Headed by renowned educationist Lina Asher, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd (KKEL) is a creative, innovative chain of preschools. Kangaroo Kids, Bandra, the first member of this preschool chain, was established in 1993.
Today KKEL has grown into a renowned educational group with over 80 schools across different cities in India as well as in Dubai and Maldives. Kangaroo Kids offers hands-on learning in a fun-filled environment and is the first preschool in the country to offer a mother-toddler interactive programme.
The Kangaroo Kids Bandra campus hosts state-of-the-art modern facilities for the children. Outdoor play area is equipped with a variety of toys, slides, see-saws, inflated pool, sand pit, flower bed and doll house, among others. Indoor area is equipped with audio-visual room, library and brain development zones.
Extracurricular: The school conducts many interesting activities after school hours such as yoga, pottery, clay modeling, ceramic glazing, art and dance classes.
The preschool offers programmes for Playschool, Nursery, Junior KG and Senior KG students. The curriculum of KKEL is based on active and experiential learning. The school lays emphasis on:
Brain Research: KKEL closely follows the latest studies on brain research and enables children to learn in the most effective and engaging manner.
Multiple Intelligences: The school follows Dr. Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence theory which says every child has a unique intelligence profile.
Theme-based Learning: Theme teaching helps children enhance their concept development.
Bloom’s Taxonomy: This curriculum helps children convert their theoretical knowledge into solutions for real life problems.
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: It says all areas of development are interrelated such as social development, physical development, cognitive development and emotional development.
At KKEL, the minimum admission age for playhouse is 1.5 years. All the students including gifted, differently able and self paced learners are entitled for admission in this school. At the time of admission, parents need to submit filled up admission form and a copy of the birth certificate.
Kangaroo Kids, Bandra has been ranked among the top 5 preschools in Mumbai by the EducationWord C-fore Preschools Survey 2013.