There are three different kinds of Alphatots sessions, each of them fun classes that each introduce children to different aspects of early language (including sign language), reading, and writing skills.

There is overlap between the ages for Alphatots classes, as different children are ready for different activities at different times!  Choose which one suits your little one best...

Age 0-2: Alphatots Sounds & Signs

For babies and toddlers, to develop listening skills, language skills (including sign language), and phonological awareness.  These sessions are gentle sessions including lots of singing.  Activities take place sitting together in a circle, with multi-sensory elements to keep wandering minds entertained!

Age 2-4: Alphatots Phonics

For toddlers and preschoolers who are able to speak confidently and follow instructions, these sessions teach a new letter of the alphabet each week.  They are more active than Alphatots Sounds & Signs, involving getting up and about around the room finding things, posting things, not to mention jumping, twirling, and dancing!

Age 3-5: Alphatots Wordsmiths

For toddlers and pre-schoolers who already know all their letter sounds!  Active sessions with Ronnie Robot, learning to read short words and do some fun writing activities.

Booking info

Sessions are available to book either as a block (with discount) or as one-off sessions. Extra siblings within the class age range are half-price and siblings younger than the age range can come along for free!  Booking in advance is advisable to be sure of your place - see the Schedule & Bookings page for the full list of options and book your spot! 
You can sometimes simply turn up and pay on the day for certain sessions - IF we have space.  However sessions are often full so please check!  We can accept cash, credit cards, Google Pay and Apple Pay when paying in person.

You can join at any point during term.

When and where are Alphatots classes?

More information on our class times as well as our venue locations across Manchester, Trafford, and Cheshire are available on our booking page.

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Classes in Altrincham, Didsbury, Sale, Urmston,

& Wilmslow