This web site is designed to help parents, families and carers with children within Sakyo-ward, Kyoto city.
We offer information on: activities for children, your local family support services, playgroups and playgrounds, events (flea markets, lectures, culture classes, and etc.), location of facilities: Jidokan (children's hall), Hoikuen (nursery), parks, etc.
Community playgroups for families with young children are provided in neighbourhood locations throughout Kyoto.
Multilingual Playgroup is a community-based get together for families with small children. Come and join us! Parents, grandparents or carers are warmly welcomed with their babies, toddlers and young children. We speak predominantly English and Japanese, but have families from all over the world including Japanese families. This gathering is organized by Jafore - A Child-rearing Support Team for Non-Japanese Speaking Families. *Playgroup is held on IRREGULAR basis.