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Baby massage, Santa and the circus - for kids in Yorkshire December 2015

 Picture of York Cathedral to represent recommended children's activities in Yorkshire

Find great classes, places to go and family-friendly services in Yorkshire. 

All KalliKids children's activities and services are recommended by parents.

This month's ideas and offers



20% New Year Baby Massage/Yoga Offer What better way than to start the New Year with some quality one 2 one time with your precious bubba at our wonderful Baby Massage and Baby Yoga courses at the Middlesbrough Sports Village. Book before Jan 31st 2016 Quoting 'KalliKids' to receive 20% Off. Middlesbrough See our MamaBabyBliss - Middlesbrough parent recommendations.
Santa at the Station Tickets are on sale for Santa at the Station. Come and see Santa, get a present, have your face painted, ride the mini train and do some sparkly crafts! Dates available are 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th December. To book phone 01325 405060. Tickets: Children £6, Adults £4, family ticket £20 (2 adults + 3 children) Members: Children £6, adults free Darlington See our Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum parent recommendations.
From the Circus to Your Party From a full year with a Touring Circus Dot and Zooky are Excited to Entertain at your Child's Birthday, Teaching them how to use different Circus Equipment and also a Mini Circus Performance without forgetting Party games and Prizes. See our Dot & Zooky parent recommendations.
Lingotot Darlington to work with more local schools and nurseries in the New Year. Lingotot Darlington is really looking forward to offering after school provision in more local schools and sessions to more nurseries/pre-schools in the area as well as our regular community classes. If you like what we do and would like your child to access our service through an educational setting please recommend us to the Head teacher or Nursery Manager! Darlington/Richmond/ Barnard Castle/ Northallerton/ Catterick See our Lingotot Darlington parent recommendations.
Dot and Zooky Raised £228.60 for Children in Need Dot and Zooky have been balloon modelling for Children in Need at many different events reaching 13 different sessions of balloon modelling in just one week to raise an amazing £228.60 for the BBCs Children in Need Charity. All balloons modelled by Dot and Zooky were for a small donation towards Children in Need. See our Dot & Zooky parent recommendations.
Award-Winning Wiggletots I am super excited and proud that Wiggletots was voted the winner in the best pre-school dance class category. The trophy has now taken pride of place at home and all the children love to look at it and gave me a big clap and a cheer in class today. Yorkshire See our Wiggletots parent recommendations.
NEW Gingerbread Man Soft Toy We have our fantastic Gingerbread Man Soft Toys available this Christmas. They are too cute and very happy indeed. Lots available for this Christmas. Names or initials can be added to the tummy to make it extra personal. Grab yours here before they runaway: http://kiddy-shack.co.uk/handmade-gingerbread-man-soft-toy See our Cottenham Sewing Club/Kiddy Shack parent recommendations.
The Perfect Keepsake Gift to give this Christmas We have an extensive range of gifts for Him or Her - all handcrafted in pure silver and containing the prints and personal details of your little and loved ones. Fingerprints, Handprints, Footprints, Artwork, Handwriting and more....... Christmas is a busy time for us and we do need orders in by the end of November. We may have capacity to take a few extra orders in December, and if not, we also offer gift vouchers and kits, so that you have something to put under the tree and then have made in January. Lots of different items to choose from - pendants, charms, necklaces, bracelets, bookmarks, rings, keyrings and more. do have a look at our brand new website www.pastelprint.co.uk for ideas and if you need help choosing, just email Allison. We can use any prints that you have - just email them over to us. If you need to take new prints, then we can also supply a print-taking kit, which is easy and mess free. See our PastelPrint parent recommendations.


