Our play room is open on Mondays and Thursdays
Music and Movement Classes below


 For families with little ones 2 and under looking to connect with others, our on-site and in-person weekly groups are a great opportunity to build community, socialize and get out of the house.

The Hatchlings groups are facilitated by Lara Elfstrand, postpartum doula and parent coach.
She is happy to hold space, answer your questions and provide a bit of structure in each play group (song, story and a sticker)
Mondays 9:30-10:30 (geared more toward toddlers, all are welcome)
Thursdays 12:30-1:30

You're welcome to register for a single, drop-in play for $10 ($8 for Online Subscribers)
via venmo: @TheNest-FamilyResource or you can subscribe for unlimited play below. 

Covid policy and procedures: We have always had a strict sick policy - please don't join us if you or your family have experienced illness symptoms including runny nose and diarrhea 48 hours prior to group. Masks are optional. There is sufficient space to distance and we do our best to keep air flowing. Toys and surfaces are wiped down after each group.

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  • Full Subscription A

    Every month
    Enjoy discounts, online gatherings plus unlimited Hatchlings
    • Embracing Parenting Gatherings + Email Tips
    • Unlimited On-Site Hatchlings Play
    • Discounts on Classes
    • Monthly Park Days
    • Private Signal Group Access
    • Live Access to our TAPP Events (Conversations with experts)
  • Hatchlings Monthly

    Every month
    Hatchlings (2 years and under) On Site Only
    • Unlimited on-site play at The Nest for $30 per month
  • Monthly Add-On

    Every month
    For those wanting to add-on to their existing (Hatchlings)
    • Unlimited Play On-site for those already joining online
    • Online Parenting Groups for Hatchlings


Monday and Thursday Afternoons

Bring your little one(s) to the afternoon open play on-site at The Nest classroom in downtown Grass Valley.


Activities are designed for ages 2 to 4 years old, but younger and older siblings are welcome. Play includes a train set, blocks (various sizes and colors), cars/trucks, learning kitchens, dolls, Calico Critter play house, books, puzzles, coloring/chalk station, pikler climbing structures, bouncy animals, and more!


Follow our social media to receive announcements on special themed play days and any updates or cancellations on Instagram.


Drop-in is $15 ($12 for subscribers), or a monthly pass for $50. 

The full subscription is now available for online Embracing Parenting Access combined with Fledgling Play for $70. Check out options below!