Best Baby Playgroups And Pre-Nursery Schools For Babies And Toddlers In Hong Kong

Baby + Toddler Playgroups By Area

Best baby playgroups in Hong Kong

From Kowloon to Central, there are many options for baby and toddler playgroups and pre-nursery playgroups. Little Steps has rounded up a list of the best playgroups around the city offering affordable and flexible options for moms and dads to meet, greet, and arrange a social time for their babies and toddlers. Enjoy!

Editor Note:  Many playgroups are currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Please check directly with the playgroups to confirm as things change daily.



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  • Wooden Play Area Baumhaus Hong Kong

    BAUMHAUS - Playgroups In Wanchai *Ages 0 - 3 Years

    Baumhaus runs one of the world’s top Kindermusik programs, and is a well-loved institution among families in Hong Kong. Their family centre in Wanchai is home to their iconic wooden treehouse and café, where parents and caregivers create meaningful connections. Their infant and toddler music programs are top-notch. Trained early childhood specialists are not only competent musicians but are also well-versed with infant and toddler behavior management and positive parenting techniques.

    Kindermusik believes that music is a language of learning, and the Baumhaus difference is felt in their educational philosophy and pedagogy. Their term classes, with unlimited weekday playroom access, fill up quickly, so check their their social media and sign up for their emails lists to get the info first!

    Baumhaus, 1/F,Kar Yau building, 36-44 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 2321 5898, info@baumhaus.com.hk, www.baumhaus.com.hk

  • Highgate House School: The Peak & Tai Tam Hong Kong

    HIGHGATE HOUSE SCHOOL: Playgroups At The Peak *3 Months - 2.5 Years

    Highgate House School elevates its care to the next level through its original Parent/Carer & Child groups from 3 months to 2.5 years. While kids get to explore an unrivaled amount of dedicated classroom space and seamlessly - and confidently - transition into Nursery and Kindergarten classes, parents/carers receive a good education as well. More than just a playgroup, carers are provided with insights into the latest research on child development and have a chance to discuss with peers and educational experts.


    Highgate House School, G/F & 2/F, 100 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, +852 2849 6336, admin@highgatehouse.edu.hkwww..highgatehouse.edu.hk

  • Playgroup At Hong Kong Academy

    HONG KONG ACADEMY: Playgroup In Sai Kung *Ages 2-3 Years - Free Taster Session Available

    HKA's Playgroup is designed to ease children into the learning environment by fostering creativity and independence. The Playgroup teacher is also a qualified Play Therapist. With a Mandarin language co-teacher in every session, the children are exposed to both English and Mandarin language development right from the start.  HKA also provides regular parent education sessions. The Playgroup teacher hosted their Childhood Development series, with each one-hour long talk focussing on a specific aspect of young child development, which aims to provide you with some useful take-home tips.


    Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong +852 2655 1111, office@hkacademy.edu.hkwww.hkacademy.edu.hk

  • Malvern College Playgroup

    MALVERN PLAYGROUP: Playgroups In Central And Kowloon *6-24 Months

    Malvern Playgroup runs adult-accompanied playgroup sessions for children 6-24 months old. Malvern Playgroup takes place in the beautifully designed campuses of Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong. Playgroup sets a routine for both parents and children and can be a strong bonding experience. There are wonderful benefits both parents and their children can reap from attending regular playgroups, such as engaging in a range of activities that parents might not think of or do at home.


    Malvern Playgroupinfo@babyloneducation.comwww.malvernplaygroup.hk

    Coronation Circle Campus, G09-G12 Coronation Circle, 1 Yau Cheung Road, West Kowloon, +852 3898 4699

    Island West Campus, G/F and 1/F Viking Court, 165-166 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, +852 3898 4699

  • Les Petits Lascar playgroup for toddlers in hong kong

    LES PETITS LASCARS - Playgroups For Ages 9 - 24 Months

    Les Petits Lascars French International Preschool offers Playgroups and Baby Gym classes in French, English and Mandarin for children aged 9 to 24 months in their cognitive, emotional, social, and psychomotor development. Through small classes of a maximum of 7, children will explore the five senses and their environment, including sensory and stimulating learning activities. Les Petits Lascars believes in an educational approach centered around each child's well-being, adapting to the child's learning rhythm, individuality, and specific learning needs, simultaneously building their confidence to ensure a smooth transition into Preschool. Parents and children will benefit from the playgroup approach as they will gain insight through their educational team and witness their child's progress. Enquire now to visit their new and renovated campuses in Central and Tseung Kwan O.

    Les Petits Lascars, Central Campus: 3/F, Wellington Plaza, 56-58 Wellington Street, +852 2526 8666;
    Tseung Kwan O campus: G01, Capri Place, 33 Tong Yin Street, Tseung Kwan O, +852 2526 8666, admissions@petitslascars.com, www.lespetitslascars.com

  • Baby Kinderu Hong Kong.

