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Welcome to Issue 2 of Lots for Tots Staffordshire Front Cover Photo Kindly donated by Ruth who is Mummy to 3yr old Molly. About Lots for Tots 50,000 copies of Lots for Tots in 3 editions distributed quarterly in October, January, Easter & July in Staffordshire, Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire. Lots for Tots Staffordshire is part of Lots for Tots Ltd. Also by Lots for Tots Ltd: East Midlands Baby and Toddler Show, Nottingham. Bump to Five show, Derby.

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ow what an amazing first issue we had and now I am really pleased to bring you Issue 2! I have had the pleasure of meeting so many lovely people along the way, advertisers and parents who are always so positive about my magazine. As a mum of four children I know how difficult it can be juggling work / home life as well as spending quality time with the children. I hope Lots For Tots Staffordshire gives you some great ideas on how to spend your quality time with your little ones! Last but not least Happy New Year to you all and thank you for all your support!

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Lots on Local... January Fri 24th January-Sat 1st March Pirate Weekends Ahoy me hearties! Join us now for a Swashbuckling Pirate Weekend! Our hotels have been taken over by swashbuckling Pirates and we have some wonderful Pirate activities and entertainment on offer for the whole family to enjoy! Pirate Weekend Breaks include: •Overnight stay in one of our uniquely themed hotels with a scrumptious breakfast •A visit to Sharkbait Reef by SEALIFE •Fabulous pirate-themed entertainment from our very own Pirate Bill and Fin the Shark •Warm up in our wonderfully tropical Waterpark •Dance the night away at our family disco •Fancy dress competition Tue 21st Jan to Sat 25th Jan Robin Hood Pantomine Perton Civic Centre Perton West Midlands WV6 7PD Harlequin Pantomime Productions presents Robin Hood ‘the way it really happened’. Come along for a fun-filled family night out!!!

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Sat 25th January 10am-2pm Festivals of the World Open Day Milford Day Nursery Milford Road, Walton-on-theHill, Stafford Staffs ST17 0LA Meet our friendly staff team, sample our delicious food and take part in our fun and creative activities. Tel: 01753 20 11 22 parents@asquithnurseries.co.uk Sat 25th January 10am-2pm Festivals of the World Open Day Springfields Day Nursery Beacon Street Lichfield Meet our friendly staff team, sample our delicious food and take part in our fun and creative activities. Tel: 01753 20 11 22 parents@asquithnurseries.co.uk

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Please mentionFebruary Lots for Tots when contacting an advertiser Lots on Local... Sat 8th February 10.30am–1.30pm Happy Tots Open Day Cannock, Fazeley, Tamworth & Wolverhampton There’ll be lots of fun activities to entertain children whilst parents find out more and speak with parents who currently have children at the nursery. Visit www. happy-tots.com for more details.

Sat 15th-Sun 23rd February Half Term Trails Attingham Park Atcham, Shrewsbury Telephone: 01743 708123Explore the grounds with our family trails ‘ with a different theme every holiday, there’s something new to discover every time you visit. Will you find all the clues and win a prize?

Wed 19th February 10.30am Bird Box Making Cannock Chase Visitor Centre As part of national Nest box week come along and make some homes for our feathered friends. The boxes can be taken home or used on Cannock Chase. £2.50 per person

Saturday 15 Feb 11am & 2pm Humpty Dumpty and the Big Book of Nursery Rhymes Tamworth Assembly Rooms Staffordshire B79 7DN Full of audience participation with bright colourful costumes and a full cast of professional actors, this show travels at a thousand smiles an hour – hold on tight! Contact telephone: 01827 709618

Fri 21st Feb 10.30am - 2.30pm Woodland Treasure Trail Cannock Chase Visitor Centre Follow the clues and discover parts of Cannock Chase learning about the country park and its wildlife along the way. Solve the clues and seek your treasure on your return. £2.50 per person

Sat 22 February 2pm Old MacDonald Had a Farm Lichfield Garrick Theatre Presented and written especially for parents to enjoy with their children, this fun filled farmyard tale brings to life all the best loved characters from the original nursery rhyme along with a magical medley of games, giggles and sing along songs.

