Play-To-Learn Playgroups

Registering for Playgroups

Call 989-725-2581 for more information on how to register for Play-to-Learn Playgroups!  

2023-2024 Sessions

For children birth to age 5. Choose the session that works best for you. Playgroups are free but registration is required. 

Days and Times

  • Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Thursdays 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Thursdays 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Sessions

  • Session A: 10/03/2023 - 11/9/2022  (Registration begins 9/11/2023) 
  • Session B: 2/6/2024 - 3/14/2024 (Registration begins 1/8/2024) 

Location

All groups are held at the Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W. North Street, Owosso, Michigan 48867.

Register

Register by calling 989-725-2581.

What is the benefits of these FREE Playgroups?

Playgroups are an ideal place for children age birth to five to learn and develop through play and for parents and caregivers to build friendships, exchange parenting information, and learn to work together.

What can playgroups offer your child?

  • Social Skills
  • Independence
  • Self confidence
  • Simple rules and routines
  • Local friends
  • Exploration
  • Creative play and problem solving
  • A chance to play and learn in small groups before entering school

What can playgroups offer parents and caregivers?

  • A chance to share experiences and ideas with other parents and caregivers
  • Provides a time to talk to other adults
  • Creates a support network
  • An opportunity to play and learn with your child
  • Enables you to become part of your local community
  • Learn information about your child's development
  • Parenting resources and information

Join Us!

  • 21 Feb
    • Play to Learn Playgroup: Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Feb 21
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
  • 22 Feb
    • Great Start Shiawassee Play to Learn Playgroups
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
    • Play to Learn Playgroup - Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
  • 27 Feb
    • Play to Learn Playgroup: Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Feb 27
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
  • 28 Feb
    • Play to Learn Playgroup: Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
    • Great Start Family Coalition Meeting - Family Cafe
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W North St, Owosso, MI 48867, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      Our February Family Cafe meeting is an intimate setting where parents and caregivers have the opportunity to talk about their parenting successes and challenges, share ideas and learn parenting tips and techniques from others. Through participation in these discussions, caregivers build leadership and relationship skills to help strengthen their families.  

      Arrive at 5:30p for a free dinner for all your family participants. Following dinner your children can go to the supervised care room for our round table discussions from 6:00-7:00pm.

      *Supervised care is provided for all ages
      Your RSVP allows us to properly plan for your dinner and care needs: https://forms.gle/WiJmwdfhVh9RYKx76

      Gift card raffle for participants!
    • Parenting Now: Corunna 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parenting Now: Corunna
      Date: Feb 28
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Louise Peacock Elementary School, 485 E McArthur St, Corunna, MI 48817, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee

      Parenting is the most important and challenging job there is and we are excited to offer this 4-week course. This course will help you to walk away with tools to build positive, enjoyable and healthy relationships with your 3–5-year-old child as well as different perspectives on problematic situations or challenging behavior. Come and join other parents to share and gain encouragement and confidence. Limited to 12 families.


      Free, Registration required: bit.ly/3rbHFWQ or 989-725-2581

  • 29 Feb
    • Great Start Shiawassee Play to Learn Playgroups
      Date: Feb 29
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
    • Play to Learn Playgroup - Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Feb 29
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
  • 5 Mar
    • Play to Learn Playgroup: Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Mar 5
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
  • 6 Mar
    • Play to Learn Playgroup: Great Start Shiawassee
      Date: Mar 6
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
      Location: Shiawassee RESD Administration and Business Office and Early Education Center, 114 W North St, Owoss
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      For children birth to age 5.  Registration opens on January 8th.  Register by calling 989-725-2581.
    • Parenting Now: Corunna 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parenting Now: Corunna
      Date: Mar 6
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Louise Peacock Elementary School, 485 E McArthur St, Corunna, MI 48817, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee

      Parenting is the most important and challenging job there is and we are excited to offer this 4-week course. This course will help you to walk away with tools to build positive, enjoyable and healthy relationships with your 3–5-year-old child as well as different perspectives on problematic situations or challenging behavior. Come and join other parents to share and gain encouragement and confidence. Limited to 12 families.


      Free, Registration required: bit.ly/3rbHFWQ or 989-725-2581

 

 

 

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