Weekly Classes & Groups (Preschoolers) Selby, Tadcaster and Goole


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Do you know of a great weekly class or group?

Here at STAG Mumbler, we are always keen to hear your recommendations of great weekly classes and groups. If you have any suggestions, simply drop us an email telling us all about it at stag@mumbler.co.uk

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Flutterbabies is a local company providing fun, nurturing and relaxed courses in baby massage, yoga, signing and swimming. Classes are structured around your baby’s development and are flexible and adaptable to work at a pace that you are both happy with. Our teachers are passionate about encouraging babies and their carers to bond, socialise and spend fun, quality time together

‘Me & my little one completed two terms of baby yoga with Samantha & we couldn’t recommend them enough, I was gutted that she outgrew the class! They are a fab session not only for the babies but also for the mums (I particularly enjoyed the relaxation time at the end 🙊) I totally believe that moves we did in class helped my daughter progress so quickly in terms of crawling & standing plus it’s lovely to have a bit of social time with other mums too.’

CH, Sept 14

‘Just want to say how much I enjoyed baby yoga with both my girls and having the same course teacher was fantastic (Samantha D.) I have done a variety of baby yoga course and have to say this one is by far my favourite
Sad to say it’s come to and end would carry on forever if I could.’ 

PC, Aug 17

‘Brilliant baby massage class in Garforth, small friendly group and lovely teacher. no rushing and totally baby led. would 100% recommend. looking forward to following on with baby yoga.’

EH, May 17


Baby Massage: birth to crawling

Learn to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage. Benefits include relaxation, bonding and colic relief.

Baby Yoga: from 8 weeks

Provides stimulation for your baby through gentle exercises and movement and there are some gentle postnatal stretches for yourself. You will have lots of fun playing, stretching and relaxing together

Baby Signing: 5 – 20 months

Learn to communicate with your baby or toddler before they have the ability to talk. Based on British Sign Language, we teach signs relevant to their daily routines, enabling them to express their needs or thoughts.

Baby Swimming: 12 weeks – 4 years

Our carefully structured courses promote safe practices and water confidence in a fun and positive environment. The classes are child led and we never do any forced underwater swims.

Aqua Sensory: 8 months – 4 years

During this course you will not only help your little one enjoy the water, but also unlock your child’s potential development for life. We use music, massage, signing, singing and discovery play in the pool.

Contact: Classes held in Monk Fryston (LS25), Garforth (LS25), Scholes (LS15) and in the Leeds area

T: 07768 538527 (Samantha Dalton)

E: Samantha@flutterbabies.co.uk



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Mini Maestros

Hi, Im Adele and I offer Mini Maestro sessions in Selby and surrounding areas for  children aged 3months to preschool age, along with their parents and carers. We have bundles of fun whilst developing children’s skills! We use simple percussion instruments, visual aids, sensory equipment, puppets, songs, games, singing, dancing and lots more. The sessions are educational and very interactive to build childrens confidence, understanding of simple instruction, repetition, physical and mental development, an understanding of their surroundings, social skills and much more!
The sessions have a different theme each week and are a great way to meet new adults and socialise too! All sessions are tailored to individual age ranges so children feel confident within their surroundings. We offer affordable flexible weekly sessions to fit around work schedules and appointments so no one is excluded from joining in with the musical fun! I am passionate about music and every child should have an opportunity to explore music in all forms as its an essential part of their developmental process and Mini Maestros is a fab way to introduce them to music, learn these essential skills and develop whilst having lots of fun!

‘Run by Adele is full of action, fun and music for little ones’

SG, Jan 18

‘Lovely friendly groups different times and locations to suit. My little one loves to dance and learns the moves quickly which she then repeats at home.’

EE, Jan 18

T: 07894 869951

Sibling discounts available. Booking is essential. If you have more than one child please book onto the class which is suitable for your oldest child. 9months – Preschool Sessions are £4.50 and are normally bookable by term but we do also have different booking options dependent on your circumstances. 3months – 9month sessions are not bookable by term and these are £3.50 where a smartpass is available.

