January’s calendar is packed with creative and imaginative activities for your little ones...
From theatre productions to wintery walks, Absolutely Mama rounds up the best of what’s on in London for families into the new year.
Dulwich Picture Gallery | Weekly
Recommended for ages 6-24 months, these interactive workshops will take your baby on a sensory adventure through the gallery, ending with an art making activity. Prepare for lots of messy play and paint splatters.
The Snail and the Whale
The Apollo Theatre | Until January 5th
The Snail and the Whale is a wonderful tale about a tiny snail who sets out to see the world with a humpback whale. The unlikely pair go on an amazing adventure until the whale gets beached and then it’s down to the snail to save him.
Snowdrops at Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens | From mid-January
It may seem like it’s all doom and gloom in January, but spring is on its way. Walk through the majestic Kew Gardens and spot the first signs of the new season when the beautiful snowdrops emerge from the cold wintery earth.
Southbank Centre | Until 5th January
See the much-loved children’s book come to life in a vibrant storytelling adventure at the Southbank Centre. The reimagined tale will take you galloping headlong into a journey where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes, and courage never fails to save the day.
National Gallery | Every Sunday
Let your under fives gather on a magic carpet and be transported to a whole new wo rld of imagination and exploration. Led by professional storytellers, this is the perfect way for your child to get their fairy tale fi x and make new friends along the way.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Theatre Royal Haymarket | Until January 5th
The best selling children’s book has made it to the stage once again. See the charming story in live action and prepare to be engulfed in the striking imagery of this hilarious, much-adored tale suitable for all ages.