About Us
WR School

We believe that play and creativity are necessary ingredients for a healthy childhood. We nurture wonder!
896 Saratoga Road (Route 50)
Ballston Lake, NY 12019

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Ages 4 - 7
Tuesdays through Fridays
9am - 11:30am
$80 per session for members
$95 per session for non-members

Session One
June 27, 28, 29 , 30
Circles, Dots, and Spots
Look around you and you are sure to see a circle, a dot or a bunch of spots.  We'll explore this shape and design through play, story and art.

Session Two
July 11, 12, 13, 14
Our best buddies!  Real and fictional dogs will be a part of our book selections.  We'll make some dog treats and toys for our own dogs or a local shelter.

Session Three
July 18, 19, 20, 21
Our Great State
Where do we live?  Together we will make a state map, talking about the different people, products and places that are unique to New York.  We'll be tasting some foods made right here in our great state.  We'll send some ideas home so that your family can explore our state on your own.

Session Four
July 25, 26, 27, 28
Creative Construction
If your child enjoys messy - constructive art, this one is 
a good fit.  We'll be constructing with art materials, 
blocks, fabric, and more!

Session Five
August 1, 2, 3, 4
Classic Stories
We'll read a few versions of those old classics - The Three Bears, The Three Pigs, The Little Red Hen, and The Tortoise and The Hare.  We'll role play and retell the stories through play and art.  There is sure to be a lot of discussion about the characters and stories.

Session Six
August 8, 9, 10, 11
The Art of Trees 
The tree form van be wonderfully simple or very complex.  We'll explode with tree art this week.  We will have your young artist drawing, painting, constructing trees from a variety of mediums.  We'll use terrapins to make unique works of art

Session Seven
August 22, 23, 24, 25
Discovering Water
Do the properties of water change with warmth or coldness?  What lives in the water? How do animals and people use water?  We will be exploring water inside and outside.

Session Eight
August 29, 30, 31, Sept. 1
Who loves cats?  Which animal characteristics and features make them part of the cat family?  We'll explore real and imaginary cats through play, story and art.  We are sure to read Pete The Cat and other favorite cat stories.

Email us at thewonderroomny@gmail.com 
to request a Registration Form.

​We accept cash and local check. Thank you!

Session 1 Wednesdays - September 6 - October 25
Session 2 Wednesdays - November 1 - December 20th

Young children are naturally inquisitive. 
We can nurture that sense of wonder during 
Wonder Time!

Our youngest visitors exploring the "what's" and "why's" about all the things around them through sensory exploration and experimentation.  A nice social community group for 
children and their grown-ups.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration Required.
Class size is limited.

Wednesdays     10am - 11:15am 

Rates per session $35 members/ $50 non-members
For children ages 2 - 3
with their accompanying adults


Creative cooking and craft programs for children age 4 and older
Registration Required at least one week prior to program.
Email us to register

Community ART Table
Ages 5 - 8 years old
A primary art class that explores mediums, techniques and elements of art.

WEDNESDAYS 4pm - 5pm

Session 1 - Line      September 13, 20, 27
Session 2 - Design  October 11, 18, 25 

Fee per session: $24 members / $30 non-members 
Includes 3 classes and all materials


Community SNACK Table
July 24 and 31

Ages 4 and up
$25 members/ $30 non-members (2 classes + supplies)
Take an afternoon snack break with us!  Each time we meet we'll listen to a story and create a simple snack to enjoy together.  It's a sensory experience with a delicious ending!

Community SEWING Table
Thursday, July 27th - 1pm - 2pm

Ages 7 and up
$12 members / $15 non-members (includes all supplies)

Fabulously fun felt projects. Some experience with hand sewing helpful.

Special Classes

Check back often for new programs.

Selected Tuesdays 2pm - 5:30pm
Drop In for a self-guided open-ended art project - Come dressed to create!
Additional $5 per child / FREE for members and accompanying adults
Suggested age: 5 and older - younger children may play in the other rooms for $5 per child


July 11th - Stencil Painting on Canvas with Acrylics
July 18th - Accessories for Block Play
July 25th - Cardboard Cityscape
August 1st - Garden Art
August 8th - A Sun on Canvas with Acrylics

Selected Wednesdays 2pm - 5:30pm
Drop In for a self-guided open-ended challenge that will use your imagination and problem-solving skills.  Each week we'll present a different design challenge and a different set of materials.  Let's see how you problem-solve to create unique solutions.
Additional $5 per child / FREE for members and accompanying adults
Suggested age: 5 and older - younger children may play in the other rooms for $5 per child


July 12th - Float A Boat
July 19th - A Bear Chair - bring a favorite stuffed animal or doll
July 26th - Build A Bridge
August 2nd - A House is A House for Me
August 9th - Tower Power


A Multigenerational Art Program

A multigenerational art program.

Complete a piece of artwork as a family.  Do you have a space in your playroom, child's room, den or family room that is looking for a special piece of artwork?  This program is suitable for ages 5 through 95!  Any combination of family members may participate together.  Most projects work well with 2-4 family members. No special skills required, just bring your imagination!

Two ways to participate:
Open Session: Staff guidance and all supplies are included. Email reservations at least one week prior to class are required. 
Open Session Fee: $55 members / $65 non-members

Private Session: You pick the project, the date and the time that best fits your family schedule.  You will have exclusive use of our studio and staff support for one hour and all supplies needed for the project are included.  Fee: $80 

Plan to visit between 2:30pm - 5pm​ to complete 
your family project.

Open Session Dates and Projects

Sunday, September 24th - A Burst of Color

Sunday, October 22nd - Tissue Paper Collage

Sunday, November 5th - A Series of Circles

 Spring Tree

 A Flurry of Bits and Pieces

Sample pictures are used for inspiration, you may choose your own colors and design.

Register by email - thewonderroomny@gmail.com