Dan Rainsford and Sam Chatterley struggled to feel accepted at female-dominated parent and toddler groups.
The stay-at-home fathers from Cofton Hackett, Worcestershire, decided the answer was to to set up their own dad-friendly stay and play.
Launched in October, Cradle to Crayon takes place every Thursday at the new Cofton village hall.
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Both men hope to put an end to the social isolation experienced by them and many fathers in the UK.
Video journalist: Louise Brierley