Hartbeeps Chessington and Molesey can't wait to welcome you to the wonderful world of Hartbeeps in your area! You can find our full time table information under our venues tab and information on our team under the Team tab.
Hello, my name is Katie and I run Hartbeeps 'Chessington & Molesey.' Molesey classes launched in April 2018 and Its been my pleasure to share Hartbeeps adventures with so many of you in KT8,KT9 and surrounding area already. A huge thank you for all your support and the welcome we have received from the community so far..... if you still haven't heard of us yet read on find out what Hartbeeps is all about or better yet come and experience a taster class!
Welcome to Hartbeeps. Designed by experts, fuelled by magic, delivered with love!
At Hartbeeps we put your child at the heart of our magical, musical adventures TM. We offer original and super fun, developmental baby classes, toddler classes and pre-school classes, as well as educational sessions, stay & play with baby discos, and fabulous children's parties.
All of our classes are set to a soundtrack of original songs, remixed nursery rhymes and lullabies from our very own record label. We take you and your little one on a Sound Journey TM and bring the story to life. Come and experience the amazing world of Hartbeeps with classes to complement and enhance every stage of your child's early years - from pre-birth to school.
We can't wait to welcome you to our award-winning classes. Find your nearest session and come and play.
Since 2003 Hartbeeps has been delivering its unique blend of original music classes and mini productions to 1000's of babies and children. Challenging accepted definitions of 'baby and toddler' music classes; we create innovative, multi-sensory and highly interactive productions for the very young. By transforming everyday environments into colourful, tactile 'wonderlands' we invite our participants to join us in a world of the imagination. Using clever state of the art music production, original music composition, sound effects, songs and sound plays, lighting effects, innovative props and puppetry together with a vast array of multi-sensory techniques, we create original and highly specialised experiences for our young Hartbeepers.
What goes into the Hartbeeps mix...
Repetition and Variation are built into programmes to offer young children reassurance of continuity, along with variation on a theme opening the world of the imagination and the opportunity to explore one's own creativity.
Our bespoke music library is now into the 100's and includes specially timed, sequenced and professionally composed songs, sound plays and sound effects. This has taken years to create and we are very proud of our unique collection. Clever simplicity is our art form as we strive to create original songs that will last a life time, as have the classic nursery rhymes that we have also lovingly re-produced so we can enjoy them in all their glory. Every session is created with a tailored backing track to provide a backdrop as we move through our wondrous sound journeys.
Everything in life has a rhythm……
Hartbeeps identifies rhythm as an important educational principle. A baby grows within his or her mother's womb accompanied by the pulsing beat of the heart.
A young baby will respond to rhythmic movement, an older pre-walking baby is highly (and astoundingly) tuned into the rhythm within language, whilst toddlers and younger children will deeply and wholly connect with rhymes, songs, number games and more, if set to a rhythm.
The seasons offer a cycle of life, the ebb and flow of the sea can lull you, the ticking of a clock give you a sense of peace. Have you ever tapped your fingers on a surface as you aim to re-organise your thoughts?
Well it is a scientific fact that rhythm helps organise the brain; add movement and you have a powerful platform for communicating with young children by engaging both hemispheres of the brain.
A blend of every day and make believe: pretending, or imaginative play, is one of the cornerstones of a young child's world. Almost anything can spur a child's imagination; everyday objects for example such as a bowl and spoon will be used by a child as symbols, thus supporting their learning that one thing can stand for another thing.
Using this ability to pretend, can transform the bowl and spoon into a drum, or a hat…we add some further 'noise maker' ingredients such as egg shakers and our original upbeat song 'mix it up' and the whole experience becomes enriched with sound, creative movement, song, rhythm and play.
Dramatic play: in early childhood drama needs no written lines to memorise, structured behaviour patterns to imitate, nor is an audience needed. Children need only a safe, interesting environment and freedom to experiment with roles.
Opportunities for dramatic play that are spontaneous, child-initiated and open-ended are important for all young children. Because individual expression is key, children of all physical and cognitive abilities enjoy and learn from dramatic play and creative dramatics. Dramatic play expands a child's awareness of self in relation to others and the environment.
Child centred approach: fostering the right of the child to choose, make connections and communicate. This style of approach enables freedom for children to think, experience, explore, question and search for answers.
See you soon.
Can't make it one of our venues? How about going VIP and holding private classes in your own home for just you and your baby buddies - from £10pp! Drop us an email to find out more...
We bring our oustanding and Ofsted-loved "Hartbeeps Adventures" (for toddlers and children up to 8yrs) and "Hartbeeps Adventures in Baby Land" (for babies up to 18months) nursery enrichment sessions to some wonderful nurseries in the local area area.
If you'd like us to visit your nursery, childminders, primary school or pre-school for a trial, a one-off party or to discuss providing regular arts and creativity enrichment please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We also offer amazing birthday parties, celebratory sessions for weddings, christenings and other celebrations, special nursery & school sessions, corporate children's entertainment and more! Please drop me an email for more details!
Both kids love heartbeeps and Katie is amazing with the children of all ages - Jodie on Facebook said:
Great class, Preston has really enjoyed this term I feel he has learnt a lot by coming along. Deffo recommend. Big thanks to Katie. See you next term Kellie and Preston x - Kelle via Bookeo said:
Brilliant class with so much for my little man to enjoy. And he naps so we'll afterwards, winning! - Denise, Facebook
We know Katie and Hartbeeps from the classes we’ve attended in Balham and couldn’t recommend them highly enough. The babies always have such a great time and Katie is the perfect class leader - very fun, enthusiastic and always lots of energy! - Holly on Facebook said: