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Developmental Playgroup

Education Developmental Playgroup

A quality early learning environment that promotes cognitive, social, and emotional development for children ages 2 to 5.

Developmental Playgroup meets Wednesday mornings during the academic school year. The Developmental Playgroup is led by a qualified Early Childhood Education Teacher and supported by NMCS’ Case Manager who offers immediate support to the families and provides resources to support families to confidently move forward with their own goals to succeed at home, at school, at work, and in our community.

Every Wednesday, parent and child will be welcomed into a playful and nurturing environment where they will play with others, sing age-appropriate songs, move through music, and listen to storytime—all while developing social skills, problem-solving skills, math skills, and a foundation for reading so they can enter kindergarten ready to learn.


of regularly attending playgroup children improved their ability to get along with others by year-end.
of the children who were assessed and in need of further services were linked to needed care.
of regularly attending families were screened for basic needs support and offered case management services, as needed.