Kangaroo Kids Preschool, Kandivali, Mumbai is a franchisee school of Kangaroo Kids Education Limited, promoted by Lina Ashar. The preschool focuses on action-based learning using innovative teaching methods to enable children’s social, emotional and cognitive development. Kangaroo Kids provides state-of-the-art educational facilities and an intensively researched child-friendly early childhood curriculum.
The classrooms are big, spacious, air conditioned and decorated with a variety of articles. The school also has a dance, music, toy, AV and art room. The school is divided into various activity areas; an activity area is created for children to perform creative activities. A splash pool, sand pit swings and slide sand are also maintained for the tiny tots. A mini theatre is built for in house performances. Transportation facility is also provided by the school.
The Kangaroo Kids curriculum is centred on active and experiential learning. It focuses on the following areas— Theme-based concept development: Hands-on activities and interaction with others through songs, games and a variety of experiences is encouraged. Formal work experience: Through the multi-sensory reading programme, children acquire pre-reading and reading skills, knowledge of sounds and letters and visual memory. Mathematical concepts: The math programme helps children learn problem solving, number usage and a practical application of the initial number concept. Motor activities: The motor activities programme teaches and reinforces skills such as balance, hand-eye co-ordination and manual dexterity necessary to colour, draw and write. Music, movement and dramatic play: Through music and movement sessions, children improve vocabulary skills, listening abilities and attention span. Creative arts: The acts of drawing, painting and shaping objects teach children new ways of thinking and communicating.
The age for admission at Kangaroo Kids Preschool is - Playschool—1.6 years to 2.5 years Nursery—2.6 years to 3.5 years Junior KG—3.6 year to 4.5 years Senior KG—4.6 years to 5.5 years Differently-abled children or self-paced learners also get an opportunity to be admitted in the school along with general category students.
Kangaroo Kids has been ranked among top preschools in Mumbai by the EducationWorld C-fore Preschools Survey 2017.