    KINDERU - Playgroups in Shum Wan and South Horizons *Up To 3 Years

    Children learn best from birth up 6 years when they use all their senses: visual, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory and gustatory. KinderU offers fun-filled activities promoting early brain and physical development, creating a sensory-rich environment of textures, sounds and objects to stimulate a baby’s senses. Their programs are based on the philosophies of renowned right brain specialists and designed to provide the ideal education environment by engaging children in activities that stimulate brain growth appropriate to their developmental stages.

    KinderU, Shum Wan Campus: G/F, Broadview Court, 11 Shum Wan Road, Hong Kong, +852 2970 2382; South Horizons Campus: UG/F, Tower 26-28, South Horizons, Phase 4, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, +852 2554 7576, infor@kinderu.com, www.kinderu.com

  • St. Stephen’s Playgroup, Hong Kong

    ST. STEPHEN'S PLAYGROUP - Playgroups In Stanley *Up to 3 Years

    Southside moms are heading to St. Stephen for the ever-so-popular playgroup that meets on Mondays and Thursdays. This hub of indoor play, outdoor play, arts and crafts activities, snack time and song time is a great activity for parents and their toddlers to learn fine/gross motor skills and interact with other children. The group supports parents and provides a stimulating and nurturing place for children up to 3 years old.

    Note: Playgroups are suspended until further notice due to government restrictions.


    St. Stephen’s Playgroup, St Stephen’s Chapel, St. Stephen’s College, 22 Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley, Hong Kong, ststephensplaygroup@gmail.comststephen.org.hkMeets Mondays and Thursdays from 9:15am - 11:15am.

  • Playgroup At St. John's Cathedral, Hong Kong

    ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL - Playgroups In Central *Toddlers

    Whether you are a new parent or a newcomer to Hong Kong, St. John's Cathedral welcomes you to their weekly playgroup for babies and toddlers. There is a range of toys to suit all ages from birth to two years old. Play, relax and meet new friends! Every Thursday (except statutory holidays) from 2:30 to 4:30pm.

    Note: Playgroups are suspended until further notice due to government restrictions.


    St. John's Cathedral, Fanny Li Hall, 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2855 7074 (ask for Ms. Vanda Cole), www.stjohnscathedral.org.hk.

  • Small World Hong Kong

    SMALL WORLD CHRISTIAN KINDERGARTEN - Playgroups In Mid-Levels *Ages 18-32 Months

    Small World Christian Kindergarten is an international kindergarten that has educated curious young learners for more than 30 years, welcoming families of a diverse range of backgrounds, faiths, and nationalities. The school offers a warm and caring environment, with plenty of indoor and outdoor learning spaces and an outdoor playground amongst the trees. Learning at Small World is based around the International Early Years Curriculum. Generations also operate Small World (Generations) playgroup, which offers accompanied programs for children aged 18-32 months in Central and Quarry Bay. Sign-up for a free session today!


    Small World Christian Kindergarten, 10 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, +852 2525 0922, office@smallworld.edu.hksmallworld.edu.hk

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    ESF PLAYGROUPS - Playgroups All Over Hong Kong *6 Months On Up

    Hey baby! Join the playgroups at ESF Language & Learning Centre where your little one will start their journey down a path of inquiry-based learning early. Depending on the age of your babe, they can tailor the curriculum and choice of language (Mandarin or English) accordingly. Their level 1 starts as early as 6 months! Click here for more details and locations including Hillside Playgroup in Hong Kong.


    ESF Playgroups, locations all over Hong Kong, www.esflanguagecentre.org.hk.

  • Mount Kelly baby and toddler program

    MOUNT KELLY TODDLERS - Babies And Toddler Programs *6 Months - 3 Years

    Mount Kelly Babies and Toddlers programs offer your child a stimulating environment to thrive. The children are encouraged to grow in a supportive setting. They help to build confidence whilst promoting play-based learning in a healthy all-around experience for every child and their caregiver. They offer various age-appropriate programs based on interest. Through hands-on learning opportunities. Their 1010 square foot facility features a Play Zone and a unique miniature role-play including arts & crafts studio space.


    Mount Kelly, The Austine Place, 38 Kwun Chung Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2157 9587, admissions@mountkelly.edu.hk, www.mountkellytoddlers.com.hk

  • playgroup IMS Hong Kong

    THE INTERNATIONAL MONTESSORI SCHOOL IN HONG KONG (IMS): Stanley, Mid-Levels, South Horizons, Aldrich Bay *Ages 2-6

    A group of entrepreneurial parents founded IMS 20 years ago, pioneering the unique bilingual Chinese and English Montessori programme for children from age 2-12. The Montessori curriculum provides children with the freedom to explore their own passions while guiding them to develop the 21st Century skills they need to be successful in school and in life. Experiencing success is critically important to your toddler’s developing self-concept and self-esteem. Start your child’s journey off well in an immersive English & Chinese IMS Foundation Group, then continue in the Casa dei Bambini for ages 3-6, which is the best preparation for continuing the journey in IMS’ unique Montessori Elementary for ages 6-12.

