Playgroups provide an environment where children learn through play and having fun
in a small group for a few hours each day.
Playgroups are voluntary organisations. They are supported by parents who taking
turns to help at play sessions and participating in fundraising activities throughout
Playgroups are registered with the Care Inspectorate.
Staff are qualified, registered and have had
background checks completed.
National Care Standards
can help you decide about a service, they are the minimum standard required by law
and services are scored against how well they meet the standards.
Where to find services
Details are available through Falkirk Families Information Service or on the
Scottish Family Information Service website.
- Parental participation.
- Early interaction with other children.
- Limited to 2.5 hour per session.
- In community setting
Playgroups are usually attended by children aged 2 to 5 years. This can vary.
Playgroups can cost between £3.00 to £4.50 per session. Playgroups set their own
charges so costs can vary.
2-3 hour sessions are available term-time only. Opening hours can vary.