Creative Minds at Home 

Summer Session Coming Soon!

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

Did you participate in the spring session? Are you interested in the summer one? Please fill this survey to let us know how it went and/or what are your interests and needs for future online programming!

In the meantime, please take a look below for a sample of our online activities and events.

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Past Online Events:

Bilingual, interactive online theatre series by Teatro La Bolsa. 
    • "El Jaguar y el Saltamontes" - Friday, April 24, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET. 
    •  "Tren Tren Vilu y Cai Cai Vilu" - Friday, May 8, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET.
    • "A Butterfly on Your Hand" - Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET.
    • "The Hungry Monarca Caterpillar" Friday, May 22, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET. 
Lectura del cuento "Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre" por Juana Martinez-Neal - jueves, 30 de abril a las 11:00 AM ET.

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 

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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