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Toddler Time Fun in Hampton Roads

Infant and Toddler Activities in Hampton Roads Virginia

Toddlers love to MOVE, but they can also get accidentally knocked around by bigger kids when they try to join in the fun at many local play areas. Here are some options for specially scheduled Toddler Time at many Hampton Roads play locations. Did we miss a program with scheduled time just for Toddlers? Submit Additions to this List HERE!

This list doesn’t even begin to touch on all of the different options designed just for Toddlers in Hampton Roads. You can find lots of great ideas for Infant & Toddler Classes and Programming on our BIG LIST of Infant & Toddler Programs in Hampton Roads!

Plus, ALL of the local libraries in Hampton Roads offer Toddler Specific Storytimes and Programs. Find your local Hampton Roads Library HERE!

Please make sure to check links for updates and additional information! Enjoy!

Toddler Only (or Toddler-Friendly) Programs in Hampton Roads 

*Currently Virtual* Toddler Tuesdays at Virginia Aquarium (Virginia Beach)
Address: Virginia Aquarium, 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach VA 23451
When: Tuesdays at 11am.
Cost: No registration required and included with Aquarium admission.
Description: ​Bring your preschoolers for this age-appropriate program that includes a letter of the day, colors, stories, and songs. The third Tuesday of the month features a puppet show! These 30-minute programs are held in the Marsh Pavilion.

Discovery Garden at Virginia Aquarium (Virginia Beach)
Address: Virginia Aquarium, 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach VA 23451
When: Wednesdays from 9-11am beginning April 20, 2022.
Cost: No registration required and included with Aquarium admission.
Description: ​Meet us on the Coastal Garden Deck for playtime fun focusing on nature and art activities geared towards early learners.

*Currently Virtual* Toddler Trek at Virginia Aquarium (Virginia Beach)
Address: Virginia Aquarium, 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach VA 23451
When: Thursdays at 11am.
Cost: No registration required and included with Aquarium admission.
Description: ​Join Miss Jenny online each week for a virtually guided nature walk filled with counting, shapes, songs, and themed activities.

Tales for Tots & WOW Winter Wednesdays at Norfolk Botanical Garden (Norfolk)
Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23518-5337
When: Tales for Tots – 10AM on Thursdays in November: Read a garden story, complete a themed craft, and then go a short walking tour that relates to the storybook.
WOW Winter Wednesdays – 10AM on Wednesdays in December – Go on a walking adventure in the Children’s Garden to learn about WOW in winter.
Cost: NBG members may use their membership for entry into the Garden. Not-yet-members are required to purchase Garden admission. Pre-registration is not required; however, space is limited to the first 15 children.
Description: Join us in the Garden for free programs this winter! All programs are included with Garden admission and recommended for ages 3+ with chaperone participation.

Little Sprout Explorers at Norfolk Botanical Garden (Norfolk)
Address: 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23518-5337
When: Mondays from 10-11am
Cost: Price for NBG Members: $10/child (adult members may attend for free with a registered child). Price for Not-yet Members: $18/Child and $16/Adult (tickets for class must be purchased for both children and adults and includes daytime admission to NBG)
Description:  All About Autumn November Series, December Winter Wonders Series

Little Leapers at Sky Zone (Hampton)
Address: Sky Zone, 2055 Executive Dr, Hampton, VA 23666
When: Monday thru Friday from 10am-12pm & Saturdays at 9-10am (Holiday hours may be different!)
Cost: $9.99/60 minutes (ages 5 and under)
Description: Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.

Barnes & Noble Storytimes (Hampton Roads Locations)
Address: Find your local store here. Not all stores have resumed in-person storytimes.
When: Wednesdays and/or Thursdays at 10am, Saturdays at 10am
Cost: Free
Description: Weekly storytime.

Toddler Time at Get Air Trampoline Park (Virginia Beach)
Address: Get Air Trampoline Park at Lynnhaven Mall, 701 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA, 23452
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am-12pm. Sundays 8-10am
Cost: $10.99 per child.  One parent jumps free. For any child under 46″.
Description: We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46″). Little Air jumpers and their parents are the only ones allowed during this time.

Little Splashers Hours (Virginia Beach)
Address: 311 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23451
When: Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 10am-12pm
Cost: $12 per child. Reservations required.
Description: Let the little ones play! A time for kids ages 5 and under can run around and throw paint! The studios will not be separated for this activity, the room will be open. What’s included: square 6×6 canvas panel, paints and tools. Paints are unlimited and will be given in little cups. We use craft acrylic paint, which is non toxic and has no fumes. It is washable but could still stain your child’s clothes or shoes.

Tickle My Ears at The Chrysler Museum (Norfolk)
Address: The Chrysler Museum, One Memorial Place, Norfolk VA
When: One Thursday of each month at 10:30am
Cost: Free
Description: Introduce your preschooler to art with a story reading in one of our culturally rich galleries. First we will read a story, then look at art and finish the program with a hands-on activity. Tickle My Ears is held on the first Thursday of every month. This program is recommended for ages 2 through 5.

Toddler Time at Polkadot Play (Virginia Beach)
Address: Polkadot Play, 1270 Diamond Springs, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
When: Tuesdays at 9am
Cost: $15
Description: Parents and caregivers get to join in the fun with Toddler Time! Enjoy time with your little one as we sing, dance, and imagine our way into learning new things. The class will consist of 45 minutes of class time and 1 hour and 15 minutes of free play in our gym for some toddler-only fun.

Infant Playgroup at The Juniper House (Chesapeake)
Address: The Juniper House, 840 Juniper Cres Suite 110, Chesapeake, VA 23320
When: Check for current schedule
Cost: Free
Description: All little ones ages 0-18 months are welcome.

FLIP Studio at Gymnastics Inc (Hampton)
Address: Gymnastics Inc, 390 Salters Creek Road, Hampton, VA 23666
When: 2-day & 3-day a week sessions available from 8:45am-12pm.
Description: A day which is balanced and unhurried. Students will have time to explore  their own interests and develop their own talents. We will work with our hands and move our bodies. We will practice critical thinking skills and learn to quiet our minds. All in the world of play! We have weekly themed lesson plans!

You can find lots of great ideas for Infant & Toddler Classes and Programming on our BIG LIST of Infant & Toddler Programs in Hampton Roads!

Plus, ALL of the local libraries in Hampton Roads offer Toddler Specific Storytimes and Programs. Find your local Hampton Roads Library HERE!