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Den Haag

Bumps & Babies

Are you pregnant or have a newborn or a baby that is not yet walking? Join us mums at “Bumps & Babies”. It is a chance to make friends, gain support and advice from other parents, and swap experiences. This is an international social group open to any parent who can speak some English. It is a peaceful environment where your baby can play with plenty of baby toys available while the adults chat and share experiences.
Every Friday morning 11:00 am at the English Church (St John’s & St Phillip’s): Ary van der Spuy Rd, Archipel, Den Haag. See the following link for times, cost and location details:  http://bumpsandbabiesdenhaag.wordpress.com/ or call the church office at 070 355 5359.

Rainbow Tots

Run by a group of volunteer mums, this is the best place for mums to meet and for kids to greet, run, ride, race, climb, slide, read, sing, push, pull, creep, crawl. There are often over 25 mothers and even more children. Parents must help keep hall clean, and help unpack and repack the toys. Ends with singing action songs in a circle.

Cost: €5 per family. Tues & Wed mornings from 9:45 – 11:30am.
Address: Hall of St. John & St. Philip Church, Ary van der Spuyweg 1A, Den Haag.
Contact the church 355-5359 or
http://rainbowtotsthehague.blogspot.nl/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rainbow-Tots-The-Hague/570615039623597

Little Bears

A playgroup for parents and their kids 0-4 years of age. Every Monday and Friday morning, 09:45-12:00 at Prins Hendrikplein 1 (next to the real estate agency, “Waijd” is written on the window), The Hague. And every Wednesday morning, 9:30-11:30 at Helenastraat 8 (this is a church; the church is on Bezuidenhoutseweg but the entrance for Little Bears is on Helenastraat). Entrance is 5 euros. Coffee, fruit and cookies included. For updates, see: https://www.facebook.com/littlebearsdenhaag

Voorburg

The Windmill Toddler Group

Like our school it is designed to promote early development and social skills as well as a meeting place for adults to enjoy a coffee and a chat.
Friday’s  09:30 – 11:30.  For babies upwards along with Mum, Dad or Guardian, all welcome.
Essesteijn Wijkcentrum,
Elzendreef 10
2272 EB Voorburg
(next to school)
www.thewindmill.nl

Wassenaar

The Wassenaar Mother & Toddler Group

We are a friendly, international, English-speaking playgroup meeting every Thursday morning. We have a wide variety of toys, books and puzzles; each session includes a simple craft activity, refreshments and singing. There is a 4.00 Euro charge per session.

It’s a great place for babies, young children and their mothers, fathers, and caregivers to get to know each other. So come along and join in the fun! For additional information take a look at our blogspot – www.wassenaarmtg.blogspot.com or contact us at wassenaarmtg@gmail.com.
We meet on Thursdays 9:30 – 11:30 at the Deylercentrum on Hofcampweg 3 in Wassenaar.

Voorhout

First Friends: International Parent & Toddler Group in Voorhout
Coffee and socializing for parents, Playing and singing for toddlers
Every Wednesday starts after summer vacations. 9.30am – 11.30am
At De Spelewey, Breughelhof 8, Voorhout Admission € 5
For more information contact Jean Lumley www.firstfriendsvoorhout.blogspot.com

Voorschoten

‘The Voorschoten Toddler Group invites all parents with little ones from newborn to pre-school to come and enjoy the fun environment offered every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11:30am. From books to bricks, cars to crafts we offer a range of toys and activities to keep everyone amused as well as healthy juice, snacks and coffee.’
Here is the toddler group information: www.voorschotentoddlers.webs.com . Location Moeder Gods Church, Baron Schimmelpenninck van der Oyelaan 18, Voorschoten. Contact April Marvin
voorschotentoddlers@gmail.com

Delft

Delft MaMa (Delft Maternity And Motherhood Assistance)

Delft MaMa reaches out to the local international community and offers a helping hand to parents. Delft Maternity And Motherhood Assistance is a non-profit organization. Delft MaMa promotes the well-being and integration of international mothers-to-be and mothers of young children (0 to 4 year-olds) in and around Delft, The Netherlands. Visit www.delftmama.nl or contact Lucie Cunningham: info@delftmama.nl

Amsterdam

Jacaranda Tree Montessori is an English-speaking playgroup in Amsterdam for parents of babies, toddlers and children under 4. Everyone welcome. We have many nationalities: English, American, Dutch, French, German, Czech, Peruvian and more. We are located near the Vondelpark. Contact us for a free trial class.

Contact Simone Davies on 0616009060 or see www.jacarandatreemontessori.nl

Playgroups by Nationality:

South African Moms & Tots

A small group of friendly South African moms meet at least once a month, on a date that suits most. It is a happy, sociable, informal get-together. Usually we have the meetings at our houses or at parks or Koffie & Kind. Moms and Dads of pre-school children and young babies are welcome to join this cool circle of friends. In fact, we even come without kids sometimes… Contact Samantha Martini on 064 253 8770 or  email samanthamartini@yahoo.co.uk

American Women’s Club (AWC)

Moms, Tots & Pops… Kids Club at Nieuwe Duinweg 25, 2587 AB ‘s-Gravenhage. Meetings on Thursday mornings and also a Mom’s Night Out, with friends…
Contact Beth Schott or Sarah Edgcomb: Call 350-6007 or mail her on awckidsclub@yahoo.com

British Parents & Toddler Club

Meet at the British Club (sharing premises with the AWC), on Thursdays.
Call the Club on 346-1973 for more details or ask for Elena Tabolkina and e-mail her on etabolkina@yahoo.com .

Canadian Club in the Netherlands

The CCN children and family group is a monthly play group that gets together to allow parents a chance to get to know one another and discuss a multitude of parental issues that arise. This group is relaxed, fun and a great place to meet people!If you are interested in attending a CCN family coffee morning simply contact Sue Torry or Sharon Hillenaar on Sharon@kinderklipz.com

Delft MaMa (Delft Maternity And Motherhood Assistance)

This is a non profit organization whose mission is the well-being and integration of international mothers-to -be and (new) mothers in and around Delft. We organize support groups and activities for expecting ladies. We provide information on how prenatal and postnatal care is run medically and administratively. We are in the process of organizing toddlers’ playgroups in English and other languages and setting up an English speaking forum for our members.” We take care of Delft international mothers-to-be so that they can take better care of their babies and themselves.”
For more information visit our website at www.delftmama.nl
or contact Lucie Cunningham at info@delftmama.nl
Delft MaMa, Tuinstraat 25, 2613RB Delft 015 213 5288

Shell Bumps, Babes & Toddlers

Shell in The Hague has an exclusive group of moms / dads who get together monthly for socialising with kids. ContactJulie Nuweek at  06-46192037, email address is: outpostbumpsbabiesandtoddlers@yahoo.com. Or join their group:outpostBBT@yahoogroups.com
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