Kids Collective Preschool Blog

Yup, like nearly everyone else, the school has its own blog. But we hope to get to the heart of parents, in other words - YOU. These include informative articles about the following subjects that are at the center of the school's philosophy:
  • The relationship between the family, school and our wider society in general.
  • World trends in pre-school education.
  • Your concerns about the healthy development of your child.

Kids Development: Importance of Supportive Environment in Preschool

Kids Development: Importance of Supportive Environment in Preschool

Providing a supportive learning environment is a prerequisite for fostering sustainable and well-rounded kids’ development at an early age. To fulfil children’s unlimited learning potential, they need places where they feel relaxed, respected and encouraged to develop and acquire new skills. This is a primary aspect at home, in a preschool as well as a community as a whole. It is especially vital to ensure children’s needs in the childcare context are consistent with the care kids are provided at home, so that they feel no conflict in nurturing. Read more

Top 5 Fundamentals of Reggio Education Approach

The Reggio Emilia approach is an early childhood education philosophy based on the concept of the kid as an inventive and curious person who can learn and develop through collaboration with others, including parents, teachers and peers. Rather than considering the child to be a passive recipient of new knowledge, the Reggio approach lays emphasis on children who can learn by unlocking their unlimited potential. Read more

Tips for Parents: How to Choose a Preschool

Why Preschool Plays a Significant Role?

An important bond is created with your child the moment they are born. Despite this strong connection and dependence, your child is testing his autonomy and learning to interact with his environment. This is the time to choose a preschool.
Why choosing a preschool is so important? Parents whose children go to preschool say that they really get a lot. Kids learn to be more sociable and contact with other children easily. They get used to shapes, numbers and letters. They become more disciplined and get behavior-management skills. Preschool is like kids’ first taste of real organized education.

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Basic Principles of Montessori Education

Basic Principles of Montessori Education

The Montessori approach is an innovative education model driven by the idea of natural children’s development. While the traditional method is based on following the prearranged education plan, the Montessori philosophy focuses on fostering child’s innate inclination to explore and interact with the world. Children’s natural abilities are unveiled in a specially arranged environment, where kids can choose from a number of developmental activities and unlock their full potential.

The Montessori learning model is a self-directed process, in which a child is treated differently from adults and individually from other kids. The role of a teacher in the Montessori classroom is supportive and encouraging rather than instructive and authoritative. Read more