Liverpool for pre-schoolers

This list has been helpfully provided by our Health Visitors.

Toddler groups

Little Nicks: play group for under 5’s. £1 per session. Every Wednesday (term time) 10-11.30am.At Liverpool Parish Church, Old Churchyard, Liverpool, L2 8TZ (opposite liver buildings) Contact: Reverend David baverstock 0151 236 5287

City Tots: Playgroup for under 5’s- Free. Every Friday 10am-12.00, Blacburne House, Blacburne Place L8 7 PE

Tiny Liverpool: parent and baby morning. FREE. Tuesday 10-10.45am and every 3rd Saturday of the month Please ring or check website before going to make sure class is on. At Museum of Liverpool, Pier head, Liverpool waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1DG 0151 contact: 478 4545

Big Art for Little Artists: art activites, dressing up, sensory toys, story rhyme time. Under 6’s. FREE. Every Monday and Friday 10-11.15am (term time and holidays except Feb and Oct half term) and Friday 1-2.15pm (term time only), and First Saturday of every month 10-11.15am. At: Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL contact: 0151 478 4199

Story Rhyme Time: Under 6’s. FREE. Every other Saturday 10-11am. At: Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL contact: 01151 478 4199

Toddler Time: 30min film showing at FACT cinema for under 5’s. £3 per child 1-5 year olds. Accompanying adults are free, under 1’s are free. Every Tuesday at 11am. FACT cinema, 88 wood street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ contact: 0151 707 4444

Kids Club: film showing and activites for 3-12 year olds. £4 per year for children. Accompanying adults £1.50 if a member and £3.50 for non-members. Every Saturday at 11am. FACT cinema, 88 wood street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ contact: 0151 707 4444

Explore: art activities for children. FREE. Every Saturday 1-4pm drop in. At The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX contact: 0151 702 5324

Bluecoat book club :As above bluecoat run a baby book club for 3-12 months which runs for 10 weeks , 1 morning per week , £5 includes refreshment, books and trip to library.


Lifestyles: Gym Tots gymnastics for 0-4 year olds. £1.60 per child, £1.80 per adult. Regular sessions throughout the week see:

Please see for other sports eg. football, tennis, swimming

DANCE- Merseyside Dance and Drama, The Studios 13-17 Camden Street ,Liverpool, L3 8JR, children from aged 3 years

SOFT PLAY- for children of all ages –Yellow Sub , Dempster Buildings ,Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, LiverpoolL3 4BE, Telephone : 08444 120 850

Liverpool Children Centres

Dingle Lane Children Centre: Dingle Lane Children Centre, Matthew Arnold Primary School, Dingle Lane, Liverpool, L8 9UB contact: 0151 233 4930

Granby Children Centre: Granby Children Centre, Eversley Street, Liverpool, L8 2TU contact: 0151 233 3200

Picton Children’s Centre: Picton Children Centre, 139 Earle Road, Liverpool, L7 6HD contact: 0151 233 1200

Kensington Childrens Centre: Kensington Children Centre, 23 Quorn Street, Liverpool, L7 2QR contact: 0151 300 8420

Everton Children Centre: Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, Spencer Street, Liverpool, L6 2WF contact: 0151 233 1969

Vauxhall Children Centre: Vauxhall children centre, Titchfield Street, Liverpool, L5 8UT contact: 0151 298 2918

Health Visitor drop in / weigh

Drop in above Ropewalks every Wed afternoon to see Health Visitor 1-3 pm (by the dental practice.)

International Groups

Liverpool Arabic Centre 113-115 Beaumont Street, Liverpool L8 0UZ  0151 734 0550

Chinese group- Dingle lane children centre,  tue 15.30- 17.00

International Group– Picton Children centre, earle road , l7 6hd – 233 1200

 polish group, international groups


Cauldwell Children: Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK. Groups are run from some of the childrens centres   0345 300 1348

Advanced solutions: Advanced Solutions provides Learning, Coaching, Mentoring programmes for families living with Neurodevelopmental conditions. Neurodevelopmental conditions include Autistic Spectrum Condition, Asperger’s, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Fragile X, speech, language and communication needs, Special Educational Needs and disability.

Liverpool city Council services for people/ children with disabilities

Breastfeeding support:

National breastfeeding helpline: 0300 100 0212

NCT breastfeeding helpline: 0300 330 0771

Liverpool Peer Support: Bambis 0151 702 4411

Breast start app on Android