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Playgroups

A playgroup is a group of mums, dads, grandparents and care givers who meet together with their babies, toddlers and preschool children for interaction, learning and fun.

Playgroups are held at many different venues including community halls, kindergartens, schools, churches, homes or anywhere people meet.

For more information on joining or starting a playgroup in Kingston check out our brochure or email playgroups@kingston.vic.gov.au

Playgroup Victoria also provides information and support for playgroups, go to playgroup.org.au

At Playgroup your child will:

  • Have fun and make new friends
  • Learn to share and develop new skills through play, and
  • Listen to music and stories

City of Kingston Supported Playgroups

The City of Kingston operates Supported Playgroup sessions for eligible children aged 0-5 years who are accompanied by a parent, grandparent or carer. The Supported Playgroups do not operate during school holidays or on public holidays. Places are limited and eligibility criteria applies. For more information contact us on 9581 4966 or playgroups@kingston.vic.gov.au

Little Learners Playgroup

Little Learners Playgroup is a free facilitated playgroup delivered by a qualified early childhood professional for eligible children aged 0-5 years. For more information contact us on 9581 4966 or playgroups@kingston.vic.gov.au

Session Times:

Day   Time  Where  
Tuesday 10.30am - 12.30pm   Clarinda Community Centre, 58 Viney St, Clarinda  
Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm Westall Community Hub, 35 Fairbank Rd, Clayton South
Thursday 10am - 12 noon Sundowner Community Centre, 24 Sundowner Avenue, Clarinda  
 Friday 10am - 12 noon Westall Community Hub, 35 Fairbank Rd, Clayton South

 

 

 

Supported Playgroup (incorporating smalltalk)

The Supported Playgroup is a free facilitated playgroup delivered by a qualified early childhood professional and includes the smalltalk parenting ideas, and is available to eligible families. For further information view our brochure or contact us on 9581 4966 or playgroups@kingston.vic.gov.au

 Session Times:

Area           Day Time                       Where
Westall Monday        10am - 12pm  Westall Community Hub, 35 Fairbank Rd, Clayton South
Chelsea Heights Tuesday 10am - 12pm    Chelsea Heights Community Centre, 160 Thames Promenade, Chelsea Heights
Aspendale Wednesday 10:30am - 12:30pm Yarrabah School, 23 Mill Street, Aspendale
Edithvale Thursday 10am - 12pm    Edithvale Family & Children's Centre, 122 Edithvale Road, Edithvale
Clarinda Thursday 10am - 12pm    Clarinda Community Centre, 58 Viney Street, Clarinda (Clarinda Library)      
Cheltenham Friday 10am - 12pm North Cheltenham Preschool, 71 Argus Street, Cheltenham
 
Saturday Dad’s Supported Playgroups

10am – 12pm Saturdays at Parkdale Family & Children’s Centre, 122 Warren Road, Parkdale