Learning through play

The aim of Kids Club Saigon is to provide a secure, loving, and creative environment that nurtures the growth and development of each child. We offer small class sizes, high-quality learning resources, and experienced teaching staff. At Kids Club Saigon, we work together to create an environment that celebrates childhood.

Play is the work of the child. Play is a child’s response to life. It is the way children discover themselves and the world around them. By creating a thoughtfully prepared environment that supports child-led play, we nurture wonder, we embrace joy, and we foster discovery. Along the way, we help our children develop these skills:

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Tiny Tots
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  • Developing trusting relationships with adults at school

  • Following daily routines with adult support

  • Developing awareness and interest in self-care, e.g. washing hands, feeding self, putting away personal belongings, choosing activities, going up/down stairs safely

  • Beginning toilet training (if ready)

  • Showing curiosity and engagement in the learning environment

  • Showing interest in joining some group activities

  • Developing receptive language skills and showing interest in social communication

  • Showing increasing awareness and understanding of spoken English

  • Learning how to use simple tools and interact with different materials safely

  • Feeling happy, comfortable, and secure at school!

  • Developing trusting relationships with adults at school

  • Understanding and following daily routines with increased confidence

  • Developing confidence in self-care skills, e.g. washing hands, eating, putting on shoes, putting away own snacks and water bottles, going up/down stairs safely, seeking help/comfort when needed

  • Toilet training (if ready)

  • Joining in group activities at age-appropriate level

  • Developing receptive and expressive language skills through everyday social interactions

  • Learning English vocabulary about emotions, people, living things, objects, and the world around them

  • Using tools, toys, books, and materials safely and with intention

  • Showing curiosity and engagement in the learning environment 

  • Engaging in parallel and social play

  • Listening and responding to books read to them and developing an interest in books

  • Developing fine-motor skills through hands-on activities and gross-motor skills through active play

  • Feeling happy, comfortable, and secure at school!

Little Learners
Little Learners

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Little Learners

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Early Explorers
Early Explorers

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  • Developing independence, self-confidence, and willingness to try new things

  • Taking care of personal needs and being aware of others' needs

  • Recognizing emotions in self and others, and developing ways to manage own emotions

  • Initiating own play and engaging in social play

  • Developing friendships and learning how to resolve conflicts with peers

  • Building English vocabulary and oral language (e.g. talking, listening, singing) to communicate with increasing confidence

  • Learning to recognize and trace their own names

  • Becoming familiar with alphabet letters (especially those in their names) and beginning to associate letters with their phonetic sounds

  • Developing awareness and interest in mark-making

  • Developing concrete understanding of numbers 1-10, shapes, colors, patterns, and “mathematical language” (e.g. big/small, long/short, more/less, heavy/light)

  • Listening and engaging in group activities

  • Focusing on an age-appropriate task until completion

  • Developing fine-motor skills through hands-on activities and gross-motor skills through active play

  • Enjoying school life and developing a positive attitude towards learning

  • Choosing activities that interest them and showing sustained focus in those activities

  • Interacting cooperatively in groups of 4-5 children, resolving conflicts through basic negotiation and compromise, and maintaining friendships for several months

  • Recognizing and managing emotions and responding to stress in safe and healthy ways

  • Listening, sustaining attention, and participating during whole-group activities

  • Following verbal multi-step directions and focusing on the task until completion

  • Practicing English vocabulary, grammar, and communication skills in daily language interactions

  • Writing names and familiar words, and developing emergent writing skills (tracing, copying, labeling)

  • Identifying letters (upper- and lower-case) and some common high-frequency words (e.g. the, is, my, to)

  • Using letter-sound knowledge to spell new words phonetically and to decode CVC words

  • Engaging in teacher-guided literacy activities, e.g. journal writing, retelling familiar stories, reading simple text

  • Rote counting to 100, counting objects to 30, identifying numerals 0-20, and matching quantities to 20

  • Acting out mathematical stories using a variety of strategies and concrete objects to add/subtract

  • Developing mathematical language to talk about quantity, shape, measurement, patterns, graphing, and position

  • Using tools (e.g. pencils, scissors) with increased control and precision 

  • Developing abstract symbolic thinking through drawings, constructions, and dramatic role play

  • Engage in inquiry, research, project work, and presentation about topics of interest

  • Developing skills to become confident, curious, creative, collaborative, and compassionate citizens of the world

Kinder Kids
Kinder Kids

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KinderKids

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