Classes for little ones: babies, toddlers & pre-schoolers, classes 0-5, baby signing, music for babies, music for pre-schoolers, swimming for the under fives, baby swimming lessons, football for preschoolers, children’s yoga, baby ballet, baby massage, messy crafts for children in Liverpool & Wirral.
Cancellations & closures due to coronavirus
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So why are the listings still online? Because:
- You may need to contact companies re. cancellations, transfers and refunds
- Some organisations are offering online services e.g. virtual Easter egg hunts or live streamed children’s classes
- One day things will return to normal and you may like to do research now for things your kids can look forward to doing in the future
For the latest advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19), please refer to https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus and https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.
Diddikicks – Pre-School Football Coaching (18m – 5yrs)
Merseyside & Wirral
Football coaching for children aged 18 months – 5 years. At diddikicks, our focus is on fun. Through our age defined, specifically designed training sessions, we teach an understanding, and develop a love of football at a very young age.
These sessions, run by our charismatic and passionate coaches, both engage and entertain, whilst developing a child’s motor skills, social skills, self-confidence and cognitive abilities.
Weekend classes available in –
Runcorn – Widnes – Huyton – Broadgreen – Anfield – West Derby – St Helens – Kirkby – Netherton – Halewood – Garston – Skelmersdale – Birkenhead – Wallasey – Ellesmere Port – Chester.
NEW! Classes now in Walton, Norris Green & Bromborough too!
18 months-2.5 years
2.5 years-3.5 years
3.5 years-5th birthday
FREE trial if you quote Kidsguide when booking!
Please contact us to check availability before attending a class as some classes have waiting lists.
Baker Ross – No. 1 for Inspiration
The Baker Ross website offers great value and exclusive arts & crafts, educational games, toys for party prizes or resale and fundraising ideas for schools, playgroups, charities and organisations.
- Arts & crafts
- Seasonal crafts
- Pocket money toys
- Fundraising products
- Themed crafts
- Educational supplies
- Super value packs
FREE mainland delivery on all orders over £75.
Garston, West Derby, Halewood and Prescot
We run colourful, creative ( often messy!) art, craft and creative play sessions for babies, toddlers and children during the week in different areas of Liverpool. We also hold holiday classes, fantastic creative birthday parties and other events for children of all ages!
West Lancs, Wigan, St Helens
Award winning Baby Sensory- magical classes designed just for birth- 13 months to support and aid your baby’s development and have fun too
The atmosphere is friendly, informal and great fun for parents and babies to share the first vital year. Meet other parents and split age classes cater to baby
Babyballet Song and Dance Academy
Liverpool, St Helens
Come and join the fun!
Fun, educational movement to music classes for children aged 6 months to 6 years.
Many venues and times available.
0151 722 1987
Bats & Balls
Ball skills for tots.
Help your toddler with hand/eye co-ordination & gross motor skills, while introducing them to a variety of different bat & ball skills in a fun and exciting 50 minutes ! Run by a qualified teacher and tennis coach. Incorporates shapes/colours/numbers/letters – summer holiday sessions booking now.
Birkenhead Central Library Baby Bounce and Rhyme
Borough Road Birkenhead
Baby Bounce and Rhyme
All parents welcome with babies for this fun half hour session every Thurs 10 am it is a free session
Liverpool: Allerton, Woolton, West Derby & Blundellsands
Pre-school music group incorporating songs, rhymes, amazing puppets and colourful percussion instruments. Sessions are lively, exciting and fun.
Book a FREE trial session for your child now!
Circo-tots at Magical Circus
Toddler sessions: 6 months – 4 years. Explore our unique circus venue, play, imagine, enjoy toys, puzzles, instruments, read books, climb, balance, make friends, sing songs! Mon/Wed/Fri 10.00 – 12pm, Tues/Thurs 12.30 – 2.30pm, £5 per tot, includes healthy snack & hot drink for accompanying adult.
CJB Academy of Swimming
Birkenhead High School, Oxton, Wirral
Excellent swimming teaching -3 months to adults! All staff fully qualified, in water and CRB checked.
Funky pre-school dance classes for girls and boys! Aged 18 months to 4 years.
Diddi Dance has over 10 years experience.
Each session includes action songs, dancing games, fun exercises, hoops and dance ribbons to our own funky music.
Book your free trial!
St Michaels’s in the Hamlet’s Church Hall, Belgrave Road, Liverpool. L17 7AG
diddi dance is funky pre-school dance classes for 18months-4yr olds boys and girls.
We have a full fun packed 45 mins dance class including, dancing warm ups, funky props such as ribbons and hula hoops and we have 14 different dance styles: Bollywood, Hip hop Flamenco etc.
We offer a free trial.
