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The Baby Room

(0-10 Months)

A curated baby program, designed to engage all of your child’s senses, encourage cognitive function, gross motor development and self-regulation skills. Programs are carefully crafted to focus on a different focus, providing parents a great overall insight into their childs growth and development and how they can set their child up for a lifetime of creativity and love of learning.  

Begin your baby’s creative learning journey…

In the Baby Room

Child Benefits
• Music & Movement
• Nursery Rhymes
• Instrument exploration
• Sensory experiences & playtime
• Baby signing
• Gross motor development

Parent Benefits
• Social connections with other parents
• Tools empowering you to apply creative learning at home
• Opportunity to engage with a qualified Early Childhood educator
• Bonding time with your child
• Unlimited makeups

MEET MEL SAUNDERS

Early Childhood Educator,
Musician and programmer

Mel is the talented, creative and extremely qualified educator behind our baby and music programs.

For years, our baby music and play programs have seen little bees flourish and thrive. Meeting the developmental needs of the baby and the social and emotional needs of parents. Our programs are written, refined and practiced by our highly experienced and qualified Early Childhood Educator and Musician, Melissa Saunders.
Melissa has spent 10 years as an Early Childhood Educator, eventually specialising in observing children for referral with extra needs. Pursuing her interest in music saw her gain qualifications through ANZCA to teach Modern Singing.
Moving to Newcastle in 2014, Melissa began performing in the duo Little Cents at local venues around Newcastle. They have recorded an album “Love and other Fractured Fairy Tales” available on Band Camp. https://littlecents.bandcamp.com/
Melissa completed the training and began teaching Kindermusik for Hive Founder Vanessa Lynch and has been part of the incredible team ever since.
Her passion for music as a learning tool and her belief in family as the centre and foundation of a child’s’ ability to succeed with joy, infect every class she facilitates.
More recently, Melissa has written and recorded music for children which are available on Spotify and Apple Music https://melissasaunders.hearnow.com/

Unlimited Makeups

FOR ALL OUR 0-5 YR PROGRAMS

Need to miss a class? No worries!
Notify your absence no less than 2 hrs before your class (via the Client Portal) to receive a makeup token.
Makeups have no expiry, however may only be accessed while you are enrolled.

NB: Your makeup token will appear on your account AFTER the missed classed has finished. 

Augie (& mummy!) look forward to Hive every week. The educators are brilliant, the coffee is yummy, and we’ve made some beautiful friends along the way. Thanks Team for loving our babes just as much as we do”. Maddy

Enrolment Information

Class Fees 2024

OPTION 1: Term Fees Upfront: 

  • 1 class per week: $235 for 10 weeks
  • 2 classes per week $400 for 10 weeks 

(pro-rated where a new enrolment begins after the term start date)

OPTION 2: Monthly Flexi-Plan (available for Baby & Toddler classes only)

  • 1 class per week: $27 per class debited from your saved payment method one month in advance in accordance with our payment schedule 
  • 2 classes per week: $44 per week billed one month in advance 

Enrolment Information:

  • Makeups for missed classes can be booked via the client portal where your absence has been notified by 8am on the day of your class.
  • Refund Policy: Refunds in the form of money back to you, credit towards your fees for the same child or a different child are not given for change of mind or change of circumstances or for any other reason, with the exception of any provisions under the ACCC.

Term enrolment Policy

  • Please choose your class enrolment carefully. Once you enrol, you are committing to the full or remaining term of classes.
  • No cancellations are accepted during the current term after the start date for the term.

    Monthly flexi plan policy (ONLY available for Baby & Toddler classes)

    • Please choose your class enrolment carefully. Once you enrol, you are committing to the full or remaining month of classes.
    • Cancellations can be placed PRIOR to the 1st of the month and will be actioned on the 1st of that month. Late cancellations will be actioned at the end of the month they were received in.