Mini Maestro Sessions – North Yorkshire

The Escapologist Bar, Eats, Escape – Selby Unit C, 4 New Ln, Selby YO8 4QB
1pm – 3months to 9months SMARTPASS available
1.45pm – 9months – 2yrs

Hambleton Village Hall 3 Station Rd, Hambleton, Selby YO8 9HS
9.30am 9m – 2yrs
10.30am 2yrs plus
11.30am 3months – 9months SMARTPASS available

The Music Rooms – Selby Cochrane’s Shipyard Carr St, Carr St, Selby YO8 8AW
10.00am 9m – 2yrs
11.00am 2yrs +

Selby North Childrens Centre, Flaxley Road, Selby, YO8 4DL
10.00am 9m – 2yrs
11.00am – 2yrs plus

Offer: First session free – Mention STAG Mumbler 

T: 07894 869951
E: adele@minimaestro.co.uk


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Moo Music – Selby

Moo Music is a great fun and interactive regular music and movement session for 0 to 5 year old children and their parents, grandparents or carers too, where the children sing, dance, play, learn and have lots of MOOsical fun. Music is an essential part of every child’s development and the 100 original Moo Music songs used at the sessions are positive, uplifting, fun and educational. The interactive sessions will help your child gain confidence and develop memory, language and coordination skills in an exciting, enjoyable and multi-sensory way. It’s a great way to make new friends – both for the children and the adults too! We use puppets, props, instruments and much more to make your child’s learning and development exciting and lots of fun.

‘We love Moo Music with Aimee Webster classes around Riccall and Selby area. So much fun for babies and preschoolers too’

BB, Jan 18

‘Moo music is fab: took my baby from about 8 weeks and we love it. Surprising how much feedback u can get from a newborn!’

HA, Jan 18

‘We love Moo Music Selby in Riccall/Barlow, lots of music, dancing, activities and signing. My 2.5year old daughter loves it. Aimee is brilliant.’

LM, Jan 18

‘I take my baby boy to moo music it’s great singing and sensory activities for newborns upwards.’

LC, Jan 18′

‘Moo music, my 14 month old loves it.’ 

ST, Jan 18

MOO-Born – Birth- 6months
Baby Moo – birth – walking
Mixed Moo – 1-5 years

Day: Monday
Time: 9.45am – 11.00am – Mixed Moo, 11.15pm-12.15pm – Baby Moo
Location: Firth House, 18 Firth Mews, Millgate Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 3FZ
Moo Music across the generations! We are very excited to be working with Firth House and their residents. This session includes your normal Moo Music session (residents might choose to watch if they wish) followed by FREE refreshments and stay and play.

Day: Tuesday
Time: 10.00am – Mixed Moo, 10.50am Mini Moo,  11.40am MOO-Born
Location: Selby Superbowl

Day: Wednesday
Time: 10am Mixed Moo, 10.50am Baby Moo
Location: Osgodby Village Institute, YO8 5HU

Cost: MOO-Born and Baby Moo £4 each, Mixed Moo £5 each. Sessions are booked in Half Term Blocks. Sibling and Childminder discounts available. Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

Come along and join Maggie Moo and the Farmyard Croo for lots of moosical fun!

To book or to find out more contact Farmer Aimee.

E: selby@moo-music.co.uk


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My Baby Can Dance – Selby, Tadcaster, Goole and Howden

Welcome to the ‘Award Winning’ My Baby Can Dance®. My Baby Can Dance ® gives young children the chance to enjoy dancing, singing and movement to music whilst learning and developing confidence, imagination, strength, balance and co-ordination….and so much more.

‘My Baby Can Dance at The Studios Selby is amazing and Sam and Angie are lovely too!’

SG, Jan 18

‘My baby can dance, my 14 month old loves it.’

ST, Jan 18

‘My Baby Can Dance. Sam and the team are brilliant and takes preschool activity to another level!’

JBG, Jan 18

‘Just had a taster for my newborn can dance class and we loved it!!’

SE, Jan 18

I went to my baby can dance this morning for our first session. Great idea and Sam is so enthusiastic. Nice to have something to go to on a Saturday morning.’

