“Anji Play” is a comprehensive curriculum and approach to early education developed for the public early childhood programs of Anji County, Zhejiang Province, China.
The Anji Play curriculum and play materials have been adopted at the province level in Zhejiang.
Our school was invited to participate in the “Hong Kong Anji Play Learning Circle Program” in December 2019. These are only 20 kindergartens had been invited. Integrating the “Anji Play” teaching characteristics into our existing teaching conditions appropriately, and the essence of “child centeredness, learning through Play” to optimize play-based teaching and reduce restrictions of games.
This program is formed by Professor Hua and the inventor Ms. Cheng Xueqin to led some principals of Anji Kindergarten to visit and guide with us. The program is for two years, which started in January 2020 and was postponed to March 2021 due to the epidemic.
Children can play what they want. The form and content of the game should be chosen by the children, free to choose whether to participate, participation is active, and unstructured activities that use their imagination are encouraged. It should be pleasant, interested and engaged for the participants.