9 Excellent Things To Do With The Kids This Weekend

It’s almost the weekend once again, so here are some excellent ways to spend a few days with the family in London.

FRIDAY

Baby Bumpkin

Encourage your baby’s healthy development through yoga-inspired baby movement classes. This class promote’s bonding between you and your child, as well as helps baby improve social and physical skills.

WHEN: 6 Oct
WHERE: Primrose Hill Community Centre, 29 Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, NW1 8TN
GREAT FOR: 6-18 months

Cookease Cookery Classes

This is an excellent place for children to pick up basic cookery skills and have lots of fun while they do it. The classes take place in a relaxed environment and take place weekly so your little one will have the chance to build upon his or her skills each week.

WHEN: 6 Oct
WHERE: Cookease, 2 Bolingbroke Grove, SW11 6ES
GREAT FOR: 2-4 years

Tick Tock Music 

A fantastic interactive theatre group for children to enjoy a mixture of music and theatre, to engage with sounds, stories and their own imaginations. The little ones will be able to choose how much they want to take part whether it’s clapping and singing or taking on the story’s starring role.

WHEN: 6 Oct, see website for times
WHERE: St Mary’s Church, Upper Street, N1 2TX
GREAT FOR: 3 months-5 years

SATURDAY

Young Engineers LEGO Bricks Weekend

With an introduction to STEM, followed by an education in building motorised LEGO models, this class is a must for budding builders and engineers. Using their imaginations, the kids will be able to create LEGO models and learn all about motorisation.

WHEN: 7 Oct
WHERE: Ivebury Court, 325 Latimer Road
GREAT FOR: 6-11 years

Jingle Jam Baby Music

A twist on the usual nursery rhymes approach, this baby jazz class allows children to engage with music in a fun and imaginative way. It can help to boost their creativity and improve confidence.

WHEN: 7 Oct, 10.10-10.55am
WHERE: Primrose Hill, Community Centre, 29 Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, NW1 8TN
GREAT FOR: 3-18 months

Pre-Primary Ballet

Sign the kids up to Royal Academy of Dance ballet lessons this weekend. If they love dancing around the house, this is the perfect chance for them to channel that energy into a creative ballet class.

WHEN: 7 Oct, see website for times c
WHERE: The Little Dance Academy, Cupcake Family Club, 11 Heathman’s Road, SW6 4TJ
GREAT FOR: 4-6 years

SUNDAY

Stories Under The Stars

As part of the Migration Festival, the Jewish Museum are hosting storytelling sessions for the under fives. The stories will be about journeys, friendships and finding home, including Rafi The Refugee Rabbit. This is a great way to kick off a Sunday morning and learn a few things on the way.

WHEN: Sundays, 9.30am
WHERE: Jewish Museum, 129-131 Raymond Burton House, Albert Street, NW1 7NB
GREAT FOR: Under 5 years

Apple Day Celebration

In celebration of the Walled Garden apple orchard, the annual festival will include tastings, bee-keeping demonstrations, baking competitions, live music, storytelling and much more!

WHEN: 8 Oct, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Fulham Palace, Bishop’s Avenue, SW6 6EA
GREAT FOR: All the family

Featured image credit: Jingle Jam Music

About The Author

Lauren Hyland
Assistant Editor

Lauren keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest London events: from family outings to workshops for children to date nights in the city, she knows exactly what’s on and where. To get in touch at lauren@mybaba.com

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