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Mommy & Me | Daddy & Me
Music and Movement Class

In this 45-minute music class in French will include a combination of classic French as well as original music. 

Young children will participate using various instruments (shakers, maracas, tambourines, etc…) and will follow movements, sing along, dance, and play games all throughout the class. Each class will end with a short book, and of course, with the popular bubbles! 

Adults will be encouraged to participate, even if they do not speak French, and can expect to leave each class knowing some new French words!

Ages: 0 – 3 years old | $30 per class | 360 1st St, Hoboken, NJ | Every Monday at 9:30 am

Joséphine Ancelle

Joséphine Ancelle

French Singer-Songwriter

Mommy and Me Class | Daddy and Me Class

About the Instructor

The will be led by Joséphine Ancelle, a French singer-songwriter who also holds a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has enjoyed teaching music to toddlers and preschoolers in Manhattan since 2012 and currently teaches music to preschoolers and elementary school students at the French American Academy in Jersey City as well. Joséphine is the mother of twin girls and of a two-year-old boy. Playing music with young children and developing their musical ears is her passion!

Mommy & Me | Daddy & Me Classes for Babies and Toddlers

Listening Skills

This class marks the start of discovering music with various beats, melodies, and lyrics, as well as learning to adapt to your vocal voice. A perfect example of early communication.

Vocal Plays

Back-and-forth vocal plays greatly enhance early language acquisition and social-emotional development

Instrument Play

By listening to the sounds of different instruments and interacting with them through play, your baby will be exposed to a stimulating auditory environment that promotes cognitive development.

French Exposure

A fun and interactive way to learn or practice the language, as well as promote early language development and social-emotional skills.

  Whole-body Movement
By repeating movements together or improvising with the music, your child will improve their gross motor skills while developing a sense of rhythm through dancing and movement.

In Collaboration with Luna de Papel

Mommy & Me
Arts & Crafts in Spanish

Luna de Papel is excited to offer its mommy & me classes this winter semester in collaboration with The French American Academy. Let your child explore creativity in a safe and exciting environment through arts and hand-crafting activities. Your toddler will learn to play, share, and explore with others. A fun class offering an opportunity to get out of your house and interact with other mothers, socialize and bond with your child.

The classes will take place in Hoboken, where French Mommy & Me | Daddy & Me classes also take place.

Ages: 1 – 3 years old | $35 per class | 360 1st St, Hoboken, NJ | Every Tuesday at 9:00 am 

Luna de papel
Class format: 
  • Open play
  • Themed book of the week in spanish and english
  • Arts and crafts using high-quality natural materials including ceramics, canvas and wood
  • Spanish music to end the session

What you’ll learn

  • Fine motor skill development
  • Hand-eye coordination


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! The Mommy & Me | Daddy & Me class in Hoboken takes place every Monday at 9h30 am while the Mommy and my arts and crafts in Spanish take place every Tuesday at 9:00 am. 


Both classes are held at the French American Academy of Hoboken preschool campus.


All are welcome! This class is perfect for any parent who would like to expose their young children to the French or Spanish language and culture through engaging music,  movement activities, and arts and crafts. 


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