    Apply here: www.ims.edu.hk/admissions

    International Montessori School (IMS), info@ims.edu.hk, https://www.ims.edu.hk

    IMS Aldrich Bay Campus (ages 2-6), G/F, i-UniQ Grand, 155 Shau Kei Wan Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

    IMS South Horizons Campus (ages 2-6), G/F, Blocks 23 to 23A, South Horizons, Phase III, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong

    IMS Mid-Levels Campus (ages 2-6), Mezzanine Entrance, Tung Fai Gardens, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

    IMS Stanley Campus (ages 3-12), Phase III, Ma Hang Estate, Stanley (off Stanley Plaza), Hong Kong

  • Tutor Time Playgroup Hong Kong

    TUTOR TIME - Playgroup Across Hong Kong *Ages 6 Months - 2 Years

    Wow Activity Group at Tutor Time is a hands-on playgroup for munchkins aged 6 months - 2 years. The program offers a stimulating classroom environment, with an immersive bilingual English and Mandarin curriculum, including active learning experiences with specially designed learning materials in collaboration with Learning Time.


    Tutor Time, Various Locations +852 9866 1228, info@tutortime.com.hk, www.tutortime.com.hk



    GoGet Kids

    What: Free bilingual (Cantonese/English) playgroup based in a church in Cheung Sha Wan.

    Where: St. Stephen's Society, 1/F Great Wall Factory Building, 11 Cheung Shun Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong, estherchu@gogetters.hkwww.facebook.com/gokidshk

    When: Ongoing, check their Facebook page for details.


    Play, Tumble, Laugh

    What: Facebook group with free and fun playgroups

    Where: All around HK, www.facebook.com/groups (Private group)

    When: Ongoing


    USRC Playgroup - Kowloon

    What: Colouring, playing with dough, reading books, solving puzzles & playing dress-up, as well as a grassed, outdoor area full of play equipment and toys.

    Where: United Services Recreation Club, 1 Gascoigne Road, King’s Park, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/USRC-Playgroup

    When: Tuesdays and Fridays 9:30am - 11:30am


    Mums & Bubs Playgroups - Mongkok

    What: Casual meet-up for mums to chat and socialize while their little ones learn and play. (Dads welcome too!)

    Where: Lifehouse International Church, 11/F WIN Century Centre, 2A Mong Kok Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/mumsandbubshk

    When: Every Sunday from 9:50am - 11:15am or 11:15am - 12:45pm




    Playgroups In Central:

    Mulberry House Academy (Mandarin) - Central + Wong Chuk Hang

    City Kids Little Stars - Central

    MyGym - Central + TST

    KidznJoy - Various Locations

    Tutor Time - Various locations (Mid-Levels)

    Babysteps Playgroups - Central

    Kindermusik - Various Locations (birth-18 months) (YMCA)


    Playgroups In Discover Bay:

    HeadStartSensory - Discovery Bay

    KidznJoy - Various Locations


    Playgroups In Wong Chuk Hang:

    Mulberry House Academy (Mandarin Playgroup) - Central + Wong Chuk Hang

    KinderU Playgroups - Causeway Bay + Ap Lei Chau


    Playgroups In Repulse Bay:

    KidznJoy - Various Locations (The Lily)


    Playgroups In Sheung Wan:

    Tutor Time - Various locations 

    Parent-Infant Program - Sheung Wan

    Casita - Sheung Wan


    Playgroups In North Point:

    Tutor Time - Various locations 


    Playgroups In Wanchai:

    Spring - Wan Chai

    Baumhaus - Wan Chai

    Victoria Playparc - Wanchai + TST (K11 Musea)

    KidznJoy - Various Locations


    Playgroups In TST / Kowloon:

    Victoria Playparc - Wanchai + TST (K11 Musea)

    Kindermusik - Various Locations (birth-18 months)

    MyGym - Central + TST

    Pebbles Hong Kong - Kowloon

    YMCA Hong Kong - Kowloon

    Baby Brain Hong Kong - Kowloon

    My Little Gym - Kowloon

    My Life House - Jordan, Kowloon

    Tutor Time - Various locations (Kowloon Tong)


    Playgroups In Sha Tin:

    Kangaroo Bay Care - Sha Tin, New Territories


    Playgroups In Yuen Long:

    Kindermusik - Various Locations (birth-18 months)

    Kids Corner - Yuen Long, New Territories

    Tutor Time - Various locations 


    Playgroups In Ap Lei Chau / Aberdeen:

    KidznJoy - Various Locations


    Playgroups In Tung Chung:

    KidznJoy - Various Locations

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