Baby and Toddler Playgroups and Activities: Sunshine Coast

Are you and your little one ready to venture out, but you’re not sure what activities are on? We’ve put together a list of fun playgroups and weekly activities on the Sunshine Coast for babies and toddlers to keep you both entertained.


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Baby and Toddler Playgroups and Activities: Sunshine Coast

Baringa Community Centre Fun Friday Playgroup

An unstructured playgroup for all pre-school aged children and their Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers. (Friday)

Baringa Community Centre Mums & Bubs

A space for expectant mums and mums with new babies aged 0-18 months to connect and enjoy some sensory play with their babies. (Wednesday)

Caloundra Community Centre Playgroup

A free playgroup for kids aged 0 – 5 y old.  Imaginative outdoor play with a space for parents to connect. (Monday)

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HYPT Maroochydore

The ultimate venue, HYPT has something for everyone all under one roof. With baby and toddler music classes, sensory and messy play as well as a Disco Party, HYPT is your one-stop destination for keeping the kids entertained during the week.

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Lambs at Play Buderim

Meeting three mornings a week, Lambs at Play is a fun morning of play, craft, music and story time, and a place where mums and dads can come together, have a cuppa and get to know other parents in the community. (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday during the school term)

Little Geckos Playgroup Mountain Creek

Little Geckos are a friendly and relaxed group of children, Mums, Dads, Grandparents and carers who meet weekly. (Tuesday)

Little Farmers Playgroup

Located just outside of Yandina, Little Farmers Playgroup is a fun morning on the farm for kids 5 and under. Meet horses, have a pony ride, snuggle baby goats and let the kids run wild! (Wednesday & Sunday)

Pony Playgroup

Namba Community Playgroup

Located in Nambour, this playgroup combines lots of fun for families with sensory play, gardening, cooking, nature play and more plus parenting support. (Thursday)

Noosa Aquatic Centre Baby Splash

A free introductory water familiarisation class aimed at parent/infant bonding, comfort in the water, social interaction and sensory exploration. (Tuesday & Wednesday during the school term)

Baby Splash Noosa Aquatic Centre


Noosa Botanic Gardens Little Explorers Nature Playgroup

Designed for children 3 to 6 yrs offering a range of nature-based activities, sensory play, storytelling, songs and bush walk exploring. (Wednesday)

Noosa Civic Tuesday Playday

Enjoy free fun for your little ones every Tuesday at 9:30am. Discover new and exciting activities every week at the Kid’s Mornings located near the play space.

Noosa Leisure Centre Kids Playroom

The Kids’ Playroom is open for casual play sessions for pre-school aged children every day of the week. Let them climb, jump, swing, bounce and balance in an air-conditioned, safe environment while you relax with a coffee from the café.

Noosa Leisure Centre Kids Playroom


Noosa Libraries Stories & Rhymes

Stories, rhymes and songs for children under 5 designed to encourage children’s language development and listening skills in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Noosa Regional Gallery Art Adventures

Explore a new theme each week through song, storybook reading, and a guided art session inspired by the storybook. (Thursday)

Noosa Regional Gallery Budding Artists

Budding artists are invited to join Noosa Regional Gallery for sensory games, playful art-making, and an opportunity for parents to connect. (Thursday)

Budding Artists

Play Matters Baby Playgroups

Located in Buderim and Caloundra, Baby Playgroups are for families with bubs aged birth – 12 months and provides the chance for you and your child to share, learn and grow together whilst meeting other parents. (Wednesday & Thursday during the school term)

Stockland Birtinya Baby Sensory Sessions

Hosted by Baby Sensory Sunshine Coast, these fun and free interactive sessions are perfect for bubs from birth to 12 months and their parent/carer.  (Last Monday of every month until October)

Sunshine Coast Libraries Storytime & Rhymetime 

Regular Storytime and Rhymetime sessions to help your child discover the magical world of books and reading and develop pre-literacy and language skills.

Stories Rhymes Sunshine Coast Libraries


The Wellness Nest Mums and Bubs Group

Located in Nambour, The Wellness Nest provides a welcoming weekly space to take time to bond with your bub and hear from other mums in a relaxed space. (Monday)

YMCA Caloundra Gym Play

Children walking to 5 years can bounce, jump, crawl, climb and swing to their little hearts content with you by their side during their GymPlay sessions. (Wednesday & Friday)

Gym Play Ymca Caloundra


Play Matters Playgroups on the Sunshine Coast

Play Matters Queensland runs various playgroups throughout the Sunshine Coast.  Click here to search for a playgroup near you.


Updated 21 February 2024
Whilst we do our best to keep information updated, please make sure to check in with the hosts to confirm these events are still available.

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By Claire Gilligan
WITH A FIFO HUSBAND WHO WORKS AWAY WEEKS AT A TIME, CLAIRE ENJOYS FINDING FUN, LOCAL THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT TO OCCUPY HER AND HER TWO GIRLS' TIME. ORIGINALLY FROM SYDNEY, CLAIRE AND HER FAMILY LOVE ALL THE THINGS THE SUNSHINE COAST HAS TO OFFER AND ENJOY SHOWING IT OFF TO VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Kids on the Coast is a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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