Gymboree Celbridge

Preschool Skills - From 20 months - Help your child start Preschool with confidence! AUGUST DATES

Mondays | Thursdays
Various
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€20.00
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A class that introduces your child to the world of a preschooler, with gentle separation and the first steps to school readiness.

Where they are:

These children are in the prime of PLAY! They are imagining, creating, and becoming independent learners. They are taking on new challenges, separating from their familiar adult and building the social skills needed for their preschool journey and beyond.


What to expect in class:

Engaging themes like outer space, animals, and bugs continue to foster imagination and allow adults and children to play together, building confidence and trust. Parent/child play time is followed by a gentle separation time where children are engaged by expert teachers in social activities and brain games like puzzles, playdough, and storytime. A comfort break for a snack and toilet visit is included to prepare your child for pre-school class routines. Class ends with celebration and the return of the adults, reminding children that adults always come back! 


BENEFITS:

Physical: Children get ample time on our equipment, building gross motor skills, coordination, and balance. During separation time we will focus on fine motor skills, pre-writing skills, and dexterity (like threading a bead on a string).

Cognitive: Problem-solving, reasoning, and play all support your child’s brain development during this class.

Social: Practice social skills necessary for school readiness in a safe and playful way! Collaboration, turn-taking, and sharing are all practiced during our class with and without our adult guides.

Adults: Get 20 minutes of uninterrupted time during separation time to check emails, drink your coffee, or just sit and relax. We provide coffee and a space to sit and relax. You have access to our Play Gym if you have a younger sibling with you.  

A class that introduces your child to the world of a preschooler, with gentle separation and the first steps to school readiness. Where they are: These children are in the prime of PLAY! They are imagining, creating, and becoming independent learners. They are taking on new ...

Sensory Baby Play - 6 Weeks to 6 Months Old - FOUR CLASS COURSE Thursday 1:15pm (Sept 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th)

Thu 08 Sep 2022 - Thu 29 Sep 2022
1:15 PM
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Clebridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€59.00
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You’ll learn a variety of ways to play with your newest little bundle of joy while gaining more knowledge about your baby's stage of development. Non-mobile babies are exposed to sensory play, songs, and the beginnings of social play. We'll show you lots of Tummy Time tips & techniques to keep your baby happy and engaged while on their tummy. Meet and connect with like-minded parents while our expert teachers lead you through nurturing exercises and activities that stimulate your baby’s brain development and encourage baby to reach key developmental milestones.

You’ll learn a variety of ways to play with your newest little bundle of joy while gaining more knowledge about your baby's stage of development. Non-mobile babies are exposed to sensory play, songs, and the beginnings of social play. We'll show you lots of Tummy Time tips & techniques to keep your baby happy ...

Sensory Baby Play - 6 Weeks to 6 Months Old - FOUR CLASS COURSE Mondays 2pm (Sept 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th)

Mon 05 Sep 2022 - Mon 26 Sep 2022
2:00 PM
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€59.00
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You’ll learn a variety of ways to play with your newest little bundle of joy while gaining more knowledge about your baby's stage of development. Non-mobile babies are exposed to sensory play, songs, and the beginnings of social play. We'll show you lots of Tummy Time tips & techniques to keep your baby happy and engaged while on their tummy. Meet and connect with like-minded parents while our expert teachers lead you through nurturing exercises and activities that stimulate your baby’s brain development and encourage baby to reach key developmental milestones.

You’ll learn a variety of ways to play with your newest little bundle of joy while gaining more knowledge about your baby's stage of development. Non-mobile babies are exposed to sensory play, songs, and the beginnings of social play. We'll show you lots of Tummy Time tips & techniques to keep your baby happy ...

Play & Learn - 6 to 18 Months Old - PreCrawler/Crawler through to Walking - AUGUST

Tuesdays | Thursdays | Fridays | Saturdays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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A class for ages 6 month to 18 months olds - ideal for pre-crawlers, crawlers, shufflers, cruisers and those who have started to walk with assistance!

Learn about cause and effect and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Develop confidence in moving and climbing. Sing, dance and socialise with babies just like you. Play environments encourage confidence, balance and co- ordination. Prop exploration, songs and parachute time encourage discovery. A variety of fun activities to help your baby on their way to reaching their next developmental milestone.

A class for ages 6 month to 18 months olds - ideal for pre-crawlers, crawlers, shufflers, cruisers and those who have started to walk with assistance! Learn about cause and effect and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Develop confidence in moving and ...

Play & Learn - 6 to 14 Months - PreCrawlers/Starting to Move - AUGUST

Mondays | Wednesdays
Various
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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A class for ages 6 month to 14 months olds - ideal for pre-crawlers and babies just starting out on their movement journey!


Explore new physical challenges every week through teacher-led activities on the equipment and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Explore Tummy Time from a new perspective or on a new texture, slide down slides on soft lambskins, or take a ride in a gentle swing! Play as a group and socialize with others! Sing songs, learn a routine, and PLAY! A variety of fun activities to help your baby on their way to reaching their next developmental milestone.

