Nǐ hǎo! Little ones learn Mandarin a lot more easily and quickly than we do. Like little sponges they soak up everything. There are some very good schools in Hong Kong, and we’ve tested some of the best for you to enjoy. Read on for the best Mandarin playgroups and bilingual schools in Hong Kong for toddlers.
Whether your kid is an enthusiastic Mandarin speaker or a shy beginner, Mini Mandarins has something for you. Your little ones will improve their Mandarin as they play, read, sing, and have lots of fun. Their story+sing+art program will have your child saying “hao wan” (great fun)! Register them today and why not sign them up for their next school camp!
Mini Mandarins, Unit 202-205, 2/F Wilson House 19-27 Wyndham Street Central, Hong Kong, +852 2320 1128, www.minimandarins.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
They offer two key programs for young children. The first is Mandarin Playground which is suitable for kids with no mandarin experience. They will learn through songs, dance, play, handicrafts and drawing. The second program is for children who are already learning Mandarin in school. The additional support with help mold them into confident speakers.
Hong Kong Mandarin School, Tung Ming Building, 40-42 Des Voeux Rd Central, Hong Kong, +852 2537 5606, www.hk-mandarin-school.com.hk
Jumpstart’s program is designed inspired by the "Task-Based Learning" and "Kinaesthetic Learning" approaches. It aims to help students build their confidence in communicating in Mandarin through various hands-on activities. They will also immerse themselves in Chinese storytelling, reading, and writing. Your little ones will be speaking Mandarin in no time!
Jumpstart Mandarin, Hang Hau Centre, Lot 146, Hang Hau Road, Hang Hau, Sai Kung, N.T., +852 2719 8816, Sai Kung Centre, 2/F, Tak Lung Back St., Sai Kung, N.T., +852 27914838, www.jumpstartmandarin.com/
They teach children Mandarin through a curriculum of basic activities. Children will develop their social skills and enhance their ability to communicate and interact with others through group work. This also promotes their confidence, independence, and creativity. The program includes; songs, rhymes, puzzles, educational toys, games, snack time, arts and crafts, storytelling, and music.
Kids Land, 9/F, 16 Wyndham Street,
Central, Hong Kong, +852 6112 2675, www.kidslandhk.com
They provide a flexible schedule in private and small groups your little ones will just love. Teachers are bi-lingual and native speakers making the class fun for everyone. You are able to enjoy singing and playing with your children, sharing laughs with them while learning Mandarin, a parent-and-child Mandarin playgroup for ages 1.5-3 years old is also available.
Little Sun Mandarin Centre, The Chinese Department of Y.W.C.A, 1/F, No. 1 Macdonnell Road. Mid-level, Hong Kong, +852 21232109, www.littlesunmc.com/index.htm
Wanna let your little ones do some fun Mandarin learning? Mulberry House is here, a fun and creative Reggio learning experience for children, packed with exciting weekly themes and activities. It's a great opportunity for children to learn through the power of play. Their interactive teaching style, passionate and experienced teachers have a high engagement quotient with the kids. It is a great way to build their confidence to speak and understand Mandarin. Program is available for kids 1-7 years.
Mulberry House, Studio 2403, Universal Trade Centre, 17-19 Caine Road/3-5 Arbuthnot Road (car park entrance), Central Hong Kong, +852 5598 0509, email@example.com, https://www.mulberryhouseasia.com/
Located in One Island South, Southside Mandarin is a Putonghua learning center that offers playgroups and immersion programs for kids between 6 months and 7 years old. All of the classes at Southside Mandarin are taught by professionally qualified native-speaking teachers with extensive experience in early childhood education. Through music, games, storytelling, writing, and more, kids learn to sing, speak and write Chinese. The learning environment here is fun-filled and interactive! With a low teacher/student ratio of 1:4, Southside Mandarin gives its students the individual attention they need to be successful.
The C Club, Unit 1702, 17/F, M Place, 54 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, +852 3427 9619, firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.thecclub.com.hk/
The Centre of Learning And Life Enhancement and the YWCA International Kids Club is innovative and professional. Multicultural learning centers encourage learning through play and are pioneers in child learning. They have various Mandarin classes suitable for children of different ages from the age of12 months.
YWCA International Kids Club, 3/F, 1 MacDonnell Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3476 1340, email@example.com, https://clle.ywca.org.hk/
Arts Plus encourages learning through education and play. The teachers believe in building an optimal learning environment and recognize its critical significance for young learners. They run English, Cantonese, and Mandarin classes to encourage bilingual youngsters. Children aged eight to 24 months attend classes to strengthen their fine and gross motor skills. As they grow older, the classes focus on developing their coordination and independence and exploring the world around them with logical thinking. Your kids will start to recognize colors, shapes, and sounds.
Arts Plus, various locations across Hong Kong, +852 28070208, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://artsplus.com.hk/
Beijing Mandarin uses its innovative SREM© principles to teach a non-native language; educators have shown that the methodology affords faster learning times than conventional methods. The well-developed learning center successfully teaches Mandarin to children from the age of two through their Baby First Chinese Program. The Beijing Mandarin team inspires a lifelong love of Chinese language learning by providing a friendly, caring, and nurturing environment.
Beijing Mandarin, 23B, Winsan Tower, 98 Thomson Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 93449631, email@example.com, https://www.beijingmandarin.com/
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