Attending toddler groups for the first time can be a bit daunting. Unless you’re a raving extrovert, the idea of walking in to a room full of women and children you’ve never met before is quite scary. I was absolutely petrified of going to toddler groups but was desperate to make some Mum friends so […]
All About Baby and Toddler Groups
While my first experience of toddler groups was pretty awful and involved my son injuring his eye and no one even checking we were OK, I gave it another go and eventually learnt the love them.
While it took a bit of persistence, I eventually made friends and, when the leader left somehow ended up running the group. I researched a lot online but couldn’t find very much advice and that’s why I’ve created an area of my blog dedicated to toddler groups.
As well as posts about running toddler groups and toddler group activities, there are also some posts about attending toddler groups. I remember how daunting it was walking into that hall full of mums and little ones and feeling like everyone had friends apart from me so I’ve written some advice on how to approach it.
Every day thousands of toddler groups take place in community venues and church halls across the country. Different from their more formal cousin, the baby and toddler class, they are intended to be a way for parents of the under 5s to meet each other while the children burn off some of their endless energy. […]
While toddler groups generally take place indoors you can always bring a bit of the outside in with these nature based toddler group activities. This post contains affiliate links, if you buy after clicking you’ll pay the same price and I’ll receive a small percentage. Cheerio Bird Feeder This is a really simple nature based […]
Craft based toddler group activities are great because the children get to express themselves and take something home at the end. I’ve included four ideas here but don’t forget, toddlers will have a great time with some crayons and colouring sheets too. Personally I prefer open ended activities where the children choose their own way […]
Everyone knows, kids love to snack. I think that’s why food based activities always go down well with them. Here are my favourite food based toddler group activities from my 3 years running a group. Don’t forget, when planning food based activities, you’ll need to be able to provide allergen information to parents, so hang […]