A class for ages 6 month to 14 months olds - ideal for pre-crawlers and babies just starting out on their movement journey! Explore new physical challenges every week through teacher-led activities on the equipment and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Explore Tummy ...

Play & Learn - 10 to 18 Months Old - Pulling to Stand through to Walking - AUGUST

Mondays
11:50 AM
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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A class for ages 10 month to 18 months olds - ideal for babies pulling to stand, cruising along furniture or walking!

Learn about cause and effect and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Develop confidence in moving and climbing. Sing, dance and socialise with babies just like you. Play environments encourage confidence, balance and co- ordination. Prop exploration, songs and parachute time encourage discovery. A variety of fun activities to help your baby on their way to reaching their next developmental milestone.

A class for ages 10 month to 18 months olds - ideal for babies pulling to stand, cruising along furniture or walking! Learn about cause and effect and build strength through play with ramps, slides and climbers. Develop confidence in moving and climbing. Sing, dance and socialise with ...

Play & Learn - 1 to 5 Years Old - Team Gymbo - August

Tuesdays | Wednesdays | Thursdays | Fridays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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*Pay as you go available for this class*

Crawling, Walking, Running, or Exploring! Everyone is welcome! This class includes a blend of gentle teacher-led structured theme activities along with periods of independent play. This class is ideal for siblings of different ages as your Teacher tailors the class to suit the developmental stage of each participant!

Class activities are carefully chosen to promote your child's physical, social, emotional and cognitive development, all wrapped up in a large sprinkle of fun!

*Pay as you go available for this class* Crawling, Walking, Running, or Exploring! Everyone is welcome! This class includes a blend of gentle teacher-led structured theme activities along with periods of independent play. This class is ideal for siblings of different ages as your ...

Play & Learn - 16 Months to 24 Months Old - Runners - AUGUST

Tuesdays | Wednesdays | Saturdays
Various
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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Where they are:

Talk about being on the move! At this age, little ones’ abilities are exploding: they are communicating, running, showing interest in friends, and can’t stop exploring! This is a high-energy class for little ones on the move and guaranteed to burn up energy as they learn.


What to expect in class:

It’s all about opposites: loud and quiet, fast and slow, up and down! Contrasting ‘themes’ help your child learn better ways to communicate. We move across the bridge slowly and then fast! They'll learn how to control body movements and use their body to navigate and problem solve across monkey bars, giant cushions, and through little tunnels. We’ll also practice repetition and routine with regular parachute and bubble activities. Soon your little one will be leading the Gymbo Dance!


Benefits:

Physical: Exploration of the different equipment supports problem solving, navigating skills, and confidence.

Cognitive: Repetition, songs, and interacting with their familiar adult supports language development, vocabulary, and memory.

Social: Our classroom environment supports social and emotional development.

Adults: Need your little one to take a good nap? This class is high energy and full of fun. In fact, you might want to take a nap too!

Where they are: Talk about being on the move! At this age, little ones’ abilities are exploding: they are communicating, running, showing interest in friends, and can’t stop exploring! This is a high-energy class for little ones on the move and guaranteed to burn up energy as they ...

Play & Learn - 18 Months to 3.5 Years Old - Junior Explorers - AUGUST

Saturdays
11:00 AM
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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Where they are:

Your little one is communicating, sharing opinions and showing interest in their first friends and can’t stop exploring!! They can do new things like jumping and dancing!


What to expect in class:

Our play floor comes to life involving lots of symbolic thinking with trips to the grocery store, eating pizza, finding animals, and even bugs! We’ll use creativity and imagination in all activities. Throw a pretend party, imagine a wild trip to outer space, or pretend to be an ant in a bug’s world…we’ll transform our playscape into a whole new world!  


Benefits:

Physical: Exploration of the different equipment supports problem solving, navigating skills, and confidence. Jumping, climbing, crawling, and dancing all support improved balance and coordination skills along with building strong muscles and bones.

Cognitive: Repetition, songs, and interacting with their familiar adult supports language development, vocabulary, and memory. This class also supports pretending and imagining, which benefits problem solving skills, communication, and creativity.

Social: The classroom environment helps children prepare for school, learn how to be around other children and socialize.

Adults: School is just a few years away, and in this class, you get to witness your child’s mind come to life and be part of their learning journey. They are only this little for so long, let’s enjoy the moments and play! 

Where they are: Your little one is communicating, sharing opinions and showing interest in their first friends and can’t stop exploring!! They can do new things like jumping and dancing! What to expect in class: Our play floor comes to life involving ...

Play & Learn - 2 to 5 Years Old - Explorers - AUGUST

Mondays | Tuesdays | Wednesdays | Thursdays | Saturdays
Various
Gymboree Celbridge, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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Where they are:

Your little one is communicating, sharing opinions and showing interest in their first friends! They can do new things like walk backwards, jump, and balance on one foot. Your little one is learning to play independently and as part of a team.


