South East Dorset Toddler Groups

POOLE

(BOURNEMOUTH AND CHRISTCHURCH ARE LISTED BELOW)

MONDAYS

Alderney Manor Parent and Toddler Group

Mondays 9.30am to 11.30am

Alderney Manor Community Centre, Herbert Ave, Poole

Small entry fee applies.  This group currently has a waiting list, please contact for more info.

Contact Email alderneymanor@yahoo.co.uk


Little Jemms

Mondays 10am to 11.45am

St James Church Centre, 7 Church St, Poole, BH15 1JP

Small Entry fee applies

Website


Little Lambs

Mondays 9.15am to 11.15am

St Michaels Church, 323 Blandford Road, Hamworthy, BH15 4HR

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Little Lights Baby and Toddler Group

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

Lighthouse Family Church, D22 Admiralty Park, Station Road, Holton Heath, BH16 6HX

Please note the group is held on an industrial estate which sometimes has secure access so please contact the lighthouse for the code or ring the number on the gate.

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Church Cherubs

Mondays 10am to 11.30am

Canford Heath URC, Beacon Centre, Mitchell Road, Canford Heath, BH17 8UE

Small entry fee may apply.

Website  


Little Woodpeckers

Mondays 10.30am to 11.30am

Yarrells School, Yarrells House, Upton BH16 5EU

Group for babies/children aged 12 months to 4 years 

£2 session fee. Email office@yarrells.co.uk for further information or to register your interest in coming.

Full details – Website/Facebook page 


Teddies Baby and Toddler Group

Mondays 2pm to 3.30pm

All Saints Church, Western Road, Branksome Park, Poole, BH13 7BP

A popular group which has been running for over 15 years.  There's fun activities and singing plus the chance for Mums with babies and young children to make friends, catch up and have a cuppa.

Small entry fee applies

Website       


Music Box

Mondays 2.30pm to 3.15pm

Yarrells School, Yarrells House, Upton BH16 5EU

Group for babies/children aged 18 months to 3 years

£2 session fee. Email office@yarrells.co.uk for further information or to register your interest in coming.

Full details – Website/Facebook page 

TUESDAYS

Little Gems

Tuesdays 10am to 11.30am

The Church of the Good Shepherd, Stanfield Road, Parkstone, BH12 3HR

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children 0 to 5 years.

Contact Tel 01202 772326


Toybox

Tuesdays 10am to 12 Noon

Poole Baptist Church, Hill St, Poole, BH15 1NR

Small Entry fee applies. Group welcomes children 0 - 4 years.

Website


Music Tots

Tuesdays 9.45am to 10.45am

Poole Salvation Army, 2 Orchard, Poole, BH15 1LY

Group for children aged 0 to 4 years to enjoy musical instruments combined with action sings and nursery rhymes.

Website


Sunny Tots

Tuesdays 10am to 11.30am

Sunnyhill Community Church, Sunnyhill Road, Poole, BH12 2DH

Small Entry fee applies.  There is currently a waiting list so please contact first.

Contact Email sunnytots@sunnyhillcc.org.uk or visit the Website


First Steps

Tuesdays 10am to 11.30am

St Dunstans Church Hall, Poole Road, Upton, Poole BH16 5JA

Small entry fee may apply. Group welcomes children 0 to 5 years.

Website


Parents and Toddlers

Tuesdays 10am to 11.30am

Parkstone Baptist Church, Loch Road, Parkstone, BH14 9EX

Small entry fee may apply. Booking required

Contact Judy on 01202 763735 or 381653

Website


Playzone

Tuesdays 1pm to 2.45pm

Christ Church, Northmead Drive, Creekmoor.

Small entry fee may apply.

Website


Noah's Ark Toddler Group

Tuesdays 1pm to 2.45pm

Upton Methodist Church, Dorchester Road, Upton, Poole, BH16 5NN

Small entry fee may apply.  Group welcomes children 0 to 5 years

Website        

WEDNESDAYS

Little Fins Club

Every Second Wednesday of the Month 9.30am to 11.30am (from February to October 2016)

This great free kids club is run by Arty Crafty World and has a new and exciting theme each month involving Arts & Crafts, Storytelling and much more.

