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Babies & toddlers | Colchester Baptist Church

Babies & toddlers

See below for information about baby and toddler groups at Colchester Baptist Church.

To download leaflet (PDF) click here: Baby & Toddler leaflet


Bright Sparks (ages 2–5 yrs)


Mondays (during term time)
10am – 11.15am

For children aged 2–5 and their parents and carers. Toys, crafts and messy play, followed by a drink and biscuit and a story time and singing. Bright Sparks is particularly aimed at helping prepare children for school.
Venue: Church Hall
Cost: £1 per child aged 2 or over


Babies and toddlers: Play and Sing (ages 0–5)

Wednesdays (during term time)
10am – 12noon

Free play and snack time, followed by a music and singing session and ride-on toys to finish. Refreshments for parents and carers are available throughout.
Venue: Church Hall
Cost: £1 per family


New Mums’ Friendship Group (0–12 months)


Wednesdays (runs all through the year)
10am – 12noon

A special space in our Baby and Toddler sessions for mums with young babies to make new friends. Dedicated leaders provide a warm welcome and support. Refreshments are available throughout. Runs all through the year.
Venue: Entry via the Church Hall
Cost: No charge for entry or refreshments


Little Lambs Tots Praise (0–5 yrs)

On occasional Wednesdays
10am – 12noon
On occasional Wednesdays throughout the year we run a lively and fun time of praise for toddlers, babies, parents and carers, with action songs, Bible stories and prayers. Anyone attending our Baby and Toddler sessions on those mornings is welcome to come and join in.
Venue: Main church area


Babies and toddlers: Stay and Play (0–5 yrs)

Fridays (during term time)
10am – 12noon

A drop in for parents and carers, with free play and refreshments throughout the morning.
Venue: Upstairs toddler room
Cost: Free entry, hot drinks 30p, juice and biscuits 10p


Buzz (ages 0–3yrs)

Buzz runs from the start of every morning service. Stay and settle your child in, then our experienced helpers will look after your little one while you enjoy the service. Toys, stories and activities.