Playgroup

tunnel play at playgroup - danielstarkphotography.com

 Playgroup is open Mondays and Fridays from 9:30am-11:00am.

Playgroup is cancelled Monday & Friday May 18 & 22 and closed on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.  We’ll see you for the last two playgroups of the year on Friday, May 29th and Monday, June 1st! 

Occasionally we cancel playgroup due to staff absences and other factors.

Call ahead to confirm that playgroup is open – 503-228-4391.

“Playgroups days were always our best days, thanks to Friendly House Playgroup. It’s the perfect time frame, diversity of activities, amount of free play and just enough structure. It’s where we met all the families that we are still friends with today.” -Martha W.

Purpose

Friendly House Playgroup provides a place for parents/guardians of very young children to meet and make friends. It is an opportunity for children and parents/guardians to explore a stimulating sensory environment and develop social and motor skills.

What We Do

Playgroup is a neighborhood service offered by Friendly House for young children ages birth to 3 years old and their parents or guardians. The program takes place in our Preschool classroom which is filled with educational materials, role-play and dress up areas, reading nooks, discovery tables, building toys and more! During each session there is a wide variety of activities available to children and their parents/guardians to participate in such as painting, water and sand play, circle time with songs and finger play, a nutritious snack and then play time in the gym with the crawl-through tunnels, trikes and other age-appropriate climbing/sliding structures.  *On Mondays, playgroup is hosted by our Head Preschool Teacher and/or other preschool staff.  On Fridays, playgroup is hosted by a volunteer parent.  Come one or both days – we’d love to see you!

Hours/Dates

train play at playgroup photo by danielstarkphotography.comMondays and Fridays
9:30am – 11:00am
Closed winter and spring break (PPS calendar).

How to Register

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Your first visit to Playgroup is FREE! If you decide to continue, please pick up a registration sheet (.pdf file) and purchase a punch card at Friendly House. Scholarships are available to families who qualify.

Fees

Punch cards Second Sibling Card
12 Punches = $60.00 $50.00
6 Punches = $30.00 $25.00
$6.00 for drop-in attendance, payable that day.

Questions? Please call 503-228-4391

 


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