Attention parents and children 3-7 yrs old!

Peaceful Frogs (nature and art class) will begin classes at Little Bee Learning Studio on September 15, 2020! Classes will be on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the 4th Street studio! I am also teaching on Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at the Jefferson Street studio. This class is an enrichment offering. We are practicing every safety precaution.

To book your child’s weekly class…

Email or call for more information: Susan Newman Lerer at or call 201-306-2618.

Visit Little Bee Learning Studio to book this 8 week drop off sessions.

Testimonial from Melissa Azzarto:

“My 4 year old daughter has been taking the Peaceful Frogs class and has so much fun. The teacher is engaging and attentive — great combo class! Every day my daughter asks if it’s time for her class. Returning for the next session for sure!”

The 1 hr Peaceful Frogs class:

Susan Newman Lerer is teaching her “Peaceful Frogs” nature and art class to students in Hoboken. In each class the students will explore an aspect of nature and/of wildlife. Following the lesson the students will work on arts and/or crafts to help further the understanding of the topic.

Students will use assorted materials:
Colored pencils, crayons, pastels, chalk, paint, markers, paper
Stencils, stickers, glitter, confetti, etc.
Words, phrases or poetry that add meaning to their artwork.

*We ask permission from parents and caregivers before photographing students in class.

Some of our topics include:

Frogs and the Rainforest
Trees and Urban Forests
Honey Bees and Crops
Sea Life and Coral Reefs
Turtles and/or Birds
Our Place in Nature (reuse, reduce, recycle)
Dinosaurs (fossils, etc.)
Herbs, Plants and Natural Remedies
Sea Creatures (sea dragons, etc.)
Different types of Gardens (roof gardens, vertical gardens, vegetable gardens, floral gardens…)
Space (stars, planets… our place in the universe)
Environmental problems/issues (climate change, recycling materials, etc.)

The Art lessons include:
Learning about patterns (zebra and big cat’s stripes; frogs and salamander’s spots / stripes, etc.)
Exploring 3D and multimedia crafts. Learning how to cut and glue materials together.
Experimenting with different materials and colors.
Learning about the masters of art through creation of their own projects.

Susan teaches art to children 3-6 at Little Bee's Learning Studio

Susan teaches art and nature education to children 3-6 at Little Bee’s Learning Studio

Susan has been a teacher at the Wallace Elementary School since January 2016 and also teaches in the after school program, Passport to Learning and Leap into Summer at Wallace. She has taught “mixed media arts,” “fairytale theater” and “math circles.” She helps students K-2 with their homework as well.

Here are some more images!

Frogs Are Green of Jersey City with Susan Newman

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