Baby & Toddler Timetable: BS9

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A list of activities for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers in BS9, covering the areas of Henleaze, Westbury-on-Trym, Sneyd Park, Sea Mills and Coombe Dingle.

Please contact groups prior to attending to ensure sessions are running that day.

MONDAY

St Peter’s Toddler Group: St Peter’s Church, Henleaze
Toddler group that is open to all parents, grandparents, childminders and carers.

  • 10am
  • St Peter’s Church Hall, The Drive, Henleaze, BS9 4LD.
  • Contact: 0117 962 4524
  • More details

Bright Sparks: St Mary’s Church, Stoke Bishop
A relaxed and friendly atmosphere for parents, grandparents, carers and their children to meet and play together with a good and varied selection of toys and a craft activity every week, and a separate, quieter area for babies. Also stories, refreshments plus an enthusiastic singing time at the end. term-time only.

  • 1.30 – 3.15pm
  • Church Rooms, St Mary’s Church, Mariners Dr, BS9 1QJ
  • More details

TUESDAY

Babel Babies: Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church

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Learn languages with your little ones! Fun multisensory music and movement sessions exploring foreign languages with songs and stories from around the world. Accompanying adults can learn alongside the children, it’s never too early or too late to start learning and loving languages.

ShineTots Rugby: Shine Community Sports Hall, Henleaze
These 45-minute fun, structured play sessions help children aged 3- 4 explore basic rugby skills such as, kicking, catching, passing, running with the ball and working as a team.

This is achieved through the delivery of Shine’s highly imaginative and engaging rugby sessions which are delivered by shines energetic coaches who are there to support the children every step of the way on their journey of exploration using games and fun rugby practices.

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ShineTots Gymnastics: Shine Community Sports Hall, Henleaze
A 45-minute gymnastic class which encourages parents/carers and children to work together in a structured and progressive way with the emphasis on FUN. Once children reach the age bracket 3 – school age, children are encouraged to work independently, building their confidence in a safe environment supervised by our fully qualified coaches.

The children will learn how to jump, balance, swing and roll using the gym floor area and apparatus. Fundamental skills are improved using hand apparatus and movement to music is introduced to encourage the child’s rhythm and concentration. Circuits are set-up to further develop their gymnastics skills which helps to enhance their level of fitness in preparation for our gymnastics programmes for older children when they start school.

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Baby Bounce & Rhyme: Sea Mills Library
Drop-in session for babies and toddlers with popular nursery rhymes and a story followed by refreshments and a chance to chat.

  • 10.45am (term-time only)
  • FREE
  • Sea Mills Library, Sylvan Way, Sea Mills, BS9 2NA
  • More details

Pat-A-Cake Toddlers: Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church
A small, friendly group for parents/carers and pre-school children who meet every week in the church hall, during term-time. A quiet area is provided for babies.

  • 1.15 – 2.45pm
  • £1 per family
  • 46 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AA
  • More details

Parents & Toddlers: Holy Trinity Church
Drop-in playgroup that meets in the church itself and is run by the vicar and curate of the church. Singing, drinks and biscuits. Colouring for the older children. Term-time only.

WEDNESDAY

Sing and Sign: Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church

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Developed with the help of speech and language professionals and recommended by experts, Sing and Sign is the original British baby signing programme.

Babies use all kinds of signs and gestures as a natural part of learning to talk. Encouraging your baby with extra signs like milk, more, change nappy or tired will help your baby communicate! Baby signing with Sing and Sign is easy and fun and over the course your baby will learn around 150 signs. Your baby will recognise important words sooner and can use the signs to “talk” to you before speech.

  • 10.45am stage 1 (for babies aged 6-16 months), 9.45am Stage 2 (16-24 mths), 11.45am Babes (2-6 mths)
  • Pre-booking on a term-time basis is required
  • Contact Verity: 07584 428 611 / verityjowett@singandsign.co.uk

Adventure Babies: Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall
Take your baby on an adventure…

Adventure Babies classes are award-winning story and sensory adventures which bring brilliant books to life and help little ones fall in love with books and reading whilst positively stimulating all of their senses and supporting vital language and communication skills.

Interactive storytelling, sensory props, messy play and fantastic lights bring the story alive every week. Activities are all linked to the EYFS curriculum so that they support your baby or toddler whatever their stage of development.

Groups suitable for babies from birth: a non-moving 0-8 month old group, a busy 0-1s group and a mobile 8-24 month old group.

Limited number of spaces on the 3-week introductory short course starting on Wednesday 8th February which is only £20.

15% off for early bird bookings of the 5-week course starting in March with the code ‘earlybird’.

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Westbury Babies & Toddlers
A playgroup run by a friendly group of mums. Plenty of toys, weekly craft, baby area and a healthy snack for the little ones. Tea, coffee and cake for all the parents, grandparents and carers.

