Swings and Wings

At Swings and Wings, we offer our children opportunities to swing, jump, climb and explore the environment as they desire. Come explore the magic of 'play'

Here's to strong women.
May we know them.
May we be them.
May we raise them..... Unknown.

As a woman enterpreuner, building a business from scratch has been a different type of adventure. I am grateful for my woman tribe; I met so many who has guided me along this process and continue to be my rock. We did it!

Dynamic standing balance with transitions.
A complicated way of saying- Check out how this almost one year old is using his leg muscles to balance himself, while holding on to a moving object! And see how he cautiously let's go of one hand and lowers himself to the floor? His brain is processing all the information from his legs and directing his body on what to do next.

It brings us so much joy to see that our equipment helps these little ones achieve their developmental milestones :)

Choose us, please!!!
We are finalists in Best of Alameda in two categories:
Best place to take kids
Best new business

The survey is long but you do not have to vote in all categories.

We thank you for your support!

Vote here:
https://posting.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/Survey?survey=28697318

Cleaning our Lego table requires elbow grease but it is an oddly satisfying task and just one example of how seriously we focus on cleanliness.
Keeping our facility clean at all times, using non-toxic, green products that are safe for all of us and the earth is one of our core values and we strongly abide by it.

P.S. We are using Q-tips to get into the crevices of the Lego table here. Any ideas on what to use that would be green/reusuable instead of Q-tips?

Cleanliness is one of our core values and we seriously value it!

Had to capture this precious moment :)

Reading matters! Do it in a group or solo, do it in any language or sign; "Books are a uniquely portable magic"- Stephen King

Make a shredded paper sensory bin and you have multi-sensory learning at its best!

Happy Read Across America Day!

Special thanks to the very special Lauren Gehringer of 'Chewing to Pooing' fame. If you have not read this gem, today is your reason!

Reading is one of our favorite activities!
It will be more fun to do it with you :)

Free with price of admission/ Membership

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We watched in amazement and cheered on, watching this 16 month old fearlessly manuever our cuddle swing.

This swing conforms to the body to calm and organize the mind. See how it is also helping this child with his motor planning and balance? And the best part?? It can take upto 200lb of weight. Which means it a treat for kids and adults!!

Free resource!

We are doing a herbal remedy workshop for all the stressed out parents ( Is there another kind 🤔).

Tomorrow, Tuesday 2/25 from 7pm to 9pm.

RSVP at www.swingsandwings.com

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We are in the finals for the Best of Alameda!! So excited!!!

Please take a minute to vote for us; you don't have to answer for every category.

We have been nominated for these categories:
1. Best place to take a kids
2. Best New Business

https://p.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/Survey?survey=28697318&surveyPage=1

We appreciate your support! ❤️

Reading aloud is a fun, multisensory activity.
Integrating the auditory, visual and tactile sensations, reading promotes listening, imagination and improves attention span.
Reading with your child not only strengthens your bond with them but is also greatly beneficial for their cognitive, emotional and social development.

We know that books are an important part of purposeful play and we offer a wide variety to engage and excite every child in our space. Check out our reading corner next time you visit us!

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We hope to see you this weekend!

Food for mind and body with crafts, sensory bins and treats 😋.
What is not there to love??

Happy Valentine's Day!! Don't forgot to sign up for our kid's night out happening tonight!

Love is friendship. Love is building together. Love is sharing.
Love all the love here!

Date night on Valentine's!

Swings and Wings is all ready with fun, purposeful play, crafts, food and a movie.
We hope to see you on Friday!

Register at www.swingsandwings.com

We are Star Waring today!

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Happy 2nd!
Check out the creative food and veggie display for this party. So yum!!

Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

We are nut-free!!!
We were very sceptical but knew that we needed to do this for the safety of children in our community (Did you know that 1 in 13 children has a food allergy?). It's one of our core values, after all.
With a lot of guidance from our advocate mamas and our community and after a thorough cleaning by our dedicated team members, we are ready!

Thinking Valentine's Day? We got you covered!
Drop off kids and take a nap/get dinner/shop!

Thank you for celebrating with us!!

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Date nights at Swings and Wings! Date nights at Swings and Wings!
We have one scheduled this Friday.
If you are a planner, we have one on Valentine's Day too :)
Register at www.swingsandwings.com

Oh, the ball pit!

Oh the ball pit!!!! Such a simple tool for the perfect sensory experience.
The bright balls for visual system, the loud swish when you crash for the auditory, the coolness for the tactile, the pressure for the proprioceptive and the movement for the vestibular.
Plus it gives your trunk a great workout!

Who can possibly resist this?

Had a great long weekend with the kids and survived it?✋
Need some time away now? We got you covered, twice!

Sign up at www.swingsandwings.com; your family needs it ;)

8 months ago, we opened our doors with the vision of creating a space that provides joyful, purposeful play for our kids and establishes a close knit community. We are grateful for everything we have been able to accomplish so far and for all your support.

Round One of the 2020 Best of Alameda contest for Alameda Magazine is here. In this round, you nominate winners in as many categories as you like. Voting will run through Feb 7. After this round, the magazine selects finalists based on the number of votes received in round one. This is when you get to choose the final winners in each category.

We will greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes of your time to vote for us!

Thank you for again for your continuous support. We appreciate your nomination!

Vote here:
http://www.alamedamagazine.com/Best-of-Alameda/

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Team appreciation dinner last night with our families.

These little ones are our inspiration and they continue to push us to be our best selves.

Here is to more quality time as a family.

What makes our birthday parties extra special?
It's beautiful mamas like this one and their meticulous planning. They provide added value to our space!

Friends, family, food and fun is a combination that never fails :)

Happy New Year from our family to yours!

Our resolution for 2020?
Create more memories of joyful play to help our children achieve their developmental goals and continue building our community.

Taking a break with a cuddly friend and then back to play!

Happy Holidays!
We are closed today to spend time with our family.

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Look how cute!!
Happy 6th, Haven :)

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Swings and Wings

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2019 New Business of the Year!

That is us! Our very first award!!!!

We are over the moon :) And we are very very grateful- grateful for these lovely ladies who have made this place their own, grateful for the mentors that have guided us along, grateful for the squeals of delight that fills our space every day and grateful for all of you that have supported us, laughed with us and helped us back on our feet when we stumbled.

We will continue to work towards our goal of creating a joyful, inclusive community. We hope you come by and be a part of this journey with us.

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Who are we?

Swings and Wings is a sensory based play space designed and owned by an Occupational Therapist.

What this simply means is that your child will have fun playing, with a purpose! Our space offers children the opportunity to swing, jump, climb and learn through play. Whether your child needs to let off some steam or needs to be quiet and mindful, you will find it at Swings and Wings!

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Oh, the ball pit!
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2307 Blanding Ave Suite E
Alameda, CA
94501

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
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