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Lots on Local... March Sat 29th March 10am-12 Nearly New Children’s Clothes, Toys & Furniture Sale Weston Village Hall Entry £1 (Adults Only – Children Free) Children’s Play Corner Tea, Coffee and Homemade Cakes available to buy If you would like a table to sell your items, please contact Melissa on 07976 611527 melissa@mumsnbabes.co.uk In aid of ‘mums n babes toddler group’ held at Weston Village Hall

Easter and beyond... Mon 5th May Mad Hatters Tea Party Lazy Day Cakes, Heart of the Country Lichfield 11am Meet the Mad Hatter, 11.15am Alice In Wonderland Cake decorating, 12.30 Mad Hatters Tea Party, 1.30pm Party Time. £20 per person Tel: 07581466440 spaces ltd book early. Tickets on Sale Now

Sat 10th May 10am-3pm Bump to Five Show Derby Cricket Ground Our 5th annual Bump to Five show, all you need to survive with the under fives. The biggest bump, baby, toddler and pre-schooler show in the area. Free entry when you pre-register online www.bumptofive.co.uk Fri 11th April - Mon 21st April Easter Egg Tail WildLife Trust Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge Stafford ST17 0WT Enjoy and easter egg trail with lots of fun with the Wildlife trust, learn los of interesting facts on your way round. Great fun for all the family. £2 per trail 01889 880100 Information is correct at the time of going to print but please check details before setting off.

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A Party with a difference

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nimals in Hands is a Natural History Lecturing Service from Nursery through to 6th Form, specialising in handson interactions with children and young people.

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“Our aim is to provide you with various themes that fit into the National Curriculum, which can be delivered to a wide range of audiences of all ages and abilities, in a fun and exciting way.

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Making the Right Decision about your Childcare

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he first years of a child’s life are the most important influential times and childcare can play a huge part, particularly that all 3 and 4 year old in Staffordshire are entitled to free 15 hours education places. Children as young as 2 really benefit from early education. They learn while they play, improving their social skills and they get used to a routine. Once they are old enough to go to school, they’re already well prepared and often achieve more. If you met the eligible criteria, Think2 and 15 hours of free childcare could be your ticket to improve life, work prospects and relationships. Below is a quick reference guide to hep explain the differences between each type of childcare: CHILDMINDERS Registered Childminders are self-employed carers, who look after your chil along with other children, usually in their own home. As they are self-employed, they can set their own working hours. Ideal if you want your child to be cared for in a family home; flexible care; children of different ages to be cared for together; childcare that offers continuity from birth to teenage years. DAY NURSERIES Provide care and education for children from birth to five years. Opening times tend to coincide with a standard working day, 7.30am-6pm.

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Ideal if you want your child in a fixed location with a team of qualified staff; somewhere open virtually all year round; your child to mix with lots of children; to have access to a wide range of toys and stimulus. NURSERY SCHOOLS Nursery Schools provide early education and childcare for children between 3-5 years. Usually 9am-3.30pm for full or half day sessions. Ideal if you want your child to mix with children of similar ages; continuity of care and to have access to a wide range of toys and stimulus. PRE-SCHOOL PLAYGROUP Pre-School Playgroups provide childcare and early education for children from 2-5 years. They offer sessions from 2.5 hours-4 hours during term time, either every day or on specific days of the week. Ideal if you want your pre-school child to mix and learn to socialise; take part in early years education and childcare.; to get involved with the playgroup and help out. For more information: On childcare provisions please contact Family Information Service 0300 111 8007 fis@staffordshire.gov.uk www.staffordshire.gov.uk/fis Free childcare for 2 year olds www.staffordshire.gov.uk/think2 Early Years Foundation Stage www.foundationyears.org.uk

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Baby Bounce & Rhyme (under 3’s) Baswich 2 - 2.30 Wed Brereton 11 - 11.30 Fri Burntwood 10-10.30/11-11.30 Thu Burton o T 10.15-10.45 Tue 11.15-11.45 Fri Cannock 10.30 - 11 Thu Heath Hayes 9:30 - 10 Fri Hednesford 10:45 - 11:15 Fri Holmecroft 10.30 - 11 Tue Lichfield 10-10.30 Tue Penkridge 10 - 1.30 Fri Rising Brook 10.30 - 11 Fri Rugeley 10 - 10.30 Mon Shenstone 10.30 - 11 Tue Stafford 10 - 10.30 Wed Tamworth 11 - 11.30 Wed/Fri

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Family Focus 9.30am - 11.30am Tues Breton Community centre

