In the oldest and traditional school house of Wollishofen we created a great place for children to grow. Loving and playful childcare in a safe and sound environment with an on-site garden all around.

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Center Director

Sabrina K.

Our center director is there for you personally. Learn more about our early years program and the highlights of the center at your parent tour.

Address

Kilchbergsteig 13
8038 Zürich

Opening hours

7.00am–7.00pm; Emergency care until 9.00pm

Contact

Phone Family Services: 044 536 55 32 | Center: 044 482 02 16

How to get there

Tram 5, 6, 7, 8 & 13 Station: Post Wollishofen

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Our Early Years Curriculum

Discover the World©

  • Early Years Curriculum
    Babies explore their world from day one. We take up this spirit of natural research in our Infants & Toddlers groups. Groups are important because babies build relationships early on, which is considered the basis for later social and emotional growth.

    • Art Around

      The Art Around learning area animates the senses and offers space for design.

      • Music and rhythm
      • Creative movement
      • Art and design
      • Putting on a play
    • Language Speaks

      In the Language Speaks learning area for babies, we provide strong guidance for language development through noise, sounds and gestures.

      • Active listening
      • Language development
      • Early literacy
    • Math Rocks

      The Math Rocks learning area for babies enables early experiences with geometric shapes and patterns.

      • Numerical understanding
      • Sort and classify
      • Spatial orientation
      • Understanding of time
    • Our World

      In the Our World learning area, we help toddlers explore their world.

      • Relationships with others
      • Self-image and identity
      • Cause and effect
    • Science Discovers

      The Science Discovers learning area accompanies small children on their journey of discovery in life.

      • Active exploration
      • Simple problem-solving
      • Space and volume
    • Well Aware

      The Well Aware learning area gives children the opportunity to test their physical skills.

      • Nutrition
      • Motor skills and body awareness
      • Health and safety
  • Early Years Curriculum
    Small children are naturally eager to learn. Our Twos groups give them the space to flourish and become more independent. This means that our curriculum already lays the foundation for the key skills of tomorrow.

    • Art Around

      The Art Around learning area promotes flexibility in thinking and acting and encourages children to enjoy making decisions.

      • Music and rhythm
      • Creative movement
      • Art and design
      • Putting on a play
    • Language Speaks

      Our Language Speaks learning area helps children on their path to language development.

      • Active listening
      • Language development
      • Before reading
      • Before writing
    • Math Rocks

      The Math Rocks learning area represents the basics of mathematics: the children compare, sort, group and count – and enjoy doing so.

      • Numerical understanding
      • Sort and classify
      • Spatial orientation
      • Understanding of time
    • Our World

      The Our World learning area sees itself as a role model for respectful interaction and encourages children to reflect on themselves, others and
      the world.

      • Relationships with others
      • Emotions and behavior
      • Cause and effect
    • Science Discovers

      The Science Discovers learning area motivates children to understand the world through attentive observation. This awakens their spirit of exploration.

      • Simple problem-solving
      • Active exploration
      • Space and volume
      • Active inquiry
    • Well Aware

      With the Well Aware learning area, we help children develop an awareness of themselves and their own needs.

      • Nutrition
      • Motor skills and body awareness
      • Health and safety
  • Early Years Curriculum
    In the Pre-Kindergarten groups, the enthusiasm is almost palpable. The children are highly motivated and always want to try new things. In doing so, they also build on the skills they have acquired in previous years.

    • Art Around

      Here’s to the imagination! In the Art Around learning area, the children are given space for their creativity and set out to implement their own ideas.

      • Gymnastics and movement
      • Music and rhythm
      • Art and design
      • Putting on a play
    • Language Speaks

      The Language Speaks learning area promotes the development of word comprehension.

      • Active listening
      • Language development
      • Viewing and reading
      • Before writing
    • Math Rocks

      In the Math Rocks learning area, children don’t just memorize numbers. More than that, they develop mathematical thinking.

      • Numerical understanding
      • Sorting and grouping
      • Geometry and measurement
      • Time and space
    • Our World

      Even Pre-Kindergarten children develop an under- standing of themselves and their role in the world. The Our World learning area helps them do this.

      • Identity development
      • Respecting the environment
      • Emotional intelligence
      • Inclusion and diversity
    • Science Discovers

      Experimenting, observing and studying for themselves – the Science Discovers learning area combines children’s curiosity with practical experience.

      • Tools to explore with
      • Investigating properties
      • Nature and phenomena
      • Scientific examination
    • Well Aware

      The more children move, the better they feel. However, the Well Aware learning area not only strengthens motor skills, but also cognitive development.

      • Nutrition
      • Motor skills and body awareness
      • Health and safety
  • Early Years Curriculum
    K1 Kids can and want to take on more challenges. They build friendships and develop an image of themselves.

    • Art Around

      The Art Around learning area expands children’s skills and knowledge.

      • Gymnastics and movement
      • Music and rhythm
      • Art and design
      • Putting on a play
    • Language Speaks

      The Language Speaks learning area ensures that children develop an understanding of language and communication.

      • Active listening
      • Language development
      • Viewing and reading
      • Before writing
    • Math Rocks

      The Math Rocks learning area trains logical thinking and mathematical comprehension through play.

      • Numerical operations
      • Sort and classify
      • Geometry and measurement
      • Time and space
    • Our World

      The Our World learning area provides children with an opportunity to learn about geography and the countries of the world.

      • Identity development
      • Respecting the environment
      • Emotional intelligence
      • Inclusion and diversity
    • Science Discovers

      The Science Discovers learning area involves children in complex and meaningful scientific learning.

      • Investigating properties
      • Motion and gravity
      • Climate and environment
      • Technology and digitization
    • Well Aware

      The Well Aware learning area teaches children about the importance of health – and helps them practice the basics.

      • Nutrition
      • Motor skills and body awareness
      • Health and safety
  • Early Years Curriculum
    Our K2 Kids are now asking more and more questions, looking for their own solutions and getting to the bottom of problems.

    • Art Around

      The Art Around learning area expands children’s skills and knowledge. Comprehensively.

      • Gymnastics and movement
      • Music and rhythm
      • Art and design
      • Putting on a play
    • Language Speaks

      With Language Speaks, we develop language, reading and writing skills in a playful way. Day after day.

      • Active listening
      • Writing for the first time
      • Language development
      • Initial reading
    • Math Rocks

      The Math Rocks learning area teaches mathematical concepts in a way that enables Kindergarten children to deepen their knowledge through daily practice.

      • Early algebra
      • Time and space
      • Numerical operations
      • Geometry and measurement
    • Our World

      In the Our World learning area, children broaden their horizons and develop their own perspectives. This builds confidence.

      • Identity development
      • Respecting the environment
      • Emotional intelligence
      • IInclusion and diversityf
    • Science Discovers

      In the Science Discovers learning area, children learn to argue scientifically and carry out experiments.

      • Chemistry for beginners
      • Geography for beginners
      • Physics for beginners
      • Biology for beginners
    • Well Aware

      The Well Aware learning area offers many activities related to exercise, nutrition and safety.

      • Nutrition
      • Motor skills and body awareness
      • Health and safety

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