Dolphin Centre (outside Beales), Poole, BH15 1SZ

Website  


St Clements Parent and Toddler Group

Wednesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

St Clements Church Hall, 55 Kinson Ave, Poole, BH15 3PH

Small entry fee may apply. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years.

Website


St Georges Church Toddler Group

Wednesday 12.45pm to 2.30pm

St Georges Church Hall, Darbys Lane, Oakdale, BH15 3HS

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Little Woodpeckers

Wednesdays 2pm to 3pm

Yarrells School, Yarrells House, Upton BH16 5EU

Group for babies/children aged 12 months to 4 years 

£2 session fee.  Email office@yarrells.co.uk for further information or to register your interest in coming.

Full details – Website/Facebook page 


Broadstone United Reformed Church Toddlers

Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm

1 Higher Blandford Road, Broadstone, BH18 9AB

Small entry fee may apply

Website    

THURSDAYS

St Johns Toddler Group

Thursdays 9.45am to 11.15am

St Johns Church, 384 Ashley Road, Parkstone, BH14 0AA

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years.

Please contact first as there may be a waiting list

Contact Tel 01202 717730  Website


St Lukes Church Toddler Group

Thursdays 10.00am to 11.30am

St Lukes Church, Wellington Road, Poole, BH14 9LF

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years.

Website


Parents and Toddlers

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

Parkstone Baptist Church, Loch Road, Parkstone, BH14 9EX

Small entry fee may apply

Booking required. Contact Judy on 01202 763735/381653.

Website


Longfleet Baptist Church Toddler Group

Thursdays 10am to 11.45am

Longfleet Baptist Church, 138 Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 3DH

Small Entry fee applies. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years.

Website


St Johns Parent and Toddler Group

Thursdays 10am to 12 Noon

St John's Church, Surrey Road, Poole, BH12 1EG

Contact Tel 01202 765214


Tiny Treasures

Thursdays 1pm to 2.30pm

St Pauls Church, Culliford Crescent, Canford Heath, Poole, BH17 9DY

Please note that the group meet in the Church and not in the Church Hall.

Small entry fee may apply

Website


St Peters Parent and Toddler Group

Thursdays 1.45pm to 4pm

St Peters Centre, 10 Chapel Road, Parkstone, BH14 0JU

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years.

Website


St Aldhelms Parent and Toddler Group

Thursdays 2pm to 4pm

St Aldhelms Church, Poole Road, Branksome, BH12 1AD

Small entry fee may apply

Website  

FRIDAYS

St Johns Toddler Group

Fridays 9.15am to 10.45am AND 11am to 12.30pm

St Johns Church, 384 Ashley Road, Parkstone, BH14 0AA

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children aged 0 to 5 years

Please contact first as there may be a waiting list.

Contact Tel 01202 717730 Website


Busy Bee's Parent and Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to 11.30am

The Salvation Army, Davis Road, Parkstone, Poole, BH12 2BA

Entry fee may apply

Contact Email lynette.wilcox@ntlworld.com


Little Gators

Fridays 10am to 11.30am

Gateway Church, 133 Alder Road, Poole BH12 4AA

A group for children aged 0 to 4 years.

Website


Little Lumpty Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to 12 Noon

Learoyd Road, Canford Heath, Poole, BH17 8PJ

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email hlny61@ntlworld.com


Busy Bee's Parent and Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to 11.30am

St Barnabas Church, King John Ave, Bearwood, BH11 9TF

Small entry fee applies

Contact Tel 01202 579562 

WEEKEND

Dads Group

3rd Saturday of the month 10am to 12 Noon

Christ Church, Northmead Drive, Creekmoor

Small entry fee may apply

Website 

BOURNEMOUTH

MONDAYS

Pre School Group

Mondays 10.00am to 11.00am

Winton Christadelphin Church, Wimborne Road, Winton, BH9 2ER

Structured music, movement and instrument time.

Small entry fee per family applies

Contact Email ruthtarrant@hotmail.com

TUESDAYS

Sunshine Parent and Toddler group

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

West Howe Baptist Church, Holloway Ave, West Howe, BH11 9JS

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes Children 0 to 4 years.

