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Chowdene Children's Centre

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Icon For Accessibility Accessibility Wheelchair accessible
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Chowdene Children's Centre is situated across the road from Harlow Green Primary School.

View the 2nd home childcare at Chowdene Ofsted report

Booking information

Booking lines are now open. Phone 0191 433 5052

Day

Time

Group

Description

Ages

Monday9am-4pmSensory Room

Sensory rooms provide a safe place for children to play while supporting the development of their senses.  Our sensory rooms are equipped with music, lighting and specialist equipment. The cost is £1 per child for a 1hour session. Booking is essential, call 0191 433 5052.

Birth to 5 years

Monday

9.30 ‑ 11am

Baby Time

Baby Time is a free session that 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.

Birth to 1 years

Monday9.30-11.30amChildminders GroupA group for Childminders to come together to share childminding experiences and support each other while the children play in a safe environment.Birth to 5 years
Monday10 - 10.45amSweaty Mama

Do you want to enjoy the benefits of fun activity with your child? Sweaty Mama groups are interactive and effective for mama and child to enjoy together!

For further information on start dates and prices please contact Dianne Nelson diannenelson@sweatymama.com

Suitable for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
Monday11 - 11.45amSweaty Mama

Do you want to enjoy the benefits of fun activity with your child? Sweaty Mama groups are interactive and effective for mama and child to enjoy together!

For further information on start dates and prices please contact diannenelson@sweatymama.com

Suitable for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
Monday1 - 1.45pmBaby Movers

Relaxed and friendly classes where babies and adults socialise and meet new friends. We sing, dance and play and have lots of fun and laughter.

For further information on start dates and prices please contact Suzie gatesheadCE@littlemovers.net

Suitable from birth to crawling
Monday1.30 - 2.30pmInfant MassageInfant massage is a free 5 week course to 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. Comfy clothing is advisable and on booking please inform of any medical issues. Booking is essential.8 weeks to 1 year
Monday1.45-2.30pmLittle Movers

Exciting, fun action packed classes! Both adult and child will have an amazing time. We sing, play games, use colourful props and toys and we get that imagination going to go on some amazing adventures!

For further information on start dates and prices please contact Suzie gatesheadCE@littlemovers.net

Suitable from walking to 5 years
Monday2-4pmCitizens Advice Drop InFor further information please contact 0808 2787902 or E-Mail advice@citizensadvicegateshead.org.ukAdults
Tuesday1pm - 2pmSensory Room

Sensory rooms provide a safe place for children to play while supporting the development of their senses.  Our sensory rooms are equipped with music, lighting and specialist equipment. The cost is £1 per child for a 1 hour session. Booking is essential, call 0191 433 5052

Birth to 5 years
Tuesday9.45 - 10.30amLullababy Step 2

LullaBaby Step 2 is a weekly themed baby class which is linked to the EYFS (the curriculum for birth to 5 year olds). It is carefully designed to stimulate, delight and promote your baby's development. Every week is different as you and your baby will go down in the jungle, explore the secret garden, zoom into outer space, enjoy all the fun of the circus and so much more, as you bond and make precious memories together.

For further information on start dates and prices please contact Abi lullababy.abi@outlook.com

2 - 13 months
Tuesday11am - 12pmLullababy Step 1

LullaBaby Step 1 is a baby class covering, Baby Massage, Baby Yoga, Paediatric First Aid, Sensory Play and so much more. The 5 week course is designed for our youngest babies and their caregivers. The course is relaxed, where you are free to tend to your baby's needs, as well as ask questions, share ideas and discuss areas of interest. The focus of the course is to teach you a variety of skills which will promote bonding, attachment and your baby's development. 

