindermusik classes, the teacher has a plan of activities, but she always leaves room for children’s suggestions. She watches and listens to the children and knows when to add an activity, skip or cut


What Do You Do In an Infant Music Class?!

One of the most common questions I get when I tell people we have a Kindermusik class for pre-walking babies is “What do you DO with them?!” And it’s a valid questions. After all, newborns babies don’t do much more than eat, sleep, and poop. At least not to our eyes. But the truth is that


Life Lessons We Can Learn From Babies

When you think of teaching and learning, you probably are thinking of the older, more experienced person as the teacher, and the younger, less experienced person as the learner. And that is most often the case. However, I believe that the youngest members of our society have a lot to teach us, if only we

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NEW for July- Toddler Art Nola

Toddler Art Nola is a hands-on exploratory art class for toddlers, ages 1-3.  By focusing on the process, and not the final product, we will engage in activities that encourage critical thinking and independent problem-solving as well as lay early foundations for reading and writing. Your little one will learn more about her world through