What is Kiwi Can?
Kiwi Can is FYD's primary school programme, it teaches essential life skills and values like resilience, respect, integrity and manners in schools all around the country.
It's a whole school programme with all children attending a Kiwi Can lesson once a week, every week of the school year. Specially trained Kiwi Can Leaders work in pairs delivering the high energy, interactive and, most importantly, fun lessons and are awesome role models for the kids to look up to.
Kiwi Can is loved by students, teachers and parents alike and is delivered in primary and intermediate schools throughout New Zealand.
Kiwi Can is for year 1 to year 8 students (5-12 year olds) in primary and intermediate schools throughout New Zealand. Trained Kiwi Can leaders deliver high-energy and interactive lessons that align with the schools’ goals, curriculum and include a range of physical, mental and creative challenges.
Kiwi Can themes are positive relationships, integrity, resilience and respect, with all four themes explored every year. The Kiwi Can programme is delivered to the whole school, with every child attending a Kiwi Can lesson every week of the school year.
The programme aims to equip young New Zealanders with:
A sense of self-worth and self-confidence
The ability to take responsibility and be accountable for actions
Valuable life skills
A 'can do' attitude to the challenges of life