Looking for something to do over the next week with the kids in Aberdeen City & Shire, then why not check out one of these family friendly events?
** Event details as at time of posting, please check through relevant links for more details **
Where: Union Terrace, Aberdeen
Date: Until Sunday 8th January 2017
Description: Festive Fairground Rides, Open Air Ice Rink, Refreshments and Market Stalls
Mud Pies on Monday Afternoons
Where: The small swing park on Groats Road in Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen – in between Hazlehead Academy and the main park
Date: Monday’s from 9th January to 6th February 17 (5 weeks)
Time: 1.00pm to 2.30pm
Price: £35 for 5 week block
Description: Come along to this 5 week course with your 2 to 5 year old to discover nature, play and explore outdoors and get a fun dose of Vitamin N(ature)! Stomp in mud, make mud pies, climb hills, drink hot chocolate and LOTS more!
See website link below for details of other classes and times!
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/247714612327512/
Storyland Express Class
Where: Wynford Farm
Date: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Price: Free taster sessions, Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
Description: Wynford Farm has a new baby class starting on Tuesday the 10th of January at 11.15am Tiny Tales 5 to 15 months. Free taster sessions.
We would love you to come along. The theme is Jungle and there are lots of fantastic jungle puppets for the babies to enjoy along with great songs, instruments and sensory activities.
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/StorylandExpress/
Why not check out our current competition where you could win £75 of Argos Vouchers?
NCT January Sling Meet
Where: Crown Terrace Methodist Church, Aberdeen AB10 6
Date: Wednesday 11th January 2017
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Description: It’s the first sling library and meet of 2017! Winter will be in full swing and with Christmas all packed up for the year, we are inviting you to join us for sling chat, hires, help with your own carrier and demonstrations.
We will also have our popular “try me” table: a table full of our personal stashes for you to try out with the aim of finding your perfect carrier or just to try something new! Older siblings as always are welcome and we have more space as we have moved downstairs to the sanctuary of the church!
And as always, there will be lots of tea, coffee and cake!
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1324922880885619/
Balance Bikers Classes
Where: Newtonhill, Portlethen & Crathes
Date: Block from Wednesday 11th January till 26th February 2016
Price: Single Class £6, Block of Six Classes £32.40
Description: We are specialists in balance bikes. We teach children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years old the basics of riding a balance bike.
If your little nipper has been reluctant to try or lacks a little confidence on two wheels, we’re here to help. We’re open to all abilities though; even accomplished balance bike riders will enjoy our sessions.
We like to learn through play and we’re always chuffed to see the whole family getting involved having fun.
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/BalanceBikersRideOn
Diddi Dance Free Event
Where: Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire
Date: Thursday 12th January 2017
Time: 10.00am – 11.00am
Description: Come along and join us at our FREE event!
Diddi Dance offers funky, full of fun preschool dance classes for boys and girls aged between 18 months and 4 years old so why not come along and try it out for free!
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/445941412461690/
Sign & Sing Classes
Where: Danestone Community Centre
Date: Starting Monday 9th January 2017 for 12 weeks
Price: £87 for 12 Week Course
Description: Did you know that babies who sign are able to understand more complex ideas sooner than those who don’t sign? Sing and Sign is a baby class designed to encourage babies to use signs to enable them to communicate with their parents and families long before speech develops. Babies learn to use their hands much earlier than they learn to speak and they naturally use very basic signs to express themselves (e.g. pointing, waving or clapping).
At Sing and Sign, we tap into this instinctual ability and by teaching parents a wider range of signs to use at home, we give our babies ‘a voice’. It’s incredible how much our babies understand but because of the huge language barrier we face, the grown-ups miss a lot of what is going on in their babies heads. Signing allows parents to get a fascinating glimpse into their little one’s world, and to see their thoughts, ideas, wants and needs. Signing not only encourages early communication but also encourages speech development.
For more information please do feel free to get in touch at email@example.com / 01358 510 190 / www.singandsign.com
Facebook Event/Page: https://www.facebook.com/singandsignaberdeen
Looking for something to do with your baby, then why not check out Bonding with Baby’s Infant Massage and Rhythm Kids classes?
Latest block of classes start the week beginning Monday 16th January, currently with limited availability at some venues.
Find out more information over on our class post here.
I attended these classes with S when I was off on maternity leave and would highly recommend them. They are a great way to spend time with your baby and learn skills you can practice at home.
They are also fab for meeting other new parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere – plus a great way to get out of the house with your little one!