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At Playgroup NSW we are continuously reinventing the world of play for babies, toddlers and young children. We do so by developing reliable tools and resources that support our volunteer playgroup committee members to start and run playgroups in their community. Scroll down to discover the tools you can benefit from when you start a playgroup in your area.

We also have a Playgroup Stories section on our website with articles from the media as well as our Playgroup of the month which highlights the unforgettable experiences for children, parents and carers at playgroup.

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    The Playgroup NSW Charter governs the operations and responsibilities of playgroups affiliated with Playgroup NSW and their members.
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    Playgroup NSW supports the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia’s recommendation that all children should be immunised using the agreed schedule, unless there is a clear medical reason why this should not occur.
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    It’s a great idea to have a dedicated area for prams and a sign will help show new families where prams belong.
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    Having some guidelines for the operation of your playgroup can help everyone participating feel more comfortable and clear on expectations at the group. We’ve set out some basic guidelines for community playgroups – contact Playgroup NSW if you have ideas for additional guidelines or need help setting the guidelines for your playgroup.
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    It is important playgroups are aware of Playgroup NSW’s risk management framework to ensure, as much as possible, the risks posed by hazards in a playgroup setting both inside and outside. This Risk Assessment Form will help you assess your playgroups risk annually by checking that the following hazards have been eliminated.

Playgroup of the Month

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Lake Albert Playgroup is featured as Playgroup of the month. Find out their secret to creating a welcoming environment for all their carers, parents and children attending their playgroup 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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