Details are subject to change, and there may be a waiting list for some activities. Please check for the latest updates directly with providers.


Oodles of singing, dancing, sensory and arty activities to ignite your little ones imagination and introduce them to art!

👉 From £34.75 for 5 weeks. Book here.
Baby: from 6 months | Little: from 18 months | Family: mixed ages


07768 373 006
emily@artventurers.co.uk
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From 5th Oct 2021

Fun, energetic, friendly and educational play-based music classes. Each class is carefully planned to support early development, with Nursery Rhymes and Action Songs enhanced by fantastic props and sensory resources. Each session is different and you will get lots of ideas to use at home to support learning and development!

👉 From £15 for 3 weeks (50% discount for extra child). Book here.
Baby: approx 8 weeks-walking/confident crawling | Family: aimed at toddlers/preschoolers, with younger siblings etc welcome


emma@bumblebeebeatz.co.uk
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Tues, 9.30-10.30am (6-13 Months)
Tues, 11.15am-12.15pm (0-7 months)
Tues, 1-2pm
(0-13 months)

📌 Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, The Crescent, 557 Durham Road, NE9 5EY

Wed, 9.30-10.30am (6-13 Months)
Wed, 11.15am-12.15pm
(0-7 months)
Wed, 1-2pm
(0-13 months)
📌 Sunniside Social Club, Hollywell Lane, Sunniside, NE16 5NJ

Thurs, 11.15am-12.15pm (0-13 months)
Thurs, 1-2pm
(0-13 months)
📌 All Saints Church, Rowanwood Gardens, Lobley Hill, Gateshead
Term time only, from 13th Sep 2021

Classes are packed with an incredible variety of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, singing and more – plus you’ll never experience the same class twice.

👉 Termly booking, taster available (may be waiting list). Book here.
Newborn – 13 months


07710 161 671
gateshead@babysensory.co.uk
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A wide variety of activities specifically designed to promote early development with 3 stages of classes from birth to 2 years, including music and sensory play, baby massage, baby yoga and Makaton signing, plus Paediatric First Aid sessions.

👉 From  £32.50 for 5 weeks. Book here (selected trail sessions £6.50).
Birth to 5 months | 2-13 months | Crawlers/walkers up to 24 months


07972 159 226
lullababy.abi@outlook.com
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A relaxed fun environment offering yoga inspired stretches to music, song and rhyme with lots of sensory props. Also some stretches for parents and little ones to promote bonding. Once sitting unaided the focus is on balance, coordination and milestones, moving on to a mixture of yoga, dance and gymnastic elements, with stretches and moves to songs and music.

👉 £6.50 per class, booked termly (£8 for 1 trail session). Book here.
6 weeks-crawling | 6-18 months | 18 months-3 years

 


07581 359 585
emma@gatesheadwest.kalmalifeuk.co.uk
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Term time only, from w/c 6th Sep 2021

A relaxed fun environment offering yoga inspired stretches to music, song and rhyme with lots of sensory props. Once sitting unaided the focus is on balance coordination and milestones. Also some stretches for parents and little ones to promote bonding.

👉 £6.50 per class, booked termly. Book here.
6 weeks – crawling | mobile – 3 years

 


07903 931 250
vicky@southtyneside.kalmalifeuk.co.uk
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Gateshead Children’s Centres provide support, advice and structured activities for families with children under the age of five years, with a packed program of sessions throughout the week including:

🔹Sensory Rooms 🔹Stay and Play 🔹Soft Play 🔹Baby Time 🔹Toddler Time 🔹Trike Time 🔹Well Child Clinics 🔹External Baby & Toddler Class Providers 🔹Holiday Events, and more.

Services are delivered in centres across Gateshead, in:
🔸Birtley 🔸Blaydon Winlaton 🔸Chopwell 🔸Chowdene 🔸Felling 🔸Rowlands Gill 🔸Leam Lane 🔸The Elgin Centre 🔸Tyne View Centre

Visit the Gateshead Children’s Centres Facebook Page and Website for the latest updates and a timetable of activities.


0191 433 6300
gatesheadchildrenscentre@gateshead.gov.uk
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Three stages of classes available from newborn to pre-school. Baby classes focus on bonding and confidence, with friendly puppet characters, props and parachutes and elements of yoga, massage and calming techniques. The fun-filled, highly interactive toddler class involves creative play, dance and movement all set to a soundtrack of remixed nursery rhymes, funky, original kids songs and familiar lullabies.

