Activities for Children

Better Childrens Centres and Libraries offer a variety of activities that will help your child develop and learn while having fun and interacting with other children.  

Music, Movement and Dance

Little Voice

For children aged 3-8 who would like to have a fun session and tell us what they like about the Children’s Centre and what they would like to see too. It runs alongside our Family Forum meetings.

Loupy Lou's Funky Fitness

There will be music and different activities to get your child moving!

Mini Music Makers

Fast paced energetic interactive session with music and dancing for young children

Ready Teddy Go

A family activity to encourge early interest in physical activity and music

Ready Steady Toddle!

A fun session led by Coach Alex. Join in with simple balance, running and ball skills activities.


Messy Play

"Meet other parents, play and have fund with your child. There will be lots of activities, including messy ones, that will help with your
child’s creative and physical development. Bring a change of clothes for them!"

Childminders Stay & Play

A session run by and for childminders, nannies and au pairs. There will be lots of activities to help with your child’s development.

Dads & Kids

Meet other male carers, play and have fun with your child. There will be lots of activities to try out that will help with your child’s development.

Bumps and Babies

Meet other parents, play and have fun with your child. There will be lots of activities to try out that will help with your baby’s development, including lots of sensory play experiences.


Reading and stories

Book Club

Sharing stories songs and creative activities for carers and children

Bouncing Babies

Rhymes and Signs for babies early communication development - suitable for babies aged 6 - 20 months


Little Chefs

Fun cookery sessions for parents and children aged 3-8

Leisure Centre Activities

Toddlers World

A fun filled and colourful environment designed to challenge and stimulate children under the age of 5.

Equipment can include soft play, inflatables, ladders, slides and a variety of other elements that will assist develop balance, coordination and social skills


Rascals gives children freedom to play and use their imagination in a specially-built maze of ball ponds, slides and rope swings!


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