HKCIN x Playright
Free Play in Kindergarten Program

  • Transforming kindergarten into a playful school where children relish in the freedom to explore and thrive
  • Equipping teachers with the knowledge and capability to carry out self-sustained free play sessions
  • Nurturing children’s natural curiosity, imagination and enthusiasm
  • Encouraging unstructured, voluntary, child-initiated play inside and outside schools

Structure

  • 450+ children across 3 kindergartens benefit from 15+ regular free play sessions
  • 60+ teachers and principals receive training and demonstration classes
  • ‘Playwork Certificate Course’ for principals and core teachers
  • Parent workshops where parents learn about and experience play ideas
  • Annual Play Day in April 2020 – with 6 creative play booths

About Playright

Playright Children’s Play Association is a charity founded in 1987 in Hong Kong to pursue the mission of advocating children’s play because they ‘value children, value play.’ They envision a society that respects, protects and fulfills a child’s right to play, where children can enjoy their childhood. They strive to advocate the value of play and seek societal commitment to meet the play needs of every child at policy, planning and provision level.