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) over the summer holiday in York? Your search is over.
We're going Outdoors - or Live Online via Zoom again, if the heavens open!

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 going Outdoors this summer!

Our summer programme will be delivered In-Person in Cath's Secret Garden in York this August in 4-week themes and organised into several flexible age groups:

Musical bullet point Baby: Foundations - Cuddle & Bounce (0-1+)
Level 1 - Sing & Play (walking 1s & 2s)
Wednesdays at 10.30am
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26

Musical bullet point Toddlers: Level 2 - Wiggle & Grow (rising 2s & 3s)
Fridays at 10.30am
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28

Musical bullet point Pre-schoolers: Level 3 - Laugh & Learn (3s-5s)
Fridays at 2.00pm - FULL
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28

Musical bullet point Big Kids: Level 4 - Move & Groove (4-6s)
Tuesdays at 10.30am
Aug 4, 11, 18, 25

Musical bullet point Big Kids: Level 5 - Young Child (5-7s) 16 week semester
Term time only - September 2020

Musical bullet point Mixed Age: Family Time (0-6s)
Mondays at 10.30am
Aug 10, 17, 24, 31

Musical bullet point Mixed Age: Catch-Up Classes (0-6s)
Saturdays at 10.30am
Aug 15, 29

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


Small, socially distanced groups in Cath's private garden in central York.
*** Pouring with rain? LIVE ONLINE CLASSES VIA ZOOM ***

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no INDOOR face-to-face lessons until it is safe and viable to do so..

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 as our timetable is a little different.
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?
Shout out loudly to Cath and find out what's possible for Summer 2020!

If you live too far from York or your friends are far-flung, we may be able to create your very own Kindermusik Zoom group.

Priority given to those enrolling for a full 4-week theme. 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 August are limited to 5 children.

EXTRA, EXTRA! Read all about it!

*** Summer Holiday Classes ***
Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Mixed Ages.
Looking for Child-friendly Outdoor Actvities in August?
Come to our Secret Garden!
4 lessons AND all online materials (class music, e-book, lyrics, activities and parent resources) just £30.

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 2020

Summer Classes continue with new 4-week themes from 4th August now open for enrolment.

Musical bullet point Summer Specials
Tues 4th - Sat 29th August 2020
Outdoor Classes (Cath's Garden)
Virtual (via Zoom) in very wet weather
Pre-booking, pre-payment essential.

Musical bullet point Theme 1
Mon 14th Sept - Fri 16th Oct 2020
Timetable to be confirmed.

Musical bullet point Theme 2
Mon 2nd Nov - Fri 4th Dec 2020
Timetable to be confirmed.

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

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Find a music-and-movement class for your baby, toddler or pre-schooler in York today

'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.