SPELL are closed for the summer break from Friday 28th June until Thursday 15th August 2019.

We would like to thank everyone involved with baby & toddler groups, playgroups and nurseries for their continued support and commitment towards the pre-5 community over the last year.

Children, families and committees moving to nursery or school in August, we wish you the very best of luck.  We look forward to seeing and working with everyone else again after the summer.

We hope you all have a lovely summer break.

SPELL's Newsletters

Please click here to view SPELL's June 2019 Newsletter.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive our newsletters by email, please send SPELL an email to spell.org@btopenworld.com and quote 'Mailing List'

SPELL support the Pre-5 voluntary sector across South Lanarkshire.  This includes Baby & Toddler groups, Nurseries and Playgroups, which are non-profit making organisations.

The image to the left gives a brief explanation of the different types of nurseries and playgroups in this sector with their contact details.  

If you are interested in finding out more about any of the establishments please call them direct or contact us on  01698768933.

This list and a list of all the Baby and Toddler Groups can be found on the Groups and Establishments page


SPELL do not currently have any vacancies.

Vacancies at nurseries and playgroups registered with SPELL can be found by clicking here

Training Programme 2019 / 2020

SPELL's next training programme will be released in August 2019.  Full details of the courses on offer will be advertised on our Training Programme page

SPELL's training programme is free of charge and open to all parents, committee members, volunteers and childcare staff who work within toddler groups and playgroups in South Lanarkshire.

Play Activity Programme 2018 - 2019

Please click here for information about the play activities that are on offer this year.  

We have a number of new sessions that are being introduced by our new play tutor Kim Crawley.

To book a session for your group please contact Wendy on 01698 768944 or email spell.org@btopenworld.com.  

Little Hedgehogs

For dates and information on our latest Little Hedgehogs Outdoor Toddler Group, please see our Group and Parent Area


We are assisted in our work with funding from:

Our office opening times are:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3pm

Term Time only

We are a registered charity in Scotland.  SCO27970

Play Activity Evaluation Form

If your group has had a play activity please complete our evaluation form by clicking on the link below:

 Play Activity Evaluation Form

 Thank you.

SPELL Privacy Notice

We take your privacy very seriously, please click here to view SPELL's Privacy Notice or speak to your Support Worker who can provide you with a copy of SPELL’s Privacy Notice.