Playgroups and classes
Stourbridge and Kingswinford and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on for young children.
Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in clinics throughout the week and also details of all the children’s activities classes available across our area. Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.
If you know of any other classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us here. Basic listings are free. ’Featured’ listings are £15 per month. For our full advertising rates then please click here.
Action songs and musical instruments for children aged 2-4 years.
Hagley Library, Hagley, DY9 0NW. Telephone: 01905 822722.
We welcome parents/carers & children under school age.
Wollaston Methodist Church, Cobden Street, Wollaston, Stourbridge, DY8 3RU.Telephone:01384 396549.
Bounce and Rhyme for babies & toddlers, 0-2 years. Free & term time only.
Monday: 10-10.30 & 11-11.30
Wednesday (every other): 2.15-2.45
Hagley Library, Hagley, DY9 0NW. Telephone: 01905 822722
Our small, friendly group welcomes parents, grandparents and carers with babies and younger children. It’s a bit different from other groups and we try to keep it that way with toys crafted from wood and other natural materials. We run sessions on Monday mornings & Monday, Tuesday & Thursday afternoons.
Elmfield School, Love Lane, Stourbridge, DY8 2EA. Telephone: 01384 394633.
A multi-sensory play group for 0-5 years! (older siblings are welcome in school holidays). We use a variety of age appropriate equipment, which is also available to hire for birthdays, weddings, events etc.
Monday: Nine Locks Community Centre, Brierley Hill
Tuesday: Quarry Bank Community Centre
Thursday: Hagley Community Centre
Friday: Richardson Hall, Wordsley
http://www.littlemunchkinsplaygroup.com. Call: 07568461833 to book
A well-established Group that has been running for over 40 years, situated in the middle of Hagley village. We meet each weekday morning, with the exception of Thursday, and our sessions run from 9am until midday.
Original and highly interactive sessions for babies & young children. With 100’s of original songs, remixed nursery rhymes, musical stories, BIG fun characters & colourful themes, there is so much to do, learn & make believe!
Wombourne, Allen Memorial Hall. Tuesday:9.15am – Happy House (toddlers to 4yrs old, siblings welcome).10.15am – Baby Beeps (sitting to walking). 11.15am – Baby Bells (6 week babies to sitting)
Norton Scout Centre. Monday: 9.30am – Happy House (toddlers to 4yrs, siblings welcome)
10.30am – Baby Bells (6-weeks to sitting)
11.30am – Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)
Mothercare, Merry Hill Centre. Monday: 1.45 – Baby Bells (6-weeks to sitting). 2.45pm – Baby Beeps (sitting to walking)
Kinver Pre-School Dance Sessions:
Come & join us for Pre-School Dance sessions at the Kinver Scout Hut, The Compa, Kinver, DY7 6HR.
Sessions are £2.50 first child, £1.50 sibling, pay on the day. These sessions are aimed at pre-school children, but older siblings are welcome.
Call Jodie: 07939337185.
We are a Pre-Nursery Group helping prepare the children for the big step to School Nursery by giving them the opportunity to make friends, share experiences and activities and learn to be part of a group.
We accept children from 2 years old and are open: Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 9.15-11.45 (Term Time Only).
Contact: Jane Stokes 01384277464.
We are a small & friendly group, for parents to sit down & chat together whilst the children play. For babies from 0-crawling.
Monday: 1.30-3. Kinver Fire Station.
See our Facebook page for more details.
For children of pre-school age. Monday: 2.15-3.15.
Crestwood Park Primary School, Lapwood Avenue, Kingswinford. Call: 01384 818315.
Story telling, music & movement class!
Monday(from 9th May): 10am. St Peter’s Church Hall, Kinver.
Telephone: 07576135910/07813659806. We are also on Facebook.
Moo Music is a great fun and interactive regular music session for 0 to 5 year old children and their parents, grandparents or carers too, where the children sing, dance and play! Music is an essential part of every child’s development and the 100 original Moo Music songs used at the sessions are positive, uplifting, fun and educational!
Mondays: 1pm Baby Moo: Scallywags
Thursday: 9.30 Baby Moo. 10.30 Mixed Moo: Scallywags
Saturdays: 9.10 Mixed Moo: Scallywags & 10.50: Ellowes Hall Sports College, Lower Gornal.
