Playgroup Tips & Reminders

Play groups are for any child who lives in Clinton County ages 0-5.  Planned activities are developmentally and age appropriate.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

All play groups are held at the Clinton County RESA Education Center, 4179 S. US 27, St. Johns.  Please check our website calendar for community events and play group schedule.

Things to remember:

  • Dress in play clothes-we can get messy!
  • Children learn through play and you are their first and best teacher. So be ready to play and get messy together!
  • Please do not bring a sick child or adult (Thank You!)
  • We would like to discourage the use of cell phones during group.  If you need to take a call, we understand, but please try to reserve this time for your children.
  • If Clinton County RESA is closed for the holidays, weather or school days off, we will not be having playgroups.  Please call if in doubt.  Clinton County RESA (989)224-6831.

Playgroup Schedule

Session Times: View calendar with playgroup dates and times

Great Parents Great Start and Early On Winter-Spring 2014 Playgroup Schedule

Monday Playgroup Tuesday Playgroup Wednesday Playgroup
Dec 2, 2013
Dec 9
Dec 16
Jan 6, 2014
Jan 13
Jan 20
Jan 27
Feb 3
Feb 10
Feb 17 – No Session
Feb 24
Mar 3
Mar 10
Mar 17
Mar 24
Mar 31
Apr 7 – No Session
Apr 14
Apr 21
Apr 28

Session Time:
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dec 3, 2013
Dec 10
Dec 17
Jan 7, 2014
Jan 14
Jan 21
Jan 28
Feb 4
Feb 11
Feb 18 – No Session
Feb 25
Mar 4
Mar 11
Mar 18
Mar 25
Apr 1
Apr 8 – No Session
Apr 15
Apr 22
Apr 29

Session Time:
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dec 4, 2013
Dec 11
Dec 18
Jan 8, 2014
Jan 15
Jan 22
Jan 29
Feb 12
Feb 19 – No Session
Feb 26
Mar 5
Mar 12
Mar 19
Mar 26
Apr 2
Apr 9 – No Session
Apr 16
Apr 23
Apr 30

Session Time:
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Playgroups are held at Clinton County RESA Education Center, 4179 S. US 27, St. Johns (See map). For more information call 989-224-6831 ext. 130.

Playgroup Educators:

Kittie Butcher, MSU Extension, Early On
Laurie Dachtler, ECSE
Melissa Austin, Great Parents Great Start

Playgroups Sponsored by: CCRESA, MSU Extension, Early On

For your information included are descriptions of Early On and Great Parents Great Start. Early On Michigan is the system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with developmental delays and/or disabilities. Early On supports families as their children learn and grow. Great Parents Great Start is a grant through the Michigan Department of Education that supports Regional Education Service Agencies (CCRESA) to develop parent involvement and educational programs for children ages birth to five years of age.

It is the policy of the Clinton County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) that no discriminatory practices based on gender, race, religion, color, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliations and beliefs, or any other status covered by federal, state or local law be allowed in providing instructional opportunities, programs, services, job placement assistance, employment or in policies governing student conduct and attendance. Any person suspecting discriminatory practice should contact the Associate Superintendent for Special Education, 1013 South US-27, St. Johns, MI 48879, or call 989-224-6831.

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