6 Best Nurseries in Dubai

Written by Arpan Ghosh

For families, it is essential to find the right school for your children and if they are really young, then you want to find the perfect nursery that can help them develop during their pre-school years. Here are some of the very best nurseries in Dubai.

 

 

Kangaroo Kids

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Operating out of a repurposed villa in Jumeirah, Kangaroo Kids is designed to teach children about taking care of the world from a very young age. The British nursery, which is aimed at toddlers aged 2 months to 4 years, has a garden (and offers gardening as one of its classes), plus recycling and environmental awareness programs. Music and the arts also form a significant part of the nursery’s offering, along with language classes.

Chubby Cheeks

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A nursery that follows the British curriculum, Chubby Cheeks has several branches across the UAE and has won several awards for excellence in childcare. The nursery takes children as young as 45 days up to the age of four, teaching a variety of subjects including maths and languages. There is a roleplay corner where children can simulate the real world, as well as an indoor play area, a mini gym, outdoor playground, and more.

Yellow Brick Road

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Nearly 20 years old, Yellow Brick Road is a very renowned institution that also follows the UK Early Years Foundation curriculum, giving children from the age of 45 days onward the building blocks for their future education. A special baby care room handles all of your child’s needs at the early stages of their development, after which they will be able to avail of an excellent preschool educational programme and earn that fosters creativity and curiosity.

Green Grass Nursery

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Offering a ‘home away from home’, Green Grass Nursery provides an environment where children aged four months to four years can grow and learn at their own pace. Staying true to its name, the nursery has a major eco-consciousness component in its (British) curriculum, teaching children how to care for the environment in a variety of ways, including sustainable initiatives through which items normally discarded as trash are recycled into functional objects.

British Orchard Nursery

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This is perhaps the region’s most highly ranked nursery with over two dozen branches in the UAE alone and a long list of national, regional and international awards. The British-focused curriculum primarily targets 7 core areas, which include communication, mathematics, physical development and understanding the world. There is also a plethora of extra-curricular activities to enjoy outside the classroom including music, art, martial arts and yoga.

Masterminds

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With a history going back 60 years, Masterminds has a lot of experience in creating nurturing spaces for children from the ages of 15 months to six years. The nursery follows the US Connecticut curriculum, which is one of the world’s best performing curriculums and is enhanced by the ‘Pathway to Excellence’ program that further enhances individual development. There is a high degree of personalisation with class sizes of 3 to 6 students. The curriculum consists of the usual language and mathematics classes, plus physical activity, gymnastics, music and a social program that teaches them to be responsible members of their community.