Children’s Classes Starting Soon Ripon and Nidderdale

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Forest School Toddler/Preschool Group – Kilburn Woods, Thirsk

Our toddler group is ideally suited to those tots who are walking, to pre-school children plus their parents/guardians who want to get outdoors, play in a natural environment, natter and eat yummy cake….come rain or shine!


Sessions follow a Forest School ethos which involves child led learning in a woodland environment. Sessions may involve muddy play, craft, imaginative play, quiet time (including story books), exploring the local flora and fauna, balancing, climbing and swinging. We also offer one structured activity each week.


Prices and booking: Each block of sessions equates to £6 per session and a block is either 6 or 7 weeks long depending on term length. Siblings over 1 years old are £4 per session. Sessions can only be booked as a block. Price includes tea/coffee/juice and cake! Free trial session available.


To book:

Enquiries: or 07815 775 934


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Zen Den Ripon

“It takes a village to raise a child”

The Zen Den is a Children’s and Families wellbeing centre, based at the Canal Basin in Ripon.  We offer small group sessions for babies to teens.  Messy play, sensory play and story sessions from birth to 4 years offer the perfect opportunity for parent’s to connect with each other in calm setting.

We also offer Mindfulness and Meditation sessions for children age 5+.  These sessions are in either in a group setting on 1:1.  Mindfulness is proven to help with anxiety, self -esteem, concentration and focus. We use games and crafts to help understand feelings and emotions and how to incorporate Mindfulness in to every day.

All sessions are pay as you go.  No need to book for a whole term.  All sessions cost £4 (1:1 sessions are priced differently).  To make a booking online, or for more information please go to You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.

14 Canal Basin, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1AQ


Busy Birds Outdoor Learning

Busy Birds outdoor learning sessions are for children who are crawling up to and including 4 years old. Based at Yolk Farm and Stockeld Park sessions include opportunities for your little one to dig, plant, paint, hunt for bugs, make mud pies plus loads more!


Fun, cutting edge, curriculum based football programme designed specifically for children aged 2-10 years.

Easter holiday club for 6-14 years at Ripon City AFC and Hampsthwaite Primary School.

Little Imaginations

We provide creative play opportunities through Classes, Workshops, Parties, Events and Imagination Boxes to spark children’s imaginations and learning.

Our experiences are planned by a qualified teacher to provide opportunities for children to learn through sensory play, art, crafts and exploration. We build on children’s imaginations and creativity, as well as helping them to develop new skills and make new friends!

Classes starting at Little Beans Play Cafe in West Tanfield soon!

Little Mints

Song Rhyme Story time is newborn to 5 years old.

– Tuesday & Wednesday at 10.30am – Song Rhyme Story Time at Temple Fun, Leeming Bar

– Thursdays at Leyburn Arts & Community Centre 10am Baby & Me Club (for parents with newborn to crawling babies) and 1pm Song Rhyme Story Time

Different sessions and new venues from May!


To find out more get in touch with me Stacey on 07584020421.

Moo Music – Ripon, Thirsk and Boroughbridge

Fun and interactive music classes for 0-5years.

Have some moosical fun with
Chantelle Riddle
Tel: 01765 650151

Rugby Tots

Rugby classes for 2-7 year olds at Ripon Grammar School on Saturday mornings.