It’s nearly that time again, these holidays do seem to come around so quick (perhaps not quick enough for our mumbler teachers!). Filling the time can be hard, as can finding new and exciting things to do, while watching those pennies. Here at STAG, we thought we’d try and help make it a little easier for you and offer you some inspiration.
Check out our STAG Mumbler – May Half Term Special here
It’s never too late to tell us about great local events, clubs or groups. So if you’re heading somewhere great this half term, do let us know about it at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make sure we add it for other mumblers to see.
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 email@example.com
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
Time: 10.00am – 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.
Time: 10.00am – Mixed Moo, 10.50am Baby Moo, 11.40am MOO-Born
Location: Selby Superbowl
Time: 10am Mixed Moo, 10.50am Baby Moo
Location: Osgodby Village Institute, YO8 5HU
Cost: MOO-Born and Baby Moo £5 each, Mixed Moo £5.50 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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.
Mumbler Accredited Review – Read what STAG Mumbler thought when we went along and reviewed a class.
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
Anne-Marie is the instructor at Relaxed Baby celebrating over ten years delivering courses for families with new babies.
She is a qualified Baby Massage IAIM instructor, Birthlight trained for Baby Yoga, Baby Signing. The Children’s reflexology Instructor too and is fully insured and CRB checked.
It is lovely seeing new additions to families as they come back to experience Baby Massage, Baby Yoga and Baby Signing with their new arrivals.
“I have loved every moment of Baby Massage and Baby Yoga with Anne-Marie at Relaxed Baby. The positive impact on my mental health and my daughters physical and mental development is clear to see. Classes are fun and relaxed and teach you ways to entertain your baby at home. Dads are always welcome at classes too. Would heartily recommend to all.”
E and I, 19
Can highly recommend Anne Marie’s classes. We did baby massage and yoga and it was always the highlight of our week, especially in the early days when getting out of the house is an achievement in itself! So lovely meeting other mums and babies too. Anne Marie is so welcoming and we will miss going to her classes every week!
RB, April 19
Every session we’ve done with Anne-Marie has been excellent, she makes you feel amazing and confident even when you don’t feel it. My little boy loved going to the sessions and gets so excited and happy when we sing any of the songs and actions we’ve learned.
HH, May 19
Day: Booking for September now!
Time: 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Day: Starting Wednesday 19th June
Time: 2pm – 3pm
UPCOMING CLASSES COMING SOON: Monday’s 11am-12pm (Tadcaster, Sherburn, Brotherton – TBC)
Day: Starting Wednesday 19th June
Time: 12.45pm – 1.45pm
UPCOMING CLASSES BOOK NOW: Additional new BABY YOGA classes starting on Wednesdays 12.45pm-1.45pm from 19th June for 5 weeks. These classes will run in September too and booking being takwn now.
Monday’s 11am-12pm (Tadcaster, Sherburn, Brotherton – TBC)
REFLEXOLOGY WORKSHOPS – Limited places, Selby North Children’s Centre, Flaxley Road, Selby, YO8 4DL
Day: Tuesday 11th June
Time: 12.45pm to 1.45pm
Local and friendly dance school specialising in Ballet, Tap and Modern dance in ISTD syllabus. Jazz and Adult Ballet classes held on Monday evenings.
Classes held in Osgodby, Riccall and Fulford,Monday – Friday evenings and Saturday daytime.
‘My daughter has attended Sally Corbally‘s dance classes in Riccall for a while now and really enjoys them. She does ballet and tap and gets to take part in a big show every couple of years, would highly recommend the classes for children of all abilities.’
FF, Jan 18
‘At three years old our daughter joined Sally Corbally’s School of Dance. She absolutely loved to sing and dance and Sally came highly recommend. Two years later her love of dancing has continued to grow which is down to the excellent teaching of Sally and her dance teachers. Sally really has given our daughter a chance to shine, taking part in her first dance show this May and completing her bronze award in tap and ballet this July. There is a real focus on enjoyment for dance in the sessions and our daughters confidence has improved greatly as well as her technique. I would wholeheartedly recommend Sally Corbally’s school of dance to any parent whose child has an interest in dance and performing. ‘
CC, Aug 18
Special Offer: Free trial class for new starters.
