Whether you’re looking for a chance to spend some quality time with your wee one in a nurturing environment, or you’re keen to start their education at a young age, enrichment classes are no longer just for the big kids mama! From infant swim classes to play gym, and even a baby genius programme (that’s right!), we’ve covered it all with our Guide to the Best Classes for Babies in Singapore. Sign them up now, mama!
Aqua Bambinos offers indoor swimming lessons (in 30 degree water no less!) for little ones from 6 to 35 months of age. Songs, toys and a healthy dose of fun are used in their parent-accompanied classes, where teachers focus on helping parents teach their babies about water safety and familiarization. There’s even baby change facilities and a child-friendly waiting area to keep wee ones busy while they wait for their swim lesson!
45 Burghley Drive, Block C Burghley Lifestyle Hub #01-07, Singapore 559022
Tel: (+65) 6487 3225
Splish splash! Introduce your tinies to the water with an AquaDucks parent-accompanied swim lesson. For babies from 6 months of age, their infant programme teaches littles ones how to be comfortable in the water, through playing games, singing songs and having fun! Light submersion is also practiced once your baby is ready.
Various locations across Singapore
Tel: (+65) 6463 5554
Little crawlers, little walkers and even (gulp!) little runners will love the classes at Baby Jumper Gym — it’s all about learning through play, games and music here! From 5 months of age, babies can join this popular programme and learn a variety of skills, including gross and fine motor skills, sensory play, mathematics, science and Chinese — education starts early here!
HomeTeamNS, Bukit Batok Clubhouse, 2 Bukit Batok West Avenue 7, #01-10, Singapore 659003
Tel: (+65) 6563 0716
CentreStage School of the Arts
This fun-filled performing arts centre has a bunch of programmes perfect for tiny tots with energy to burn! Creative play classes for the very young (6 to 18 month olds) provide an opportunity for parents to interact and learn with their youngsters in a stimulating environment, while their super popular play stage programme (1.5 – 3.5 year olds) provides a fun and imaginative space for parents and toddlers to learn through drama, art and craft, music and movement, singing and word play. There’s even ballet tots and tap tots classes for mini ballerinas (from 2 years of age).
Block 15 Woking Road, Wessex Estate, Singapore 138694
Tel: (+65) 6732 7211
5000G Marine Parade Road, #01-32 Laguna Park, Singapore 449290
Tel: (+65) 6449 6211
With classes starting from birth, Gymboree’s Play and Learn programme supports your wee ones’ development through tummy time, music and loads of parent interaction! As they grow, classes include climbing, crawling and sliding, as well as balance, coordination and problem-solving games. It’s a play-based child-led (and fun!) programme for tinies.
163 Tanglin Road, #03-21 Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933
Tel: (+65) 6735 5290
1 Maritime Square, #03-09/10 Harbourfront Centre, Singapore 099253
Tel: (+65) 62711545
IGenius’ Baby Genius classes for 6 to 36 month olds, is an interactive parent-accompanied programme that uses music and movement, sound, memory and number play, story time, as well as educational games to teach little ones from a young age. Classes are broken down according to age (6-12 month olds, 13-18 month olds, 19-24 month olds and 25-36 month olds) and are an enjoyable introduction to learning!
9 Penang Road, #12-01 Park Mall, Singapore 238459
Tel: (+65) 6737 3333
At Juzmusic Academy, classes include Junior Discovery for newborns and up, Junior Playtime for little ones aged 2.5 to 4 years old and Junior Musician for kiddos ages 4 to 6 years old. With the belief that every child’s learning ability develops early, Juzmusic does it through songs and rhymes, creative movements, musical toys, percussion
instruments, flash cards and other interesting aids. Students will also play the keyboard and read music scores!
