About Jittabugs - Tyne Valley
We are a One Stop Shop for Baby and Pre School Activities and Dance Classes. We offer lots of varied programs so there is something to suit everyone.
Jittabugs main aim in all of our programs is to 'Build Confidence' and have 'Fun'. Here at Jittabugs we love to Move & Groove, Jump & Jive, Jiggle and a Wiggle and a Tip Tap Toes, Come on Join the Boogie, Just give it a Go!!!
Baby Move & Groove (0-3 Years)
A music, movement & sensory class with a difference! Baby Move & Groove is an exciting class for children aged 0-3yrs old. The benefits of Movement for Baby/Toddler:
- Strengthens leg and back muscles aiding movement. Opens the hip and knees joints and keeps them flexible.
- Helps them to gain strength to reach essential milestones.
- Stretches the chest, enabling deeper breathing for baby.
- Develops balance helping sitting, crawling and walking.
- Stimulates the internal systems and keeps the organs healthy.
- Strengthens the immune system.
- Helps prevent and relieve colic and constipation, good to get rid of trapped wind.
- Helps promote sleep.
- Facilitates positive play, learning, bonding and interaction with other people.
- An interest for music
Listening to mum or dad sing will often calm and relax a baby and may help the baby fall asleep. It makes no difference if you cannot sing in tune and it doesn't matter if you don't know all the words to a song .
Providing an environment in different sounds, smells, tastes, textures, and interesting things to see will benefit your baby. Songs where you can join in the actions, such as hand motions and sing-alongs, is the best way to encourage baby's development.
Messy Bugs (1 - 5 years)
Craft and Messy Play programme Messybugs is a craft and messy play class with a difference. All children love to messy play but not all adults want children to messy play at home, and who can blame them. This is where we come in!!! Messyplay has many benefits to children's cognitive and creative development. At home we are always saying "Don't make a mess" but at JittaBugs we are saying "Let's get Messy".
It is a wonderful way for children to learn, explore and develop using all of their senses. At Messybugs we sing our JittaBugs Hello song and then we have organized craft. Each week we make, paint, colour, build something different with the help of mummy/daddy/carer of course. Whilst waiting for our items to dry we can then explore with messy play with aprons supplied.
Sand play – toys, buckets, spades, shapes, pipes Water play – toys, pipes, guttering, funnels Cornflour – exploring how when mixed with the water initially the cornflour is hard and then it drips through your fingers!!! A strange sensation. Pasta – Wet and dry Hand and Foot prints And much much more. Then it's story time, we can even use our crafts that we have just made.
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