Sometimes parents just need to get out of the house and these classes for babies and toddlers in the Cayman Islands are the perfect excuse!
Here you will find a list of all the best classes and activities ranging from music, yoga and swimming to playgroups and open gyms.
These classes are suitable for children age 0-5 years old and are the perfect opportunity bond with your baby as well as meet other mums/caregivers and strike up new friendships!
Arts and Crafts
3 Girls & a Kiln is an art collective made up of three artists, they offer popular bi-weekly Toddler Art Days These ‘Mini Masterpiece’ classes offer various sensory art stations for children age 18 months to 4 years old. An open studio kids drop in session is also held every other Saturday.
Movement and Dance
Centre Pointe Dance Studio is a fantastic dance studio offering high quality programmes. Two parent/caregiver and me classes are offered:
Little Bear Feet which includes props, action songs and nursery rhymes. With a focus on gross motor movements such as marching, walking with natural opposition, jumping, learning directions, and balance. Age: 2-3 years old.
Zumbini is an early childhood education program for children ages 0-5 years old. The program uses music and movement to promote cognitive, social, emotional, and motor skill development, all masked behind a fun and engaging class!
Cayman Theraplay’s Precrawlers Series is designed for for mum, dad or nanny and baby to help facilitate development through play! Each session includes sensorimotor activities that promote cognition, visual motor skills, communication, and fine and gross motor development. They are facilitated in a way that is fun, engaging, and educational. Suitable for babies 5-8 months. Each series lasts six weeks and pre-registration is required.
Jukebox baby and toddler classes are designed to explore music and movement in a creative, multi-sensory and exciting way. These are lovely, friendly classes for care givers and children alike.
The Music Studio offers engaging, interactive, music and movement classes for babies, toddlers and their parents and carers. Through the combination of music and movement your child will grow in confidence to self express and build on skills in listening, looking and moving, taking every step with you!
Lil' Monkeys is an indoor playground and cafe catering to kids ages 6 months to 10 years old, with a huge padded area for toddlers to enjoy. Parents can catch up over coffee in the Lil’ Monkeys cafe. No pre-booking or advance payment required.
Motions is an 11,500sq ft gym with a bouncy castle, trampoline and other child friendly equipment. For children aged 0- 6 years of age they offer a Toddler Play Day several times a week. These sessions are extremely popular and are a great way to meet other parents while your children crawl/run about and let off steam.
South Sound Community Centre Playgroup is open to babies 0-5 years old and is extremely popular. The playgroup meets every Monday between 9.30am-11am except Public Holidays. A huge variety of age-related toys, large and small, are available for the children at the various play-stations within the hall. There is a different craft activity each week as well as a sing-along to end the morning. Simple refreshments are available throughout the session for children and adults. (This group is currently held in Savannah while the South Sound Centre is being renovated.)
George Town Library hosts a free Children’s Story Time from 10.30am-11.15am every other Saturday. Suitable for ages 0-5 years old. For dates call (345) 949 5159 or visit their Facebook page.
Storytime at Gardenia is held the first Sunday of every month, join Next Chapter at Gardenia Court (located just behind Next Chapter) for a story time session that will ignite children's imaginations - surrounded by greenery and in the fresh air.
Fitness Connection offers group parent and me swimming lessons from 8 weeks onwards. A fantastic way to get your child used to water early on as well as an opportunity to meet other parents.
Kula Kids Cayman offers Mummy and Baby Yoga from newborn-24 months and Mummy and Toddler Yoga from 18 months-36 months.
Yoga Sprouts specialises exclusively in yoga classes for children, toddlers and babies. Ms Sarah offers several caregiver and me classes throughout the week. Currently classes are being held at the Centre Pointe Dance Studio.
Peace Baby Yoga for babies age 3 months-12 months, which involves gentle guided movement, massage and song.
Tots Yoga which incorporates yoga poses, free exploration, songs and rhymes and sensory activities. Suitable for ages 12 months-2.5 years.