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Cnr Mons Road & Mons School Road, Buderim, Sunshine Coast
When: Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: $40 per term + $30 annual membership fee
Phone: 07 5456 1976 Website:
Mons Playgroup is the oldest and largest playgroup in Qld with over 100 members meeting together each week with their children (ages 0-5) for social interaction and fun. There’s a huge variety of toys, craft activities, bikes, cars, scooters, bike track, playgrounds with swings, slides, climbing equipment, sandpit, tunnels and a cubby house, all within fully fenced idyllic grounds.