Here are a selection of sensory classes in the Tooting area…

Designed to stimulate, educate and create memories, from birth to 13 months. Classes are held at The Scout Hall in Balham or Clapham Methodist Church.

Hundreds of sensory development activities that are great fun for parents and babies to share in the first year including fibre optic light shows, bubbles, bells, musical fun, puppet shows, baby signing, light balls. Held at Eddie Catz South Wimbledon.

A calm, relaxing and hugely beneficial class for you and your baby. Each week they focus on a different area of the body as you learn a basic massage routine that you can safely and effectively practice in the comfort of your own home. Baby Massage has a range of health benefits.

These sensory classes are for babies from sitting to walking (approx 6months – 12months of age) and provide an opportunity to explore  Montessori Treasure Baskets alongside Circle Time music. Following the babies’ lead we will explore treasure baskets filled with items offering rich sensory experiences to satisfy their curiosity about the world around them. 

Melissa Pike runs NCT baby massage. Please check website for course dates. The course aims to build confidence and understanding of this relaxation technique. Suitable for babies aged 8 weeks- crawling.  Research has shown that massage may help to improve baby sleep and increase parent-baby bonding. The course is held upstairs in The Wheatsheaf (2 Upper Tooting Road, London SW17 7PG). The course is £78 but discounts are available upon request.  

Gorgeous baby yoga classes full of fun yoga moves and techniques for your baby to enjoy along with plenty of singing, music and bubbles to make it a fun experience for baby and mum/dad! This is a 6 week course held at The Wheatsheaf pub. Please email for more information.

A fun and active 45 minute class for babies 12 weeks to pre-walking. We explore a different theme each week and new moves are introduced as the babies progress. The mini poses and movements for baby can aid with the development of: the core muscles, hand and shoulder strength, balance, hip flexibility and body awareness. The course also includes a mini TUMMY TIME WORKSHOP as well as breathing techniques and gentle stretches for grown ups.

Sensory wonders to help babies and toddlers develop their senses, co-ordination, skills and learning. A focus on high energy and fun.  Run by a qualified early years teacher at The Wheatsheaf in Tooting Bec.  Drop in or sign up for a term. Classes are £9. Contact for details.