Activities at The Brooks Children's Centre

Please see below for our current early start offer. We are using EventBrite to book places onto these sessions. Links to book places along with dates and times are available by visiting Crewe Children's Centres facebook page.  If you experience issues accessing Facebook or EventBrite, please contact the The Brooks Children's Centre on 01270 371200 and they will be able to assist.

By using EventBrite to book your place, you will be automatically registered with your local children’s centre.If further information is needed for your booking, a member of the children centre will contact you.

If your booking is successful you will receive an email immediately confirming your place.

In line with the health and safety of our service users and our staff, please do not attend any of our sessions if you or any of your booking are showing symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have had contact with anyone else with signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in the past 14 days. If you have then unfortunately you will not be able to attend the activity. 

For sessions held outside, please dress appropriately. Sessions will only be cancelled in extreme weather.   

Weekly timetable - September


Monday activities at The Brooks children's centre
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Buggy Walk

Join us on our free Buggy Walks at The Barony Park, Nantwich on 16 September 2021 and Queens Park, Crewe on 28 September 2021 with a member of your Children’s Centre team.

You will be able to meet new friends and will have the opportunity to talk about things which are familiar to all at this stage of your child’s development. Walking with your baby has lots of advantages, as well as light exercise it gets both you and your baby out in the fresh air. This session is suitable for babies in a buggy or pram. Come rain or shine we will be walking, talking and making new friends.

Please bring along a blanket for you and your baby as we will be sat for activities, #50thingstogether.

Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Crewe Children's Centres Facebook page, or call your local centre and we can email you a link.

Babies Together

A relaxed, fun and interactive session with lots of singing and play. You will gain new ideas for your baby as well as information on developmental milestones and ways for you to support your babies ongoing development.

This is a weekly session.  Each week we will have different and exciting activities which we will make together. This is also a great opportunity to meet other parents with similar age children.

Health Visitors will attend this session on 4 October, for advice on introducing your baby to solid food as part of your parenting journey. 

Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Crewe Children's Centres Facebook page., or call your local centre and we can email you a link. 

Stay and Play Together

Join us for our weekly Stay and Play Together session, for all children under 5 years.  We will be offering a range of activities for your child to learn through play all of which will support your child's development.  The sessions are both varied and engaging. 

Some of our activities will be based in our outdoor area so weather appropriate clothing is encouraged.  We also suggest that you bring a change of clothes for your child in case they get messy!

Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Crewe Children's Centres Facebook page, or call your local centre and we can email you a link.

Baby Massage

Baby massage is a lovely way to enjoy time with your baby and it can also help you bond together.   

Baby Massage is a 5-week course where our trained Family Service Workers will demonstrate a variety of soothing holds and rhythmic strokes. These can help your baby to feel securely attached, reduce crying and can help with discomforts such as colic.  

This session will last up to 1 hour and will be carried out with a small group of parents.   
To enquire about a place, please email thebrookscc@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Baby and Me

Baby and Me is a session, which runs over 3 weeks. The sessions last up to 1 hour and support both you and your baby.

Each session focuses on your baby’s learning and development and activities which you can do with your baby in your home. These   activities include sensory play, songs and rhymes and messy play.

You will also have the opportunity to meet and talk to other parents and share experiences that you are all having as you welcome your new baby.

To enquire about a place on Baby and Me, please email thebrookscc@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Sensory Experience

Sessions are limited and are suitable for babies under 1 and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory room and resources in a quiet relaxing environment.

These sessions are not led by our staff but we are on hand if you have any questions.  If you would like to book a session in our sensory room, please email oaktreeccadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk or call 01270 371250.

Weaning Advice

A Virtual Weaning session delivered by Health Professionals and Family Service Workers.

On this session you will find a lot of helpful information on when to introduce your baby to solid foods and tips to make it easier, and what baby-led weaning is. Introducing your baby to their first foods is an important time in your baby’s life and can be lots of fun.

This session is open for online booking. Please visit Crewe Children's Centres Facebook page for more information on how to book a place.  

We will confirm your booking by email with the link to virtual meeting via MS TEAMS. 

Sessions will be available every 4 weeks. 

Our Children's Library

Book a timed slot to use our loaning library which has lots of baby books and story sacks for your baby, by emailing thebrookscc@cheshireeast.gov.uk or call 01270 371200.

If you have a concern about a child or your enquiry is urgent contact CHECS on 0300 123 5012 and out of hours on 0300 123 5022.

Calling all parents! phone: 0300 123 5033 to check if your 2 year old is eligible for free 2 year old childcare.

Contact details

The Brooks Children's Centre
Balmoral Avenue
Crewe
CW2 6PL

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