Brocton Brocton Mother Toddler Group 10am - 11.30am Wed Brocton Village Hall

11.30am Mon, Wed, Fri Avon Business and Leisure Centre Baby Sensory 10-11 0-13mths Fri Avon Leisure Centre, WS11 1LH Jelly Tots play group 9.30 - 11.30am Fri Cannock chase Childrens Centre Baby Sensory 11.30-12.30 0-13mths Fri Avon Leisure Centre, WS11 1LH Water Babies Fri & Sat Cannock Hospital Various times

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Cheslyn Hay Village Hall, Pinfold Lane

Doxey Tuneful Tots 10am until 11.30am Tue Sutton Centre

Hednesford Family Focus 9.30 - 11.30 Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall

Cannock Bambinos Toddler Group 9.30 -

Little Kickers Sat 10am Junior Kickers 11am Mighty Kickers Norton Canes School

Cheslyn Hay Socatots 9am/ 10.20am Sat

Huntington Huntington Grandparent and Tod-

dler Group 930 - 1130am Thurs.Littleton Green Community School Creation Station 12.45pm to 1.35pm Thur Huntington Children’s Centre Creation Station 2.10 - 3pm Thur Huntington Children Centre

Stafford Little Doves Mon 9.30 - 11.30 &Thurs 1.30 - 3.30 Waterhouses Community Bungalow Socatots 10.15am Mon Silkmore Children’s Centre, Silkmore Primary School Cafe Tots 11 - 2pm Mon - Fri Rising Brook Cafe Rising Brook Church

www.lotsfortots.co.uk/staffordshire


Most classes are Term-Time only Praise and Play 10.30 -11am Every Wed St Mary’s Church, St Marys Place

Stafford & Cannock Pelsall Baby Sensory 10-11am Tue Pelsall Methodist Church Hall

Weeping Cross Post Natel Group 1.30pm to 3pm Wed Health Centre

Penkridge Jo Jingles 9.30am Fri mixed ages

Nature Tots The Wolseley Centre, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Wolseley Bridge 10-12 (2nd+4th Wed in mth) £2.50 per child. 01889 880100

Penkridge Methodist church

Nature Tots The Wolseley Centre, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Wolseley Bridge, 10-12noon (1st + 3rd Wed of mth). Specifically for children with disabilities. Free.01889 880100 Jo Jingles 11.15am Wed Wildwood Children Centre Stafford Twins Group 9.30am - 11.30am Thurs Silkmore Children’s Centre Socatots 9am Sat Holmcroft Community Centre, Little Kickers Sat 10:15am Junior Kickers, 11.15am Mighty Kickers Baswich Church Hall Little Kickers Sun 10am Junior Kickers,11am Mighty Kickers Beaconside Sports Centre

Norton Canes Family Focus 9.30 - 11.30 Fri Nortan Canes Children Centre

Rugeley Stay & Play Bu SureStart 11.30 - 1pm Wed churchfield children’s centre, sandy lane Stay & play groups bu sure start Thurs 9.30-11am St paul’s church hall Family Focus 9.30 - 11.30 Thurs St Pauls Church Play & Stay bu SureStart 1.30 - 3pm Thurs Weston springs childrens centre, swallow close (springfield health & wellbeing centre) Stay & play groups bu sure start Fri 9.30-11am St paul’s church hall Socatots 9am/9.40am/10.20am Sat Western Springs Priamry School

Walton on the Hill Berkswich Parent & Toddler Group 1.30pm-3pm Tue Methodist Church Hall ,The Rise

While every effort is made to ensure details are correct at the time of going to print, times & dates are subject to change. Please check before you set off. Where possible, contact details are available on the website

staffordshire@lotsfortots.co.uk / 08456 436 874

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Lots on Weekly... Amington Smart Talkers

Nature Tots 12:45-2:45pm. Mon Glascote Children’s Centre Contact 07805 398634

9.15-10.15am Mon Amington Children’s Centre

Play & Explore 1-2.30pm Tue Glascote Children’s Centre

Little Explorers 1.00-2.30pm Mon Amington Children’s Centre

Kettlebrook Play & Explore

Nature Tots 12:452:45pm Tues Amington Children’s Centre £1 per child. 07805 398634

9.30-11am Mon Tamworth Early Years Children’s Centre

Leyfields Play & Explore

Bolehall Ankermoor Stay and

Play 9.15-11am Wed Ankermoor School Bolehall

9.30-11am Tue Leyfields Children’s Centre

Burntwood Hammerwich Toddler

Chatter Tots 1-2.30pm Tue Leyfields Children’s Centre

10am-12pm/1-3pm Mon Burntwood Institute Little Lambs Toddler Group 10-11.30am Mon Redwood Park Community Centre

