Starting your Playgroup

  • Playgroup NSW

    The idea of starting a new playgroup can seem daunting, particularly for someone who hasnt been involved in playgroups before. This booklet provides a 9-step guide detailing what you need to do to get a playgroup up and running.
  • Playgroup NSW

    Has your playgroup been approached to add a baby playgroup session to your playgroup? Is the group becoming too big to manage safely and you need an extra session? You are set to become a multi session playgroup. This document guides you through the process of the opening, setting up and closing of additional sessions. If the session you are adding is for a Baby Playgroup, there are additional considerations. Please refer to setting up a baby friendly playgroup.
  • Playgroup NSW

    Before starting your playgroup, you will need to become affiliated with Playgroup NSW. Download and complete the form to ensure your playgroup complies to be affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

Playgroup of the Month

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We value all our playgroups and their amazing stories. This is why, each month, we want you to meet one of them, hopefully their stories will inspire you.

This month, the focus is on Arcadia Playgroup. The determination of this special group of people will surely inspire you.

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 Video

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In celebration of our 45th birthday, we’ve produced a fun, short video which we hope you enjoy. Thanks to all the playgroups and others who contributed to it.

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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