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They’re Satisfied!


Thank you for a fun class on Ava’s special day! It was absolutely perfect! 

Angelica Zuppke 


Bea had so much fun in your class. We’ve been really covid conscious so that was the first indoor thing we’ve done. Watching her smile and dance melted my heart and she’s still talking about it. Thank you for providing so much fun in a safe environment. 

Stacey Wiesenthal


Thank you for everything today! You were the perfect addition to our party. The kids all LOVED it!  

Rachel Taubman-Glickfeld


You really helped make this year a great year for him (and all of us). 

Karen Kushkin-Berk


My mom said, “that’s the kind of teacher I would want my kids to have.”

Jessica Glick

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Small Group Classes, Birthday Parties, Private Tutoring

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Our Services

What We Offer

PLEASE NOTE: All drop-in classes are weather-permitting. If it’s raining, classes will be cancelled. Updates get posted to Instagram and Facebook. Classes are held in Franklin and Birmingham, Michigan. Virtual tutoring options available nation-wide. 


Gordon’s Group

Art, music, play… What could be better? Miss Elissa will supply all materials for your littles ages 0-6 to make music, art, and play with puzzles, dinosaurs, cars, and books.

Gordon’s Group is in memory of Miss Elissa’s son, Gordon Edward 1/12/23-1/20/23, who would’ve been a silly, playful music-making artist.


July Gordon’s Group

Email to register for Gordon’s Group Thursdays 10:30-11:30am July 11, 18, 25! We’ll make art, music, and play outside in this special class. 

$100 for 3 classes

Sibling discount available 



Music Makers

Drop into Music Makers March - September in parks around Franklin and Birmingham for a special class geared towards ages 0-5. Miss Elissa provides all musical toys and instruments, you bring a blanket and get ready to jam for 30 minutes of music. Stick around after to mingle with other local families, this class is as much about community as it is about music. 

$25/family (3+ kids $30)No registration required. Drop in when you can, sign in & pay when you arrive (cash, Venmo, Zelle, or Apple Pay) 


May Music Makers Schedule

Check Instagram and Facebook for Pop Up Music Makers in Franklin & Birmingham

$25/family (3+ kids $30) Drop in when you can, sign in & pay when you arrive (cash, Venmo, Zelle, or Apple Pay) 

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Summer Music Makers Schedule

Updates get posted to Instagram/Facebook or text Miss Elissa: 248-736-1174


10:30am Franklin


10:30am Franklin


4:30pm Barnum Park (Birmingham)

Thursdays & Fridays

Pop ups in Franklin - check Instagram or Facebook 

$25/family (3+ kids $30)Drop in when you can!Sign in & pay when you arrive (cash, Venmo, Zelle, or Apple Pay) 


Private Pop Up Classes

Chat with Miss Elissa to plan a private Music Makers or Art Class for your kiddo + friends in your house!

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Birthday Parties

Chat with Miss Elissa to customize 30 minutes of a music or art for your kiddo’s special birthday! Pricing starts at $200. Miss Elissa will set up, engage the kiddos, and clean up for you! Ideal for ages 0-8. 1/2 deposit is required to reserve the date and start prepping supplies, the remainder is due by the day of the party. 


Birthday Party Kits

Want to have a crafty birthday party for your kiddo but not sure what materials to use? Starting at $65, an arts & crafts birthday party kit will be customized to your child’s needs! Geared towards ages 2-8, Miss Elissa will supply project materials and deliver around Metro-Detroit. Sample theme kits include unicorns, rainbows, rocks, nature, animals.


Private Tutoring

Miss Elissa provides one on one tutoring for children ages 2-10 in all subjects, while focusing on developing a positive relationship between her students. She understands that a child’s success depends on their motivation which is why she is committed to making learning fun, using a play-based curriculum and real-world examples to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Miss Elissa has flash cards, workbooks, puzzles, books, toys, games, and other educational items that she will use during a 30-minute or 1 hour session. She is able to provide virtual tutoring or in-person, outside at her house (Farmington Hills) or yours! 

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Still have questions? Text or call Miss Elissa 248-736-1174

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Elissa Schechter graduated with Honors in 2012 from Michigan State University with a BA in psychology and has continuing education in psychological and medical health, child development, child psychology, art techniques, children’s yoga, and human resources. For over 20 years she has worked with children as a preschool teacher, religious school teacher, psychological intern, camp counselor, and babysitter. She’s worked at ORT America and Friendship Circle, as an indirect way of helping kids by fundraising and event planning. In 2020 Elissa saw a need to help families with their learning plans and opened Elissa’s Learners, where she offers small group classes, private tutoring, and birthday parties. Simply put, kids are her passion and she strives to create a safe, loving, upbeat atmosphere for children to thrive, explore, and gain independence. Her hopes as an educator are to foster a love of learning and a sense of resilience. She is a proud dog mom to Moses, a silly Standard Poodle. And she is devoted to honoring the memory of her sweet content son, Gordon Edward 1/12/23 - 1/20/23, by continuing to engage children with unconditional love. 


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