Activities for Under 5s
Lots of Free Dinosaur colouring pages from Paul Stickland’s dinosaur children’s books, such as Dinosaur Roar and Ten Terrible Dinosaurs, great for Rainy Days. Click here to download your free colouring pages There are also plenty of ideas for making pop up dinosaurs and monsters on http://popups.posterous.com/ and you can submit your own too.
Jiggy Wrigglers is a music-based playgroup for under-fives, with a combination of singing, sensory activities, and free play. Most of the classes are suitable for all under fives, so a great option if you’ve got more than one child, and there are special parent-baby sessions as well. Multiple locations – check http://www.jiggywrigglers.com/Groups.html for details of classes near you.
Swimming classes available for babies and toddlers held in prestigious West London venues. A unique opportunity to have lessons with Anne Hawley the author and expert in infant swimming. Innovative classes that are fun with proven techniques that will teach your child swimming skills for life. Join the Swim Baby Swim Facebook page
Thanks to the “grotty weather”, we’ve had a special request for a list of fun, safe, educational and entertaining websites for kids, so here it is… Have a look at our favourites, and please leave a comment below if we’ve left out a website your kids love! Kids National Geographic What a superb site. Aside [...]
October half-term in London is one of my favourite times to enjoy free, high-quality hands-on workshops at the museums, especially for the under fives. The autumn school holidays are particularly well staffed and resourced, the museums pull out the stops this time of year and if you are around to take advantage of them, it’s [...]
Paul Frank and his super cool little friend Julius are coming along to the 10th annual Bicycle Film Festival this October. Along with the chance to meet Julius and nab some unique gifts and cool things to decorate your bike, there will be a 3D interactive art show, arts and crafts session, and a screening [...]
With Half-term and Halloween fast approaching, a lot of parents may be looking for some exciting ideas regarding days out and fun activities to keep children occupied during their time off school. Well, worry not! We’ve done our research and have collected together a few of a what we take to be the best options [...]
There is always loads to do in London with the little ones, but here are the best of the free and affordable events for the Under Fives the next few weeks. Hope this helps, please send comments, suggestions, tips and reviews to me!! Thanks, Laura PERFORMANCE: BARBICAN Silk Street EC2Y 8DS Tel: 020 7638 4141 [...]