Mumbler Review: Eden’s Baby Experiences Messy Play
Mumbler Reviewer Anna took her baby to try the Messy Play session run by Eden’s Baby Experiences. They run from Victoria Dock Hull and from also put on sessions for local venues, Anna visited the Halloween session at Williams Den. Read her review here….
Since the beginning of August I have been back at work full time and Dan at nursery, so any days out we can go to just the two of us has suddenly become so exciting! Recently we had a free Friday so went along to join in with some Messy Play with Eden’s Experiences at Williams Den.
We attended a Messy Play session with Eden’s in the summer and Dan loved it so I was really looking forward to seeing if he was still a messy monster this time round! We haven’t been to Williams Den before but I was really impressed with the facilities and will definitely bring Dan back to play here again. The room where the Messy Play session was held, ‘The Den’, was pleasant with a lovely view and warm enough for stripping little ones off.
Nicola from Eden’s introduced herself to everyone and we had a little sing song at the start which was nice whilst getting Dan ready for playtime and being released!
There was a good range of messy areas – orange jelly, chocolate custard, colourful spooky spaghetti, pumpkin mess and spaghetti hoops – as well as some dry play trays which we did before diving into full mess! Dan absolutely loved them all, particularly the spider infested jelly and spooky spaghetti, as well as having a bit of a bath in the custard!
The session was really well attended and all the little ones had lots of fun. It was nice to see Dan getting adventurous by touching, feeling and exploring tastes, textures and colours.
Towards the end of the hour’s play Nicola put out a bath of warm water to get your little ones clean and tidy, then we all gathered together for songs and nursery rhymes to finish.
I’d highly recommend Eden’s Experiences, Nicola is fab with the babies and sessions are well run and organised. I’m hoping to fit in another one before Christmas if we can manage it alongside Dan’s busy schedule and work.
Williams Den is in North Cave so on our way home to Hull we called in at The Potting Shed near South Cave as I’d heard it was a good a child friendly café. The soft play in the cafe was ideal for Dan to be let loose in keeping him entertained whilst waiting for our lunch. You can stay close to the play area whilst having a coffee, we’ll definitely be popping in there again.
After all that activity he had a big nap and I managed to get some shopping done!
The next Messy Play session from Eden’s is the Christmas Messy Play – Monday 9th December 12-1pm at Victoria Dock Village Hall, Hull. Children can explore a variety of Messy stations including sprouts, custard, mince pies and chocolate pudding! The session will also include singing and parachute rhymes. £5.00 per child, £2.50 extra sibling. Please contact Nicola 07749951168 or Facebook Edens baby experiences.