Movement, Dance and Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers with Cath Smithson in York, England

Kindermusik® with Cath Smithson – Children's Music-and-Movement Classes in York

Kindermusik with Cath Smithson, York, England
"A good beginning never ends."

Looking for a music-and-movement class to enjoy with your baby, toddler, pre-schooler or school aged child (KS1) in York?
Would your children enjoy summer activities incorporating music and dance?
Your search is over.
Musical bullet pointWe're staying outdoors over the school holidays!
Musical bullet pointSummer Classes begin 27th July 2021.
Musical bullet pointWe'll meet 'in person' in small, socially distanced groups.
Musical bullet pointSummer holiday timetable includes 5 outdoor locations and 2 broad age groups.
Musical bullet pointAutumn classes begin 13th September 2021 - 5 age groups.

Please contact Cath if you have suggestions for further outdoor meeting spaces or have a ready-made group (min.5).

Cath Smithson, a highly-experienced York Primary Teacher and trained-and-licensed Kindermusik educator, offers Kindermusik classes for children newborn to seven years-of-age at various venues in and around the City of York.

Kindermusik classes include singing and vocal play, musical instrument & object exploration, joyful movement and dance and listening purposefully in a small, friendly setting.

Enrol today for an unforgettable experience.


Kindermusik with Cath Classes are staying Outdoors this summer!

Our July/August classes will be taught 'in person' in 4-5-week themes and organised into flexible age groups. Single PAYG possible, subject to availability. Best to register your interest via email.

Musical bullet point Mixed Ages at 10.00am
Musical bullet point Under 2s at 11.00am
Rowntree Park - alternating Mon/Tues: July 27, Aug 2, 10, 16, 24.
West Bank Park - alternating Wed/Fri: July 28, Aug 6, 11, 20, 25
Homestead Park - alternating Wed/Fri: Aug 4, 13, 18, 27
Museum Gardens - Thursdays 10.45am Under 2s only: July 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26
Bishophill Community Garden - extra afternoon classes: TBC
Other venues? Suggestions welcome!

Interested in extra afternoon classes? Or sessions for 4-7 year olds or Newborns? Get in touch.

Book your place in an OUTDOOR CLASS today!
Last minute enquiry? Best to text Cath to check availability.

** IN PERSON CLASSES to be taught OUTDOORS until further notice.***

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no INDOOR face-to-face lessons until Cath feels it is safe and viable to do so.
Follow updates on this website, Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Please contact Cath if you wish to enquire about site arrangements, risk assessment or Public Liability certificate.
Once enrolled, families will be sent comprehensive information and guidance.
Please check your current class status before attending.
Registered families will be kept informed by email and direct, password-protected links sent for any alternative Zoom sessions with Cath.

Don't see a time that suits? Got a few friends in the same boat? Want a private class in a nearby town or village?
Give Cath a shout and find out what's possible for September/October 2021!

Are you shielding? Do you live out of York? Are your friends and family far-flung? We may be able to create your very own, private, weekly Kindermusik ZOOM group.
Families may join at any time, subject to availability and prices adjusted.

Please note that pre-booking and pre-payment are essential as numbers for Virtual and In-Person classes this term are strictly limited.


Four week themes over summer holidays.

Five week themes each half term.


4 summer lessons AND all online materials (class music, e-book, lyrics, activities and parent resources) is discounted at £36.
Single Summer PAYG £8/child or £10/two siblings.

From September 2021, 5 lessons AND all online materials is £45.

Introductory Session

Never been before? A one-off introductory class for newcomers costs £5/child
Families are welcome to join in at any time if space allows and prices will be adjusted accordingly.


Music Workshops in York

Music workshops within toddler and pre-school groups, nurseries, primary schools, care homes and libraries in York are also available.

Please 'phone Cath on 01904 636760 or 07982 607674 for more information.


Be in Touch

If you'd like to arrange a 15 minute "Meet and Greet" via Zoom or WhatsApp before you decide if Kindermusik is right for you - or to book an introductory class - please contact Cath through the online form or give her a ring on 01904 636760 or 07982 607674.


Children's Kindermusik Music-and-Movement Classes with Cath Smithson in York

Kindermusik International is the world's leading publisher of music-and-movement curricula for babies, toddlers and young children.

Taught in more than 70 countries by over 5,300 educators, Kindermusik programmes provide the foundation for all musical learning and fun for your child - and your whole family.

Enrol today for an unforgettable experience.


Kindermusik with Cath Smithson, York, England Kindermusik classes with Cath in York for 2021

Spring Classes continue with new 5-week themes from 12th April. now open for enrolment.

Musical bullet point Theme 5
Mon 12th April - Fri 28th May 2021

Musical bullet point Theme 6
Mon 7th June - Fri 9th July 2021

Musical bullet point Summer Classes
July/August 2021
Bookings open. Be quick!

Please be sure to contact Cath and reserve your place today.


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'Cuddle & Bounce' (0-16 months+)

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FOUNDATIONS: Cuddle and bounce with your baby in Kindermusik's newest curriculum.


'Sing & Play' (Walking 1s & 2s)

Babies', Toddlers' and Children's Music-and-Movement Classes in York

LEVEL 1: Get ready to sing, play, and move with your little one in this high-energy music class.


'Wiggle & Grow' (Nearly 2s & 3s)

Babies', Toddlers' and Children's Music-and-Movement Classes in York

LEVEL 2: This music-filled class celebrates the unique joys of your growing child.


'Laugh & Learn' (3s & 4s)

Babies', Toddlers' and Children's Music-and-Movement Classes in York

LEVEL 3: Combine your pre-schooler's natural love for music, story-telling and imaginative play.


'Young Child' (5-7 years)

Babies', Toddlers' and Children's Music-and-Movement Classes in York

LEVEL 5: Introduce your young child to a first experience with musical symbols and instrument discovery.