Little Stars Early Learning:
Little Stars Early Learning is a kindergarten in the southern part of Sanur. Here they want to create a loving, stimulating, friendly and safe environment for the children's development from an individual perspective. The children are in the age group 1.5-6 years. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, the children develop different competencies within 7 different areas. These areas cover:
- Physical development
- Personal, social and emotional development
- Reading skills
- Understanding of the world
- Art, design and forms of expression
Little Stars integrates playing and studying, combined with structured learning in a fun, safe, and caring development perspective.
The working hours are Monday to Friday, and the institution provides a supervisor.
Approx. 4 students per half year.
The Anak Atelier:
The Anak Atelier is a privately owned international kindergarten that serves as a learning center for children aged 18 months and up to 6 years. They offer various programs for the children, divided into the youngest, middle and oldest, so that their activities are adapted to their age group. In addition, they have children from families who visit Bali for shorter periods. They also have various after-school programs such as sports, dance and creative activities for the children. The methods used by The Anak Atelier are based on a lifelong learning approach where the children must learn to be responsible for their own learning. Furthermore, they focus on mindfulness, cultural awareness and sustainable and long-term education.
Their motto is as follows:
TELL ME AND I’LL FORGET. SHOW ME AND I’LL REMEMBER. INVOLVE ME AND I’LL UNDERSTAND.
The kindergarten usually has approx. 40 children, and they have experience in accepting students from other countries. The kindergarten is located in Bukit, south of Kuta.
Approx. 4 students per half year.
Children’s House is an internationally integrated institution with a vision to develop a strong foundation for education. The institution was established in 2003 and they set the framework for an inspiring environment that boosts the child's self-esteem, self-confidence, independence and responsibility. Their education program focuses on giving children the opportunities to contribute to the development of a better world. In addition to subjects such as reading, mathematics and art, they have subjects such as: management, communication, creative expression, analytical skills, research and innovation and study of the world. Their additional subjects are: Balinese dance, reading and writing, drawing, Bahasa Indonesia and storytelling. In 2014, the institution received an award for being the most complete institution in terms of preparing future leaders from Lembaga Prestasi Indonesia Dunia — Indonesia International Award. That same year, they also won an award for being the most multinational preschool in Indonesia. The institution has 275 children aged 2-15 years. In addition, the school has experience in receiving students from other countries and provides a supervisor. It is located in the Jimbaran area, south of Kuta.
Approx. 2 students per half year.
Park Life is an international Kindergarten. They have 40-45 children who are divided into 3 different age groups with 8 classes in total. They offer both Kidsclub, or after school activities, as well as "Baby Playdate" for the little ones aged 18-36 months. The kindergarten is located in Canggu. In addition, it holds many different events for the children, sometimes also with parents and organizations. Their primary concept is play through learning.
The Spring School:
This preschool is for children around the age of 2-6 years old. The children are divided into two classes; one for the ages of 2-3,5, and the other for the ages of 3,5-6. There are a total of 23 children.
They provide a structure that helps the children learn about boundaries so that they feel secure and safe. They also provide a space where the children can express themselves freely through playing. The daily routine is typically as follows: The children start the day by playing outdoors in their recycled playground. It is followed by a morning activity where they form a circle to share stories, feelings, events and their plans for the day. Then, they have a little healthy snack time before small group activities led by an adult. Afterwards there is a free time for them to play in all the creative stations ranging from art, science, recycling corner, math, drama, music or the book corner. In addition, there’s storytelling before lunch. Some of the children participate in preparing lunch as well. Afternoon activities can be a mix of playing freely and activities planned by the adults. Finally, the afternoon ends with another circle to close the day. This is where they get the opportunity to reflect on what they've learned during the day and to express gratitude.
Their core values:
- Well-being: Children should learn to care for their own bodies and be in touch with their health.
- Connection: Children should know how Mother Nature provides for us and what they can do to protect her.
- Holistic focus: The whole experience of body, mind and creativity enables growth with confidence.