Mid-Week Programs

Building Blocks

Children Ages 6 months to 3 years with special needs

Building Blocks playgroup is for caregivers and children ages 6 months to 3 years old who have special needs.

Upcoming Group Dates: 
Fall kick-off was Tuesday, September 5. Stay tuned for updates!

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Located at: 
John Knox Presbyterian Church 

25200 Lorain Road
North Olmsted, OH 44070
The church is at the north corner of Lorain and Great Northern Blvd, one mile north of the I-480 Great Northern Exit)

Important information:

  • There is no charge for this playgroup.
  • Please register by e-mail to Mindi Schibley at
  • There will be lots of time for free play, time to connect with other parents, and a short music circle time. The group is facilitated by a Developmental Specialist.
  • Please park in the back parking lot. When you enter the church, you will see signs leading you to "Fellowship Hall," where the group takes place.

Building Blocks Decoration

What is Building Blocks?

Building Blocks is a free playgroup for children ages 6 months to 5 years with special needs and their caregiver. It is hosted by John Knox Presbyterian Church in North Olmsted. The playgroup is facilitated by a church staff member, a retired CCBDD Developmental Specialists, and a retired Cleveland Elementary School Teacher.

Children Ages Birth-4 years old

Join us for Toddlertime Tuesday! Toddlers will actively participate in stories, music and movement, enhancing their social, emotional and language development. Children from birth to 4 years of age along with their caregiver are welcome. The class is the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9:15-11:15am. We are asking for $1.00 donation per class to cover the cost of snacks. If you have any questions please contact Mindi Schibley at We look forward to seeing you!


Children Grades Pre-K - 5th Grade

Kids Club is a Bible program that meets for children in Preschool through 5th grade. Each Kids Club night includes dinner, lessons in small group time with teachers dedicated to mentoring your kids, helping them build solid Christian friendships, and strengthening their relationship with Jesus. We also incorporate community service projects, games and fun activities.  

We offer Kids Club twice yearly. Our Fall Kids Club is September 27 – December 13 from 5:30-7:30pm. Our Spring Kids Club is offered during our Lenten night classes held February 21 – March 21.

To register for our Fall program, print, fill out and turn in this form. Cost is $20. Scholarships are available upon request. Please return completed forms to the office by Sunday, September 24.

For further information, contact Mindi @ or 440-777-3744.