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Learn about baby, adult and animal teeth at this sing-along session at the Glasgow Science Centre next Wednesday 25th February. Activities take place every hour between 10am and 2pm. £4 per child under six, and the price includes one free adult and admission to the Science Mall. Suitable for children aged 2-5.

Animal Bites at the Glasgow Science Centre, 25th February 2009, 10am – 2pm


Thinking of using a baby sling? Or perhaps you already use one, and want to meet up with other babywearers? Then head along to the February slingmeet on Friday where you can try out a number of different slings. See the Glasgow Slingmeet forum for further information.

February Slingmeet: Friday 20 February 2009 11am-1pm at The Lane café/bar, Ashton Lane, Glasgow

Head to the Cranhill Beacon Play Centre this weekend to meet the Gruffalo and join in the fun with games, a sing-along and animal activities. Touch a real hedgehog from the natural history collection, and have a go at making a hedgehog hat. Listen spellbound as storyteller Allison Galbraith brings woodland animals to life from 1pm–3pm. Cranhill Beacon Play Centre also has a soft play area, a children’s library, games hall and outdoor play park.

Launch: Saturday 14 February to Monday 16 February 2009, exhibition runs until February 2010
Venue: Cranhill Beacon Play Centre, 200 Bellrock Street, Glasgow, G33 3LZ
Opening hours: Saturday to Sunday 11am–5pm, Monday and Friday 10am–7pm, Tuesday to Thursday 10am–8.30pm, public holidays 12 noon–6pm.
Free entry.

Visit the Open Museum website for more information.

If your new-year’s resolution is to get back into pre-pregnancy shape, Glasgow offers a host of fitness classes for new mums. And no need to book a babysitter, because you can take your baby along. Take a look at some of the options in the new Exercise section of the Glasgow Baby website. One or two of Glasgow’s maternity hospitals also run weekly ‘Get Fit’ classes for new mums. Ask your health visitor for details.