What to expect in class:

Our play floor comes to life with a live construction site, dinosaur adventures, jungle fun, and even a trip to the fire station! We’ll be improving balance and co-ordination skills along with building strong muscles and bones.

Class includes co-operative games and imaginary adventures designed to build self-confidence and promote the important personal and social skills needed for a successful transition into school.  


Benefits:

Physical: Jumping, climbing, crawling, and dancing all support improved balance and coordination skills along with building strong muscles and bones.

Cognitive: Playing in this class supports pretending and imagining, which benefits problem solving skills, communication, and creativity.

Social: The classroom environment helps children prepare for school, learn how to be around other children and socialize.

Adults: School is just a few years away, and in this class, you get to witness your child’s mind come to life and be part of their learning journey. They are only this little for so long, let’s enjoy the moments and play!

Where they are: Your little one is communicating, sharing opinions and showing interest in their first friends! They can do new things like walk backwards, jump, and balance on one foot. Your little one is learning to play independently and as part of a team. What to expect in ...

Sport Skills - 2 to 5 Years - AUGUST

Fridays | Saturdays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Clebridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
€16.00
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*Class takes place outdoors, weather permitting or in the Playgym if it's raining*

Have fun, get some physical exercise and learn about team-building through sports-inspired activities. Activities focus on developing the basic skills involved in sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, racquet sports, track and field, and golf.

*Class takes place outdoors, weather permitting or in the Playgym if it's raining* Have fun, get some physical exercise and learn about team-building through sports-inspired activities. Activities focus on developing the basic skills involved in sports including soccer, basketball, ...

Baby Music - 6 to 16 Months - AUGUST

Tuesdays | Fridays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Clebridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
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What to expect in class:

Experience music from all around the world-- music from both past and present, near and far! From The Beatles to Bach! In Music 1, children will delight in the sound of instruments, and “singing” through musical baby talk. They'll enjoy being sung to, experiencing new sounds and the anticipation of surprise!


Benefits:

Physical: Sensory exploration time is supported while children practice their motor skills, which is crucial for your baby’s overall development.


Cognitive: Music-play helps activate parts of the brain responsible for music and speech processing. It creates an early appreciation of music and supports language development.


Social: Through music, you can hear and feel emotions. Tunes can be happy, sad, or angry! This supports social development in understanding emotions in a new way.


Adults: You get to engage with your little one making emotional connections and strong bonds. Being involved in your child’s play helps both of you feel more connected.

What to expect in class: Experience music from all around the world-- music from both past and present, near and far! From The Beatles to Bach! In Music 1, children will delight in the sound of instruments, and “singing” through musical baby talk. They'll enjoy being sung to, experiencing new sounds and the ...

Music For All - 6 Months to 5 Years Old - AUGUST

Wednesdays | Fridays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Celbridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
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What to expect in Music For All Class:

Engage your little one in a multi-age music class which provides opportunities not only to learn musical techniques, styles, and about different instruments, but also supports social and emotional development.


Benefits:

Physical: Sensory exploration time is supported while children practice their motor skills, which is crucial for your child’s overall development.


Cognitive: Music play helps activate parts of the brain responsible for music and speech processing. It creates an early appreciation of music and supports language development.


Social: Through music, you can hear and feel emotions. Tunes can be happy, sad, or angry! This supports social development in understanding emotions in a new way.


Adults: You get to engage with your little one making emotional connections and strong bonds. Being involved in your child’s play helps both you feel more connected.

What to expect in Music For All Class: Engage your little one in a multi-age music class which provides opportunities not only to learn musical techniques, styles, and about different instruments, but also supports social and emotional development. Benefits: Physical: Sensory ...

Messy Play - 6 Months - 5 Years - AUGUST DATES

Mondays | Fridays
Various
15 The Avenue, St Wolstan's Abbey, Clebridge, Kildare, W23 F4E3, Ireland
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Messy Play introduces your child to a world of exploration and fun using all their senses. As well as having fun, our messy play class offers your child a host of developmental benefits!

(Class takes place in the garden, weather permitting or indoors if it's raining.)

Benefits:

Physical: Exploring and manipulating the many class contents builds your child's fine motor skills, builds their eye-hand co-ordination through play and works on their balance and coordination.

Social and Emotional: Messy Play encourages a positive attitude to new experiences, pushes their comfort zone as they play and experience a variety of textures and fosters a child's natural curiosity. Multi-sensory play builds independence through choice, engaging in their own time and own way, pushing boundaries at their own pace.

Creativity: Use of different media fosters imagination and explores the idea of PROCESS over PRODUCT, giving value to the fun, creative process and not the end product.

Communication & Literacy: Encourages confidence in communication as we chat about what we can hear, see, feel and imagine.

Maths Concepts: Develops the concept of size and shape, and offers opportunities for counting, measuring and sorting. Through repetition, children figure out how much water to fill the cup or how much play dough will fit in a container.

Messy Play introduces your child to a world of exploration and fun using all their senses. As well as having fun, our messy play class offers your child a host of developmental benefits! (Class takes place in the garden, weather permitting or indoors if it's ...