Creative Minds at Home 

Summer Session - June 23 to August 18

Creative Minds at Home is the FREE online series of our toddler-adult program. It includes multilingual (Spanish, English, and some ASL) content, tutorials on simple crafts using ordinary objects, and guest entertainers! 

Schedule of Creative Minds at Home summer, online

Bi-Weekly Series:

Melody Tuesdays
- Register here for this series!

Artsy Tuesdays - Register here for this series!
Materials are encouraged but not required to participate. Some materials we will use include paper, recycled materials, and stuff to color (e.g. crayons or markers). A specific schedule and list of materials will be sent to registered participants.

*Please note that in the event of low enrollment, we might cancel these series.

Online Events:

Bilingual Online Family Theatre by Teatro La Bolsa 
"Colombia en 3 colores"Wednesday, July 29 at 11:00 AM ET. Register here for this show!
"La gallina y la arepa de maíz" - Wednesday, August 19 at 11:00 AM ET. Register here for this show!

Circus Tricks with Mandy the Clown - Register here for this event! 

Archive: Ordinary Objects Weekly Activity 

Week 1 - Follow the Line
Week 2 - Learning with Food
Week 3 - Color the Music
Week 4 - Fun Walking Challenges
Week 5 - Natural Art (or Cereal Art!)
Week 6 - Artsy Sculpture 

Archivo: Actividad de la semana con objetos ordinarios

Semana 1 - Sigue la línea
Semana 2 - Aprendiendo con comida
Semana 3 - Colorea la música
Semana 4 - Retos divertidos para caminar
Semana 5 - Arte natural (¡o arte con cereal!)
Semana 6 - Escultura artística


Creative Minds

Creative Minds Parent & Child Program is a toddler program enriching children through education & interactive activities, including introduction to movement, art, music, story time, and free play.

Dates & Times

The program meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The program does not meet on any day that Prince George's County Public Schools are closed.  If schools are on a delay or closed due to inclement weather, the program does not operate. Please note that we do not intend to offer any make up classes, unless there are extenuating circumstances. 


Each session is  $50 for the first child, and $30 for a second child and any child thereafter. Spring 2020 will be a mini session of 10 classes only with lower fees TBD.
Payment may be made by credit card, cash, money order, or check made payable to City of Hyattsville. 


Creative Minds meets at the Magruder Park Recreation Center, 3911 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 20781.


Steps for registration:
1.  Submit your online application for each child.  
2.  Receive an invoice via email from the City of Hyattsville.
3.  Complete payment prior to the sessions start date online using credit card, in person or via mail using exact cash, money order, or check.
4. Sign the Liability and the Image Release Waivers on the first day of the session. 

You may visit the City Municipal Building between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, to complete a paper registration and/or submit payment. 

Should you have additional question regarding the program or payment please contact Verónica Rivera-Negrón at 301-487-1703 or

Curious about the program?

Want to check it out? You may stop by anytime for free. Please note the class size is capped at 20 toddlers per session. If the course is full you can visit, but you'll need to wait for the next session to attend. 


For more information on the Creative Minds Parent & Child Program, please contact 

Verónica Rivera-Negrón 

by phone at 301-487-1703 or email.  

Made possible in part through funding provided by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County.

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