Parents and Toddlers

There are a range of groups for Parents and Toddlers in Canterbury. Use the map to find a location near you, and read more information about each place below.

Bumblebees Baby and Toddler Group

Canterbury, East Kent
Location: St Mary Bredin Church, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3JN
01227 453777

A baby and toddler group with a fantastic range of toys and activities. We always have a craft activity, snacks and singing. Everyone is welcome – parents, grandparents, carers and childminders! Check us out on Facebook too

Other Information:

We meet every Monday during term time, 10-11.30 am. £1 per family including refreshments.
We advise that you ring before planning a visit to check all these details are up to date.


Seedlings Baby and Toddler Group

32 Barton Road, term-time Thursdays at 10:00am


Seedlings is a Canterbury-based toddler and baby group run by members of Barton Church.

We aim to provide a fun and safe space for mums and dads, grandparents and carers to bring their children to play. Each session consists of free play, snack time, craft and singing. Snack time is not just for the kids – there will always be yummy biscuits and cakes to go with your cuppa!

We also plan outings, once a term, to local soft play areas or playgrounds, and run the occasional social for the grown-ups too!

We are a friendly and welcoming group, so if you are looking for the opportunity to get to know other local people, form friendships or just want to spend some time playing with your children, do come along and visit. We always look forward to seeing new people.

Other Information:

Seedlings is free for the first visit and then £1 per family each week after that.


Cheeky Monkeys

Canterbury, East Kent
Location: Church Street (St. Paul’s), Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1NH

Contact details
Contact: Sue Spillett
Telephone: 01227 456100
Email: [email protected]

• We offer calm, structured play for 18 months plus (though younger siblings are welcome too). Each session includes ‘free play’ using our fantastic toy selection, a craft activity, snack, stories and songs led by our excellent playgroup leaders. Come and enjoy our bright and welcoming environment – and outdoor area with climbing equipment, available on warmer days.

‘The best kept secret in Canterbury’
‘A chance to relax and make friends’
‘The highlight of our week’

• Other Information:

Thursdays and Fridays 10.00-12.00 (termtime)


Little Seeds Parent, Toddler & Baby Group

Canterbury, East Kent
Location: Canterbury Baptist Church, St George’s Place (opposite Waitrose), Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1UT

Contact details
Telephone: 01227 456204
Email: [email protected]

Little Seeds is a Parent and Toddler group which meets every Tuesday morning between 9.30 – 11.30 during term time. A well-resourced and stimulating morning for parents and infants to meet and socialise.
Lots of lovely toys, craft and messy activities, stories and song time.
Drinks & snacks provided.

Other Information
• Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am (term time only).
Ages 0-4
Cost £1 per family.



Canterbury, East Kent
Location: St. Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Watling Street, Canterbury, CT1 2UA

A friendly and welcoming parent/carer, baby, and toddler group with a safe environment for babies and toddlers to play, make crafts, listen to stories, enjoy a snack, sing songs, and have fun. It is a great place for parents and carers to meet new people and make friends too.

Other Information
We meet from 9:30 -11:30am on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in term time in our church hall. Open to children 0-4 years old.