Playgroup provides a great play and social opportunity to young children, carers and families. Our Mandarin playgroups also create an authentic Mandarin-speaking environment to nurture early bilingualism in a fun and relaxing way.

 

Mandarin playgroup q&A

1. Where are your Mandarin playgroups?

A: Our current playgroups are located at Craig Family Centre in Ashburton. Click here for more information.

2. How long does your playgroup run for?

A: Our Mandarin playgroup sessions last 2 hours every week during school terms. Families are welcome to adjust their attending time to suit their own needs.

3. What age of child does your playgroup suit?

A: All children aged 0-5 years are welcome to join us. Families with multiple siblings are encouraged to come together. Mixed-age playgroup helps everyone learn from each other.

4. What activities does Mandarin playgroup include?

A: Every Mandarin playgroup session includes storytelling (high-quality Mandarin children's books), nursery rhyme and song singing, handicraft, games and free play. We also arrange occasional incursions of different themes to enrich children's learning experience.

5. Do carers need to stay during the session?

A: Yes, carers are requested to supervise and care for their child(ren) during the playgroup session. It is also a great opportunity for carers to socialise with other families.