The sessions are wonderful for my daughter to meet other children and for myself to meet other parents.

Angela - Basildon

My children enjoy the sessions immensely - they like all activities especially the computers, music and socialising with the other children.

Dawn - Billericay

Activities for pre-school children

c160901 0591SNAP on a Monday

For parents/carers and pre-school children including siblings
Mondays 12.30pm to 2.30pm - term time

A group for those concerned about the development of their pre-school child. A chance to relax with other parents/carers, while the children have an opportunity to have fun and make friends. The specialist library and parent advisers are available during the session.Activities include:

  • Playing together with a great range of fun and specialist toys
  • Singing together with musical instruments
  • Multi-sensory room - experience a world of colour, light and sound
  • Volunteers on hand to help
  • Specialist IT suite with iPads, touch screen computers and switches
  • Parent advisers and specialist library available
  • Refreshments provided

Call the helpline for the latest dates and to book a place on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per family

SNAP would like to thank the many Trusts and Foundations which support SNAP on a Monday.


c160901 0854Therapeutic Thursdays

For parents/carers and pre-school children with special needs
Thursdays 12.30pm - 2.30pm term time

This is a course designed to provide a stimulating interactive and sensory environment using art, music, IT & multi-sensory equipment. Pre-school aged siblings are also welcome to attend the sessions. The specialist library and parent advisers are available during the session.

 Activities include:

  • Art and Messy Play – tactile, sensory and creative fun
  • Multi-sensory room – experience a world of colour, light and sound
  • Music - singing and exploring sound and rhythm
  • IT Suite – using specialist equipment
  • Parent advisers and specialist library available
  • Volunteers on hand to help
  • Refreshments provided

Call the helpline for further information on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per session

SNAP would like to thank the many Trusts and Foundations that support Therapeutic Thursdays.


DSC 0055Music Therapy

For parents and pre-school children with special needs 
Fridays during term time

These small group sessions on Fridays use music to help support the development of interaction and life skills. They aim to encourage concentration, listening, turn-taking, memory and co-ordination, as well as self-awareness and self-confidence.


Call the helpline for further information on 01277 211300

Cost: £40.00 for a five week course of therapy

SNAP would like to thank the Paul and Rachel Jeffreys Charitable Trust for their support in funding this project.

 

To download a flyer about all of our term time pre-school services, please click here...

 


C160901 0085Diddlies Holiday Sessions

For families with pre-school children with special needs and their siblings

Various session times during school holidays

These very popular sessions run at various times during the school holidays and must be booked in advance. Parents/carers can relax together, use the library or speak to a parent adviser.

Activities include:

  • Free play and soft play,
  • Arts and crafts
  • Specialist IT Suite & Multi-sensory room
  • Volunteers on hand to help
  • All the centre resources are available for use by all the family

Call the helpline for session times and to book a place on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per family for 2 hours

SNAP would like to thank Essex County Council's Short Breaks for their support of holiday sessions at SNAP. 


DSC 0011Sensorise

For families with children with more profound and complex special needs and their siblings

Various session times during school holidays

This very special holiday session provides a stimulating, interactive and sensory experience using art, music and multi-sensory equipment for children with more complex needs. Parents/carers can relax together, use the library or speak to a parent adviser.

Activities include:

  • Art and Messy Play – tactile and creative fun
  • Multi-sensory room – experience a world of colour, light and sound
  • Music area - exploring sound and rhythm using instruments
  • IT Suite - using specialist equipment
  • Volunteers on hand to help
  • Parent advisers and library available

Call the helpline for further information on 01277 211300
Cost: £5.00 per family for 2 hours

SNAP would like to thank Essex County Council's Short Breaks for their support of holiday sessions at SNAP.