SFLC Playgroups / Parent Support Groups
Activities & Resources!
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Join us for the following programming live or watch when it works for you and your family!
Circle time with Meg!
Join playgroup facilitator Meg for a storytime and sing-along!
Circle time with Marla!
Join playgroup facilitator Marla for a storytime and sing-along!
Activity time with Becca!
Join playgroup facilitator Becca for an "at home" activity!
At Home Activities
Coming Soon: Portuguese, Nepali, Haitian Creole translation!
Corona Virus Story
New Parent Support Group
Join us for our New Parents Support Group every Friday 1:00-2:30pm via Zoom!
Open to all expecting parents and parents with babies from Birth - 12 months old.
No registration required - just drop-in!
Please email email@example.com for the link to join us!
More resources to come! Please continue to check in!
How to Register
You can register in one of the following ways:
- Download registration form to your computer, fill out on the computer, save it and email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Call 617-625-6600 x6990
- Drop-In Playgroups require no registration.
We look forward to registering you and your family for the Fall Playgroups!
SFLC Center at the Cummings School ~ 42 Prescott Street, Somerville MA 02143 (Enter through the double doors in the parking lot on 93 School Street)
Capuano Early Childhood Center ~ 150 Glen Street, Somerville MA 02145 (Enter through the front entrance by ringing the bell and then please sign in at the front office on the left)
About our Playgroups & Support Groups
Playgroups are a place to meet other parents and caregivers with infants, toddlers and preschool children in a language-rich environment. Each week, participants experience literacy support through play, conversation, singing and sharing books.
- Playgroups are open to all Somerville families with children birth to 5 years.
- Families may register for one playgroup plus attend Drop-In Groups.
- Two sessions per year are offered in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Nepalese.
Groups at the SFLC Center at the Cummings School -- 42 Prescott Street, Somerville MA 02143
Discover & Learn Playgroups offer distinct areas of the room engaging babies to 5 year olds. There are a variety of experiences that support the development of children's literacy, math, science, music, art and social-emotional skills! The space also provides an area of the room where children can develop their large motor skills! (Double Doors in parking lot on 93 School Street).
Language-Specific Groups offer families all the components of a Discover & Learn playgroup run in their native language! (Double Doors in parking lot on 93 School Street).
Wondering Together 1 Support Group includes playtime for children 1 year old and adults together, plus a facilitated adult discussion time to explore toddlers' learning and development.Toddlers play in a supervised learning environment and practice separating from their caregviers. Adult group time is held in the same room. Conversation topics will be generated both by particpants and facilitators. (Double Doors in parking lot on 93 School Street).
New Parents Drop-In Support Group (Prenatal - 12 months) Fridays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m The Somerville New Parents Group is open to all expecting parents and parents with babies from birth - 12 months old. It is a drop-in support group where families can make connections with each other, find resources and share ideas and supports. (Double Doors in parking lot on 93 School Street).
SomerBaby Welcome Bag
SomerBaby is a FREE and voluntary community program to welcome new babies to Somerville!. Each SomerBaby family receives a home visit, support, resources & a Welcome Baby Bag filled with information, a book and blanket for baby and much much more! For more information or to make an appointment for a visit email Flor Apolaya or call her at 617-625-6600 x6702.
Groups at the Capuano Early Childhood Center -- 150 Glen Street, Somerville MA 02145
Create & Learn Playgroups