milla milla playgroup

What is Milla Milla Playgroup?

This is an informal program where parents, carers and their preschool children can come together in a culturally appropriate environment and learn through play.

Who is eligible?

Children aged from birth to 5 years and their parents and carers.

More information

Playgroups give children opportunity to:

  • have fun
  • make new friends
  • develop new skills through informal play.

Playgroups also give parents and carers opportunity to:

  • meet other parents and carers
  • make friends
  • share ideas and experiences
  • spend quality time with their children
  • encourage, help or simply play with their children.

If transport is a problem, let us know so we can include you and your child in pickups to and from Playgroup.

What to expect

Examples of activities include:

  • playtime at the Children's Centre
  • a ‘Healthy Eating Program’ for lunches
  • a Family Cultural Day at the You Yangs
  • National Aboriginal Children’s Day celebrations at Northside Salvation Army
  • promoting physical activities for preschool children that are interactive and fun, through the Communities Active in Play (CAP) program with Barwon Youth, Child & Family
  • the ‘Tiny Bubbles’ swim program 
  • hosting the Maternal and Child Health Nurse to conduct key age and stage assessments
  • a visit to the Collingwood Children’s Farm for NAIDOC
  • Christmas parties at the Waterfront.

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When is playgroup?

Thursdays and Fridays, 11am to 1pm at Wathaurong's Children's Centre

Mondays, 11am to 1pm, off-site

Transport is available