Music Bugs Classes are fun and lively music and movement classes for children from birth to 5:
Monday 9.40, Rowley Regis: 18months+
Monday 10.30, Rowley Regis: 4months-2years
Wednesday 9.40, Dudley Wood: 6months-4 years
Thursday 10.10, Stourbridge: 6months-4 years
Thursday 11.00, Stourbridge: birth- walking
Friday 10.00, Halesowen: 18months+
Friday 11.00, Halesowen: 4months- 2 years
3 consecutive week (term time) trial £10 for new families. Contact us to book-07488 342331.
We offer a safe and fun environment for you to play and socialise. A wide range of toys, large soft play ball pool, ride ons, climbing frames. We are a small growing group, keen to meet and chat, finding like minded people ‘in the same boat’!
The United Church, High Street, Lye, Stourbridge, DY9 8LX. Telephone: 01384 892464/422018.
Inspiring your childs Imagination & Creativity through Dance, Song & Play! Ideal for toddler to pre-school.
Monday: 10.00 – 10.45 at The Health Factory, Kingswinford
Tuesday: 12.15 – 1.00 at St Paul’s Church, Hawbush Road, Brierley Hill
Saturday: 9.00 – 9.45 at Wall Heath Community Centre
Call: 01384 273752 to check availability
A toddler group based within Church in the Community – all welcome!
Withymoor Lakeside Church, Brierley Hill, DY5 2PG. Telephone: 07946379504.
Come along to one of our Rattle and Rhyme sessions at the library. It’s a chance for you to have fun and share rhymes and songs with your baby and toddler. The rhymes and rhythm also help with language development.
Wordsley Library: Wordsley Green, DY8 5PD, 01384 812765. Monday – 9.30
Lye Library: Chapel Street, DY9 8BT, 01384 812835. Monday – 10.30
Stourbridge Library: Crown Centre, DY8 1YE, 01384 812947. Monday – 11.00
Please call to check for availability
Rhythm Time Wolverhampton & Stourbridge is an award-winning provider of multi-sensory, fun and educational music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. We are passionate about music and the amazing developmental benefits it has on young children. We have various age-related classes across the area every day. Our award-winning classes are fun for everyone and include a variety of multi-sensory musical activities designed to enhance the development of your child.
Wombourne, St Bernadette’s Church Hall. Monday, Baby -10.25, Toddler – 9.40.
Norton, Norton Community Centre. Monday, Baby – 10.15, Young Baby – 11, Toddler – 9.30.
Wollaston Methodist Church. Tuesday – Baby – 10.20, Toddler -9.40
Wall Heath, Evangelical Church. Wednesday, Baby – 10.30, Young Baby – 11.15, Toddler – 9.45.
Wollaston, St James Church. Thursday, Young Baby – 11.35, Toddler – 12.15.
Pedmore, St Peter’s Centre. Friday, Baby -11, Toddler -10.15, Pre-school – 9.30
Call 07948625006, or book online at www.rhythmtime.net
Playgroup runs for children 2 years + . Open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 – 11.30 am. £6 per session.
Mom’s and Toddlers runs on Friday only 9am to 10.30am ( parent must stay with child) – £1.50 per session.
St James’s Primary School, Wollaston, Stourbridge. DY8 4RU. Check for availability 01384 818810.
A play session for children aged 2 to 4. Caring & qualified CRB checked staff with first aid & safeguarding training. A variety of activities in a safe & stimulating environment with secure indoor & outdoor play areas.
Monday & Tuesday: 1.15-3pm.
St Michaels Church Hall, Maynard Avenue, Norton, Stourbridge, DY8 3EE. Telephone:01384 393647.
We are a friendly well established Baby and Toddler group and we would love you and your little ones to come along and join us. It is a great way to meet other families in the local area.
Monday: 10-11.30 am.
St Peter’s Church Centre, Pedmore Lane, Pedmore, Stourbridge, DY9 0SW.Telephone:01562 887287.
For parents/carers and children under 5 years old.
Monday: 1-2.30 pm.
Stourbridge Family Centre, Forge Road, DY8 1XF. Telephone: 01384 818780.
Lots of toys and activities for newborn babies upto pre-school children. Large, spacious hall. Weekly craft activity. Healthy snacks and drinks offered. End with singing with instruments.
Mondays: 10-11:30am Music and Movement session. Baby and Toddler sessions Monday 1:00-2:30pm.
Fridays 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30
High Street, Wordsley. Call 07530 837851/01384 404841