6 to 18 months
This is where little ones can first discover the joy of learning in a safe, clean environment, developing social skills through meaningful interactions with caretakers, teachers and even puppets! With a specially-created Story Time and Music Time series, babies’ can stimulate their imaginations and sense of wonder, while they build sensory abilities through arts and crafts and other hands-on discovery activities. And they can even start to hone their social skills through the joy of eating with others!
Julia Gabriel Centre Forum, 583 Orchard Road, #04-00 Forum, Singapore 238884583 Orchard Road, #04-00 Forum, Singapore 238884, Tel: (+65) 6733 4322
Julia Gabriel Centre Tampines, 4 Tampines Central 5, #05-03 Tampines Mall, Singapore 5295104 Tampines Central 5, #05-03 Tampines Mall, Singapore 529510, Tel: (+65) 6444 6735
Newborn to 18 months
The welcoming environment at the Kindermusik Village is perfect for new babies. Parent-accompanied classes start from birth and instil a love of music in little ones. Classes are hands-on and designed to promote bonding with your babe — expect creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration in each class. Toddlers from 18 months of age can join one of their Our Time classes and learn music through song, sound imitation, rhyming and creative dancing. They even teach them how to listen (oh yes, please mama!).
Katong V Mall, 30 East Coast Road #03-22 Singapore 428751
Rochester Mall, 35 Rochester Drive #03-18, Singapore 138639
United Square Shopping Mall, 101 Thomson Road #B1-31 Singapore 307591
4 months and up
The Little Gym has got you covered with learning activities for the energetic babes! Their parent-accompanied developmental gymnastics class for babies from 4 months of age promotes movement and motor development with plenty of songs, ball play and group games – it’s all about having fun while learning here! There are two equally convenient locations: Orchard Road at Forum, and Marina Square near the CBD.
The Little Gym of Singapore West, 583 Orchard Road, #B1-24 Forum Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884, Tel: (+65) 6238 6331
The Little Gym of Singapore East, 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-163/164 Marina Square, Singapore 039594, Tel: (+65) 6336 9734
6 months and up
One of the oldest and most reputable swim schools in Singapore, Marsden is highly sought-after by parents because the AUSTSWIM instructors do a great job motivating the kids at all levels — classes are small and the teachers are first-rate! The baby classes are all about getting little ones comfortable in the water through songs, games, and gentle splashing. Our own little ones adored their classes at Marsden and haven’t wanted to get out of the water since!
Marsden Swim School, 200 Turf Club Road, #01-33 Turf City, Singapore 287994, Tel: (+65) 9665 0328, www.marsdenswimschool.com
3 months and up
In these parent-accompanied classes, mamas and papas (and helpers) gently introduce babies to music and movement through exercises, songs, dances, infant-safe rides and even unique swings. This unique class for the littles MyGym students event includes a parent discussion with tips on babies’ physical development. Bonus points for super-enthusiastic teachers whom kiddos seem to universally adore.
Newborn to 3 years
Musical Babes (0-1.5 years) and Rhythmic Tots (1.5-3 years) classes for mini musicians teach small ones about music through vocal play, creative movement and instrument exploration. Classes have plenty of time for dancing, singing and giggling and are a lovely way for mama and bubba to spend some quality time together learning about music.
Our Music Studio, 163 Tanglin Road, #03-11B Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933, Tel: (+65) 6467 1789, www.ourmusicstudio.com.sg