Children are the joy of our house. They make us laugh and cry at the silly things and we indulge them with all sorts of luxuries that might cost us a little more than necessary but in the end we feel that its all worth it. Starting school for the little ones becomes the biggest decisions of our life and we make sure that they have just the right kind of facilities and perhaps a little more to give our child the best possible environment. We become very particular with play schools, after all that is where your child is going to spent his day playing for the better half of the day and also getting to learn the nuances of life.
Here is a list of the best play schools in Hyderabad that will make you a happy parent as well.
Orchids- The International School
With an aim to incorporate maximum learning at this stage, we have constructed a unique curriculum for our Early Years Program(EYP) students of Pre-Nursery, Nursery, K1, K2, Grade I and Grade II. The tiny tots of our EYP classes hold enormous talent waiting to be sparked through just the right push that they need.
The vibrant learning environment for the EYP children, is a mix of several methodologies such as Montessori, Play-way theory etc. These when combined together, make their journey a bright and colorful one. We focus on strengthening the foundation of learning by encouraging curiosity and independent thinking in the classrooms. Each child is motivated to ask questions and experience the learning first hand. Our multi-sensory learning approach looks after the overall development of the child.
We have a wide range of in-house decodable books namely ‘Sound Crackers’, where through a creative approach of phonetics, we ensure our students with fluency in reading. Each alphabet is introduced to the students as a story through visual and audio aids. Similarly, Numeracy is taught with hands-on learning approach, through creative numeric toys and kits.
Where: Rd Number 36, Kakatiya Hills, Kavuri Hills Phase 1, Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
KLAY Preschool and Daycare is India’s most trusted parenting partner. KLAY has a large network of centres across India and is recognized for world class early years education and care. KLAY’s Preschool Program is designed based on the fundamental understanding that a child’s brain undergoes extraordinary development in the first six years of life. KLAY helps your child embark on the journey of lifelong learning and lays a solid foundation for academic and social development.
The focus of the KLAY Preschool program is to instill independent learning, creative thinking & excellent communication skills to arm your children to succeed in tomorrow’s world.
Where: Plot No. 38; House No. 2-53-1-38 ,Laxmi Enclave, Serilingmapally, Gachibowli
Birla Open Minds
The Birla Open Minds Preschools (BOMPS), one of the best pre schools in Hyderabad firmly reiterate and restore what Tagore called the hallmark of childhood – ‘joy of learning’ and ‘the creative spirit’. BOMPS believes in the uniqueness of each child thereby fostering holistic development through integrated learning opportunities. Their philosophy is based on the constructivist approach, where the learners are actively involved in their learning in a democratic environment. Learning experiences are interactive and student-centric, progressing from known to unknown, concrete to abstract and local to global. A learner at BOMPS develops global perspective and life skills to help and excel in his or her desired field.
Their curriculum draws on neuroscientific research and is developmentally appropriate, integrated and creative. It aims to instill care for self, for others and for the environment in our children.
Where: Birla Open Minds International School, Near Financial District,
Call: 9591035414, 84999 93928, 9177702181
Blue Blocks Pre School
Their Toddler Environment is the perfect place to start your child’s journey. Learning through experience is the best kind of learning. Our Self Interpretive Environment is ideal learning ground for the young seeking minds to explore and grasp knowledge. They provide a Montessori Elementary programme along with CBSE curriculum for Grades 1 to 6.
Where: MIG 3, Lane opposite to DLF, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Their approach is based on playway and Montessori methods. Its highly preferable school with the IT crowd because of the offers that have available of NASSCOM tie-ups. They do have 24 hours day care facility, concentrating on day for the working mothers. They have a 12 hour schooling and day care combination for the NASSCOM parents. CCTV is available to view their child whenever they want to. They do have air conditioned rooms though a little more space would have been welcome. They do not have classes for grade-1, except for some branches. School transportation is available for busy parents.
Where: 1-10-63/1/2A, Prakasham Nagar, Chikoti Gardens, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Call: 04027761010, 9542821010
SmartKidz Play School
It’s a great school with unique concepts that would stand apart from others. They do go a mile to keep your children happy and safe. Also they update whatever happens at the school via SMS and you know that you have just choosen the right school. They also have a doctor on call to deal with emergencies and provide medication at the school’s cost. Their staff are friendly and very courteous, meeting your demands with a smile.
Where: House No. 3-3-76/1/1, Chaitanya Vilas Colony, Hyderguda, Attapur, Near Janapriya Utopia , Hyderabad
– 1-10-63/16/1, Chikoti Gardens, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Call: 9248053222, 08125745609
A bright little place where you will be glad to have an option to come here and check this place out. One of the good pre schools, Glendale goes with the idea of education and entertainment together. They also have a beautiful green play area and a sand pit for curious tiny tots. A little on the pricer side, they do believe in giving the best possible facilities to them, making sure that each and everyone is given just the right amount of encouragement and attention to make them a happy being.
Where: Plot No. 160-A, MLA Colony, Old VLCC Lane,
Road No. 12, Banjara Hills
A pre school at Banjara Hills, its one of the biggest franchise lead by the educationist Lina Ashar. The entire programme is based to help a child develop basic set of life skills, making them independent and be socially, emotionally and academically more strong. They have a huge area that would accommodate 375 children from the age of 1.6 to 3.5 years.
Where: 8-2-282/A, Road No. 3, Hyderabad
Their teaching methodology is based on ‘learning by experiencing’ (Catalyst Advantage Curricula). They have an indoor pool, a terrace and indoor play area for entertaining the kids. The terrace is sealed with carpet to avoid any injuries if the child plays too rough. They have day care facilities available and also school transport if you have no time for the pick and drop. Pingu’s English Program is used to nurture the English speaking skills of your child, giving them a chance to communicate better and very early. They do believe in maintaining hygiene and safety and although they do not have air conditioning, they do have coolers for humid days. Field trips are organized every month where they will get a chance to view the outside world in the hands of your teachers and staff.
Where: Plot No.355, HMT Hills, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
Maple Bear Canadian Pre-school
The early Toddler program provides a rich classroom environment where children are encouraged to explore and are challenged to learn. As recent research in brain growth and development has demonstrated, it is the strength of the developing relationships between the children and the care giving adults that determine the continuing positive outcomes in all areas of learning and growth. Thus the program is organized to ensue that environments, experiences and activities and routines have relationship building as a starting point.
Where: H.No. 11-13-1178, Near Ashtalakshmi Temple, Vasavi Colony Main Road, Dwaraka nagar, Kothapet, Hyderabad
Call: 9000873222, 9100666696
A pre school definitely holds more responsibility than a school where children can care of themselves. Here the children are tiny, their hearts ready to give in to exploring new things and with trusting eyes, they believe that you will do what’s best for them, despite all the crying sessions.