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) in York? Your search is over.
Musical bullet pointWe're staying Outdoors - or Live Online via Zoom (if the heavens open or gale force winds!)
Musical bullet pointWatch this space for upcoming indoor venues to be announced November.
Musical bullet pointNext autumn themes begin 2nd November with new classes being added.

Please contact Cath if you have suggestions for indoor/outdoor meeting spaces or a ready-made group (min.5).

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 staying Outdoors this month!

Our autumn programme will be delivered In-Person in Cath's Secret Garden in York this half term in 5-week themes and organised into several flexible age groups.
What's on offer so far:

Musical bullet point Baby: Foundations - Cuddle & Bounce (0-15 months)
Mondays at 11.00am
Tuesdays at 2.00pm
Wednesdays at 10.45am
Thursdays at 2.00pm
Suggestions welcomed for alternative outdoor meeting spaces, indoor venues and additional class times.

Musical bullet point Wobbly Walkers: Level 1 - Sing & Play (1-2s)
Mondays at 9.30am
Suggestions welcomed for alternative outdoor meeting spaces, indoor venues and additional class times.

Musical bullet point Toddlers: Level 2 - Wiggle & Grow (rising 2s & 3s)
Wednesdays at 9.15am - Virtual via ZOOM (TBC)
Fridays at 10.30am
Suggestions welcomed for alternative outdoor meeting spaces, indoor venues and additional class times.

Musical bullet point Pre-schoolers: Level 3 - Laugh & Learn (3s-5s)
Fridays at 2.00pm
Suggestions welcomed for alternative outdoor meeting spaces, indoor venues and additional class times.

Musical bullet point Big Kids: Level 4 - Move & Groove (4-6s)
Please enquire about after school sessions and virtual options.

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

Musical bullet point Mixed Age: Family Time (0-6s)
Wednesdays at 9.15am - Virtual via ZOOM (TBC)
Suggestions welcomed for alternative outdoor meeting spaces, indoor venues and additional class times.

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

*** OUTDOOR CLASSES IN NOVEMBER***
We need your help to find more outdoor spaces with shelter and/or well-ventilated, affordable indoor spaces for our small, socially distanced groups in and around central York.
**Pouring with rain? Gale force winds? Live Online Classes via ZOOM**

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no INDOOR face-to-face lessons until Cath feels it is safe and viable to do so..
Follow updates on this website, Facebook and Instagram for new venue announcement.
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 may be a little different in November.
Registered families will be kept informed by email and direct, password-protected links sent for any alternative Zoom sessions with Cath.

Our autumn timetable is being tweaked as groups fill fast!
A hybrid model is to be in operation this term:
Musical bullet point Outdoor - for the hardy folk!
Musical bullet point Indoor - venue to be confirmed. (fm Nov.)
Musical bullet point Virtual - via Zoom.
Musical bullet point What's your preference?
Musical bullet point New classes being added due to high demand. Don't be shy. Just ask!

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 November 2020!

Are you shielding? Do you live out of York? Are your friends and family far-flung? We may be able to create your very own, weekly Kindermusik Zoom group.
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 November are limited to 5 children.


EXTRA, EXTRA! Read all about it!


***Next autumn themes begin 2nd November***
Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Mixed Ages.
Pre-booking essential. Introductory class just £5.
New classes to be added, including virtual, live online via Zoom.

5 lessons (outdoor or virtual) AND all online materials (class music, e-book, lyrics, activities and parent resources) discounted at £35.
5 lessons (indoor) AND all online materials £45.

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

Autumn Classes continue with new 5-week themes from 14th September. now open for enrolment.

Musical bullet point Theme 1
Mon 14th Sept - Fri 16th Oct 2020
Additional classes to be added.

Musical bullet point Theme 2
Mon 2nd Nov - Fri 4th Dec 2020
Additional classes to be added.

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.