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Hola, Bonjour, مرحبا, 你好 – the world is waiting for your little. Show your child the world with a new language. Teach them that learning is fun and maybe they’ll teach you a word or two. Here are the top locations throughout Metro Detroit that offer a variety of language classes for kids of all ages.
Bright Loritos (multiple locations)
Bright Loritos’ mission is to build a brighter future that prepares students to succeed in a globalized world by teaching them new languages and cultures. Our classes are dynamic and fun to develop our student’s motivation in an organized environment, stressing creativity and world language learning acquisition.
Classes: Spanish, French, Arabic & Mandrian
Address: 24293 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Address: 543 N Main Street, Suite 412 Rochester, MI 48307
Address: 2605 Crooks Rd, Suite 2 Troy, MI 48084
Lango Metro Detroit (multiple locations)
Lango has developed a unique approach to teaching kids languages called Adventure Learning™ draws on three well-regarded methods and principles: Total Physical Response (TPR), The Rassias Method, and the theory of Multiple Intelligences. At the core of our classes are “challenges” that students complete in order to experience new vocabulary and grammar through movement, play acting, art and basic conversation. Initially, these challenges are quite simple, but as students are able to grasp more complex exercises, they begin to gain confidence and become proud of their growing knowledge.
Classes: Spanish, French & Mandrian
- Toddler and Parent Language Classes – Ages 1.5-3
- Preschooler Language Classes – Ages 3-5
- Elementary Language Classes – Ages 6-11
NW Activity Center – Dearborn
Address: 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn MI 48122
Ford Community Performing Art Center – Dearborn
Address: 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48122
Dearborn Public Library
Address: 16301 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126
Richard A. Young Center – Dearborn Heights
Address: 5400 Mckinley St, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
Boll Family YMCA – Detroit
Address: 1401 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
World Language and Culture Academy (West Bloomfield)
World Language and Culture Academy classes are taught by native educators who are specialists in the field of bilingual education and offer a full immersion experience in the target language. Our approach uses the latest techniques to teach language using a hands on interactive approach such as total physical response activities to engage the students in the target language. Music, dance and art are also incorporated into the curriculum to allow for many engaging ways of learning the target language.
- French (Ages 3-5 and 11-15)
- Spanish (Ages 6-10)
- Chinese (Ages 3-15)
- Syrian/Chaldean (Ages 3-15)
- Arabic Saturday class (Ages 3-15)
Address: 2075 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Mi, 48323
Momcats Signing Academy (Grosse Pointe Park)
Momcats Signing Academy offers sign and play classes, storytimes, enrichment programs and workshops for all ages and abilities, based on the award-winning Signing Time Program.
Address: 240 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Tiny Town Play Lounge (Northville)
Tiny Town is a community inspired play lounge designed specifically to unite parents and children. Tiny Academy offers a variety of classes for parent and child at a monthly and drop-in rate.
Address: 15444 Haggerty Road, Northville, MI 48170
Honey for Moms (Ferndale)
Sign language classes for parents + children 6 months-2 years! Teach your child to communicate with confidence, creativity and connection. Research studies have shown that babies learning sign language leads to larger vocabulary! Classes include music, movement, and signing. Handouts will be provided per class sessions to recap what we have learned.
Address: 3136 Hilton Road Ferndale, MI 48220
Bilingual Fun (multiple locations)
Bilingual Fun classes are uniquely structured so that parents and children are learning and developing together. Classes are thematically structured, so that each week you and your child will enjoy activities that help to build language skills and learn Spanish. Kids will learn Spanish through a variety of age appropriate activities in each class. Families will learn Spanish, the fun, easy way! The Bilingual Fun program promotes a young children’s natural ability to acquire languages and encourages them to be creative and reflective learners. Through interaction and repetition, children are able to learn Spanish in relaxed, natural environment. Parent/Child classes and Kids Only classes.
Address: Call to find locations near you.
About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..