What are the kids going to do while parents explore the island? They are going to learn through creative playing and socialize in some of Bali’s best daycares, early learning centres and kindergartens. We know your kids deserve the best! Don’t look any further, we have done the research for you. Happy exploring!
The Anak Atelier, which translates in ‘The Child’s Studio’, is an international center for early childhood education, guided by the Australian Early Years Learning Framework and Reggio Emilia Approach. The Anak Atelier aims to provide meaningful early learning experiences for young children through diversity, purposeful exploration and play in a rich learning environment. They also offer short-term playgroups and day classes for those visiting Bali.
The Anak Atelier, Jl. Pantai Balangan, Ungasan, Badung, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 849 8059, www.theanakatelier.com
Umalas Kids Club is an international daycare, playgroup and learning center for children between six months to five years old. The daycare provides half day and full day programs for both residents and visiting families as well as holiday programs. At Umalas Kids Club, the kids socialize and explore in a vibrant and positive setting with high standard educators and excellent indoor and outdoors equipment.
At The Garden Early Learning Centre children learn through positive relationships with their educators, their family and the community. Through community events and parent involvement the center aspires to forge a bond between the child’s home life and their life at the center, creating trust and respect. The center’s programs are designed according to the Australian National Early Years Frame Work and inspired by The Reggio Emilia Experience.
The Garden, Early Learning Centre, Jl. Raya Semat 18a, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 407 1268, www.thegardenbali.com
Cheeky Monkeys is a small, friendly, learning center catering for children of all nationalities, aged 1 – 6 years of age. At Cheeky Monkeys they promote learning through creative playing in a fun, beautiful, safe, positive and encouraging environment. Cheeky Monkeys follows the UK National Curriculum as the basis for its teaching guidelines and learning outcomes. The curriculum is adapted to the local Balinese and Indonesian context, so that children learn about the rich, beautiful cultures they live in.
Cheeky Monkeys Sanur, Jl. Danau Tamblingan 82, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 282 420
Cheeky Monkeys Kuta, Beachwalk Level 3, Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 846 5610,
Cheeky Monkeys Nusa Dua (Sofitel Branch), Jl. Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 849 2888 ext 4223, www.cheekymonkeysbali.com
Cubby House Kids Club provides a lively and stimulating environment where children can play and learn at the same time. Located in a safe and secure environment, Cubby House Kids Club is available for children 2 to 12 year olds and offers a huge range of quality toys and activities to keep children entertained for hours. Kids from 2 to 4 years old are accompanied by staff and have their own space where they can play Lego, read stories, play blocks and watch movies.
Cubby House Kids Club, Jalan Canggu Club, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 848 3939 or +62 858 5722 2942, www.cubbyhousekidsclub.com
Spice is an established Early Learning Centre in Bali, catering for kids from 14 months to 5 years of age. The backbone of Spice’s curriculum is the Early Years Foundation Stages (EFYS), inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. The primary language spoken and taught in Spice is English, however they do incorporate Bahasa and other vocabulary from various languages.
Spice Seminyak Early Learning Centre, Jl. Bali Deli Gang Badung no. 88, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 81 338 818 822, www.seminyakspice.com
Blue Dolphin PlaySkool is an International education and training organization, which specializes, in pre-school learning based on international standards. Blue Dolphin’s method of learning emphasizes in a holistic approach, that covers a child’s cognitive, social, emotional and behavioral development. The curriculum focuses on experimentation, exploration and self-discovery that support the children to grow and develop at their own pace.
Blue Dolphin PlaySkool Kuta, Jl. Dewi Sri No. 88 Lingkungan Legian Kaja, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Blue Dolphin PlaySkool Jimbaran, Jl. Jakarta, Block E4/9 Perumahan Puri Gading, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Bali, Indonesia, www.bluedolphinplayskool.com
Sunrise School is a small international community school based on the principles of holistic education that follows the British Curriculum as the academic framework. The school’s moto is “Think Globally, Act Locally, Be Totally” and it aspires to empower its students through progressive and holistic education allowing them to develop a clear sense of self-worth and a discipline and motivation that comes from within, nurturing an authentic individuality.
Sunrise School School Bali, Jl. Mertasari Banjar Pengubengan Kauh, Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 735 828 or +62 361 735 825, www.sunriseschoolbali.com
Pelangi School is a private, not-for-profit school located in Desa Kumbuh, 10 minutes drive south of central Ubud, Bali. Pelangi School’s mission is to inspire creative, confident and caring individuals with a love for learning and life. Pelangi’s qualified international and Indonesian teachers implement the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) within the framework of the Indonesian curriculum guidelines and the Teaching is conducted primarily in English with Bahasa Indonesia as a second language.
Pelangi Community School, Br. Kumbuh, Mas, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 850 4569 or +62 821 4524 7146, www.pelangischoolbali.com
Green School’s vision is of a natural, holistic, student-centered learning environment that empowers and inspires its students to be creative, innovative, green leaders. Green School Early Years programme offers a student-centric education built around a developmentally appropriate version of Three Frame Day (Thematic, Proficiency, Experiential). Moreover, the early Years programme in all classes is built around seven areas of learning : Physical Development (Gross Motor and Fine Motor), Social Emotional, Language Development, Cognitive, Creative Expression, Awareness of the world around us and Bahasa Indonesia.
Green School, Jalan Raya Sibang Kaja, Banjar Saren, Abiansemal, Badung, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 469 875, www.greenschool.org