Kangaroo Kids Preschool, Indiranagar, Bangalore is a franchisee school of Kangaroo Kids Education Limited, promoted by Lina Ashar. It is ranked as the 7th best preschool in Bangalore. The preschool focuses on action-based learning using innovative teaching methods to enable children’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
The campus is located in Indiranagar, Bangalore. The preschool maintains an optimum teacher-student ratio; till the age of 3, each class has 6 children with a teacher and a helper, and after 3 years, 8 children with a teacher and a helper.
The preschool boasts a computer room, art & craft room, AV room and a library. The indoor playroom is equipped with various toys, dollhouse, gym and music room. The outdoor play area includes s jungle gym and water and sand play zone. Children are taken for special visits to restaurants, parks, banks and shops.
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.