Contact Tel 01202 582034 Website 


Step by Step

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Richmond Park Church, 139 Palmeston Road, Boscombe, BH1 4HP

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email rpcbournemouth@gmail.com


Epiphany Parent and Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Epiphany Church Hall, 46 Castle Lane West, Bournemouth, BH9 3JT

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children 0 to School age.

Website


St Marks Parent and Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

St Marks Church Hall, Wallisdown Road, Talbot Woods, Bournemouth, BH10 4JA

Small entry fee applies

Contact Tel 01202 511831/518737


All Saints Parent and Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

All Saints Church, Oxford Ave, Southbourne

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children 0 to 4 years.

Contact Tel 01202 253983


Cranleigh Parent and Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11am

Cranleigh Community Church, 40 Cranleigh Road, Southbourne, BH6 5JH

Small entry fee applies.  Group welcomes children 0 to 3 years.

Contact Tel 01202 425626


Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.45am to 11.30am

Moordown Baptist Church, 92 The Avenue, Moordown, Bournemouth, BH9 2UU

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Christ Church Toddler Group

Tuesdays 9.45am to 11.15am

Christ Church, Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, BH4 8ER

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Jelly Tots Parent and toddler group

Tuesdays 10.00am to 11.45am

Landsdowne Baptist Church, Landsdowne Road, Bournemouth.

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Tel 01202 297977


West Cliff Wigglers

Tuesdays 10am to 11.30am

Westcliff Baptist Church, Poole Road, Bournemouth, BH4 9DN

Small entry fee applies

Website


St Saviours Parent, Baby and Toddler Group

Tuesdays 1.15pm to 3.00pm

St Saviours Church Hall, Holdenhurst Road, Iford, Bournemouth, BH7 6RD

Small entry fee applies

Contact Tel 01202 430078 


Teddy Bears

Tuesdays 1.30pm to 2.45pm

St Thomas Church Hall, Ensbury Park, BH10 5BN

Small entry fee may apply

Website  

WEDNESDAYS

Pots Parents and Toddler group

Wednesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Salvation Army, 76 Palmerston Road, Boscombe

Small entry fee may apply


Christ Church Toddler Group

Wednesdays 10am to 11.30am

Christ Church, Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, BH4 8ER

Small suggested donation for entry

Contact Tel 01202 575280  Website


Trinity Toddlers

Wednesdays 10am to 11.30am

Wesley Hall, Trinity Methodist Church, 82 - 84 Southbourne Road, Southbourne, BH6 5AE

Small entry fee applies.  Group welcomes Children 0 to 4 years.

The group currently has a waiting list.

Facebook page


Winton Baptist Parent and Toddlers

Wednesdays 10am to 11.30am

Winton Baptist Church, 15 Cardigan Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 3SE

Small entry fee applies.  Group welcomes children 0 to 5 years.

Website


St Andrews Tiddlers

Wednesdays 10am to 11.45am

St Andrews Parish Centre, Shelbourne Road, Charminster, BH8 8LT

Small entry fee applies

Contact Carol on 01202 397452 or Email standrewsoffice@talktalk.net


Sweetpeas 0 to 5's

Wednesdays 10am to 12 Noon

Annunciation Church Hall, Charminster Road, Bournemouth

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email Nathalie.hamdi@ntlworld.com


Pebbles Playgroup

Wednesdays 1pm to 2.45pm

Kinson Methodist Church, Wimborne Road, Kinson, Bournemouth, BH10 7AW

Small entry fee may apply 

For more information please visit the Facebook page or contact 07810 788 222

THURSDAYS

Christ Church Toddler Group

Thursdays 9.45am to 11.15am

Christ Church, Alumhurst Road, Westbourne, BH4 8ER

Small suggested donation for entry

Contact Tel 01202 757945   Website


Playtime Parent and Toddlers

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

The Salvation Army, 1 Latimer Road, Winton, BH9 1SY

Contact Tel 01202 517989


St James Parents and Toddlers

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

St James Church, Pokesdown Hill, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, BH7 6DW

Small entry fee applies

Website


Footprints Toddler Group

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

Winton Christadelphin Church, Wimborne Road, Winton, BH9 2ER

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes children 0 to 5 years.

