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 autumn activities incorporating music and dance?
Your search is over.
Musical bullet pointWe're staying outdoors this half term!
Musical bullet pointAutumn Classes: 13th September-22nd October 2021
and 1st November-3rd December.
Musical bullet pointWe'll meet 'in person' in small, socially distanced groups.
Musical bullet pointSEVEN venues, including Rowntree Park, York Museum Gardens, Homestead Park and West Bank Park!
Musical bullet pointBishophill (fm 1/10), Poppleton (fm 1/11) and Hull Rd Park (fm 1/11).

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 autumn!

Our Sept/Oct classes will be taught 'in person' in 5-week themes and organised into flexible age groups. Introductory class possible, subject to availability. Best to register your interest via email.

Musical bullet point Mixed Ages (18m-4s) at 10.00am & afternoons.
(Level 2 or 3 will be chosen to suit ages present.)
Musical bullet point Babies (0-18m) at 11.00am

Rowntree Park - Monday & Tuesday mornings
West Bank Park - Wednesday mornings
York Museum Gardens - Thursdays 10.45am (Toddlers) & 11.45am (Newborn-walking)
Homestead Park - Friday mornings
Hull Road Park NEW! - Thursdays 2.00pm
Nether Poppleton NEW! - Tuesdays 1.45pm
Bishophill Community Garden NEW! - Fridays 1.45pm & 2.45pm
Bishopthorpe Watch this space!

Interested in sessions for 4-7 year olds? Get in touch TODAY.

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 November/December 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 In-Person classes this term are strictly limited.


Five week themes run each half term.


5 lessons AND all online materials (class music, e-book, lyrics, downloadable activities and parent resources) 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

Autumn Classes continue with new 5-week themes from 13th September. now open for enrolment.

Musical bullet point Theme 1
Mon 13th Sept - Fri 22nd Oct
(NO classes Sept 20-24)

Musical bullet point Theme 2
Mon 1st Nov - Fri 3rd Dec

Musical bullet point Winter Warmers
Mon 6th Dec - Fri 17th Dec

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


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

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

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.