Tons of Fun Tots is a play & educational group based in Ardee for children with DS. It is run by Tracy Roddy & Caroline Macken who each have a daughter with DS. It has been running since 2016. It is most suitable for children between 6 months and school age but new mums/dads & younger babies are always welcome. The group is suitable for babies/wobblers/toddlers from 6 months to preschool/school age. Since September 2017 we have been lucky enough to have Triona from Team 21 Tots facilitating our weekly sing & sign sessions. This gives a great opportunity to meet other parents, develop your little one’s social skills and circle of friends while learning lots of songs and rhymes using lámh.
How to join
It is run every Thursday, upstairs in St. Mary’s GAA clubrooms, Ardee from 10.15-12.15, with Triona’s lesson from 10-30-11.30 and a chance for a cuppa & catch up afterwards. The price is €40 per month, with this money going directly to Triona.St. Mary’s GAA have kindly given us the use of the premises for free since we started in 2016.
The following is a promotional video from Team 21 Tots (which Triona runs) & not recorded with the children in Ardee.
The main component of Team 21 the Triona does in Ardee is sing & sign.