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HEY! Fund Initiatives

Check out what other parents and carers have achieved with up to £2,500 for expectant parents and families with 0-3s in the Better Start Bradford area

Check out these amazing initiatives...

Barkerend Buddies

The Happy Early Years (HEY!) funding is paying for a weekly messy play session with sensory toys, singing, soft and sensory play and healthy snacks.

Happy Mama - £2491

An informal antenatal group mainly for first time expectant mums with language and cultural needs. The group will have a welcoming holistic environment with activities to help with the expectant mums' well-being.

Animal Explorers - £1258.00

A toddler and baby stay and play group based at Canterbury Nursery School with animal themed messy play, arts and crafts, story and rhyme time an dmusic and dancing,

Hungry Caterpillars - £1555

A local mum has developed a stay and play group for 0-3s inspired by Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar story.

Bowling Park Allotments - £1100

A group of grandparents developed raised beds and a potting shed so their grandchildren can grow their own food and watch seedlings grow from the start at the allotments.

Little Treasures - £2280

A stay and play session at the Mayfield Centre every Wednesday morning with a mixture of indoor and outdoor play taking place in the hall in the Mayfield Centre and on Mayfield Pocket Park.

Dance Motivation - £1330

The group use dance as a vehicle to allow both children and their parents to express themselves, making them feel more physically and mentally resilient.

Tiny Toes Stay and Play - £2220

A toddler stay and play group based at Horton Park Primary School with hired mobile soft play equipment including wheelies, ball pool, slides and sensory toys to stimulate all the senses of babies and toddlers.

Footy Funsters - £1000

A group to support fitness and fun through football in an affordable way and to encourage more dads to access activities with their 0-3s.

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Happy Early Years (HEY!) Fund

The Happy Early Years (HEY!) Fund enables parents, grandparents & other adult carers in the Better Start Bradford area to apply for up to £2,500 to develop ideas and initiatives for local families and their 0-3s.

HEY! Fund Application Forms

Download the Happy Early Years (HEY!) Fund application form after you have read the guidance notes.