SD, Jan 18

Class timetable from September 

 Our Goole Trinity is now closed, Monday’s have a New Venue and Wednesday have changed from Selby to Goole. I’ve also added a Newborn class on Fridays. 

MY Baby Can Dance ❤️ Age 1-4 Years
Newborn Can Dance 💚 Up to 1 Year
11.00am – 11.45am
Howden Masonic Hall, Selby Rd, Howden

My Baby Can Dance ❤️ 6-18 months
10-10.45am NEW CLASS
Newborn Can Dance 💚 Up to 1 year
Jurassica, Goole

My Baby Can Dance ❤️ 1-4 years
Newborn Can Dance 💚 Up to 1 Year
11.00am – 11.45am
The Music Rooms, Cochrane’s Shipyard, Carr Street, Selby, YO8 8AW.

My Baby Can Dance ❤️Age 10 months – 4 years mixed class
The Music Rooms, Selby, Cochranes Shipyard, YO8 8AW

💕Classes are in 4 week blocks for £20 both Newborn and My Baby Can Dance due to the time change! NEWBORN IS NOW 45 MINUTES.

🌟BOOKING ESSENTIAL due to some classes already have limited spaces. Text Sam 07495 856993 or email sam.mbcd@gmail.com with –
*Child’s name and age
*Class day and time
*Plus your contact details (mobile preferred)


🎶Payment available via Cash, Card Payment or Bank Transfer (transfer must be made on or before start of next block please)

STAG Mumbler went along to review My Baby Can Dance, you can read all about our wonderful experience here

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Puddle Ducks Swimming Lessons

Puddle Ducks are one of the UK’s leading providers of swimming lessons to babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Our Baby & Pre-school programme is a wonderful bonding experience and our classes incorporate rhyme, music and movement, based on extensive child development research. Our lessons are so well received that the children we teach can often swim over 10 metres before they start school. We also have our fabulous Swim Academy lessons for 4-10 year old children, suitable for all abilities.

Our tailor made swimming classes, suitable from birth, instil a love of the water in every child and your little one can jump in’ at any point during the term. As well as teaching babies and children to swim we also teach them some important personal survival skills. Learning to swim is a journey and one that opens doors for your child along the way. From the pleasures of a swimming pool or the sea on a family holiday to learning water sports, the possibilities are endless!

‘His confidence in the water has significantly improved from a timid little boy who wouldn’t so much as look at his teacher, without crying, let alone be the demonstration! The patience and persistence of his teacher has clearly paid off. He absolutely loves his lesson and made me a very proud mummy recently being awarded swimmer of the week! Highly recommended!’

LP, June 18

‘My daughter goes to Swim Academy at Loversall with Liz & Vicky and she absolutely loves it, she is growing in confidence with every lesson. Every week she counts down the days to the next one, she has especially enjoyed the pyjamas week lesson and didn’t want to leave. My son also attends Floaties with Vicky and he is very happy in the water, highly recommend’

LJ, March 18

‘Have used puddle ducks at Dw Selby since my three year old was 12 weeks old. Great water confidence.’

EB, Jan 18

We run classes in Selby at DW Fitness & Willow Lodge, Bubwith on several days of the week. Find out more about all of our pools and classes on our website.

E: doncaster@puddleducks.com 
T: 07884 933789

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Relax Kids

Relax Kids sessions are designed to develop your child’s emotional intelligence in a fun and engaging way by taking them on adventures that give them lifelong tools to regulate their emotions and manage their feelings, as well as the confidence to try new things and the power of positive thought.

Our classes follow a 7-step programme that allow children to explore different themes through movement and play, yoga inspired stretches, self/peer massage, fun breathing activities, and a blissful visualisation section. Each class is full of fun and relaxation in equal measure.

There are different programmes to suit all ages – Little Stars (ages 2 – 5), Magical Adventure (ages 5 – 9), Chill Skills (ages 9 – 16), and Just Relax (Adults Relaxation Classes). Our community classes are held at The Old Granary, Riccall Grange in a beautiful and nurturing space in small, intimate groups. In addition to this, I offer bespoke one to one sessions that are planned around your child’s interests and needs – these are particularly helpful if you would like to work on specific issues (e.g. a period of transition such as separation, loss of a loved one, change of school etc).

