More fun with books – Playgroup

more fun with books playgroupTry having a range of books at playgroup for children to share with an adult or look through on their own. Include a variety of books such as simple picture books for babies, story books, and information books.

Did you know?

Children sharing books together at playgroup can stimulate new interests.

One child’s enthusiasm for a book can capture other children’s attention and imagination, fostering children’s social skills and broadening their interests.

Other development

Sharing books at playgroup can be a calming activity after active fun.


Check if your local library has “big books” that are perfect for reading to groups.

A dress up day where everyone comes as their favourite book character is a fun special event for playgroup.

Across the ages

All the activities listed on our “Play Ideas” page can be applied across different age groups. Check out books for babiestoddlers and children.


Activities listed under “playgroup” are suitable for groups of children of various ages. They provide opportunities for early learning and social play.