Toddler groups in Stratford-upon-Avon
Little Ankle Biters have put together a list of baby, toddler and preschool groups that take place in Stratford-upon-Avon on a Monday. (It’s always worth checking the group’s website for more info.)
Children’s Centre Playgroups
The Children’s Family Centre put on a lively host of groups throughout the week. This one is a “stay and play” on a Monday morning.
10-11.30am on Mondays, at Stratford Children’s Centre, Drayton Avenue, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9PB
RSC Baby and Toddler Group
Early years practitioners introduce little ones to a world of Shakespeare-inspired creativity, leading free-flow sessions where kids can play and explore with movement and music.
On Mondays at The Other Place, 22 Southern Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BH
10.15-10.45am for 6 to 18 months
11.15am-12pm for 18 months to 4 years
Cost: £20 per term per child (sessions cannot be booked individually)
Children must be accompanied by a parent/carer but the parent/carer does not need a ticket
To book tickets call the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493 or call into the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Bright Stars Baby and Toddler Group
Everyone is welcome at this Christian centre, where they can expect a chat, cuppa and play.
10-11.30am on Mondays during term time, at Oasis Christian Centre, The Old Square, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9HG
Cost: £1.50 a session includes drinks and snack + 50p per additional child
50% of all profits will go to the Elim Missions BE LOVED project
Phone 07840 043 030 for more info
Kids aged 0 to 4 can get together for this active session, trying a variety of activities including soft play, bouncy castles, singing and crafts.
10.30am-12pm on Mondays during term and holidays (excluding bank holidays)
9.30-11am on Tuesdays during term and holidays
10-11.30am on Thursdays during term and holidays
Held at Stratford Leisure & Visitor Centre, Bridgeway, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YY
Cost: £4 per session (drop in)
Phone 01789 268826 or email email@example.com for more info
Minnows Toddlers Group
Organised by the churches of St Andrews, Wilmcote and St John the Baptist, Aston Cantlow, this group is full of fun including construction toys, craft activities, play areas and a rug for the babies. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits are available all morning.
10-11.45am on Mondays (except bank holidays), at the village hall in Wilmcote
Cost: £2 for the whole family
Cuppa-O’Clock Meet-Up with Bump to 3
Navigate those early stages of parenthood with this group which is specially designed for mums-to-be and those with babies up to 6 months.
12-1.30pm on Mondays during term time
Cost: Refreshments £3
Text Claire to check venue and dates: 07742 317959
Or visit www.Bumpto3.org.uk
These classes, run up and down the country, feature 30 minutes of structured music including both original and favourite nursery rhymes. Kids can go to town with musical kits of instruments for different ages and abilities.
Held on Mondays at The Malt House, The Rookery, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7QP
9.30am Ding-Dong 3 + 4 year olds
10.10am Heigh-Ho From 12 months
10.50am Jiggety-Jig 2 + 3 year olds
11.30am Heigh-Ho From 12 months
Phone 01789 720289 or 07771641712
Spice up your Monday mornings with a trip to Alderminster Tots, a weekly stay and play group for parents and carers with babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
10-11.30am on Mondays during term time, at Alderminster Village Hall, Stratford-Upon-Avon CV37 8PA