Little Stars – Friday Mornings 10am – 11am @ The Old Granary, Riccall Grange

Relax and Restore Family Workshop – the last Sunday of every month 10am – 12noon @ The Old Granary, Riccall Grange

Kirsty Pearson

E: kirstypearson@relaxkids.com
T: 07791559844



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Tiny Talk – Selby and Howden

Tinytalk Baby Signing classes are fun and beneficial classes for you and your baby. I teach British Sign Language signs in a baby friendly and interactive way using nursery rhymes and songs. Help develop communication skills with your baby before they have the muscle strength to speak using words. Basic signs will allow babies to communicate their wants, needs, and interests to you. Plus classes include 30 minutes social time
with toys for the babies and a free drink and biscuit for adults. This
time is vital as it allows babies to socialise together and encourages
friendships within the classes. It is an opportunity to meet other local
parents and carers and to ask me for tips and advice on signing with
your babies.

‘I also liked Tiny Talk baby sign language classes. Lots of music, biscuits and tea for parents at the end. My daughter really liked it and it was a useful skill as well before she could talk properly’

AB, Jan 18

‘We love tiny talk in Howden. . its baby sign language. my lb has been communicating with me since 6 months’

SRB, Jan 18

‘We also did Tiny Talk in Selby on a Tuesday morning from 7mths until she turned 2. She learnt so many signs before she could talk and really helped with her communication, she still uses some of them now. Tessa was lovely and was such a laid back course.

LM, Jan 18

TinyTalk Selby, Goole & Scunthorpe is fab too, my little girl and I really love Tessa’s classes every Tuesday.

AM, Jan 18

Classes run term times:

Day: Tuesday –  Standering Hall, Selby
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Day: Wednesday –  Shire Hall, Howden
Time: 10.00am-11.00am

T: 07855 633617 (Tessa)
E: Tessar@tinytalk.co.uk


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Water Babies Swim School

Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. Suitable for little ones from birth up to school age. As the UK’s leading swim school, not only do we teach vital lifesaving skills but we always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy one! Our number one priority is to make sure you feel both happy and safe in the water.

Excellent for babies born premature too like my little girl. We’re chapter 8 now her her development has come on massively to the point she has practically caught up in everything.

KE, Aug 18

‘I highly recommend it! My boy and I are swimming with water babies for over a year, and every chapter is better and better.’

DB, Aug 18

I love Water Babies! This is my second round with my second child and it is just consistently brilliant. All of the teachers are so lovely, so gentle and encouraging with the children and so much fun. WB communication is excellent and they’re an all round lovely bunch! I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for swimming lessons to enjoy with their children.

LP, Feb 18

Mon:  10:30 – 13:00  New Earswick, Haxby Road, York, YO32 4AQ
Mon:  9:30 – 11:30   Weighton Wold, Market Weighton
Tue:    09:00 – 11:30  Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Tue:    13:00 – 15:00  The Pheasant Hotel, Harome, Helmsley, YO62 5JG
Tue:    9.30 – 11.30 Willow Lodge, Bubwith, Selby, YO8 6DQ
Wed:  10:30 – 11:30   Weighton Wold, Market Weighton
Wed:  13:00 – 14:30   Holiday Inn, Hull, HU1 2BX
Thu:   09:30 – 12:00  Total Fitness, Hull, HU10 6ED
Thu:   10:30 – 11:30  Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Thu:   13:00 – 14:00  New Earswick, Haxby Road, York, YO32 4AQ
Fri:     09:30 – 13:00  The Pheasant Hotel, Harome, Helmsley, YO62 5JG
Fri:     10:00 – 11:30  Weighton Wold, Market Weighton
Fri:     12:00 – 14:00  Total Fitness, Hull, HU10 6ED
Fri:     13:00 – 14:30  Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Fri:     16:00 – 18:30  Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Sat:     09:00 – 14:30 Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Sat:    10:00 – 12:30  Best Western Kimila Hotel, Holgate Road, YO24 4AZ
Sat:    13:30 – 16:30  Robert Wilkinson, West End, Strensall, York, YO32 5UH
Sun:   09:00 – 14:30  Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Sun:   09:00 – 13:00  Winifred Holtby Academy, Hull, HU7 4PW

Mention Mumbler Offer: Mention Mumbler and you can have a free trial class and for anyone that books onto a course, just quote STAG MUMbler and we will send you a free Splashabout Happy Nappy (required for the lessons) with your starter pack worth £10.99!

