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Playgroup Stories

Playgroups are all about creating unforgettable experiences for children, parents and carers. And with hundreds of playgroups across NSW, there are plenty of stories to be told!

Whether we are celebrating a special holiday or just attending a regular day at a local playgroup, our volunteers and members make the most of the time they spend together. Children are actively engaged in meaningful activities, parents socialise, friendships are born and smiles are shared - and this section is dedicated to showing you the joy of attending playgroup. 

Join us in our journey to discover the beauty of every playgroup!

  • The Torch

    Wed 01-Mar-17

    With the recent launch of Playgroup NSW’s Play Baby initiative, Isabel Galea, Coordinator of the Yagoona Playgroup was interviewed about the benefits of having babies at playgroup.

  • Auburn Review

    Tue 28-Feb-17

    The Auburn Garden Playgroup is a joint initiative between Settlement Services International (SSI) and Playgroup NSW. This playgroup is open to refugees and migrants as well as the general community. The launch of Playgroup NSW’s Play Baby initiative in 2016 sparked an interview with the local about why playgroup is important event for babies.

  • The Maitland Mercury

    Fri 03-Feb-17

    Morpeth Playgroup is making a conscious stance to embrace the diversity and multiculturalism in the Maitland community through a new social development project.

  • Playgroup NSW

    Thu 27-Oct-16

    Lakemba Indonesian Playgroup is an Indonesian group that provides a perfect opportunity for Indonesian mothers to feel at home and introduce their little ones to their cultural heritage and background. They connect with each other by singing Indonesian songs or reading books. Take a look at this video to catch a little glimpse of what’s happening every week at Lakemba Playgroup.

  • Playgroup NSW

    Thu 27-Oct-16

    This year, Grandparents Day in Australia will be celebrated on 30th October. This special day celebrates the role older people play in our society and focuses on recognising the diversity grandparents bring into relationships across age groups, cultural backgrounds and geographic locations. Grandparents Day is the perfect opportunity to spend some time with an older loved one and connect across generations.

Playgroup of the Month

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Let’s focus our attention on Forsyth Park Playgroup this month. Find out their interesting story and how they managed to keep their numbers growing, in this article. 

Playgroups looking for you

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Check out our Playgroups who are looking for families to join them.

Play Activities

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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

Featured Article

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Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

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