There are so many benefits for little ones attending classes and groups, (including the perfect excuse for parents to get out of the house) - but finding the best activity for your little one can be pretty overwhelming! With hundreds of classes out there – it's hard to know which will suit your child best!
Choosing the right class
Like all things parenting, it’s really finding what works for you and your little one and choosing something that fits in with their age and stage of development.
Music and singing classes are a brilliant way to support learning. One of the biggest benefits of singing is the repeated use of the ‘memory muscle’. Learning a piece of information attached to a tune, embeds that information more rapidly in a child’s mind. Dancing, swimming and even little yoga classes are fantastic for little ones physical and social development and a great way of channelling that never-ending energy.
If you really can’t decide, don't worry! Many classes offer taster sessions – so it’s worth trying a few before signing up for a term.
Do your research!
Check the class credentials – it’s something that's important and something that so many parents forget. In a recent survey by the Children’s Activities Association (CAA) ...Read full article