Contact Email ruthtarrant@hotmail.com


Oaks and Acorns 0 to 5's

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

The Life Centre, Wimborne Road, Bournemouth

Small entry fee applies

Contact Email keith@bournemouthcommunitychurch.com


Toy Library Group

Thursdays 10am to 11.30am

Boscombe Baptist Church, Palmerston Road, Boscombe, BH1 4HS

Group also has a Toy Library which enables parents to borrow toys.

Small entry fee may apply

Website


Play Pals

Thursdays 3pm to 4.30pm

Southbourne Evangelical Church, Admiralty Way, Southbourne, BH6 4BJ

Small entry fee applies. Group welcomes Children under 3 years.

Website  

FRIDAYS

Castlepoint Church Toddler Group

Fridays 9.30am to 11.30am

Hawthorn Road, Winton, BH9 2QL

Small entry fee applies

Contact Email info@elimcentrepoint.com


Acorns

Fridays 9.30am to 11.30am

Charminster Chapel, 514 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9SJ

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email info@charminsterchapel.org.uk


Parent and Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to 11.30am

Springbourne Christian Centre, 50 Curzon Road, Springbourne, BH1 4PP

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Tel 01202 303036  Website  

WEEKEND

Who let the Dads out!

First Saturday of the Month From 9am

92 The Avenue, Moordown, Bournemouth, BH9 2UU

Chance for Dads to take the children to a toddler group.

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email napmanning@gmail.com

CHRISTCHURCH

MONDAYS

Chewton Common Parent and Toddler Group

Mondays & Wednesdays 9.15am to 11.15am

United Reformed Church, 142 Ringwood Road, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ

Small entry fee applies

Website  


Mudeford Wood Tiny Tots

Mondays & Thursdays 9.30am to 11.45am

Mudeford Wood Community Centre, Pipers Drive, Mudeford, BH23 4TR

Entry fee per family applies and includes drink/snack.

Website


Busy Bees

Mondays 10am to 12 Noon

Twynham Church, 99 Barrack Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AL

A structured morning of fun, craft, puzzles, music and movement, singing and a story for children aged 2 to 5 years old.

Small entry fee may apply

Website  

TUESDAYS

Portfield Bears

Tuesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Portfield Hall, Portfield Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AQ

Small entry fee may apply

Contact Email info@portfieldhall.co.uk


Highcliffe Methodist Church Toddler Group

Tuesdays 10am to 11.45am

Highcliffe Methodist Church, Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, BH23 5EG

Small entry fee may apply

Website

WEDNESDAYS

Chewton Common Parent and Toddler Group

Wednesdays & Mondays 9.15am to 11.15am

United Reformed Church, 142 Ringwood Road, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ

Small entry fee applies

Website


German Parent/Toddler Group

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month 10am to 11.45am (Term Time only)

Christchurch Baptist Church, 1 A/B Beaconsfield Road, Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QT

There’s coffee and cake for parents, 15 minutes of songs and rhymes, crafts, games and a light lunch for the children.  Everyone interested in German language or culture is welcome.

Small entry fee applies

For more information please Email Cassandra on cassscholz1@yahoo.co.uk or call 01425 479101


Little Ladybirds

Wednesdays 10am to 12 Noon

Twynham Church, 99 Barrack Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AL

A babies and toddler group with space to play and sing, with parents, grandparents and carers.

Small entry fee may apply.

Website

THURSDAYS

Mudeford Wood Tiny Tots

Thursdays & Mondays 9.30am to 11.45am

Mudeford Wood Community Centre, Pipers Drive, Mudeford, BH23 4TR

Entry fee per family applies and includes drink/snack

Website   

FRIDAYS

Stepping Stones Parent and Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to 12 Noon

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

Contact Email office@christchurchbaptist.org.uk


Immanuel Toddler Group

Fridays 10am to Noon

Immanuel Church, 120 Southbourne Road, Southbourne

Contact Tel 01202 424994


Some groups will charge a fee or ask for a donation, however this is minimal considering the amount of time and effort that the staff and volunteers put in.  It is advisable for you to contact a group before going to ensure it doesn't have a waiting list and please note that most groups do not run out of term time.

If you know of any toddler groups near you which haven't been listed then please Contact Us.


Dorsetmums has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this site and does not accept liability for any errors or omission.  Please also note that a group or venue may cancel or close at any time and you should consider contacting beforehand.

East Dorset Toddler Groups