IMPS Toddler Group: The Community Church
A playgroup for young children aged 0 – 3 years and their parents, grandparents and carers which provides a friendly, welcoming & relaxed environment. Parents and carers can grab a coffee and make friends, while children play with the wide range of toys. There is currently a waiting list of 6 months.

Little Hearts Toddlers Club: Sacred Heart Church
A group for children aged 0-4 and their parents for play, coffee and chat.

THURSDAY

Shine TotsForest Explorers: Shine Community Sports Hall, Henleaze
Outdoor exploring and fun for pre-school children aged 3 – 4 and their grown-ups. Delve into the great outdoors to find out about the wild beasts and fantastic flora that live there, have a go at different craft activities using natural materials then relax by the fireside for a story and a snack.

The site will provide shelter whatever the weather but there will definitely be opportunity to get wet and muddy so bring your wellies and your waterproofs!

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ShineTots Football: Shine Community Hall, Henleaze
Come along to Shine’s brand new ShineTots Football sessions at The Shine Community Sports Hall. The perfect introduction to the fun world of football for all pre-school age children aged 3 – 4.

Children are introduced to the basics of football skills such as dribbling, striking and goal scoring within fun exciting games. Children will also develop their physical skills further in the areas of coordination balance and agility with the Shine Coaching Team.

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Little Acorns Toddler Group: Highgrove Church
A group for toddlers and their parents/carers.

  • 9.30 – 11.30am
  • Highgrove Church, 10 Highgrove, Sea Mills, BS9 2NL

Story Time at Henleaze Library
Stories, songs and craft activities for toddlers and pre-school children.

  • 11.15 – 11.45am
  • Free of charge
  • Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
  • Contact: 01179 038 541
  • More details

Baby Bounce at Henleaze Library
Drop-in music session for babies. 

  • 2 – 2.30pm
  • Free of charge
  • Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
  • Contact: 01179 038 541
  • More details

Tiny Talk

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Tiny Talk baby classes are suitable from birth up to 18 months/2 years and run in term-time. You and your baby will:

– Learn a weekly theme of useful signs related to words about the family, playing at home, going to the park bedtime, meal times more

– Sing, sign bounce and giggle as you join in with action songs and nursery rhymes

– Develop skills such as listening and visual tracking, build on fine motor skills and vocal skills through a range of sensory activities

– Play instruments to accompany the songs

– Experience bright and beautiful sensory toys such as voile scarves, tactile shapes, flashing balls, stretchy Lycra, bubbles, mirrors and stunning quality music

– Enjoy social time to make friends, recharge your batteries (with refreshments for you) while your little one enjoys some playtime.

WOT Tots: Westbury Baptist Church
A thriving parent and toddler group which provides a relaxed friendly atmosphere where parents/carers can meet informally to enjoy activities and make new friends. A storytime session, baby toys and mats, books, puzzles, messy play, cars, building bricks, dressing up and more.

  • 9.30 – 11.30am
  • £2 per adult
  • Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church, Reedly Road, BS9 3TD
  • Contact 0117 962 9990
  • More details

IMPS Toddler Group: The Community Church
A playgroup for young children aged 0 – 3 years and their parents, grandparents and carers which provides a friendly, welcoming & relaxed environment. Parents & carers can grab a coffee and make friends, while children play with the wide range of toys. There is currently a waiting list of 6 months.

Emmanuel Westbury Toddler Group: Northcote Scout Hall
Toys, stories, refreshments for parents/carers’ & children. This playgroup runs in term-time only and has a waiting list, however parent are welcome to come along for a taster session.

FRIDAY

diddi dance: Henleaze Trinity Church
Funky pre-school dance classes suitable for both boys and girls aged 18 months upwards, however, we have had lots of younger children join in.

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ShineTots Multi-Sports: Shine Community Sports Hall, Henleaze
Come along to these brand new ShineTots Multi-Sports sessions at The Shine Community Sports Hall. The perfect introduction to lots of sports for all pre-school age children aged 3 – 4.

Children are introduced to the basic skills found in sports such as football, rugby, cricket, gym, and outdoor adventures within fun exciting games. Children will also develop their physical skills further in the areas of coordination balance & agility with the Shine Coaching Team.

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St Peter’s Toddler Group: St Peter’s church, Henleaze
Toddler group that is open to all parents, grandparents, childminders and carers.

  • 10.30am
  • St Peter’s Church Hall, The Drive, Henleaze, BS9 4LD
  • Contact: 0117 962 4524
  • More details

SUNDAY

Emmanuel Blokes’ Toddlers: Northcote Scout Hall
A playgroup for dads and children aged 0 – 4 years which meets on the third Sunday morning once a month. Fun toys, stories, coffee, bacon butties, Sunday papers and a friendly welcome from a bunch of like-minded dads.

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