Christmas events for under 5s

There’s not long to go until Christmas, but still plenty of festive activities happening for under 5s! Here are our top picks!

Please check details with the venue before you go.

Messy Christmas

2nd Knutsford Scout Hut,
Weds 12th Dec 10:30 – 11:30am

LIMITED SPACES REMAINING Jingle mess, jingle mess, jingle all the way! Don your Christmas jumpers and join the best festive party of the season! Little ones can mess around with fun activities like reindeer dust, Brussel sprout rolling and candy cane rice, or get messy with our festive treats such as angel foam, Santa goo and Christmas pud. All your have to do is come along and mess around, and leave the cleaning up to us! The event is suitable for children aged 6 months (or sitting unaided) to 5 years old. Please book in advance. Click for more details 


Teddy Bears Christmas Party

Red House Farm, Dunham
Thurs 13th Dec
10am – Jolly Babies 6weeks -18mths
11:30am – Music with Mummy 18mths – 4yrs

BOOK BY WEDS 12TH NOON – A music Christmas special including singing, percussion and a craft. Tickets are £7 including small gift. Also gift for best fancy dress!! To book (by noon on Weds 12th Dec) please contact Ally on 07956 226699 or alexandra.six@btinternet.com. Click for more details


Panto Story Sack

Knutsford Library
Thurs 13th Dec 2:15 – 2:45pm

Special Panto Story Sack! Suitable for children aged 2yrs+. Free, no need to book. Click here to visit the library facebook page.


Festive Rhymetime

Knutsford Library
Fri 14th Dec 11 – 11:30am

Special festive Rhymetime! Suitable for preschoolers. Free, no need to book. Click here to visit the library facebook page.


Breakfast with Father Christmas at the Market Cafe

Market Cafe, Knutsford
Sat Dec 15th 9 – 10am & 10:15 – 11:15am

Tickets just £5 per child which includes a mega hot chocolate, pastries, fruit and a gift from Santa! Limited spaces, text 07825559498 or 07796335258 to reserve tickets or message us on facebook!


Farmer Christmas Tractor Ride

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Sat 15th Dec 11:45am

Take a ride on Farmer Christmas’s  trailer for an exciting Christmas event.  Farmer Chistmas will take you on a 10 min (approx) trailer ride, towed by his prized vintage Nuffield tractor. Each child receives a gift from the Elves at the end. Children must be accompanied by at least one responsible adult.  Max 5 children per adult. All passengers must purchase a ticket. Tickets £2.50. Click here for more details and to book


Christmas Craft Drop in

Rocket and Orange, Altrincham
Sat 15th Dec 12:30 – 3pm

Drop in to R&O on Saturday between 12.30 and 3pm to join Gemma from Paper Town Crafts to make a super cute Angel Christmas Tree topper. £3 per child, no need to book. Click for more details


Christmas Science

Toft Church Hall, Knutsford
Fri 20th Dec 9:30am 2-3 yr olds, 10:30am 3-5 yr olds

Join us for the last week of Mini Professors this year. We’ll have an action packed 40 minutes making a snowstorm, understanding how Father Christmas might defy gravity and creating some healthy food to ensure the reindeers have enough energy to keep them going on Christmas Eve. PAYG places available for £6.50 (but pre-booked via the website) so come and join the fun. Also available in Altrincham on Thursday and Warrington on Tuesday. Click for more details


Toddler Sense Christmas Party

Chorley Village Hall, Wilmslow
Fri 21st Dec 1:30pm -2:30pm – 13months to 4.5years

It’s not long now till our Toddler Sense Christmas parties start! Is your little one excited to go on a festive adventure? Join us for this PAYG session. Toddler Sense is an adventure play session with music, props, inflatables, soft play and lots of fun!! Please book in advance. Click for more details


Breakfast at Bethlehem

St John’s Church, Knutsford
Sat 22nd Dec 9:30am – 11:30am

A variety of craft activities suitable for all ages including hand prints, collages, colouring and biscuit making. Children can even dress as a nativity character and have a souvenir photo!! Admission is FREE, with a chance to buy breakfast snacks and drinks for a small free. You can drop in at any point or stay the whole time. The morning will end with a short children’s nativity. This event is run by volunteers from the church family. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact the church office on 01565 755160 if you have any questions.


Children’s Christmas Service

St John’s Church, Knutsford
Mon 24th Dec 4pm

Join us for our interactive, informal family service with carols, games, a short talk and chance to dress up and be a part of a nativity scene! Contact the church office on 01565 755160 if you have any questions.

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