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Hygge: Finding Joy this Winter Term

Hygge: Finding Joy this Winter Term

Winter in Botswana is characterised by clear blue skies and warm sunny days, with cold nights and frosty mornings. It’s a far cry from the images of winter we see in films and in the Western media of grey days, snow and ice. But it can still be a challenge to adjust...

Community Stories: Kuda

Community Stories: Kuda

SensoBaby was born because our three directors had one common goal: to build a community. To be specific, we wanted to create the kind of community we yearned for when our first children were born. We missed the opportunity to connect with other parents, meet new...

The Wonderful World of Baby Massage

The Wonderful World of Baby Massage

SensoBaby have been lucky enough to host Gayle Berry, founder of Blossom and Berry and international expert in Baby Massage and Yoga. Last month, Gayle flew in from the UK to deliver training to sixteen professionals in Botswana who are making an impact on the...

Is Your Child Lining Up Or Wrapping His Toys?

Is Your Child Lining Up Or Wrapping His Toys?

We were delighted to see so many happy faces for our first classes of term. Our sessions are full and we are excited to see your little ones thrive! My heart swells when I see the second generation of babies following in the footsteps of their brothers and sisters and...

Patterns of Play: The Trajectory Schema

Patterns of Play: The Trajectory Schema

SensoBaby classes are designed by experts with your child’s development in mind. This year we are demonstrating some of the theory that lies behind our activities. Term 1 will focus on the common schemas you find during early childhood development.   What is a...

Learn Through Play Classes For Term 1 2019

Learn Through Play Classes For Term 1 2019

Welcome to SensoBaby 2019! The new term of Learn-Through-Play classes begins on Monday 21 January. SensoBaby classes are more than just a ‘nice thing to do’ with your baby or toddler. The curriculum has been designed by professionals to support your child’s...

Thrive: The SensoBaby Mission for 2019

Thrive: The SensoBaby Mission for 2019

Every year SensoBaby has a focus word. A word to summarise the goals, actions and impact the organisation will make that year. For 2019, our word is ‘Thrive’. Last year we focused on ‘Connection’: how we connect with our children, connect with other local businesses...

Teaching with Dignity

Teaching with Dignity

This term we have had a new friendly face at SensoBaby. Dignity joined our team before the winter break and hit the ground running! As a new mother herself, SensoBaby has been a perfect fit for Dignity. She’s been able to apply her new-found knowledge at home as she...

Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

World Mental Health Day has been marked internationally for the last 23 years and raises awareness around mental health issues and the surrounding stigma. Mental health is an issue that affects everyone. 1 in 4 people in the world will face challenges with their...

The Crown on Your Head

The Crown on Your Head

Recently, the UK gained a new princess in a fairy tale Royal Wedding watched the world around. Botswana holds a special place for the couple as it was the location of their engagement so we didn’t escape the wedding fever. Everyone loves to feel special which is why...

Maternal Mental Health Week

Maternal Mental Health Week

At the end of last year, we asked our SensoBaby community for feedback on our classes and services. One response had a huge impact on us. We were delighted, moved and humbled by what we read. This week, 30th April – 6th May 2018 marks Maternal Mental Health Week. A...

SensoBaby’s Term 1 Roundup

SensoBaby’s Term 1 Roundup

Our Classes Every term we have a theme that ties our classes and activities together. This term we celebrated Botswana and the rich culture, industry and landscape that makes up our beautiful nation. We played with traditional instruments, created pictures out of...

Easter Sensory Play

Easter Sensory Play

Having a theme always makes it easier to think of activities for your child to do at home and Easter is a theme that sparks creativity! There are so many beautiful, shiny pictures on Pinterest and Instagram of perfectly executed craft activities. There are two big...

The Power Of Love

The Power Of Love

I went to Woolworths today and was amazed by the feeling of celebration that was taking over. Outside, the pillars of Sebele had been decorated with pink and red balloons. As I entered Woolies there was a flurry of activity around the flower section, which had - like...

Gaborone’s Youngest Published Author

Gaborone’s Youngest Published Author

This week we've been proud to announce a new course in the SensoBaby collection of classes: SensoReaders. SensoReader is designed for children in Reception and Standard 1. It is the first course that SensoBaby has offered for kids over the age of 5, but the course...

News, Updates, And Announcements for Term 1 2018

News, Updates, And Announcements for Term 1 2018

Seven weeks. That's the longest SensoBaby has ever gone without holding a class or an open play session. Fortunately we're now a week into the new term at SensoBaby, and we couldn't be happier. Every child in our community has become a part of our lives. It's...

SensoBaby’s Ultimate Baby Bundle

SensoBaby’s Ultimate Baby Bundle

Hi and happy 2018! A new month and a new year calls for a new batch of giveaways. Our first of 2018 is designed to celebrate new beginnings... and for pregnant mums-to-be, a new life. So if you're expecting a baby, keep reading! SensoBaby wants to help you become a...