Merseyside & Cheshire
Engage, encourage, inspire. We’re there to guide your little one through their own Diddikicks® story, helping them grow, every week.
small class sizes with uniform sessions across the country so every child gets the same great Diddikicks® experience.
Development Beyond Football®
0800 246 5489
West Derby, Aintree, Maghull, Walton
Fun and interactive Spanish classes for children from 2 years of age to 9 years of of age. Classes involve games, songs, actions and arts and crafts.
Free taster class
Jumping Jacks ABC
Jumping Jacks national award winning sessions give you the opportunity to spend quality time together away from the hustle & bustle of a home life. Sessions are inclusive to all preschoolers with no set age group & cleverly designed to follow the early years curriculum with the main focus being FUN!
FREE class if you quote Kidsguide
La Jolie Ronde
Give your child the chance to learn French. Children from 3 years are more able to copy a French accent & will be more confident in speaking a second language.
Laughter Tots Wirral
Travel with Laughter Tots to a time where make-believe play comes to life, with our fun filled sessions that take you on a journey. Open term time weekdays (mornings and afternoons). For 0 – walking age.
Le Petit Atelier Français – The Little French Workshop
Fun French playgroups for children 0-5. Our sessions last approximately 45 minutes, during which we sing simple French songs, play games based on basic vocabulary and read a story or have free play with French or bilingual toys.
Les Petits Pois Fun French
St Helens, Warrington, Wigan, Liverpool
An exciting opportunity to learn French alongside your child through songs, stories, craft and play.
Parent & toddler sessions for 18 months-4 years. After School Fun for 4-6 year olds and younger siblings.
Second child goes half price and third child goes free! Find us on Facebook. Free taster!
South Wirral & Ellesmere Port
Spanish and French classes for children aged 0-11 yrs. Lingotot introduces young children to a new language through stories, songs, games and play. Classes are interactive and fun, designed to expose you and your child to a foreign language in a relaxed and friendly environment.
0845 680 8148
Little Hoppers Gymnastics
Austin Rawlinson Speke Lifestyles, Liverpool
NEW Little Hoppers Parent and Toddler Gymnastics and PE sessions for 2-4 year olds. Starting Wednesday 9th November, Every Wednesday 1.30pm -2.30 pm through play activities children follow key physical targets set by Early Years Foundation Stage and beyond while having loads of fun!
Little Sports Coaching
Tiny Tots (18 months to 3rd birthday), 9-940am
Mighty Tots (3 to 5th birthday), 10-10.45am
Mini Soccer (5 to 12 years) 11am-1pm
All sessions will take place on a SATURDAY at the Enterprise South Liverpool Academy (ESLA) L19 5NY.
First session is FREE to attend. Visit us online to book!
0800 032 1806
Make & Explore
Williamson Art Gallery & Museum
Join in with our morning sessions for under-5’s in a dedicated space in the Williamson Café. Our artist in residence Nicola creates innovative sessions for young artists and their parents/carers.
Sessions run every Thursday in term time, start at 10am and are always free.
0151 666 3537
Messy Moo Music Bebington
Mayer Hall, Bebington
Messy Moo Music is a music & messy play class for preschool age children. Sessions run each Tuesday at 10.30 and last an hour. We have fun singing to the wonderfully written, original songs from Moo Music before we get messy in the sensory area.
We sing, we dance, we play, we get messy & arty!
First session free
Messy play sessions for 0-5 year olds with arts and crafts, singing and dancing!
Let your little one get messy in custard, paint, jelly, flour, water, spaghetti and more!
Stockbridge Village Leisure Centre: 10:30-11:30
Huyton Leisure Centre: 1-2pm
Contact Beth to book on 07972204187
Sessions are an hour of fun, free-choice messy and sensory play with a warm bath to finish using taste-safe materials and catering for any allergies/dietary needs. Run by a qualified teacher.
Baby and Toddler 0 – 3 years
Mixed Age 0 – 7 years
Free taster sessions are available.
Sessions from £5.50
Gamble Hall, City Gardens, St. Helens, WA10 6UX
Mini Professors Science Classes
West Lancs, Wigan, St Helens
Mini Professors, the first science program that has been designed specifically for preschool children 2-5 years. Our 40 minute themed sessions make science fun and enjoyable for pre-school children. With 72 different topics spanning 2 years, your child will learn something new each week
3 weeks trials £12
Mitchy Titch Yoga Fun & Fitness
Yoga Fun & Fitness Classes for Babies, Toddlers & Young Children. A work-out for you & an engaging, fun learning session for your child. Our friendly classes incorporate Early Years Foundation Stage learning goals & promote a healthy, fit lifestyle. Breathing & relaxation techniques also used.
