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Developmental Playgroup (24-42 Months)

Toddler playgroup with teachers.

2023-2024 Early Learning Calendar

General Information

The toddler developmental playgroup is geared for children 24-42 months old and encourages children’s exploration of the world around them using their senses, creativity and imagination. The playgroup works to enrich each child’s development through music, stories and creative play in a language rich environment and by incorporating sensory activities and developmentally appropriate play.

  • Program model based on developmental best practices 
  • Low staff to program participant ratio
  • Staffed by Experienced Childhood Educators
  • Safe and fun environment
  • Staff will participate in bathroom training in cooperation with a home program


CARE for Children
at the Ashley Booth Griffin CARE for Children Center
PO Box 616 ~ 723 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
*Early Learning Program participants use Russell Boulevard entrance

Toddler playing with playdough.

Registration for 2024-2025

Playgroup registration will open to the public on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

2024-2025 Registration Forms 

Completed forms and the registration fee can be returned by mail to CARE for Children, P.O. Box 616, Bradford, PA 16701 or dropped off at the Ashley Booth Griffin CARE for Children Center.  

Please note, enrollment is not complete until the registration fee is paid.  Please include the registration fee (cash or check make payable to CARE for Children) with your completed registration forms.

2024-2025 Schedule

Monday and Friday Sessions (2 times per week) ~ 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.   

Children must be at least 24 months-old when beginning playgroup.  Playgroup focuses on promoting social skills through structured play, and by reinforcing self-help skills and manners.  Playgroup is centered on activities which help toddlers explore the world through touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. The playgroup staff encourages social interaction, and works to enhance language development and further creativity in a language-rich environment.  ($100.00 per month)

United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc Logo

CARE for Children's Early Learning Programs are funded, in part, by the United Way of the Bradford Area, Inc.