Join Play Connect and discover a world of play! Make lasting connections with like-minded parents and enjoy endless opportunities for fun and learning. Our platform helps you easily find and connect with playgroups in your area or find members to make playdates for your child – plus, we provide optional play activities to make it even easier. Come join us and make the most of your playtime!
We offer multiple ways to build connections with members of your community.
Membership: By becoming a member of our website, you will have access to our safe and secure platform to meet other families and connect with them. You can even use our internal messaging system to arrange playdates and other activities.
Find a playgroup database: Here you can find playgroups, classes, and play places from around the United States. Our listings feature detailed information about each group, including hours, location, and contact information.
Regardless of how you choose to connect, your child will gain social skills and make lasting friendships all while they PLAY!
By utilizing Play Connect, you’ll be able to provide your child with the social connection they need to thrive and to make friends in an enriching environment.
Registering your playgroup, play place, or class is FREE!
To learn more about our playgroup registration, click here.
At Play Connect, we believe that unstructured playtime is essential for a child's development. However, it can be fun to add in some structured activities based on children's interests.
We have a variety of free activities for children ages 6 months and up. From gross motor to arts and crafts, our website provides a variety of activities that can keep your child engaged and entertained.
Teeny Tinies (6 months - 2 years)
Play Actvities (2 years and up)
For those looking for full preschool lessons, please visit our preschool resources page for more information.
Fun Autumn Play Dates
Go visit a cider mill
*Grab some cider and doughnuts
*Go on a hay ride
*Walk through some apple orchards
Go pumpkin picking!
*Who can find the biggest pumpkin? The smallest?
*Carve pumpkins together!
*Roast some pumpkin seeds!
Get out into nature!
*Go for a walk in the woods
*What animals can you see and hear?
*What color of leaves do you see?
Visit a community organized trick (or trunk) or treat
*Dress up in costumes and get candy!
*Have a costume dance party!
*Decorate halloween cookies!