👉 From £36 per term. Book here (may be waiting list).
Newborn to Sitting | Sitting to Toddling | Walkers to Pre- School


07794 363 780
frances@hartbeeps.com
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Three stages of classes: introducing little ones to movement through the use of song, play and sensory props, followed by fun classes for walkers with singing, dance and play, then ‘moving on up’ for ages 5+. A great way to meet other parents/carers.

👉 £35 for 7 weeks. Book here.
Birth-crawling | Walking-4 years | 5-7 years


07968 620 247
chesterlestreetanddurhamnorth@littlemovers.net
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Three stages of classes: introducing little ones to movement through the use of song, play and sensory props, followed by fun classes for walkers with singing, dance and play, then ‘moving on up’ for ages 5+. A great way to meet other parents/carers.

👉 £25 for 5 weeks. Book here.
Birth-crawling | Walking-4 years | 5-7 years


07979 955 135
gatesheadce@littlemovers.net
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From 7th Sep 2021

Join us for our hugely popular messy mark making class. We learn through messy play, paint, play dough and more.

👉 From £24 for 4 weeks (£12 trial for 2 sessions). Book here.
5 months – 5 years


angela@littlelearnersuk.com
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📆 Mondays, 1 – 2pm
📌 Blaydon Youth Centre, Shibdon Road, Blaydon, NE21 5QE
📆 Wednesdays, 1 – 2pm
📌 Dunston Community Centre, Collingwood Terrace, NE11 9EB
From Autumn 2021-tbc

Join us for our award-winning messy play & mark making class and let your child make their mark in paint, gloop, sand, play dough and much more.

👉 From £30 for 5 weeks. Book here to join waiting list for classes restarting.
5 months – 5 years


07527 548 743
antonia@littlelearnersuk.com
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Babies and toddlers are given the freedom to move around at their own pace, to LEARN, DISCOVER, EXPLORE and CREATE. Messy play is important for development, with exciting sensory experiences that inspire curiosity, enhance learning, language and creativity, and improve fine and gross motor skills, co-ordination, body control and balance. The best part is we clean up the mess!

👉 From £45 for 7 weeks (sibling discount & single classes available). Book here.
6 months-5 years


sarahlouise@splatmessyplay.co.uk
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📆 Tuesdays, 9.45am & 10.45am
📌 The Salvation Army Gateshead Community Church, Felling, NE8 3EY
From 7th Sep 2021

Each session focuses on fun music-making and live accompaniment with activities including action and movement songs, lycra/parachute activities, rhythm development and percussion instruments.

👉 From £4 (sibling discounts available). Book here.
PAYG booking – sessions must be booked in advance but no need to commit to a block.
Birth – 5 years


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📆 Mondays, 9.30am-11.45am
📌 West Moor Community Centre, Newcastle
📆 Wednesdays, 9.30am-11.45am
📌 Dunston Activity Centre, Gateshead
📆 Thursdays, 10am-12.15pm
📌 Jesmond Pool, Newcastle
Autumn term from 27th Sep 2021

Tappy Toes classes are welcoming, sociable, supportive and most importantly so much fun for children and parents! Our 30 minute sessions are suitable for boys and girls, with classes split into three age ranges. Classes follow EYFS guidance to support your child’s early years development, and involve sensory props, catchy tunes, action songs and basic dance movements, finishing with bubbles.

👉 £15 for 3 week trial, then termly booking available. Book here.
6 months to walking | walkers to 2.5 years | up to 5 years


07811 355 604
carly@tappytoes.com
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Baby Massage (1st Sensations)

📆 Mondays
📌 Blaydon Winlaton Children’s Centre, Shibdon Bank, Gateshead, NE21 5EZ
Term-time only, from 20th Sep 2021

Massage incorporating some reflexology points and some infant yoga moves for babies, to help promote bonding, attachment and early communication and emotional wellbeing for both parent and infant. Massage is often said to help with relaxation, sleep, digestive issues, constipation, wind and colic.

👉 5 week block booking.
Six weeks – one year old.

Baby Massage (The Well House Therapy)

📆 Tuesdays, 11am
📌
Whickham Community Centre, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4JL‬
📆 Wednesdays, 11am
📌
The Nest, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5AN
Term time only, from 14th Sep 2021

Enjoy some precious time out with your little one learning techniques to help with bonding, sleeping patterns, immune system, teething pains, digestion, relaxation and stress reduction and help to decipher baby’s cues.

👉 Booking essential.

