A Belly full Of DrEams (ABODE) was founded by two educationalists Radhika Voruganti and Suman Puvvaladasu in 2012. Radhika Voruganti and Suman Puvvaladasu are also founders of Pratibha Schools, Vijayawada – a low cost school programme currently educating 970 kids.
Abode’s mission is to create an environment rich with varied experiences (curriculum, toys, activities/jobs), in which kids are at will to explore, learn, play, create, visualise, socialise and celebrate their uniqueness with a goal to help realise every kid is a winner as long as they perform their individual best.
The campus hosts colourful classrooms, activity area, a spacious outdoor area furnished with a huge biking/running track, grass, plants and trees, a mini-pool, sand-pit with slides, swings, monkey bars, 3-D climbing wall and activity chalk board.
The preschool’s pedagogy is a combination of Montessori Method and Multiple Intelligences approach integrated with sports, drama, arts and crafts, music and dance and traditional Indian fun games. According to the preschool, its curriculum is well drafted to develop physical, social, emotional, intellectual, artistic and creative potentials, while strongly encouraging individual and collectives responsibilities towards self and the community.
The programmes offered by Abode are:
Young toddler (12 – 18 months)
FD Toddler (1.5 – 2.5 years)
FD Junior Preschooler (2.5 – 4 yrs)
FD Senior Preschooler (4 – 5.5 yrs)
FD After School enrichment programme
Interested parents should take a tour of the school and interact with the admissions in charge. There is also a trial week offered for the prospective kids to experience ABODE environment.
According to the preschool, its curriculum is holistic and drafted to develop physical, social, emotional, intellectual, artistic and creative potentials, while strongly encouraging individual and collectives responsibilities towards self and the community.