Below are listed (in alphabetical order) baby and toddler classes. These range from classes for babies to more structured lessons for preschool and up. If you come across a class that’s not listed below please get in touch and let us know about it!
Babyballet preschool dance programme offers four stages of ballet classes, for young children aged 6 months to 6 years. The team of babyballet dance teachers teach lots of babyballet stars each week, and strive to create a fun, friendly and inclusive experience for everyone – no matter what your child’s age or ability. Not to mention, the classes are a great way for parents, carers and guardians to meet up and make new friends too! Classes are currently in Colliers Wood, South Wimbledon and New Malden on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. BabyBallet are currently offering a 3 week introductory trial for £21.
A brilliant way to bring out your child’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confidence, and have bags of fun at the same time! Each baby boogie class helps tots with musical appreciation, colour recognition, communication & motor skills.
Give your budding Beethoven a head start with this interactive, baby music class. Lots of stimulating melodies and jangly percussion so mum and baby can sing and play along together. Busylizzy classes help them enjoy the feel and fun of music by learning to clap, bounce in time to the music and discover new sounds by touching and experimenting.
Fun music and action classes with puppets, instruments and bubbles in Tooting and Battersea.
Through the power of music, which is intrinsically linked to language development, and more broadly, cognitive development and the formation of neural pathways, CLIP will enhance your child’s development through active participation in music, from listening and responding in newborns, to making music and laying foundations in toddlers and pre-schoolers. CLIP use rhyming speech and language to further give your child that head start: nursery rhymes are rhymes for a reason. Classes are run in Streatham, Balham, Tooting, Beckenham and Bromley.
Original and interactive sessions for babies and toddlers with original songs, remixed nursery rhymes, musical stories, characters and colourful themes. Classes are running in Tooting, Colliers Wood, Balham, Wimbledon, Earlsfield, Clapham and Battersea.
Join In & Jiggle is an active class for small children with busy bodies and lively minds. All ages are welcome. Everyone joins in! The class is led by a qualified Early Years and Primary School Teacher, who has tailored the session to include circle games, singing, musical instruments, a parachute and lots of bubbles. It’s all about standing up, getting active, learning something new and doing something different. We put a fresh spin on traditional rhymes, as well as introducing a wide variety of lesser known songs. And since everyone is encouraged to join in, it’s a great work out for adults as well as children.
Fun, interactive, sensory, educational. MiniJam have written and recorded exciting versions of nursery rhymes with some of London’s top session musicians. Supportive and friendly environment. Multi instrumental instructors also perform live every week. Booking advised but drop ins welcome. Locations in Balham, Earlsfield, Clapham, Putney, Fulham and Battersea.
Music class for babies and children up to four years old, based on the belief that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child’s development. They feature original songs, specialist percussion instruments, dance, movement, puppets, props and lots of bubbles. Separate classes for each age group with different locations around Balham, Streatham and Wandsworth.
Pram Chorus parent’s choir is a class with a difference. Bring your baby/toddler and join us to learn fun and funky songs – no nursery rhymes! Singing with others is a great way to destress, meet other local parents and do something creative for YOU. Singing with your baby is also fantastic for bonding, calming them down and supporting your baby’s cognitive, social and emotional development. Everyone of all ages welcome. No talent or experience required. Classes in Streatham, Brixton, Tooting and Balham.
Rainbow Tots hold Pre School Ballet and Pre School Dance classes at Tooting Leisure Centre. Sessions come highly recommended by local parents. Pre School Ballet is a fun and creative approach for boys and girls to learn the basics of Ballet. Pre School Dance is a parent and child dance class, in which you can dance along with your little one or watch them wiggle. Classes are fun, energetic and filled with exciting props and music. Classes are termly Â£80-90 for the term, first class free. Ballet 9.30 Saturdays, Dance 10.15 Saturdays.
Award winning baby sign language classes for 0 – 2.5 year olds. Fun and lively classes that combine singing, music and baby signing to promote early communication. Learn over 100 signs to help your little one communicate before they can talk.
Fun filled, high energy literacy classes created to introduce your child to phonics and help prepare them for school. Confidence building activities, dancing, songs and games bring learning to life, giving your child a solid base on which to build, not just with phonics but with gross and fine motor skills, participation, communication and turn taking. Classes are held on Saturdays at Colliers Wood Library and are £8 per week payable half termly in advance.