Dostill

Room to Play PEEP 9.30-11am Mon Dosthill Learning Centre

Glascote Chatter Tots 10-11.30 Mon Glascote Children’s Centre

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Room to Play PEEP 9.30-11am Wed Leyfields Children’s Centre Nature Tots Leyfields Children’s Centre 9.3011.30.Thur £1 per child. Contact 07805 398634 Little Kickers Sat 8.30am Mega Kickers 9.35am Junior Kickers 10.20am Mighty Kickers 11.15am Junior Kickers Wilnecote Leisure Centre

Tamworth Moorgate Babies and

Toddler 1-3pm Tue Moorgate Primary School Tots Library 9.30-10.30 Wed Wilnecote Library Nature Tots 9.15-11.15am. Wed Tamworth Children’s Centre Basin Lane £1 per child. 07805 398634 Socatots 9.30am Fri St Peter’s Church Hall

Edingale Stay and Play 10-12 Thurs Edinglae Village Hall

Wilnecote Little Explorers 9.30-11am Wed Exley Children’s Centre Nature Tots 1-3pm Wed Wilnecote Children’s Centre, Heathfields Infant School £1 per child. 07805 398634 Nature Tots 12.45-2.45 Thur Exley Children’s Centre, £1 per child. Contact 07805 398634

Lichfield Water Babies Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun Saxon Hill Pool Various times

www.lotsfortots.co.uk/staffordshire


Most classes are Term-Time only Jo Jingles Mon 9.45 0- 2yrs 10.45 2-3yrs Martin Heath Hall Cheeky Monkeys 9.45 -11.45 Mon St Michael’s church Hall Christchurch Under 5s 1.30-3.00pm Mon Martin Heath Hall Jo Jingles Tue 9.45am 2-3yrs, 10.45am 0-2yrs Virgin Active Baby Development Tots Play 10am Tues Lichfield Methodist Church Lazy Day Cakes 10.30/11.30 Tues Toddler Club Heart of the Country Emmanuel Toddlers 9.15-11.15am Tue Emmanuel Christian Centre, Netherstowe Jo Jingles 1.15pm Tue 0-5 yrs Lichfield Golf & Country Club Socatots 9.30am Wed St Michael Church Jo Jingles 9.45am 3mths - 2yrs, 11am 2yrs + Wed

Lichfield & Tamworth

Bistro Beacon Park Social Tots, Tots Play 9.40 Thu Martin Heath Hall Discovery Tots Tots Play 10.30 Thu Martin Heath Hall Rhythm Time Fri 9.45am Lichfield Methodist Church 2yrs 8mths to 5yrs Baby Sensory 10-11am Fri 6-13mths Curborough Community Centre Rhythm Time 10.30am Fri Lichfield Methodist Church 14mths - 3yrs

Lichfield Twins Club 1pm-3pm Fri 1st & 3rd of mth. Charnwood Childrens Centre Socatots 9am Sat Martin Heath Hall, Christchurch Lane HenHouse Art Classes 10- 12 Sat 5yrs to teens St Michael’s Hall Socatots Sun 9.30am/ 10.10am/ 10.50am St Michael Church

Whittington Tree Tots Woodland

Rhythm Time 11.15am Fri Lichfield Methodist Church 0-14mths

Playgroup 10.30am – 12pm Mon Fisherwick Wood 07530 104806.

Little Chicks Art Class 9:30 - 10:15 Fri 18mths to 4yrs St Michael’s Church Hall,

Mums and Tots Coffee 9.30-11.30 Tue The Post Box,Whittington Barracks

Baby Sensory 11.1512.15pm Fri 0- 7mths Curborough Community Centre Baby Sensory 12.451.45pm Fri 0- 13mths Curborough Community Centre Tiny Talk Baby Signing 1-2pm Fri Darwin Hall

Cheeky Chimps 10-12 Tues Thomas Spencer Hall Creation Station Little Explorers Fri 10am Bit End Pavilion 1-5yrs Creation Station Baby Discovery 11.30 Fri Bit End Pavillion 5-16mths

staffordshire@lotsfortots.co.uk / 08456 436 874

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Lots on Weekly... Barton u Needwood Socatots 9.30am Mon

Little Fingers 1st and 3rd Thur mth 10.30 - 12 St. Thomas Methodist Church

Thomas Russell Infant School, Station Rd Parent & Toddler 10.45am-12pm Mon Christadelphian Ch, 1 Park Rd St James’ Parent & Toddler 9-11am Tue/Thu St James’ Church Hall Water Babies Tue & Sat Barton Aquadome Various times Tiny Talk 10am Wed (first class free) Barton under Needwood, Village Hall-

