What is a playgroup?

Playgroups are informal and relaxed weekly get togethers of  mums, dads, grandparents, carers, children and babies. At playgroup families have the opportunity to connect with other families in their local communities, to share parenting knowledge, seek advice and gain valuable support.

Attending playgroup helps children:

  • develop social skills
  • learn about sharing, cooperation and simple routines
  • interact with other adults and children in a safe environment
  • learn more about their world
  • have fun!

Attending playgroup helps adults:

  • develop new friendships
  • share experiences and ideas
  • play with children and nurture their development
  • make connections in their local community
  • have fun!