New Era Baby & Toddler Group

at Gannow Community Centre

Every Friday 9:15 am – 1:30 am

This baby and toddler group is predominantly for local Gannow Residents


We are pleased to welcome you to our baby & toddler group. The group is run by the staff of New Era, with Sue and Elaine as the group leaders and 2 creche workers. We will do all we can to help you feel a part of our happy group and together with the rest of the team would like to welcome you and your children.

Everyone’s comments about the group are always welcomed. It you have any concerns or suggestions about how we can we do things differently, please let the staff know. This is your group and your input is always welcome.

Above all we are about having fun – so enjoy being together.

If you need to speak to the staff outside the baby and toddler group times, call:

  • Sue Rae                  tel: 07711 801 821, or
  • Elaine Sharples       tel: 07711 801 740, or
  • New Era office         tel: 01282 4350 302.

Learning Through Play

One of the aims of the toddler group is to encourage parents/carers to engage in play activities with their child/ren.

We have a wide range of children’s resources following the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS) including home corner, baby soft play, painting/crafts, book corner, puppet theatre to encourage imaginative play, threading, puzzles etc.

Sessions include:

  • Getting to know each other, especially new families
  • Refreshments
  • Messy Play
  • Story / singing time
  • Discussion on what parents / carers would like in the group

Themed Activities

Themed activities have included:

Bonfire Night arts & crafts, Making play doh, children in need, world nursery rhyme week, making christmas cards.


Gannow Community Centre