New toddler classes making sense

Toddler Sense will be run at Beacon Lodge in Pocklington from Friday 10 March.
Toddler Sense will be run at Beacon Lodge in Pocklington from Friday 10 March.

A new facility for mothers and children in the Pocklington and Market Weighton area is set to open next month.

The latest offering for youngsters is called Toddler Sense and is aimed specifically at little ones aged 13 months to five years old.

Toddler Sense will be run from Beacon Lodge in Pocklington with the official opening due to take place on Friday 10 March.

In September 2014 Nikki Scott-Somers and Susannah Stuart set up the very popular Baby Sensory classes which ran from Beacon Lodge.

They then set up the next stage of the programme, Toddler Sense, in September 2015, and it has been running successfully in Sutton Upon Derwent ever since.

Susannah said: “When we had our children we noticed that there were very limited classes in the local area for little ones.

“This meant you had to travel to York, Hull or Beverley to access some of the major national / international franchises providing physical activity and fun for little ones.

“Hence we decided to set up Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense in our local town.

“Our toddler development classes, for little ones aged from 13 months up to five years old, will introduce your child to a galaxy of magical worlds.

“Here, structured activities go hand-in-hand with the freedom to explore, imagination and adventure.

“Each week has a unique theme, meticulously constructed to stimulate your child’s brain, co-ordination and physical development.

“There’s bouncy castles, a disco light machine, snow blowers, ride-on horses, giant foam shapes and balancing beams.

“We’re immensely proud of the fact that ours is a programme with its foundations firmly set in years of academic study.

“You don’t need to have done Baby Sensory first, but Toddler Sense has been carefully designed to provide a seamless transition, with some of our most popular and familiar activities carrying through. The programme is divided into different age groups, each designed to meet children’s specific needs.

“Each session is presented in two balanced phases – for structure is still just as important. First there’s Exploration Time, a great way of settling the children and letting them burn off some energy with the climbing frames, bouncy castles and tunnels. It’s a good moment for mums and dads to catch up too.

“Next we all sit on the mats and the children love the familiarity of songs like How Do You Do? followed by 20 minutes of fun activities.”

Call 07989 560480 or email eastyork@toddlersense.co.uk for more details.