Friday Playgroups

Baby & Toddler Group – Elim Church Springbourne

Elim Church 50 Curzon Road, Boscombe BH1 4PP.

Fridays, 10am -11.30am

Come along to our brand new baby and toddler group with under ones area, craft, free play, music/singing and snacks.

Available for all 0-5 year olds. Free to attend.

Burton Toddler and Parent Group

10am-11.30am Fridays (term time only).

Burton Green United Reformed Church, 119 Salisbury Road, Christchurch, BH237JN.

Lots of toys to play with, craft time and music and movement for children aged 0-5yrs. Refreshments include tea and coffee for parents. £1 per session.

Contact number: 01202 470673 Mandy Hibbert.

Cherubs Parent & Toddler Group Colehill

Colehill, Wimborne, BH21 7AB.

Fridays 9.30am – 11.15am (term time only)

Lots of toys, small craft activity, song time as well as a dedicated baby area. Juice and biscuits are provided for the little ones and refreshments for the adults.

Entrance is £1.50 per parent/child (with extra 50p per each additional child over one year).

Little Buds Parent Group

URC Church Wimborne, Chapel Lane, Wimborne BH211PP.

Friday 9.30am – 11am (term time only)

A free post natal group for new parents and carers called “Little Buds”. Facilitated by NCT and Fedant trained Alice Aston. For all babies up until they are on the move!

Little Jemms St. James Poole

9.15am-11.15am Fridays (term time only).

St James’ church, Thames Street, Poole, BH15 1JN.

A friendly and fun baby and toddler group offering a wide range of activities including crafts, painting, rides on, kids house and much more for children aged 0-5yrs.

For more information please contact Agnes Medrycka on 07783711228.

Little Stars – Somerford

 9.15am-11am Fridays All Year Round.

High Cross Church, 58 – 60 Amethyst Road, Christchurch, BH23 3EB. 

At Little Stars children aged 0-4yrs are able to play with a variety of toys and equipment. There is also a small outdoor area with a safety surface for use in dry weather. £1 per family. 

Contact number: 01202 473003 Anthony Eden.

Little Stars Toddler Group

Boscombe Baptist Church Hall, 26 Palmerston Road, Bournemouth.

Fridays from 9.30-10.45am (term time only)

We have lots of toys for your little ones to play with, craft, snacks, and end with a short story and singing time. There is a £1 donation if you feel able.

Contact number is 01202 393252.

Netanya Nature Preschool Stay & Play

The Phoebe Center, Gloucester Road, BH7 6JB.

Fridays 10am-12pm (term time only)

Sensory Play, Baby Area, Indoor and Outdoor Activities, Healthy Snack and Refreshments.

PAYG available or book for the half term to get 10% off.

£5 per child, Siblings £1, Under 1’s FREE.

New Beginnings Toddler Group – Christchurch Christian Center 

10am-11.30am Fridays (term time only). 

Christchurch Christian Centre, Millhams Road, Christchurch, BH23 1DN. 

Come along to this friendly playgroup for children aged 0-5yrs with toys, colouring & crafts and role play area. £1 per session (first session is free).

Contact Charlotte on 01202 475618.

St John’s Toddler Group Parkstone

10am Fridays.

St John’s Church, 384 Ashley Road, Parkstone, BH14 0AA.

Fun and friendship for parents and children aged 0-5yrs.

Please note there is currently a waiting list please call below if you wish to attend. (Feb ’24)

Please contact Rosamund on 01202 732997.

St Mary’s Monkeys

St Mary’s Hall, Station Road, West Moors, BH22 0JF.

Fridays, 11am-1pm (all year round except the week after Christmas)
Lots of toys to play with, free tea & coffee plus separate baby area suitable for children up to 4 years.
Please bring a packed lunch.
£2 per family. Please head to the St Mary’s Monkeys Facebook group for more info.

Stepping Stones Parent and Toddler Group Christchurch

10am-11.30am Fridays (term time only). 

Christchurch Baptist Church, 49 Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QD. 

Stepping Stones is for children aged 0-4yrs. We will enjoy games, toys, story times, crafts & singing. Refreshments are also provided. Once or twice a term, there is a special toddler service which includes a time of singing, craft and reflection. £1 per session. 

Contact number: 01202 487442.