Heswall, Neston, Parkgate
Pre school and baby Music classes and Messy play sessions in Neston, Heswall and Parkgate. Check out our website for class details
£4 per session for Music classes
Messy Play £5 per child
£10 for three Moo Music sessions ( Not including Messy)
Moo Music Crosby, Waterloo & Formby
Mixed Moo is a fun and interactive music and role play session for 0 – 5 year olds. We use original music, role play, movement and much more to explore the world around us. Baby, Minis and Mixed age sessions available. First session is FREE, why not give it a try.
Moo Music West Wirral
Hoylake Parade Community Centre
The freshest music & movement classes for 0-5 year olds! We sing! We moove! We learn! We play! Singing, dancing, role play, games, signing and sensory activities. Classes run on Thursdays during term time 9.30-10.10 or 10.30-11.10 £4 per session bookable in terms.
Music in Unison
Liverpool, Crosby, Formby
Fun, interactive music sessions that focus on educating the parent as well as the child. Each session will involve live music on a range of instruments, singing, movement, instrumental playing and improvisation. Parents will be empowered with musical skills, resources and ideas to take home.
Maghull, Aintree, Formby, Crosby
Top quality friendly music classes led by experienced musicians, with traditional songs & lullabies, musical fun & games, puppets & percussion from around the world. Our classes develop musical skills alongside speech and language, social, fine and gross motor, early literacy and numeracy skills.
Popcat’s Music Time Southport & Formby
Birkdale and Formby
Popcat’s Music Time is a fun filled hour of music and dancing for your little ones with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a focus on FUN! Classes are suitable for children from 0-5 years and sibling discount is available. Classes are well structured and run by a fully qualified teacher!
Chester, Wirral and North Wales
Puddle Ducks offers unique baby, toddler and school-aged swimming lessons across Chester, Wirral and North Wales. All our instructors are highly trained, fully qualified, with lots of experience in the water and have superb singing voices! Classes running seven days a week.
We run friendly drop-in groups for bumps, babies and toddlers!
Wednesday, 12.30 – 2.30, Bump & Beyond, FREE social play group for parents and parents to be.
Thursday, 12.30 – 2.30, HummingBees, £2.50, music and rhymes.
Friday, 11.30 – 1.30, Sensory Play, £2.50, lights, sounds and textures.
Livingstone St Community Centre, 130 St Anne Street, Birkenhead.
RENU Wellness & Hot Yoga
We offer a wide range of kid friendly classes such as family yoga sessions, family insanity classes, pre school bouncing Buddha sessions. We also offer pregnancy yoga and mum friendly classes such as legs, bums and mums (no need to find a baby sitter, bring the baby with you).
0151 668 0345
Rhythm Time Wirral
Oxton, Bebington, Heswall, Wallasey
Award winning, age-related music classes for 0-4 years. Fun educational and award winning music classes daily! Your little one’s confidence, creativity and co-ordination will flourish with our fun, quality music sessions.
Book a class today by calling 07444 824 461
Rockabubz- South Wirral
My name is Rachel and I will soon be launching the first Rockabubz classes in the north of England.
Rockabubz is an exciting parents and tots dance class, where children become familiar with the alphabet through
our unique Rockabubz A-Z of Dance.
If you are interested in coming along for a half price session, please email me, phone or sign up on
Sing and Sign Baby Signing Classes
Wirral (Rachel Nightingale)
Teach your baby to communicate before speech with our multi-award winning baby signing classes! Free taster sessions available.…
Sing and Sign Liverpool
Childwall, Mossley Hill, Aigburth, Speke, Gateacre
Babies can’t talk but that doesn’t meant they have nothing to say! Our music filled classes are designed to teach babies how to communicate with their hands. Using signs, babies can express their thoughts, feelings and ideas from an incredibly early age. A fun and highly beneficial class!
Skillz Skool – – Kids’ football coaching classes for kids ages 3-7 **
Fun & Enjoyable Kids Football Coaching Classes.
All coaches have undergone FA Coaching badges, enhanced CRB checks, child protection training, health & safety and posses relevant first aid qualifications.
Litherland Youth Centre, Sefton Road, Litherland, L21
Sweaty Mama is a unquie and effective way to exercise with your child. No need to organise childcare, Sweaty Mama allows you to bond with your child whilst undertaking the workout, utilising their weight to intensify the exercise. A fab &a fun workout to upbeat music both of you will love!
St Helens, Newton-le-willows, Warrington
Mother and child fitness. Fun effective workouts for you and your child! Have some bonding time with your little one. Meet new mums. Rebuild your fitness levels and confidence. 6 weeks to pre school age. Low and high intensity for all levels of fitness. Post natal and baby wearing specialist.
The Creation Station
Award winning art classes for babies, toddlers & preschoolers providing the perfect solution for your child’s creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you.
The Creation Station, Greasby
Greasby, Upton, West Kirby, Hoylake, Meols, Heswall, Gayton, Pensby,Irby.
