SFLC Playgroups / Parent Support Groups 
                 Activities & Resources!

SFLC Playgroups Live on Facebook: 

Join us for the following programming live or watch when it works for you and your family!

Tuesdays 10am
Circle time with Meg!
Join playgroup facilitator Meg for a storytime and sing-along!

Wednesdays 9am
Circle time with Marla!

Join playgroup facilitator Marla for a storytime and sing-along!

Thursdays 3pm
Activity time with Becca!

Join playgroup facilitator Becca for an "at home" activity!

At Home Activities

Infants ( Birth - 15 months )
Toddlers ( 15 months - 3 years )
Preschoolers ( 3 - 5 years )


Infantes (Recién nacidos - 15 meses)
Niños Pequeños (15 meses - 3 años)
Preescolares (3-5 años)

Coming Soon: Portuguese, Nepali, Haitian Creole translation! 

City Scavenger Hunt (Young Children)
City Scavenger Hunt (Readers)

Social Stories 

What Nathan & His Friends Can Do 
A Social Story about Staying Healthy
By Amy Bamforth MS(ED.) LICSW

Lo que Nathan y sus amigos
Pueden hacer

O que o Nathan & seus Amigos
Podem Fazer


Noah Henry by Deana Sobel Lederman 


Corona Virus Story 


Matt Heaton sing-a-longs, daily @ 10 am via FB live
Songs for Cooped-up kids #2 


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 for the link to join us!

Parent/Caretaker Corner

Responding to Children's Feelings 
Respondiendo a los Sentimientos de los Niños 
Respondendo aos sentimentos das crianças
 बालबाललकाहरूको भावनाहरूमा प्रलिलिया लदिंद


 Playing with Young Children
 Jugando con niños pequeños
 Brincando com crianças pequenas
 साना बालबाललकाहरूसँग खेल्दै


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        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!

Playgroups Locations

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

Preschool Playgroups

Create & Learn Playgroups