Playgroup

  • Are you the parent of a child under 5 years?
  • ReGen Playgroups are fun! 

What is a playgroup?

A playgroup is a group of parents or carers who meet weekly with their babies, toddlers and/or pre-schoolers. Playgroups are about children having fun and learning through play, while the parent/carer makes new friends and shares experiences.

 

At playgroup your child will have the opportunity to:

  • Be stimulated and have fun
  • Enjoy activities they may not do at home
  • Learn to socialise with other children
  • Improve language and communication
  • Explore a new environment with different experiences

Read a summary evaluation report of the Playgroup Program here

Read the full evaluation report of the Playgroup Program here

View the Playgroup Briefing Paper


As a parent you will:

  • Learn about community resources
  • Share parenting stories
  • Get an understanding of children and what to expect of them
  • Make new friends

What happens at Playgroup?

The playgroup creates a family setting with parents and carers, babies, toddlers and pre-school aged children playing together.

  • Age appropriate activities are provided that will extend the children’s interests
  • Food is all provided and adults and children are encouraged to sit and have meals together
  • Parents and carers stay with their child/ren and are supported by playgroup staff to interact positively with their children in a stress free environment

Where is Playgroup located?

The Playgroup takes place at 3 different sites: 

Banyule Community Health

  • 21 Alamein Road West Heidelberg

Broadmeadows Community Hub

  • Corner of Widford & Freda Streets, Broadmeadows

Craigieburn Child and Family Centre

  • 24-36 Cleveland Drive Craigieburn

For more information on Playgroup please phone (03) 9386 2876 or email us.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.