Ageless Play

Ageless Play

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Celebrating the richness of every generation with Intergenerational Play for all ages. 

Read entry


COMPETITION - Draw Our New Mascot!

COMPETITION - Draw Our New Mascot!

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Playgroup SA is looking for a new mascot, and we need YOUR CHILD to design it!

Read entry


Make Portable Pools SAFE

Make Portable Pools SAFE

Monday, November 19, 2018

In the lead-up to summer and Christmas, South Australians are being warned about the dangers of portable pools.

Read entry


Emma's Story - Life Before & After Playgroup

Emma's Story - Life Before & After Playgroup

Monday, November 12, 2018

Hi There, I’m Emma, mum of two, perilously close in age, preschool children. Miss Scarlett is three, and Master Felix, four. Welcome to my tale of life before, and after Playgroup.

Read entry


The Importance of Play in the Lives of Young Children

The Importance of Play in the Lives of Young Children

Thursday, October 25, 2018

In early childhood education, play has characteristically been regarded as the main way that young children learn.

Read entry


Let's Get Physical

Let's Get Physical

Monday, August 13, 2018

Kids need plenty of active play all year round, even when it’s cold and grey outside.

Read entry


Playgroup SA’s Top 5 Tips for Surviving Challenging Behaviour at Playgroup

Playgroup SA’s Top 5 Tips for Surviving Challenging Behaviour at Playgroup

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Children are toddlers for such a short period of time, so try to remember that all behaviour is communication. Ask yourself ‘What is the behaviour telling me?’ Enjoy this time with your toddler and embrace the challenges with a fresh perspective of learning opportunities.

 

Read entry


The Dirt on Outdoor Play

The Dirt on Outdoor Play

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Children are naturally curious and motivated to learn about their environment and surroundings. They do this by asking questions and talking about their experiences. What better way to explore their world than by being outside enjoying it?  Free and unstructured play outdoors encourages problem solving, social skills and many other forms of development. It’s an ideal environment for experiential learning, as it offers unique opportunities to be creative, to move around, and for children to make choices, be loudor quiet. 

Read entry


Hands-On Fun!

Hands-On Fun!

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Introduce sensory activities for children with autism and you’ll find other children will love them, too.

Socialising can be a daunting task for parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). But with careful planning, you can create a welcoming, exciting environment that will help these children engage in play at your playgroup.

Read entry


Autumn is a Time to Play!

Autumn is a Time to Play!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Autumn is such a wonderful time of year. The autumn leaves are falling from the trees in backyards, in playgrounds and in the suburbs. Who doesn't love watching the beautiful orange and brown leaves gently float from side to side as they make their way to the ground?  Children love to play with autumn leaves, throwing them up in the air or stomping on them to hear the crunch under their feet!  The sounds and senses of autumn – a season of fun activities and adventures for everyone. Try this easy autumn tree activity at Playgroup or at home

Read entry