1 Marine Parade Central, #09-04, Parkway Centre, Singapore 449408
163 Tanglin Road, #02-42, Tanglin Mall Singapore 247933
11 Tanjong Katong Rd, One KM, Singapore 437157
This little gem of a playhouse conducts music and movement and musical play sessions for babes from birth to four years old. With a lovely community feel and teachers who happily accommodate requests from little ones, classes involve songs, rhymes, musical stories and craft time, as well as lullabies and creative movement for the small ones.
#03-24 Tanglin Shopping Centre, 19 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247909
Tel: (+65) 6887 5123
The welcoming environment at the Kindermusik Village is perfect for new babies. Parent-accompanied classes start from birth and instil a love of music in little ones. Classes are hands-on and designed to promote bonding with your babe — expect creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration in each class. Toddlers from 18 months of age can join one of their Our Time classes and learn music through song, sound imitation, rhyming and creative dancing. They even teach them how to listen (oh yes please mama!).
Former Bukit Timah Fire Station, 276 Upper Bukit Timah Road #01-17, Singapore 588214
Tel: (+65) 6466 5685
35 Rochester Drive, #03-18 Rochester Mall, Singapore 138639
Tel: (+65) 6684 8064
Little Mandarins’ Mums and Tots classes teach toddlers from 20 months old Mandarin through music, movement, speech and drama activities in a fun (and totally relaxed) environment – just the way we like it! A great way to introduce little ones to a new language – who knows mama, you might even pick up a few new words along the way too!
Block 26A Dempsey Road, Singapore 247692
Tel: (+65) 6473 8377
Enrol your baby in the Music Factory’s Babies Groove programme (for newborns up to 12 months) or Toddler’s Move class (for 12 to 24 months) and give your littlies the chance to express themselves through music. This early childhood music education programme, uses fun and simple games to teach wee ones about rhythm, language and sound, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Block 106 Clementi St 12, #02-64, Singapore 120106
Tel: (+65) 6899 8177
With classes scattered around the island, this high-energy music education programme for minis up to 5 years of age, is a well-kept secret amongst mamas-in-the-know. Fun filled classes teach littlies all about music, through singing, dancing and learning how to play different musical instruments. Their very special newborn music class teaches parents how to interact with their babies through song and is a lovely way to bond with your new baby (and maybe even make some new mama friends!). Pssst! Musical Monkeys have recently teamed up with Mother and Child and are now offering newborn music classes at M&C at Tanglin Mall.
Various locations across Singapore
Tel: (+65) 9088 0417
Give your babies the gift of physical activity early with a developmental gymnastics class at The Little Gym. From 4 months of age, these fun filled classes promote movement and motor development with plenty of songs, ball play and group games – it’s all about having fun while learning here! Bubbles, stamps and smiles finish off this lovely parent-accompanied class.
583 Orchard Road, #B1-24 Forum Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884
Tel: (+65) 6238 6331
6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-163/164 Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Tel: (+65) 6336 9734
Musical Babes (0-1.5 years) and Rhythmic Tots (1.5-3 years) classes for mini musicians, teach small ones about music through vocal play, creative movement and instrument exploration. Classes have plenty of time for dancing, singing and giggling and are a lovely way for mama and bubba to spend some quality time together learning about music.
163 Tanglin Road, #03-11B Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933
Tel: (+65) 6467 1789
As the only dedicated Reggio Emilia inspired infant and toddler atelier in S’pore, infants from as young as 6 months can join one of their parent-accompanied classes and have a ball exploring this 2000sqft interactive space! Child-led classes involve everything from art and craft, to gardening, cooking, sand play and even music time. Fun!
2 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287988
Tel: (+65) 6734 0824
Wee Care’s Parent-Infant Playgroup for babies from birth to 12 months of age, encourages the wee one’s to learn through structured play and soft-play activities (no rest for the wicked here!). Setting the foundations for nursery school, classes are heavy on parental involvement, where activities change regularly according to the weekly theme. Toddlers can join the Parent-Toddler Playgroup for 13-24 month olds.
56 Tanglin Road, #02-03 Tanglin Post Office, Singapore 247964
Tel: (+65) 6836 1450
They also have other locations across Singapore too!