15% off Bespoke Silver Print Jewellery Mention KALLI15 when you place your order for personalised silver and gold vermeil PRINT keepsake jewellery and receive a 15% discount (does not include print/casting kits or delivery) Last date for guaranteed CHRISTMAS delivery is 6th December 2015. We can create a bespoke print piece featuring hand, foot, finger, lip or paw prints, perfect for any gift. Multiple gifts can be made from one set of prints so why not treat the whole family?! We have many designs and options for even the most difficult person to buy for! Get in touch TODAY! Distance is no object, we can provide kits for all prints by post and deliver your finished order back to you via Royal Mail Special Delivery. You can also find Wright Works in TOYS R US Brighton every 1st Saturday of the month. Check our website for more event listings. We may be coming to a venue near you! Postal orders National, face to face orders Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Hampshire See our Wright Works parent recommendations.
15% Off Selected Wellies & Snowboots 15% OFF Hatley, Hunter & Joules Wellies, as well as Olang & TTY Snowboots. Valid on-line only at www.klodhoppers.com until 16/12/15. Enter Voucher Code KALLIKIDS See our Klodhoppers parent recommendations.
SquidKids Colour Changing Rainwear! We proudly launched our children's range of colour changing rainwear last October into Hamleys on Regent street. It has been an awesome year; we are now selling in over 25 countries!!! We won the 'Not on the High Street' best baby and child product of the year award and to top it off have just finished filming a new CBBC series called 'Poket Money Pitch' for children. So to say a big thank-you to everyone for all the support and positive encouragement we would like to offer Kallikids readers 10% off our online shop with this code: SquidforKalli15 Merry Christmas! From the Squidders xx See our SquidKids parent recommendations.
Ann Guindi - Awarded Queen's Nurse Ann Guindi has been awarded the prestigious honour of Queen's Nurse. Ann has been working as a health visitor in the community fro the past 25 years. Advising guiding and supporting parent's with under 5's. Ann has just published her second edition of 'Parenting for Health' -from a health visitor's perspective. With a whole new section on the management of sleep. She her blog for her advice and support. She will be holding sleep workshops throughout the year. If you want details contact her on support@parenting-peace.com South East London See our Parenting Peace - Parenting Education/Courses parent recommendations.
WE WON! Here at Little Voices we are ecstatic to announce we have won the Kallikids award for the Best School Age Music Activity! By many parents voting for us we managed to get to the final, it then was in the hands of the judges to decide. It means so much to us as the award is given to us by this company that promotes excellence and doing exactly what you say you are doing. We are so proud to be able to say we are the UK's Best School Age Music Activity. Thank you everyone who voted!! See our Little Voices parent recommendations.


