Activity Blurbs

Storytime Phonics Fun

                              All ages welcome (4 and under).  A great and exciting session for introducing your little one to phonics. Working on one letter per week to help little ones recognise the sound of phonics, this encourages little ones speech and language skills along with recognition.

 

 

Stay and Play

                    All ages welcome (4 and under).  This group is designed for children to develop their imaginary skills with a wide range of toys available to them.  Arts and crafts, garden play, water and sand play.  A great opportunity to play with your child and for your child to make friends.

 

 

Music & Movement /   Musical Mites

                                                    Learning through music and movement about sounds, rhymes and how your body moves.  A great interactive session with instruments and dancing.  Fun for children and parents.

 

 

 

Baby Group

              A fantastic group for parents with babies, from birth up to independent walking.  Great opportunities to meet other parents and share your experiences.  Age appropriate activities along with singing, instruments and nursery rhymes. (Follow on group is Toddles).

 

 

Toddles

          From 8 months – 2 years. A fun group which supports little ones development with age appropriate activities.  Your little one will have the opportunities to explore a wide range of sensory play which helps to develop, speech and language skills along with making friends.

School Readiness

                       This session follows a set routine and structure similar to what you would find in a nursery. We have set activities to help learning. We provide home learning resources with this session.

 

 

Gardening

            Get your child interested in gardening. Come and dig, plant, water and do lots of garden related activities such as making bird feeders, painting and collage with natural materials, leaf rubbing and making watering cans. Includes a story and singing. (Summer term only).

 

 

Cooking Cubs

                   Is a 4 or 5 week course which moves around all of our hubs.  We explore different ingredients and cooking utensils. You and your little one will make simple recipes that you both will enjoy.

Messy Play

               Children are given opportunities with a variety of materials to build imagination and creativity. Through sensory experiences, they are able to respond to what they see hear, feel, touch and smell. They will express their feelings and thoughts through colour, texture, shapes. The sensory experience enables them to understand how things feel, smell and taste and it supports their physical development. Messy play fosters your child’s curiosity, imagination.

 

Jumping Beans

                                         A physical play session with a variety of apparatus and balance beams to encourage a whole range of movements while supporting children’s balance and co-ordination.

 

Community Clinic

                                               A clinic run by the Health Visiting Team to get your baby/toddler weighed and speak to the team for help and advice.

 

Tiny Talkers

                            A structured session with the opportunity to speak to a member of staff regarding communication concerns.

 

Rhyme Time Challenge

                                                          The aim of the rhyme challenge is to support language development through song and action rhymes. Using puppets, props and rhymes. Each week your child will receive a sticker on their attendance card. When they have collected 10 stickers, they will receive a rhyme book and a certificate to say they have completed the rhyme challenge.

 

Chop, Chat and Chomp

                               In this session lunch is provided as well as free play and singing. We offer healthy lunch choices in a social environment.

 

Bookstart

               Bookstart Corner is a 4 week program (one 45 minute session each week). Age 2-4 years and their parent/carers. During the session we make reading fun by using props and getting the children to make their own. All children will receive free books and activities to take home.

Baby Massage - Learn how to massage your baby whilst helping strengthen baby to parent communication, boost self esteem and confidence in parenting, relax both parent and baby, improve attachment and bonding, relieve wind and colic and constipation and reduce crying.  This 5 week course is delivered by a qualified Baby Massage Instructor.  Contribution of £5 for 5 weeks which includes free massage oil and a certificate.

Cooking Cubs -    We explore different ingredients and cooking utensils. You and your little one will make simple recipes that you both will enjoy.

Contribution of £5 per family for a 5 week course.