Learning and playing with your child can be the best bonding (and memorable) experiences EVER! Plus, you will be a part of their introductions to sports, education and music — and get to watch their little minds fill with wonder.
Here are 20 Mommy & Me Classes in Cincinnati you have to try — Dads welcome, too!
Blue Cocoon offers Mom+Family+Me Classes including family yoga, Tummy Time, Music Class and Intro into Gymnastics. Plus, enjoy the Mommy + Me Play Cafe, an indoor play space designed for both babies and toddlers, and mom can drink a coffee, tea or have a snack. Plus meet new mom friends.
Brown Music Together is a community of families sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance oriented setting. Music learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Cincinnati Waldorf offers Parent & Child programs to provide an opportunity for young children and their parents or caregivers to come together in a joyful and nurturing environment where children are introduced to their first school experience.
Goldfish offers “mini” swim lessons. The Science of SwimPlay® is our holistic philosophy that builds life skills both in and out of the water using play-based learning in a fun and safe environment. Adult participation for children 4-35 months.
Hey N. KY parents: check out GriffinElite’s Mommy & Me Workout! This is a structured workout that incorporates both mommy and baby into each session. Burpees and Babies will help mom keep in shape, and keep baby smiling during a 45-minute, high intensity workout. Plus, utilize their state-of-the-art facility with exercises that include your baby, bodyweight, resistance bands, soft weights, stroller sprints and much more.
Happen is an award-winning, non-profit organization founded in 1999 to help children and their parents share creative, bonding experiences through art for all ages. Happen’s programs help create a positive environment for children and their parents through art-related activities and experiences designed to strengthen both the family structure and their community. (Many are free or donation-based!)
KidsFirst offers their much loved Tumble Bees gymnastics program to preschoolers. Tumble Bees is focused on the excitement of learning and play. With just the right amount of success and challenge, your child will discover that hard work is rewarding and that learning is fun.
KidsFirst also happens to be the location of Cincinnati Parent’s 2018 Summer Camp Fair! Mark your calendars for March 17 from 1-4 pm. This event is totally FREE and offers lots of fun activities for kids while parents learn about Cincy’s best summer camps!
A local favorite, Kindermusik offers Foundation classes for a sensory-rich yet caring and gentle environment where infants and young toddlers can explore and react to new sounds, sensations, objects and movements. Level 1 & 2 classes provide toddlers with a nurturing social-emotional growth and cognitive development in a playful, exploratory environment.
The Lifetime Kids Academy offers a variety of daily Parent & Me classes for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers that includes art, music, gym, playtime and aquatics. Plus, check their events calendar for family-friendly events.
Little Gym offers Parent and Child classes in Mason to promote early development and provide a strong foundation for your childʼs critical first three years. Enjoy so many special moments with your child as they grown and learn.
Mid-Point Library has a variety of weekly parent-assisted educational classes for your children. Check the event calendar for classes such as Rock-a-Bye Readers, Pre-school Story & Craft Time, Dance & Sing a Book, plus so much more!
This dance studio offers Jungle Cruisers for toddlers. These active kiddos will enjoy a fun environment to advance their motor skills. Balance, climbing, strength and introductory gymnastics skills will be addressed in an interactive parent-child class. Children will be prepared to transition from this class to the Perfect Partners class.
Pied Piper has music classes for you and your child to sing and move to songs and rhythmic rhymes in a variety of meters and tonalities by those participating in activities that include small and large movement, instrument play-alongs and community singing.
Premier Tumbling and Dance offers Mommy (or Daddy) and Me class for toddlers to enjoy fun stretching activities and focus on developmental movement, coordination, balance, strength and peer interaction.
This Play Café offers Toddler Yoga that enriches your child’s developmental process with poses that nurture their physical and emotional needs. There will be lots of fun doing animal poses, movements to songs, circle activities, short stories and playing games. Plus check out other classes such as Spanish Playdate and Sensory Friendly Afternoons.
This studio has Parent-Tot Tumble Time. If you have a busy toddler, this class will help improve their gross motor skills, listening skills and confidence. This 30-minute class takes place in the gym with an experienced instructor to guide you and your child through fun stretches and exciting obstacle courses. Perfect for ages 18-months to 3 years old.
Totter’s Otterville isn’t just a fantastic indoor playground — it’s an educational entertainment center geared towards children through age 10. With fascinating play and learning activities, your family will enjoy hours of entertainment. At Otterville, the play areas include not only physically interactive environments such as climbing in the ball pit, and slides, but dozens of other activities from the art studio to water play to all forms of pretend.
Check out the Stars Bits and Tiny Stars classes for toddlers/parents. Instructors help guide the children through basic gymnastic skills that build self confidence and develop motor skills. Focus is on hanging, crawling, rolling, climbing and swinging activities.
West Chester Academy has a Music Pups class where your child will be exposed to a wide variety of styles designed to expand his or her music vocabulary. Student/parent participation and creativity is greatly encouraged since instructors will ask for substitutions of words or actions that will personalize the songs!
Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences. Parents will learn about water safety, drowning prevention and the importance of supervision.