Playgroups

Looking for something fun to do for you and your baby? There are lots of playgroups and children's activities available in the Keys. Please feel free to contact us if you know of other activities that should be included on our page.

Lower Keys Groups and Activities

 

Tot Time is a free program that meets biweekly, led by Cori Johnson, the Middle Keys Community Liaison. Bring your little ones (age five and under) and spend an hour having fun. You will connect with other parents and caregivers in your area and discover ways to combine playtime with learning.

Join in our fun with:

  • Arts & crafts

  • Storytelling

  •  Music & Dance

  •  Guest speakers

  •  Healthy snacks

  •  Parenting resources

Lower Keys Tot Times

  • Key West: 1st Thursday of each month, 10:30 am, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St, Key West

  • Key West, 3rd Thursday of each month at an off-site location announced in advance

  • Stock Island: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am Bernstein Park playground

  • Stock Island: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am Bernstein Park playground

  • Big Pine, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am, Keys Vineyard Community Church, 100 County Rd, Big Pine Key, FL

Please feel free to print and post our fliers, link here

Samantha Cockerham, our Upper Keys Child Development support, leads Tot Time groups in Islamorada and Key Largo (see details in the Upper Keys section below).

Feel free to print out the flyer below and post it wherever appropriate.

 

Preschool Story Hour at the Key West Library is geared for ages 3 to 5 years.  Story hour is a creative and interactive program. This is a stand-up program and the kids are encouraged to do so. Story hour often includes snacks and a craft activity after the story.  Expecting parents and siblings are welcome.  Meets Fridays from 11 am-noon.

Toddler Story Time at the Key West Library is for kids ages 0 to 2 years. It is a “lap-sit” program. Books geared for infants to 2 years of age are used, with bright pictures, rhyme, and rhythm.  Expecting parents and siblings are welcome.  Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am.  Breastfeeding and nutrition questions can be addressed to Breastfeeding Consultant Angelica Mendaros, who will be available during Story Time on Wednesdays.  

Toddlers Story and Craft Hour are held at the Big Pine Library, 213 Key Deer Boulevard, on Tuesdays from 10-11 am.  Call the library for more details.

Fort Adventures: Parent and Me Class by Key West Art & Historical Society meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am, with days off following the school calendar. Throughout the year we will learn about letters, colors, shapes, and other pre-school appropriate themes! We welcome all families with young children from birth- 5 years old. Enjoy the Imagination Playground, water play and storytime in the spectacular setting of the Martello tower.  Class is free to KWAHS members and just five dollars for non-members.  More details here.  

 

Music Together in the Keys is a 10-week course of mixed-age music and movement program for newborns, infants, toddlers (up to 4 years old) and the grown-ups who love them. There is more information on their website or call 305-296-331, Key West Church of Christ, for details.

Middle Keys Groups and Activities

Tot Time is a free program that meets bi-weekly, led by  Cori Johnson, the Middle Keys Community Liaison. Bring your little ones (age five and under) and spend an hour having fun. You will connect with other parents and caregivers in your area and discover ways to combine playtime with learning.

Join in our fun with:

  • Arts & crafts

  • Storytelling

  •  Music & Dance

  •  Guest speakers

  •  Healthy snacks

  •  Parenting resources

Middle Keys Tot Times

  • Big Pine, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am, Keys Vineyard Community Church, 100 County Rd, Big Pine Key, FL

Upper Keys Groups and Activities

Islamorada Tot Time is a free program that meets bi-weekly, led by Samantha Cockerhamd, the Upper Keys Child Development Support. Bring your little ones (age five and under) and spend an hour having fun. You will connect with other parents and caregivers in your area and discover ways to combine playtime with learning. 

Join in our fun with:

  • Arts & crafts

  • Storytelling

  • Music & Dance

  • Guest speakers

  • Healthy snacks

  • Parenting resources

Upper Keys Tot Time

  • Key Largo: 3rd Monday of each month, 10:30 am, First Baptist Church, 99001 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL

  • Islamorada: 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:30 am, Founders Park Community Room, 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada (park fees waived for attendees during playgroup)

  • Upper Keys Field Trip: 2nd Wednesday of every month at an offsite location, the time and location are announced in advance.

Feel free to print out the fliers below and post them wherever appropriate.  

Tot Time Fliers

Upper Keys Wiggles and Giggles

  • Key Largo: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 10:30 am, Dance Journey Performing Arts Studio, 105950 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL

  • Islamorada: 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 10:30 am First Baptist Church of Islamorada, 81201 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada FL, 2nd-floor fellowship hall

  • Tavernier: 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 10:30 am On Your Toes Dance Studio, 92451 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL

STORYTIME For Ages 0-5 at Islamorada Library: Friday's at 10:30 am.

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