Top 4 Outdoor toddler groups in Sheffield

Top 4 Outdoor toddler groups in Sheffield

Did you know playgroups don’t just have to be indoors? Sheffield has some fantastic outdoor toddler groups which are on come rain or shine. Mud kitchens, fire snacks, woodland adventures and much more… Here’s top 4 to try with your little one. Don’t forget the wellies!

Don’t forget to have a browse of the full Sheffield playgroups & classes list here.

Sheffield Woodland Kindergarten Playgroup

When? Mondays 10 – 11.30am. Term time.

How much? £4 per family

Where? Lynwood Gardens, S10 2FZ. Just behind Francis Newton Pub

Details? No booking required, all ages welcome. No sessions in September or school holidays. All outdoors based to dress appropriately. Scrummy fire-cooked snacks, songs about nature, free play and activities including seed planting, pond visits, unlimited tea and coffee, charcoal art, mud kitchen and so much more!

Woodland toddler group

When? Friday 9:45am. Meet outside Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods

How much? £2 per child

Where? Ecclesall Woods

Details? Just turn up, no booking required. You can email for anymore details and/or join the Facebook group. This parent and toddler group is based on Forest School ethos and enjoying being outdoors! This is an outdoors playgroup – dress appropriately for the weather and season!

Top 4 Outdoor toddler groups in Sheffield
Top 4 Outdoor toddler groups in Sheffield

Mayfield Alpacas toddler group

When? Tuesdays 10am-12.

How much? £3 per child

Where? Mayfield Alpacas Animal Park S10 4LH

Details? Children will take part in a variety of activities, will interact with some of our many animals, learn about all aspects of nature and the environment around us as well as cooking a snack over the campfire. Unless the weather is extremely bad all activities will take place outside in our designated toddler club activities centre.


When? Multiple sessions including Birth to 4, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at Glen Howe Park and Greenhead House Farm.

How much? 6 sessions £25, 1 session £5 per child, £3.50 a sibling. Book online on their website, via Facebook or Rohan 07835284996.

Where? Glen Howe Park S35 0DW and Greenhead House Farm S35 0HN

Details? Activities are varied and linked both to the curriculum and the season in which they take place.  Nature is at the heart of all of that we do and children will, over time, learn about the world around them.

Sessions focus on aspects of holistic development. The teacher is less a person of authority and more a facilitator, mentor and experienced companion.  Children are allowed to choose the direction they take, discover, discuss and develop without the constraints of a table and chair.

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