For further information, please contact us.

T: 01904 607110
E: littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk


Chelle’s Dance Academy – Selby and York

‘Chelles dance academy is great from tiny tots up to adults. I went as a child and loved it’

SCC,  Jan 18

T: 07484 195723

Crumbs Parent and Toddler Group – Tadcaster

Monday (Term time only) 12.30pm-2.00pm

Hot drinks and cakes. Minimum donation £1.

Manor Farm, Tadcaster

Contact Sharon for more info 07912 477475

Derwent Dance Works – Classes in Selby and York

‘We absolutely love the boys street dance class with Derwent danceworks!
There are 8 different types of dance available to learn; at various nearby villages; at a wide range of class times; for all levels of learning from beginners onwards.Miss Kate the teacher is wonderful with children, inspiring both fun and learning’

TB, Jan 18

T: 07985 687807

Dreamtime Baby Massage York – Riccall, between York and Selby

Dream time baby massage at Riccall is wonderful. It’s so much more, singing, baby yoga and at the end of session cakes and a cuppa for the grown ups. Katie that leads it is lovely’

DC, Jan 18

Dream Time York, 2b The Old Granary, Riccall Grange, Riccall, York, YO19 6QL

T: 07909 445737

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Hot Tap Dance School – Escrick

‘Hot tap dance in Escrick does ballet, modern and tap!’

CMJ, Jan 18

Fountain House, 31 Main St, Escrick, York, YO19 6LQ
T: 01904 728130

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Little Apples Baby and Toddler Playgroup

A friendly and welcoming baby and toddler group in the beautiful village of Appleton Roebuck. All little apples are welcome! Includes free play with toys, healthy snack and lots of fun.

Day: Monday (Term time only)
Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm
Cost: £2 per child, (+50p extra sibling)

Parish Rooms, Appleton Roebuck, York, YO23 7DN

T: 07958 650480‬ (Laura)

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Music Time – Howden

The Music Time charity provides interactive music-making classes to introduce basic music, singing and social skills to babies, toddlers and preschoolers along with their parents, carers and childminders. Held in relaxed, educational and stimulating one-hour local playgroups, classes are led by professional musicians and are ideal for babies and children up to 4 years old.

First session FREE

Day: Monday
Time: 9.30am and 2.00pm

The Shire Hall, 11 Market Place, Howden, DN14 7BJ

T: 07563 764793

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Praise and Play – Tadcaster

Free, fun-filled group for pre-school children and their parents / carers.

Mondays from 1.15pm-3.00pm

Boys’ Sunday School, Tadcaster

For more information contact Reverend Simon Biddlestone.

T: 01937 558172

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Selby Children’s Centre Timetable – Mondays

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‘Sewerby Squirrels’ – held at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

‘Sewerby Squirrels’ – held at Sewerby Hall and Gardens for under fives and their families – is held in the Orangery on Mondays from 10am -11.30am,  during East Riding term time.

Themed activities for Under 5s and each session includes books to read, a sensory area and quiet corner.

The final session of 2018 will be on Monday, 17 December and the activity will be a Christmas Story. The Squirrels will listen to the story, decorate the Christmas tree, and make an angel to take home – back on  Monday, 7 January, 2019.

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The Theatre and Dance Academy – Selby

Ballet, Tap, Modern and Musical Theatre Classes for a variety of ages and at various times Monday-Sunday.

TDA Academy, River Mills Ballroom 

Unit 1a Ousegate Mills, Selby, YO8 4NJ
T: 07956 167565

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