What we do

Toddler & Baby Group (POD)


We are currently running two Portswood Pod groups, one for babies (non-walkers) and another for toddlers with their carers. We have mum's, dad's, grandparent's, childminders and foster carers at our group everyone is welcome those of faith and those of none. Our aim is that you will be welcomed as one of our family, not just by the caring team but also by other people who come along and that you will feel at home with us.

We meet every Tuesday morning in term time. There are lots of toys to play with and things to do. 

We have a baby group for those with tiny babies, it's a good place to be if you are a first-time parent and you want to get to know some people. 

For the toddlers, there is an area for messy play, puzzles and craft as well as outside space that is open all weathers and scooters and bikes.

As numbers are limited, we ask people to book for half a term at a time for which we charge £10-11.50 depending on the number of weeks.  

Here's what some of our past parents and carers have said about our group:

A super friendly group with lovely volunteers, a great range of toys for the babies and toddlers to enjoy, fun craft activity and amazing singing!!  - Hannah 

A lovely group where I felt instantly welcome and, we look forward to every Tuesday- a highlight of mine and the twins week! especially the singing! – Sophie

I love going to the pod as it feels like one big family. Everyone is always so kind and welcoming. My little girl Maryanne absolutely loves it. – Sally – Anne

We’ve made many friends at Pod who will stay our friends well beyond the toddler years! - Aileen

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