playgroup

[pley-groop]
noun
a group of small children, especially preschoolers, organized for play or play activities and supervised by adult volunteers.

Origin:
1905–10; play + group

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playgroup (ˈpleɪˌɡruːp)
 
n
preschool See also playschool a regular meeting of small children arranged by their parents or a welfare agency to give them an opportunity of supervised creative play

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It employs a highly structured curriculum-based playgroup that targets social emotional functioning and early literacy.
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