For further information on start dates and prices please contact Abi lullababy.abi@outlook.com

Birth to 5 months
Tuesday1.30 - 3pmToddler TimeToddler Time is a free session that provides an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their toddlers. The session includes songs,stories, rhymes, crafts and messy play. Activities delivered across the term help support childrens physical,social and emotional development as well as communication and language skills. Booking is essential, call 0191 4335052.Suitable from Walking 
Wednesday1 - 4pmSensory RoomSensory rooms provide a safe place for children to play while supporting the development of their senses.  Our sensory rooms are equipped with music, lighting and specialist equipment. The cost is £1 per child for a 1 hour session. Booking is essential, call 0191 433 5052.Birth to 5 years
Wednesday9.30 - 11amParent and Toddler Group

Volunteer led parent and toddler groups provide an opportunity for parents/carers to spend quality time with their toddlers alongside other parents/carers and toddlers.  This session includes songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and messy play.  £1.00 per child.

Birth to 5 years
Wednesday11.15 - 12pmBaby Yoga

We offer a relaxed but fun environment where classes are delivered using yoga inspired stretches. Classes are structured to offer 45 minutes of yoga as well as some lovely relaxation at the end-which is always well earned! In a typical session baby and parents will be introduced to music, song and rhyme along with lots of sensory props. There are stretches for mum during sessions, and together stretches but primarily we focus on the infants.

To book please contact christine@gateshead.kalmalifeuk.co.uk or telephone 07597166033.

6 weeks to mobile
Wednesday1.30 - 2.30pmFirst Words TogetherFirst Words Together is a 5 week course providing parents/carers and children 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, call 0191 433 5052.Birth to 2 Years
Thursday9am - 4pmSensory Room

Sensory rooms provide a safe place for children to play while supporting the development of their senses.  Our sensory rooms are equipped with music, lighting and specialist equipment. The cost is £1 per child for a 1 hour session. Booking is essential, call 0191 433 5052.

Birth to 5 years
Thursday1 - 3pm

Play Time

Term Time Only

This is a drop-in session that provides an opportunity for children and their parents/carers to enjoy some Play Time. The sessions include baby toys, farm yard/zoo animals, songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and messy play. The cost is £1 per child and NO BOOKING IS REQUIREDBirth to 5 years
Thursday1-5pmCitizens Advice AppointmentsFor further information please contact 0808 2787902 or E-Mail advice@citizensadvicegateshead.org.ukAdults
Friday9.30-11amInfant FeedingCome along to the sensory room and enjoy the relaxed environment with a member of the health team where there is support and advice including breastfeeding, hygiene, weaning, nutrition and safety. No Booking Required.Birth to 5 years
Friday9.30am - 12pm

Well Child Clinic- Stay and Play 

Health advice including breastfeeding, hygiene, weaning, nutrition and safety.  Stay and Play is also available while attending your appointment at this clinic providing and opportunity for parents/carers and children to play before and after the ir appointment with the Health Visitor.

Appointments only, to book please contact 03000031918, email Spoc.hdftgateshead@nhs.net or message via Facebook, Growing Healthy 0-19 Gateshead.

Birth to 19 years
Friday9.40 - 10.15amCrafty KidsCrafty kids is based on using hand and footprints to create inexpensive gifts and keepsakes.  This group is suitable from birth and beyond and is suitable for all abilities. This group is more suited to children that are happy to sit or lie. Old clothes and wipes are required. For further information on dates and prices please contact Julie 1stsensations@gmail.com 
Friday10.30 - 11.15amMusic and MovementMusic and movement from birth to preschool supports language, physical and social and emotional development through song and rhymes and resources. These sessions create a very interactive group that supports a range of development in both babies and children.  Specific information is given on what activities support specific areas of development during the sessions.  Comfy clothes are ideal for this session. For further information on dates and prices please contact Julie 1stsensations@gmail.com 
Friday

11-12pm

3-4pm

Sensory RoomSensory rooms provide a safe place for children to play while supporting the development of their senses.  Our sensory rooms are equipped with music, lighting and specialist equipment.  the cost is £1 per child for a 1 hour session.  Booking is essential, call 0191 433 5052. 

Friday

1.30 ‑ 3pm

Baby Time

Baby Time is a free session that 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.

Birth to 1 years

Opening hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9am - 5pm

Tuesday, 9am - 2pm

Friday, 9am to 4.30pm



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