As the summer holidays draw to a close, many of you will be thinking about getting back into your routines of weekly classes and activities. If you’re thinking about trying a new class this term, I’ve picked out some ideas for ones across Wharfedale & Craven below.
There are lots more classes listed on the website by day for baby, toddler and pre-school classes and by type of class for children 4+
ARTventurers run colourful, creative (often messy!) art, craft and creative play sessions for babies, toddlers and children as well as holiday classes and workshops, fantastic creative birthday parties, after school clubs and other events for children of all ages.
Classes in: Baildon, East Morton, Cullingworth. Start date 18th September 2020
Join our Award Winning Baby Sensory classes running weekly. An incredible range of activities stimulating all of your babies senses, different sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, light shows, puppet shows, messy play, signing, massage and much more. Each session is an hour-long, you will learn all about how your baby develops, get ideas to use at home, meet lots of other parents and make memories to treasure for life. Described as “the highlight of my maternity leave” by so many…come and find out why!
Classes in:Bramhope. Classes are fully Covid-19 secure with single-use prop trays for each baby and reduced class sizes.
Moo Music’s interactive sessions are fast-paced and truly multi-sensory. Each week we explore new themes using our music with sensory activities, signing, props and instruments; We LOVE props as much as your little ones do! With 125+ songs all written by a professional songwriter, we guarantee you’ll be singing along all week! We will help your child gain confidence, develop memory and language and coordination skills but most of all we will have fun so you can make memories together.
Classes in: Menston, Otley, Ilkley
Age Range and classes:
Baby Moo – From Birth to Crawling
Mixed Moo – All age group (0-5) and perfect for active toddlers to explore, this is the ideal sibling group.
Climb aboard the Number Train as it takes your preschool child on a different journey of discovery each week. These fast-paced, action-packed sessions have a different theme each week and are designed to be FUN and educational. Watch your preschooler grow in confidence as they take part in fun activities, games, action songs, turn-taking and art & craft – all of which have an underlying focus on maths! Classes in: Oakwood, Cookridge and Horsforth
Age Range: 2.5-4 years* FREE trial session available*
Fun and high energy! Classes for 3 months – 4 year olds written by early years specialists and presented by a fully qualified, experienced teacher to introduce the world of letters and sounds to your little ones through play.
Each session is full of games, music, dance and much more to teach your children in exciting and interactive ways.
As well as an early introduction to the world of literacy we also help your little one develop their speech, fine and gross motor skills, confidence and social skills.
Classes in: Otley, Harroagte, Alwoodly
Age Range: 3 m – 4 years
Babies Class (3 months – walking) Minis’ Class (age 1- 2.5 years) Preschool Class (age 2.5 – 4 years).
Each class focuses on learning though play; together we play, dance and learn.
Baby signing is a fantastic skill to learn with your little one, enabling you to communicate with each other from an early age and encourage their social development. Our great fun, music based classes support your family, as you discover the benefits for yourself!
Our @HOME courses give you access to our stage 1 or 2 courses with 1 pre-recorded class available to watch as much as you like each week as we follow the course over 10 weeks. Our Babes classes will also continue running live via Zoom in the autumn for our littlest fans!
Coming soon: We are working hard to offer face to face classes near you as well for those who feel ready to venture back out again. With smaller class sizes to allow for social distancing, access to our @HOME content included, a Sing and Sign tote bag filled with everything you need to enjoy the class for you to keep, and adapted content to reduce risk, there is lots going on behind the scenes right now! Please register your interest.
Give your little one the best start! Rhythm Time offers award-winning, high quality, fun music classes across Leeds, specially created to enhance and nurture your child’s development, from newborn to preschool age. We’ll teach you how to make music fun and exciting for your little one. Watch your child grow and develop confidence, creativity, language, numeracy, listening skills and coordination. PLUS, Rhythm Time offers you the added reassurance that we are in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Rugbytots offers fun, structured play sessions taking children on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.
Classes in: Ilkley, Otley, Bramhope, Skipton
Outside and inside sessions (when allowed) start back from 6th September 2020.
Enjoy a multi-sensory adventure with your toddler, where structured activities go hand-in-hand with the freedom to explore! It’s not only a great place to play, but the equipment encourages a wide range of skills from social to physical, emotional, creative, intellectual and heaps more!
Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. Song, games and interaction with toys are utilised to ensure the classes are enjoyable whilst laying the foundations of swimming and key water safety skills. We always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy baby!