+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 23
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    11,051
    Thanks
    3,571
    Thanked
    6,689
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Weekly activities/classes/groups for your toddler?

    I have a 13 month old DS who is looked after by DH in the day whilst I am at work (I work full time in the day, DH works evenings/weekends).

    Apart from weekly swimming lessons, DS is yet to participate in any other scheduled weekly activities such as playgroups, etc. DH seems to be getting a bit restless with the SAHD routine and our DS is an only child so I think it’s a good time to start scheduling more outings and regular activities. I like the look of Gymbaroo and also think a play group would be a great start.

    I'm interested to know what other parents are doing with their LO's of a similar age? Do you have activities/classes/groups that you attend? What kind of other outings do you find are great for this age?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    788
    Thanked
    1,847
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    we do play group and we love it...great place for them to be occupied and for parents too.

    there are 3 dads that come to ours...out of about 15 total

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to River Song For This Useful Post:

    Mod-Degrassi  (15-03-2012)

  4. #3
    Madame Mayhem's Avatar
    Madame Mayhem is offline Who you are is who you should be, don't change for anyone
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    394
    Thanks
    110
    Thanked
    128
    Reviews
    0
    We do a music and movement class once a week and highly recommend it, the kids love it

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Madame Mayhem For This Useful Post:

    Mod-Degrassi  (15-03-2012)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    405
    Thanks
    196
    Thanked
    82
    Reviews
    1
    We do- Mainly Music, Pram Fit, Rhyme Time, Gymbaroo and Mums Group! Mainly Music is a winner with DS.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to Boost For This Useful Post:

    Mod-Degrassi  (15-03-2012)

  8. #5
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    721
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    134
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    My 13 month old DS does gymbaroo with my mum and it's great. My DD did it from a similar age for about 18 months and I think it did wonders for her motor skills.

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    701
    Thanks
    175
    Thanked
    192
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    DD (15mths) does - Rhymetime at the local library, Mother's group, playgroup, toddler gym at the PCYC, baby signing and swimming. I'm thinking about starting her at toddler jam (toddler dance/singing class). I like having one activity a day to keep us busy (but not TOO busy!).

  10. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    786
    Thanks
    147
    Thanked
    138
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    DS and me get sick of being home all the time too! Sometimes it's nice to have a restful day at home, but not everyday.

    We go to story and rhyme time at the library, playrgroup and he has just started staying in creche whilst I work out at gym for a short while I'd love to do swimming lessons but can't really afford it

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,018
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    225
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Dd does kindermusik and I cannot recommend it highly enough!!

  12. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    684
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    60
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    We go to scheduled play group once or twice a week, I usually catch up with my mothers group on Thursdays and I'm about to start taking dd (14 months) to read and rhyme on Wednesday mornings because she loves books and is always handing them to me so I can read to her. She loves getting out and about, she has no siblings or family closer to her age and it's great socially for her to explore new things away from the house

  13. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,906
    Thanks
    3,438
    Thanked
    6,846
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by wannaBamumma View Post
    Dd does kindermusik and I cannot recommend it highly enough!!
    I am thinking of doing this for DS (17 months) what do they do exactly?


 

Similar Threads

  1. Toddler classes and activities in Perth over summer
    By GruffaloCrumble in forum Out & About in Perth
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16-10-2012, 04:56
  2. Activities to keep a toddler busy/quiet in CHURCH
    By 2BlueBirds in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 16-09-2012, 18:13
  3. Northside toddler groups
    By 1tiffany in forum Chermside & Northern Suburbs
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 29-02-2012, 23:11

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
CovitolCovitol Cream provides a thick, smooth barrier for long lasting protection and helps to relieve many skin irritations ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Sippy cup madnessBabies (7 - 12 months)
meals for eating with 1 handRecipes & Lunchbox Ideas
RestavitGeneral Sleeping & Settling Chat
How many Presents for Christmas?General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Is this a faint positive result or just a indent line?Pregnancy Tests & Help / Support with Results
How normal is gas at this age?Newborns (0 - 2 months)
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›