PLAY to learn. Unlock the power of
play to teach children
Children of all ages love to play. Our PLAY courses will show you how to turn this natural behaviour into a powerful teaching tool. From crawling to basic mathematics, PLAY helps children learn in a fun, exciting environment.
Register for FREE to get
  1. Online training courses to complete anytime and anywhere.
  2. Rewards throughout the course with helpful play-based learning ideas.
  3. An accredited certificate that will help you get ahead in the workplace.

What others have to say about our PLAY courses
  • I love these modules. They complement my current studies so perfectly… The practical tasks are aligned to my current UNISA Teaching Practice module.
    Post Graduate in Early Childhood Education
  • I never thought that playing would stimulate your child so much in preparing him/her for her writing skills, socials skills and all the other things we got to learn through PLAY SA.
    Stay-at-home mother
  • This course has really helped me. I have seen a big change in my classrooms.
    Grade R Teacher
  • It’s a very good method of teaching children…. The children learn more through the power of play than sitting at the desk and writing their names over and over.
    Principal of 2 day cares

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Available PLAY courses Based on age groups, each PLAY course is specifically designed to cater for every stage of a child's development. Our courses are packed with both theory and practical instruction every step of the way.
Grade 1 - 3
Play-based learning shouldn’t stop once children enter the school classroom. All sessions in this course include a breakdown of the CAPS they’re linked to.

Grade R
This course will help you lay the foundations for skills children will use throughout the rest of their schooling career.

2 - 5 years
This course is full of simple but practical lessons to lay the children’s foundations for language, communication and maths.

Birth - 2 years
Babies and toddlers are never too young to play. Through this course, you will learn how to help babies and toddlers reach their developmental milestones.
Join all 659630 teachers, daycare parents, principals, early-learning facilitators and parents who have helped the children achieve their potential through PLAY-based learning.
How to PLAY
  • Step 1: Register online
  • Step 2: Choose a course
  • Step 3: Start learning
  • Step 4: Get rewarded
  • Step 5: Boost your career
About Early Childhood Development accreditation certificates
Boost your career by earning a PLAY certificate endorsed by the Department of Basic Education, UNICEF, Cotlands and the Lego Foundation.

Each completed course qualifies you for 15 CPD credits as set out by the South African Council for Educators.