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Felling Family Hub

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What's on offer

Our Felling Family Hub offers a full programme of activities for all ages from birth onwards. Where booking is essential please call 0191 433 5648 to book a place. For further information about anything on offer at Felling Family Hub email familyhubs@gateshead.gov.ukView the Felling Children's Centre Ofsted report.

Monday

Childminders Group

A group for childminders to come together to share childminding experiences and support each other while the children play in a safe and stimulating environment. Birth to 5 years. 

Monday, 9.15am to 11.30am (term time only)

Soft Play

Our soft play activity provides the opportunity for children to play in a safe environment. Birth to 5 years. Booking is essential. £1 per child. 

9.30am to 10.30am (term time only)

Active Totz and Trike Time

The sessions include 30 minutes of physical activities followed by 45 minutes of bikes and trikes.  Activities are designed to help children develop balance, co-ordination, spatial awareness and physical skills. 

1.30pm-2.45pm (term time only)

LGBTQ+ Group

A weekly group for LGBTQ+ young people aged 13-19 years.  For more information please visit Neurodiverse Young People - Children North East (children-ne.org.uk) 

4.00-5.30pm

Neurodiverse Group

A weekly group for neurodivergent young people aged 13-24 years.  For more information please visit Neurodiverse Young People - Children North East (children-ne.org.uk) 

6.00-7.30pm

Tuesday

Soft Play for Dads

Soft Play drop in session for dads / male carers and their children up to age 5 years old.  Soft play provides an opportunity for children to play in a safe environment.

9.00am-12.00pm (term time only)

Budget Friendly Cooking Workshop

Learn to create delicious meals without breaking the bank.  All recipes and ingredients are provided free of charge.  Booking is essential by calling 0191 4338646.

9.00am-12.00pm (term time only)

Toddler Time

Toddler Time provides an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their toddlers. The sessions include songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and messy play. Activities delivered across the term help to support children's physical, social and emotional development as well as communication and language skills. No booking required.

1.30pm to 3.00pm (term time only)

Wednesday

Soft Play

Our soft play activity provides the opportunity for children to play in a safe environment. Birth to 5 years. Booking is essential. £1 per child. 

9.30am to 4.30pm (term time only)

Play Time

Come along to our play time session for a cuppa & biscuit, watch your children have fun, using their imagination whilst playing with toys and being creative. Suitable from 6 months to 5 years.  £1 per child. No booking needed.

9.30am to 11.00am (term time only) 

First Words Together

First Words Together is a 5 week course providing parents/carers and children (birth - 2 years) the opportunity to enjoy rhymes, stories and games.  The activities help baby or toddler learn to talk and provide parents/carers with ideas for supporting communication.  Booking is essential.

10.00am-11.00am (term time only)

Creative Play

Free creative fun for under 5 year olds ran by Felling Volunteer Library 

10.30am to 11.30am (term time only). Contact 0191 433 6402

Infant Massage

Learn massage techniques and strengthen the bond between baby and parent. The course promotes bonding, attachment, early communication and emotional wellbeing for both parent and infant.  Massage is often said to help with relaxation, sleep, digestive issues, constipation, wind and colic. Infant Massage incorporates massage techniques for different stages of development. Booking is essential.

1.30pm to 2.30pm, babies from 6 weeks (term time only)

Thursday

Baby Time

Baby Time provides an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their baby. Experienced staff are on hand to offer advice and support to parents/carers and facilitate music, rhymes and sensory play. Booking is essential.

9.30am to 11am, newborn to walking (term time only)

Rhyme Time

Rhymes and songs for children under 5 years at Felling Volunteer Library.

10.30am to 11.30am (term time only). Contact 0191 433 6402

SEND Soft Play

An introduction to Family Hubs for families with children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.  A welcoming space for families to come together in a relaxed and safe environment. 

1.00pm-2.15pm (term time only)

Friday

Soft Play

Our soft play activity provides the opportunity for children to play in a safe environment. Birth to 5 years. Booking is essential. £1 per child. 

9.30am to 2.30pm (term time only)

Busy Bees

A fun, lively musical baby development class encouraging fine and gross motor skills, body awareness, early language acquisition, rhythm and tempo. Building on the gentle activities of Caterpillar Club, this session uses instruments, dancing, clicking sticks, Makaton and more to encourage your baby's all round development.  Booking is essential: maura@bloombabyclasses.com

9.45-10.30am

Caterpillar Club

A gentle baby development class with a focus on encouraging bonding with your little one. Our Caterpillar class awakens baby's first senses and stimulates in a fun, yet soothing way, using bubbles, parachutes, lights, songs, pom-poms, tummy time and baby development moves, ending the class with a relaxing massage for baby to help them drift into a long nap. Booking is essential: maura@bloombabyclasses.com

11.00-11.45am

Asylum Seekers and Refugee Group

A weekly group for asylum seekers and refugees aged 13-19 years. For more information please visit Neurodiverse Young People - Children North East (children-ne.org.uk) 

4.00-5.30pm


Other activity at Felling Family Hub

Felling Volunteer Library

Felling Volunteer Library aims to advance the education of the public in Felling and surrounding areas by the provision of a library facility and service.

Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm. Contact 0191 433 6402

Holiday Activities

A range of holiday activities for children of all ages. For details of holiday activities visit Brighten the Day.

 

Address

Felling Family Hub

High Street

Felling

Gateshead

NE10 9LT


0191 433 5648

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Opening hours
Monday, 9am to 4pm

Tuesday, 9am - 4pm

Wednesday, 9am - 4pm 

Thursday, 9am - 4pm

Friday, 9am - 4pm