globegarden Farbstrasse

Bright and colourful early learning childcare center and kindgarten in the traditional Farb-Areal. Bilingual concept for families and children close to the Thalwil train station.


Forest day | Gym class at the gym | Library day for the kindergarten class | Generations together: Cooperation with Serata (home for the elderly)

Balanced Nutrition

On-site Kitchen and chef

Well Aware@Childcare

The childcare center follows the criteria and guidelines for healthy nutrition and exercise according to "Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung Kanton Zürich"

Studies, projects & awards

- Childcare quality label based on ISO 9001
- Special Award for Safety & Hygiene: 2016
SPLASHY-Swiss Preschooler's Health Study: 2016
QUAKI-Studie with the MMI: 2016
«Quality starts with me» Video: 2015
CLASS (Teachstone) study: 2014
- Center of Excellence: 2014
- Special Award for Excellence in Teamwork: 2011, 2013

Annual Program

- One big excursion a month, e.g. to the zoo, airport, farm, food or flower markets or to a museum
- Project weeks as for example: Week of Switzerland in August
- Parties, as for example Halloween, Carnival, National day, Light Festival or local holidays
- Traditions and customs (e.g. local fairs)
- Project work along the annual program of the center

Center size

450 m2

Parks and playgrounds nearby

- Playground Seidenstrasse
- Playground at the lake in Thalwil
- Park im Grüene
- Playground in Horgen at the lake
- Playground at the Bootswiese in Rüschlikon

Opening hours

7.00am - 7.00pm; Emergency care until 9.00pm

Half-day bookings




State-subsidized places



(Swiss)German & English


Farbstrasse 31 / Seidenstrasse 31, 8800 Thalwil
Phone Family Service: 044 536 55 32 | Center: 043 388 54 58

How to get there

500m from the train station Thalwil, On-site parking lots


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