Lots of Fantastic Christmas Offers Shop from the comfort of your sofa, lots of fantastic offers available and free postage on orders over £25. Email me on mumlovesbooks@gmail.com for gift ideas. http://org.usbornebooksathome.co.uk/Mumlovesbooks/ See our Anna's Usborne Books parent recommendations.
Bookings open for Eco Camp UK in 2016 Receive an exclusive KalliKids newsletter 10% discount for camping & glamping at Eco Camp UK's two Sussex woodland campsites in 2016. Beech Estate Campsite and Wild Boar Wood Campsite both have 5 STAR ratings on Cool Camping. Book prior to December 31st with promotional code = KALLI-10 to receive your discount. www.ecocampuk.co.uk East Sussex, West Sussex See our Eco Camp UK (two campsites) parent recommendations.
20% off Lucky Voice Karaoke Kits for Kallikids Readers! Exclusive to Kallikids readers - get 20% off Lucky Voice Karaoke Kits! Available with pink, blue, white or gold microphones, get someone who loves singing the perfect gift this Christmas. Simply plug into a laptop or iPad and chose from over 8,000 songs, from Disney classics to current chart hits! Take a look at our online shop and use code XMAS15 at checkout for 20% off your Karaoke Kit: http://shop.luckyvoice.com/ See our Lucky Voice parent recommendations.
Special Pre-Christmas Kimbalu CD offer!! To celebrate our recent Award - Kallikids UK's Best Pre-School Music Activity - we are offering both our CDs for the discount price of £9.99 incl postage - usually £11.99 They'd make great Christmas presents - more than 80 songs, rhymes & music to dance & play along to....& of course they're great in the car!! Follow the link to our website to order: http://kimbalu.co.uk/store/product_reviews.php?products_id=40 Orders must be placed by 18th December for Christmas delivery. See our Kimbalu parent recommendations.
FREE drinks FREE GRATUITIES FREE KIDS PACKS on family Cruises Book your family cruise of 6 nights or more for departures between 1 December 2015 and 31 December 2016 or on Vision of the Seas 2017 Dubai sailings before 22nd December 2015 and I will give you a FREE DRINKS PACKAGE, FREE GRATUITIES AND FREE KIDS PACK PER CHILD! Plus your usual complimentary document packs, resort information 100% financial protection and excellent service! Extra special rates for groups! interconnecting staterooms available! Fantastic entertainment, Kids clubs, food and facilities! Valid on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines does not apply to Ovation of the Seas after 4th May 2016 or China Splendour from Dubai before April 2016. Terms and conditions apply Call Claire Coombes - Travel Counsellors 01702 668330 All departure points/nationwide See our Travel Counsellors parent recommendations.
15% Discount on Roman Adventure Tour with the Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt (quote KalliKids) What: Drive and Walk tour of the Ancient Rome Highlights Where: Visits the Coliseum, Roman Forum, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain and the Catacombs When: starts at 8.30am or 1.30pm, every day except national & religious holidays How: Your private guide and driver will meet you at your hotel or in front of the Coliseum and on you go to conquer Rome! Why: With this 4-5 hour tour you could visit most of the highlights of Ancient Rome with your family, face up to the challenge and solve riddles, word puzzles and mysteries with the Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt for the kids! You have your private guide and your very own car and driver. Just sit back, relax and see Rome the best way possible – no walking for hours so no tired kids! Plus we could custom tailor the tour depending on your must see list! Rome, Italy See our Rome4KidsTours parent recommendations.
Christmas Gift Ideas Kids got everything? Don't know what to get for that hard to please 18 year old student son of yours? Left it too late? I have the answer! How about tickets to A Ghost Bus tour in London or a bar/nightclub crawl around London? All less than £50 for 2 people! Theatre tickets? Theme park tickets or paintballing? Why not treat the family to a weekend in the Country prices from £69 for 4 people in a caravan with entertainment!!! Bargain! All areas See our Claire Coombes - Travel Counsellors parent recommendations.
The Magic Link Handwriting Programme Achieve neat and tidy joined-up writing in 30 simple steps! The simple and unique Magic Link Handwriting Programme is now available on Amazon. Simply follow the DVD teaching videos and write in the accompanying colour-coded worksheets. Perfect for primary and secondary school children news See our The Magic Link Handwriting Programme parent recommendations.

Cameron is the Child Achiever of the Month

Cameron Sonnex showed great comedic potential at Razzamataz Tonbridge. With tutoring & encouragement he won second place in a talent competition, performed a stand up spot at the Stag Theatre and last month assisted a local Radio Station presenter to entertain the audience at a holiday resort one evening. Dave Mac said “We are proud of all the fantastic students at Razz Cameron’s is one of the fab stories this month” See our Razzamataz Theatre School Tonbridge parent recommendations.

Child Achiever Nomination - Ella I would like to nominate a girl who attends our classes. Her name is Ella Hunter. She's been coming to Little Learners since she was 7 months old. Her gross & fine motor skills have developed rapidly and her pencil control and hold for her age is outstanding!! We are very proud of what she has achieved at Little Learners. She is well on her way to becoming a confident writer and forming her letters, numbers, shapes & patterns. See our Little Learners parent recommendations.
Child Achiever Nomination - Issac I would like to nominate Isaac O'Riordan 17 who has overcome Aspergers and bullying to become a future fashion designer after starting his own label at 13 with no money, just talent and determination. CBBC made a programme about him and it was shown on Tuesday 17th November and called 'The Fantastic Mr Fashion'. See the programme on BBC Catch Up as his journey is so inspiring for other children. The V&A also have him on their website publicising the programme and much of it was filmed in the museum. See our The Fashion School parent recommendations.
Child Achiever Nomination - Ewan Well done Ewan for completing The Magic Link Handwriting Programme! Ewan finished all 30 steps of The Magic Link Handwriting Programme. He now has beautiful, neat, cursive writing and his confidence has rocketed! This programme is now available on Amazon. For further details please see www.magiclinkhandwriting.com See our The Magic Link Handwriting Programme parent recommendations.