Making music with your baby in Loughton can be great fun. There is lots of research and information for new mums about the value of music for babies and toddlers. If you are new to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford or are planning to move to the area it is a great way of meeting other mums and dads. Many families make the move to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford for their children as there is lots of family fun as well as the links to London.
One music group in Loughton is Hey Diddle Diddle and interactive music session full of fun nursery rhymes for pre-school children. It is run by Suzanne with some help from Daisy Diddle the cow. The Hey Diddle Diddle Loughton baby music classes are 45 minutes long and as well as musical instruments different props are used in the classes such as a parachute and the always popular bubbles. They say everyone is welcome and there is no need to book and no need for registration you can just drop in. Price: £5 per child & £2.50 for siblings. They are held at Wesley Hall, Loughton Methodist Church, Loughton, IG10 1RB Hey Diddle Diddle website
Then, of course, there is Bababoom another baby and toddler music class in Loughton. They run Monkey Music classes where children are encouraged to experience music and join in with percussion instruments. They have Rock’n’Roll for babies from 3 months and Jiggerty Jig for 2 & 3-year-olds, then there is Heigh- Ho for Toddlers from 12 months as well. Bababoom takes place at 255 High Road, Loughton, IG10 1AD. Booking is required for these classes and they need to be booked by the term. You can find out more at their Monkey Music website
Getting out and about with babies and toddlers is vital for mothers and children alike and there are lots of opportunities like baby music groups in the Loughton, Woodford and Chigwell areas.