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Play & Learn Groups

Play & Learn groups are free organized play groups that support children’s early learning & development. Young children and their caregivers take part in play activities as well as learn more about what they can do at home to support healthy growth and learning. Groups meet regularly in locations such libraries, family centers, schools, community centers and other neighborhood locations. Please call to confirm group dates and times.
Resource Name Location Contact
Washington State Talking Book and Braille Library

Multisensory Storytimes – Fridays at 11am and 2:30pm

Registration is required, as group size is limited. Please call the library or send a text containing @dkee9 to phone number 81010, beginning one hour before Storytime begins.

The Talking Book and Braille Library is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm

1-2-3 Grow & Learn Groups (Vancouver Public Schools, Hockinson & Washougal School Districts)

Groups are held at several local county schools. For specific sites & times, visit the website or call 360-952-3466
Free for children 0 – 5
Spanish speaking groups offered

Acme Elementary School

Meets Mon 10:00am – 11:30am
Free for children 0 – 5
Group follows the Mt Baker School District calendar, Sep – May

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

Ahtanum Valley Elementary

Free for children 0 – 5
Bilingual English & Spanish group
Meets Fri 10:30am – 12:00pm

This group meets in a classroom during the school year. You must call ahead to reserve your spot. Este grupo se reune en un salon durante el ano escolar. Favor de llamar de antemano para reservar su lugar.

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

A Step Ahead

Group meets Thurs 9:30am – 11:00am
Inclusive Play to Learn is a free program for preschool children ages 0-6. The program offers play, fun group activities, songs, and a whole group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together.
Registration is required; if the class is full you can asked to be placed on the wait list.

Atlantic Street Family Resource Center

Virtual Play & Learn group meets Tues 1:00pm – 2:00pm via Zoom
Contact Diesha Rodgers at Dieshar@atlanticstreet.org or (206) 454-3982 for the Zoom link and more information

Auburn Library

Meets Mon 10:30am – 12:00pm
Free for children 0 – 5

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

Auburn Valley YMCA

Meets Wed 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Free for children 0 – 5
English & Spanish Bilingual group
Hosted by Children’s Home Society
Group runs Oct – April

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

Bailey Gatzert Elementary School

Meets Tues 10:30am – 12:00pm
Free for children 0 – 5
English & Somali language group
Sponsored by Chinese Information & Service Center

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group

Beacon Hill Library

Meets Wed 10:00am – 11:30am
Free for children 0 – 5
Bilingual English & Chinese group
Hosted by Chinese Information & Service Center

  • A Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Group