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    lbs23 is offline Registered User
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    PEKIP or Gymboree?

    I am thinking of enrolling my 6mths old son in either PEKIP or Gymboree. Gymboree was recommended to me since they have classes in Sydney as well. I do realise that they are quite different in nature, but taking his age in consideration, which one is better for him?

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    Neha is offline Banned
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    pekip is only till 10 months. Gymboree u can do for a much longer time. U could do pekip now and then later join Gymboree

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    Pekip is actually until "walking" --whenever that might be. I would suggest that you do Pekip first, then Gymboree afterwards. We did Pekip and absolutely loved it.

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    these are two pretty different programs....i've never done PEKIP, but my friends who have - have either loved it or hated it. Perhaps you can observe one first? Gymboree is pretty standard around the world. I think though I might agree with Buckeroo - PEKIP first since your baby is only 6 months and Gymboree is very active and I think your child gets the most when they are crawling/walking around the equipment. Additionally, we did not chose Gymboree (chose Panda Junction instead) b/c it was mostly helpers so you might want to also take that into consideration. Panda Junction had a good balance of both mothers and helpers.

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    Thanks everyone! I think I'll go with PEKIP first and see if they offer a trial class or something like that.
    What about Baby Buddies? Has anyone been to or enrolled in Baby Buddies classes? Are they any good?

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    Pekip don't offer trials, but it is a fantastic programme. I did it with my first until she was walking and am now doing it with my son (10 months). We did MyGym from about 8 months with my first also (same as gymboree)

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