Visit our website for a full list of all classes.
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
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.
‘My sister has been going to Bettanys school of dance since she was 3- she’s now nearly 17 and still goes there as well as now studying dance at college.’
SE, Jan 18
T: 07460 614014
Bobotime, home of Baby Massage, Yoga and Play.
Bobotime is founded on the values of bringing parents and baby together in a bonding and relaxing way to improve and educate on the benefits of Massage, Yoga and Sensory Play.
T: 07585 800050
Experts have discovered that if a child knows eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they are four years old, they are usually among the best at reading and spelling in their class by the time they are in Year 3.
Enjoy sharing songs and rhymes with your pre-school children in a group setting, and help increase their language concentration and listening skills in these fun sessions. No need to book, just come along.
Day: Every Tuesday (Term-time only)
Day: Every Wednesday (Term-time only)
Time: 9.30am – 10.00am
Carlisle Street, Goole, DN14 5DS
T: 01405 762187
‘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
Every other Wednesday a FREE half an hour leisurely walk.
Meet at 10.30am outside the cafe for 10.45pm start.
Hambleton Toddlers meet very informally on Wednesday mornings at the Village Hall from 9:15am til 11:15am. Sessions are £2.50. First Session is free. Babies to pre-school children welcome. Come along for a tea or coffee and a chat and let the children meet their future schoolmates!
“There is a lovely toddler group in Hambleton village hall, always doing crafts and activities.”
JD, April ’19
T: Adam on 07542 772952
We’re a lovely friendly group – parents, grandparents, carers, childminders all welcome. Free flow play, toys for all ages, we aim to have a different activity or sensory activity every week, healthy snack, unlimited tea/coffee, story/singing time to end the session. £2 per family. Term time only.
Nina – 07801 890911
Meg – 07969 173307
Wednesday morning (9:30-11:30)
Hemingbrough Methodist Church Hall
‘Hot tap dance in Escrick does ballet, modern and tap!’
CMJ, Jan 18
Messy play, singing and crafts.
£2 per child, 50p for each additional child – Drinks included.
Location: Swinefleet Village Hall
T: 07401 111533
‘Lovely friendly group which covers tapp dancing, ballet and jazz. A really reasonably priced session that is a pay as you attend.’
EE, Jan 2018
T: 07554 864882 (Miss Lucie) / 07736 717265 (Miss Annabel)
What’s it all about? MOVEMENT!
We might be jumping or crawling, whizzing round or going slow, whatever it is, it will get your giddy kipper moving.
Activities encourage development and skills that can help prepare for nursery/school.
Thorpe Willoughby Village Hall, YO8 9PA
T: Alison 07380 402889
Fun, developmental music classes. Classes available every week day, all throughout the area. See website for more details.
T: 07847 717403
‘Step To It dancing in Tadcaster with Jannine Lawrance (Street Dancing and Cheer Leading) it’s a fun filled class and they dance at events such as the Tadcaster Carnival my Daughter 6yrs old loves going.’
JL, Jan 18
St Josephs Church Hall, Tadcaster
Parents, Grandparents, Carers! Join us for a selection of fun stories every Wednesday morning. from 10.30am – 11.00am.
This is a FREE event and there is no need to book in advance.
Activities include stories, rhymes, singing and colouring-in.
‘Also on a Wednesday morning at Selby library they have story time which is free to attend and is really enjoyable.’
HL, Jan 18
Time: 10.30am – 11.15am
Wednesdays and Fridays during term time.
Fun activities including song time, craft table and toys. £2 per child but free for under 12 months. Open to parents, gradnparents or carers.
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