What is a playgroup?

Playgroups are informal and relaxed weekly get-togethers of  mums, dads, grandparents, carers, children and babies.

    Playgroup helps children:

    • participate in new experiences
    • develop and increase their social skills
    • learn about sharing, cooperating and routines
    • interact with other families in a safe environment
    • discover more about their world
    • and have fun!

    Playgroup helps adults:

    • meet other local families and develop friendships
    • relax and talk in a safe environment
    • share experiences and ideas
    • play with and nurture their child’s development
    • make connections within their local community
    • and have fun!

    Who can attend playgroup?

    Playgroups can be attended by mothers, fathers, grandparents, nannies or other carers and the babies, toddlers and pre-school aged children in their care. Playgroup Queensland runs hundreds of playgroups across the State each week. You can click here to find a playgroup near you. 

    What types of playgroups are there?

    There are several different types of playgroups including Community, Supported, Specialist and Therapeutic Playgroups. You can find out more about the types of playgroups by clicking here.