We are delighted to be launching our award winning classes on 13th September At Upton Cricket club. Classes for Little Explorers, from 15months to 5years start at 9.30, Baby Discover (from 6months) at 10.45am. For fun art and craft activities, exploration and discovery get in touch.
Book six sessions get one free, book a full term get two free.
The Nurturing Tree
A 6 wk course, suitable for babies from 6 wks old. Courses contain Baby massage, gentle yoga poses, sensory awareness and singing time. Learn a full body massage routine from a qualified IAIM instructor, including routines to help congestion, teething, wind, colic and constipation.
Quote NURTURE for 10% off the price of a course when you bring along a friend
The Soccer Dome
Football Coaching 7 days a week!
Soccer Tiny Tots (18months-3years)
Soccer Tots (3-6 years)
Soccer Juniors (6+years)
Soccer Seniors (9+years)
Just £4, no pre booking required. Top quality coaching and guaranteed fun!
Quote DOME217 for free 1st session
0151 637 3213
The Water Whisperer
Southport, Ormskirk, Liverpool
Learn to Swim with The Water Whisperer, Gail Rickett. Featured on national and regional television & Sports Personality of the Year Finalist. Jaw-dropping results, 3 year olds have swam 1/4 of a mile, no armbands or support, Jodie 4 years old swam one mile. Gail also can teach many children to swim in one hour.
Tiny Treasures with The Creation Station
Tiny Treasures is a monthly class for babies from 1 month to 6 months, where Mums make keepsakes to record those precious early months. We use quality products such as canvas’/porcelain. Classes are £15 per month and also includes coffee and cake, and a chance to chat and relax with others.
Cafe Nest Mothercare Bromborough
TinyTalk Warrington, Newton and Lymm
Grappenhall, Culcheth, Stockton Heath, Newton le Willows, Lymm, Lowton, Great Sankey, Leigh.
Teach your baby to communicate before they can talk in our fun, interactive and award winning baby signing classes. Half an hour of signs, songs and sensory activities, followed by half an hour of play time for babies, where parents can enjoy a drink, biscuit and a chat.
Toddler Sense Wirral
Irby, Wallasey and Bebington
Toddler Sense introduces a whole new world of adventure for toddlers and children. Great music, great equipment and great new ideas! Every week introduces a whole new adventure. The main emphasis is on mobility, excitement and adventure. It is a fast-moving, action-packed programme.
07711 970998 or 0780 9110472
Dance Classes in all styles for children and adults of all ages.
Brand New YOGA & Mindfulness for Children on Thursday at 4.15pm. (age 7-11yrs).
Yellow Sub Play, Liverpool
Explore your child’s imagination with creative dance!
Every Wednesday at Yellow Sub Play Centre from 10am – 11am.
Sessions are included in general admission fee.
08444 120 850
Yellow Sub Play Centre, Liverpool
Basic sporting concepts in a fun learning environment!
Every Thursday at Yellow Sub Play Centre 10am – 11am.
Session is included in normal admission price.
08444 120 850
Tots Play Ellesmere Port and South Wirral
Bromborough, Eastham, Ellesmere Port
Tots Play’s Baby Development course is designed for our youngest babies, and provides parents with a range of skills and activity ideas to give your baby a head start.
six weeks the course includes;
· Baby Massage
· Baby Yoga
· Baby Sign Language
· Songs and rhymes
· Play Activities
· Tummy time
Designed to develop children’s physical skills of agility, balance, co-ordination and climbing, through the use of brightly coloured Tumble Tots equipment.
Tumble Tots Wirral (also Gymbabes and Gymbobs)
Thornton Hough, Hoylake, Bromborough, Oxton
Tumble Tots is the UK’s leading children’s activity provider and has been delivering great, fun and confidence-boosting classes since 1979! Each session incorporates balance, agility, climbing and co-ordination using specialised equipment as well as songs and rhymes to improve vocabulary.
Liverpool, Aintree, Wigan, Warrington, Widnes, Haydock, St Helens, Runcorn, Wigan, Leigh
Water Babies is the UK’s leading baby swimming company, offering fun, innovative baby swimming classes, taught by world-class instructors.
10% discount for Kidsguide users when booking on a beginner course
Wirral Gymnastics Club
Recreational classes Monday to Saturday including under fives. Fully equipped gym includes sprung floor, tumble track.
0151 649 0855
Liverpool City Centre, Maghull and Wavertree
YogaBears is a unique, colourful and fun yoga programme designed to holistically support children in their early years of development and beyond. For ages 3+ and all abilities, it’s a friendly, inclusive place for children to spend their Saturday mornings!
0151 236 1375
Your Serene Baby
Discover baby massage either in group settings or one-to-one. Baby massage enhances your babies first language: touch. Baby massage can promote your little ones sleep, relieve some minor ailments, intensify the bond between you and your baby and promote both cognitive and physical development.