1108 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36604

Phone: 251.421.2434 (Call or Text)


Monday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday: Parties, Playgroups 
Weekday Field Trips by Reservation (please contact us for private field trips or playgroups).

Our Owner, Sara Workman Kindt, has more than 16 years experience and training in child advocacy, child abuse-prevention programs, youth mentoring and promoting the arts to young people. She's also a mom of three to Daniel (7), Peter (6) and Frances (3).

Our staff members are highly trained, friendly and ready to play with your little ones!

For Employment Inquiries: please email---sara@sunshinesuesplaygarden.com

Sunshine Sue (Mary Arlene Higdon Workman, 1911-1979) was the nationally known star of the wildly popular country music variety show, The Old Dominion Barn Dance. She was known as “Queen of the Hillbillies” through her appearances on live broadcasts coast to coast every Saturday night over WRVA radio from the Lyric Theater in Richmond, Virginia.

As the nation’s first female radio emcee, Sue helped country music legends Chet Atkins, Earl Scruggs and the Carter sisters launch their careers. From 1946 to 1957, Sue played accordion and sang with her high school sweetheart husband John “Sugarfoot” Workman, singing homespun solos and duets. Sue’s theme song was “You Are My Sunshine”.

In addition to being a loving wife and mother of two, Sue was an accomplished performer, an astute business woman, and skilled at marketing her own image as well as that of the Old Dominion Barn Dance. She recruited and polished her chosen performers.

Sue, known affectionately as “Mama Sue” to her grandchildren, was mother to a daughter (Virginia Sue ”Ginger” Workman Stanley) and a Son (William Edward ”Bill” Workman), and grandmother to Andy Stanley, Mary Sue Stanley McKenna, Ragan Workman Megginson, and the Playgarden’s owner, Sara Workman Kindt.

The Playgarden was named in honor of Sue and to promote creative play and the arts to young children.

Please email your resume to Sara@sunshinesuesplaygarden.com

HS diploma or higher, some college or college degree preferred.

20 or over, able to sit on a padded floor for periods of time and get up unassisted, able to organize and arrange playroom according to instructions, able lift up to 35 lbs at a time and move party room furniture, fun, friendly and energetic personality with a customer-service focus (retail, customer service or waitstaff experience is a plus), ability to perform cleaning duties (sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, sanitizing, etc) basic ability to draw and write in a stylized manner, ability to care for a number of children without assistance and ability to react in serious situations with a calm and quick response. Background/Reference checks and Drug testing are all performed in the event that an offer of employment is extended.

We work hard at SSPG, but we have a lot of FUN!
Customer Service and Cleanliness are our priorities.