Playgroups & Pre-School Classes Wharfedale & Craven

Thursday Pre-School: Craven

Playgroups and Pre-School classes

Wharfedale & Craven and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on  children.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in clinics throughout the week and also details of all the children’s activities classes available across our area. Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

If you know of any other classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us here. Basic listings are free. ’Featured’ listings are £10 per month. For our full advertising rates then please click here.

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FUN, EDUCATIONAL & AWARD WINNING music classes.Your little one’s confidence, creativity and co-ordination will flourish with our fun, quality music sessions.

“The best music class in town” as quoted by our mums! Our classes will help to nurture and enhance  EVERY child’s development and innate musical ability.

At a critical time in your child’s formative years, Rhythm Time offers a wide variety of activities. These activities help brain development, balance, concentration, listening skills and language which in turn help with reading, writing, maths, co-ordination and socialising.

Rhythm Time also helps stimulate your child’s imagination and also develops specific musical concepts such as rhythm, pitch and listening. It’s the perfect foundation for school and future music making!

Rhythm Time’s baby classes and Young Baby Courses will help the development of your baby from birth+.

Our Young Baby Courses have been created specifically for very young babies from birth to 6 months.  These focus on developmental and multi-sensory activities specifically designed for very young babies and their early development.

07577 531359


Childminders Stay & Play, Silsden

Thursdays TERM TIME 9.30 am – 11 am.

Elliott Street
BD20 0DE

Telephone: 01535 618 005

Cook Stars Family, Skipton

Cook Stars! Fun cooking class for children age 2-12. The children make a variety of different dishes weekly, everything is provided.
Thursdays 4-5.15pm at Grassington Devonshire Institute, Main Street, Grassington
Saturdays 10.30-12 noon Skipton Baptist Church Hall, Otley Street, Skipton
Tel Jane 07484 789712

Little Monkeys (NCT), Skipton

St. Andrews Church Newmarket Street Skipton. 9:30-11:15am. £1.50 per family, 20p for refreshments. Free juice for children. Contact Jo at

Mini Music Makers, Silsden

Thursday 2.15 – 3 pm.

Elliott Street
BD20 0DE

Telephone: 01535 618 005

Rhyme Time – (Under 5’s) Skipton

Rhyme Time – (Under 5’s)
Nursery Rhymes, actions, musical instruments.

Thursday 2 – 2.30 pm

Relaxed session, Autism friendly. For more details please contact Skipton Library on 01609 534548.

Thornton Hall Mini Farmers, Skipton

Join in special Toddler Sessions at Thornton Hall Country Park (Monday – Friday term time only, 10am – 3pm).
Only £6 per toddler, 1 adult goes free (refer to admissions Ts&Cs).

Additional daily activities included. Visit the Farm Park website for the current schedule.


Woodland Explorers, Skipton

Natural stay and play sessions for under 6s.
Outside for the full session whatever the weather!

Thursdays 12.45-14.45 (Term time only)

£3.50 per family, campfire snack and drink provided!

Wharfedale Montessori School, BoltonAbbey, BD23 6AN

For more information: 01756 710452