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+
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. With 125+ songs all written by a professional songwriter, we guarantee you’ll be humming 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.
The newest addition to our line-up, Baby Massage is all about nurturing a wonderful bond with your newborn. Designed for babies not yet crawling, our qualified Farmers will show you how to massage your baby confidently so that you can continue with it at home.
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.
Baby Moo Massage – Perfect from 6 weeks to pre-crawling
Classes in: Menston and new this term Otley and Ilkley too. Adel, Alwoodley, Scarcoft, Oulton. Please follow our page for more sessions and areas being added.
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, Harrogate, 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 through play; together we play, dance and learn.
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.
Lively, exciting, funky toddler dance, movement and music classes for 18 months to 5-year-olds with lots of props, flashcards, lights, bubbles and most of all fun!
The classes are devised to improve listening, self-control, gross and fine motor skills and confidence. With a different theme every half term the little ones are always kept on their toes with exciting new dances, songs, movement and creative props. We not only dance, we learn how to throw, kick, catch, jump, balance and play lots of games. Children are also encouraged to dance independently so don’t worry if they want to do their own thing!
Dancing Tots will give you the opportunity to meet other adults and children and also to enjoy precious time bonding with your little ones. Adults are encouraged to join in and often find the class just as enjoyable as the little ones. No need to exercise after a Dancing Tots workout!
Taster sessions are available on Monday’s and Friday’s. Class numbers are reduced so book ASAP!
Classes in: Monday & Friday at Alwoodley Community Association, Tuesdays and last Saturday of the month at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Chapel Allerton
Mini Professors is the first science program that has been designed specifically for preschool children!!
Our 40-minute STEM-themed sessions make science fun and enjoyable for pre-school children. With 80 different topics spanning 2 years, your child will learn something new every week ranging from germs to chromatography or making clouds, as well as all-time favourites such as dinosaurs and space. Not to mention sharing, taking turns and developing their motor skills, ready for pre-school and school!
Each session has 2 hands-on experiments, a story and a 2-minute video about the topic of the day. It’s lots of fun and there is often a ‘I didn’t know that!’ moment for the parents too!
Classes: Mondays in Meanwood, Thursdays in Adel, Fridays in Roundhay and Saturdays in Holbeck.
Age Range:2-7 years
We are Covid-19 secure. See our website and social media page for updates.
Pyjama Drama provides drama and imaginative play classes for children up to seven years in and around Leeds North. Each class is packed full of singing, dancing, playing games and, of course, pretending! Every week we go on a different adventure, one week we might be superheroes rescuing Tiddles from the Misery Monsters, the next teaching a snail how to ride a bike. Developed over a period of ten years, The Pyjama Drama programme focuses on the development of key skills; language and communication, confidence, co-operation and concentration and supports the current requirements of the National Curriculum.
Classes: Mondays in Moortown and Tuesdays in Oakwood.
The Little Gym Leeds is open 7 days a week! Our non-competitive gymnastics programmes teach children that they don’t have to be the best, they just have to try their best! We provide children with a safe, clean, inspiring space to burn energy, build confidence, and develop key skills. We offer classes for children from just 4 months to 12 years, holiday camps from ages 3 -12, and Birthday parties for 1-12 year olds!
Our classes help your children stay on the right path to physical and mental development by helping build their confidence, aid their sleeping patterns, and of course developing those vital motor and social skills.
Join for just £62 per month (*enjoy unlimited classes each week for under 3’s)
We offer a 20% sibling discount if you have other children you wish to enrol!
Flexible block bookings are also available for under 3’s
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING SERIOUS FUN WITH YOU SOON!