Ages and Stages: Baby 6-12m

Baby Sensory play in Barrie and Simcoe County

To continue your journey with your baby beyond the 4th Trimester, we have launched our signature “Ages & Stages” series to touch on education, discussion, and support for important topics during your baby’s first year of life.

The 6-12 month stage of your baby’s life is an exciting one! They are now eating solids, sitting up on their own and some may even be beginning to crawl around.  So much is happening in their bodies and brains and moms are often starting to feel a little bit more like themselves again.  Join us as we continue our journey of supporting development and play of your little ones.  

You make the mess, we clean up! Come and join us for this taste-safe sensory play series using non-toxic materials appropriate for 6-12m olds.  We’ll highlight how to recreate engaging activities that you can easily do at home using household and easy to access items with your final week including a make and take sensory play item that you can continue to enjoy at home with your baby.  

Throughout the class, you’ll have the opportunity for conversation and connection with other Mama’s & caregivers at the same stage as you.

SPRING SESSIONS – We will be exploring a variety of textures and materials throughout your series including a make & take too!  From pasta & rice to taste safe natural “play” dough, creations using ice paint and water water play with balls.  We are all set to get messy AND have fun this Spring!

 

Please Note: Starting Monday March 21st, mask mandates in Ontario are being lifted.  We will continue to be a mask friendly place should you choose to continue to wear a mask.

WHEN:

SPRING SESSIONS (May-June)

  • Thursday’s @ 11:30-12:30pm
  • Thursday’s @ 1:00-2:00pm
  • Friday’s @ 1:00-2:00pm

SUMMER SESSIONS (July-August)

We get it, the summer can be busy so we offer both single class registration options as well as 6-week full series (save $).

  • Thursday’s @ 10:00-11:00am
  • Thursday’s @ 11:30am-12:30pm

 

Our Spring sessions are now sold out but jump on our wait list to enjoy single class spots as they come available throughout the 6-week series.  Email us at info@serenitybirthstudio.com

 

WHERE:

  • INDOORS (May-June): Serenity Birth Studio, 4 Alliance Blvd., Unit 10, Barrie
  • OUTDOORS (July-August): Shear Park, Holgate St., Barrie

Please Note: Adverse weather days, your summer program will move indoors to the Serenity Studio space.

COST:

  • $85 for 6-week series
  • $16 single class (July-August only)

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Change of clothes for baby, we get messy!
  • Plan to have baby engage in the activities wearing just a diaper
  • Towel or cloth to help with your clean-up

*Pre-Registration is required.  Spaces are limited so please register early!

Sarah Downey instructor at Serenity Birth Studio

Sarah Downey (she/her) is a Postpartum Doula and mom of three. She has a degree from University of Toronto and diploma from Sheridan College and doula training from DONA as well as experience working in child care and co-founding a cloth diaper brand.

Sarah first started working at Serenity Birth Studio in 2009 when she fell in love with cloth diapers and then used them for all three of her daughters. Sarah teaches the Cloth Diaper Workshop, and facilitates the 4th Trimester and Ages and Stages groups at Serenity.

Sarah is also an Instructor in the ECE Department and School to College Partnerships at Georgian College.