Branston Branston Parent & Toddler 9.45-11.15am Tue Branston Village Hall, Clays Ln

Burton on Trent Socatots 9.30am Mon Queen St Community Centre, Queen St

Puddle Ducks Fri 10am Little Dippers 10.30am Little Kickers 11am Splashers Dw Sports Centre, Unit 11, Middleway Park Anslow Parent & Toddler 1.30-3.15pm Thu Anslow Village Hall, Anslow Stay and Play 9.30-11.30am Fri East Staffs Children Centre Socatots 9.40am Sat Queen St Community Centre, Queen St

Draycott in the Clay Tots Corner Toddler Group 9.30-11.30am Wed Draycott-in-the-Clay Village Hall

Hilton Tiny Talk 10.45am Thu (First class Free)

All Saints Church Parent & Toddler 9.30-11.30am Mon All Saints Ch Hall, Branston Rd

Hilton Village Hall

Harvey Girls (under 21s Mums) 3.30-5.30pm Wed Queen St Community Centre, Queen St

Mums and Tots Class Tues am Roliston Village Hall

St Mary’s & St Mowden’s Toddler 10am-12pm Wed Church Hall, Guild St Water Babies Wed St Georges Pak Various times

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Roliston Little LadyBird Club Little Ladybird Club Creche Tue -Fri Roliston Village Hall Little Ladybird Club Childcare to Adult fitness classes Tue & Thu pm, Roliston Village Hall

www.lotsfortots.co.uk/staffordshire


Most classes are Term-Time only

Rolleston on Dove Rolleston Playgroup (0-3.5yr) 10-11.30am Tue/ Thu/Fri Methodist Chapel, Chapel Ln

Stapenhill Jump for Joy 9.30-11.30am Mon Glebe School Rooms, St Peter’s Church, Stanton Rd Twins Group 10-11.30am Mon Hill St Health Centre, Hill St Harvey Girls (Under 21’s Mums) 12-2pm Mon Hill St Medical Centre Kiddie Winks Mother & Toddler

10am-12pm Tue/Fri Hill St Health Centre, Hill St First Steps 9.30-11.15am Wed Hill St Health Centre, Hill St Short Street Toddler Group 9.45 - 11.45 Fri Short Street Methodist Chapel

Stretton Harvey Girls (Under 21’s Mums) 3.30-5.30pm Mon Stretton Springs Children’s Centre

Burton-on-Trent

Stretton Baby & Toddler 10-11.30am Tue/Fri St Mary’s Church Hall, Hillfield Ln Nature Tots 9:30-11:30 Mon Springs Children’s Centre, Fountains Primary School £1.50 per child. Contact 07854 532400 Stretton Pram Club 1.303pm Tue Main St, Stretton

Tatenhill Baby Sensory 10-11am Thu Tatenhill Village Hall 1st class free

Tutbury Tutbury PLaygroup 9-30 - 11am Mon-Fri Tutbury Pre Shool

Harvey Girls (Under 21’s Mums) 11am-1pm Tue/ Fri Winshill Resource Ctr, Canterbury Rd Winshill Mini Fun Factory 10-11.30am Wed, Winshill Methodist Church, High Bank Rd Nature Tots 1-3pm WedWinshill Children’s Centre. £1.50 per child. Contact 07854 532400 Little Gems 1-3pm Fri Winshill Children’s Ctr, Brough Rd Dads 4 Dads Group 10.00am – 12.00pm Sat Winshill Neighbourhood Resource Centre

Yoxall Walton on Trent Nature Tots 1-3pm Mon Walton Parent & Toddler 2-3pm Fri, Walton on Trent C of E Primary School, Coton Rd

Winshill Umbrella Club 9.3011.15am Mon Winshill Resource Ctr, Canterbury Rd Tums to Tots drop in 9.3011.30am Tue Methodist Church, High Bank Rd

Yoxall Children’s Centre, St Peters Primary School 07854 532400 Cheeky Monkey Toddler Group 9.30-11.30 Thur Yoxall Children Centre

Swadlincote Newhall Natters 9 - 11am Fri Newhall Village Hall

staffordshire@lotsfortots.co.uk / 08456 436 874

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Lots for Tots Staffordshire Issue 2  

January-March 2014

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