Baby & Mini M+Ms (The Baby Hub Gateshead)

📆 Mondays
10am: MINI | 11am: Baby | 12pm: Baby | 1pm: MINI
📌 Raven Valley Gym Club, Metrocentre
📆 Tuesdays
9.45am: MINI | 10.45am: Baby | 11.45am: Baby | 1pm: MINI
📌 Ryton Community Centre

📆 Wednesdays
10am: MINI | 11am: Baby | 12pm: MINI

📌 Derwent Valley Gymnastics Club Consett
📆 Thursdays
9.45am: MINI | 10.45am: Baby | 11.45am: Baby

📌 Raven Valley Gym Club Metrocentre
📆 Fridays
9.45am: MINI | 10.45am: Baby |11.45am: Baby | 1pm: MINI

📌 Ryton Community Centre
From 13th Sep 2021

A movement, music and sensory play class focusing on learning through play – with sing-a-long songs, props, activities and music. There will be bubbles, ribbons, sensory materials, mirrors, musical instruments, play parachutes and much more!

👉 £39 for 6 weeks (sibling discounts). Booking required, may be waiting list.
Baby M+Ms: 6 weeks – 1 year
Mini M+Ms: 1 – 3 years

Baby Yoga (1st Sensations)

📆 Mondays
📌 Blaydon Winlaton Children’s Centre, Shibdon Bank, Gateshead, NE21 5EZ
Term-time only, from 20th Sep 2021

Includes moves for babies and parents, with stretches and breathing focusing on relaxation techniques for parents or carers. Supports bonding and confidence in handling infants and also to support baby’s development. Comfy clothing is advisable.

👉 5 week block booking.
3 – 9 months old.

Baby Yoga (YogaPupz Gateshead)

📆 Wednesdays 10.40-11.25am
📌 Farmhouse Inns, Valley Farm, Team Valley
Term time only from 8th Sep 2021

Helps to attune to your baby’s needs and to calm or stimulate them as appropriate with a sense of security and wellbeing. Baby yoga offers quality physical stimulation that has become essential in an urban sedentary lifestyle.

👉 £40 for 7 weeks (may be waiting list).

Crafty Kids (1st Sensations)

📆 Mondays
📌 Blaydon Winlaton Children’s Centre, Shibdon Bank, Gateshead, NE21 5EZ
Term-time only, from 20th Sep 2021

Using hand and footprints to create inexpensive gifts and keepsakes, including Christmas themed crafts. This group is more suited to children that are happy to sit or lie. Old clothes and wipes are required.

👉 5 week block booking.
From 4 weeks old to pre-walkers

Family Sessions (Sage Gateshead)

Baby Love (0 – 12mths)
📆 Thursdays, 11.45am & Fridays 1.15pm

The Kids Are Alright! (0 – 5 years)
📆 Thursdays, 1.15pm & Fridays, 9.45am & 11.15am 
Term time only, from 23rd Sep 2021

📌 Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2JR

Fun, relaxing and high quality music making sessions with welcoming specialist musicians. Musical fun with singing songs and playing instruments, then moving on to learning new musical skills and games. Sessions are just over an hour long, giving time for a relaxed start (never worry about running late!), social time and lots of music.

👉 £5 per session (parent & child inclusive; £1 for any additional children/adults).
Booking recommended.
0-12 months | 1-5 years

Forest School Under 5s (Stomping Grounds Forest School)

📆 Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10.30am – 12pm
📌
Dukes Hagg Wood, Moor Road, Prudhoe, NE42 5PA
📆 Fridays, 10.30am – 12pm
📌 Gibside, Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, NE16 6BG
Term time only, from 13th Sep 2021

Stories, craft and exploration in beautiful outdoor settings. Play games, learn about nature, develop gross and fine motor skills, splash in the mud, toast marshmallows, relax in a hammock, build dens, listen to stories, sing songs, develop and grow as a family and as a community.

👉 £51 for 6 weeks. Booking required.
0 – 5 years.

Music and Movement (1st Sensations)

📆 Mondays
📌 Blaydon Winlaton Children’s Centre, Shibdon Bank, Gateshead, NE21 5EZ
Term-time only, from 20th Sep 2021

Music and movement from birth to pre-school supports language, physical and social and emotional development through song and rhymes and resources. All groups will include some British Sign Language signs, sensory equipment, puppets, instruments etc. Comfy clothes are ideal for this session.

👉 5 week block booking.
Babies-pre walkers | Walkers

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