10 Tips to choose best Pre-School for your kid


10 Tips to choose best Pre-School for your kid



Choosing a pre-school for your child can be very confusing and this also is one of the important decisions of parents as it is the first time they will send their child to interact and learn to adjust in a complete new environment. 
So, even if you have different opinions about whether you want them in pre-school for socialization opportunities, a good educational foundation or simply for child care its very important to keep a note of few things in mind before you go to make list of schools:-
  1. Safety- Generally people keep safety as their secondary preference, but it’s very important to keep in mind that your kids are very young and they are not able to say how they feel about the environment. Though the concept of safety is very broad and can consider everything from a broken equipment that could be dangerous to the methods of safeguarding against a burglar.
  2. Cleanliness- Introducing your child with cleanliness and healthy habits at early age may stay with them for life. It is really important check the hygiene of the school to keep the child healthy and away from various unwanted diseases. 
  3. The People & Spaces should be Friendly & Welcoming – One should see whether the staff and the teachers are ready to help you and your child. How they behave? How they deal with you at first? One should notice the manner in which teachers interact with students. Majorly look for positive discipline strategies, such as emphasizing appropriate behaviour.
  4. Behaviour of Staff & Teachers- It is essential to monitor how the staff interacts with parents and provide them all the details related to their kid. Whether it is related to their lesson plans, schedules, assessments, holiday lists, timings, curriculum information, newsletters etc. In the current scenario of communication can also made through various social media platforms or school websites.
  5. Kid’s interaction with each other- Kids tend to retain knowledge and learnings with peers and they enhance their vocabulary skills through their interactions with others. Kids can enhance their speaking skills side-lining their fears, improving their communication skills. 
  6. Classroom activities- Even at elementary level in school hands-on and dynamic activities are essential to a young minds development. There are various methods to do so like thematic teaching combined with real-life objects, authentic experiences which helps a child understand the world around them, which mare worksheets and homework are unable to do.
  7. Pattern of assessments- To check the all-round progress and growth of the kids it is an essential part which should include the growth in academic area as well as the social, emotional growth and physical skills development. Communication of this progress should be timely communicated to the parents throughout the years.
  8. Outdoor Activities- Presence of playground, swimming pools and children play area create a positive impact. Not only their presence is enough but also parents should see whether the children are introduced with the outdoor activities or not. 
  9. Location/Distance- It is important to see that children do not get over stressed during traveling. This may impact adversely to the kids as they might get disinterested from the idea of regularity to school with such long drive from home which may tire them. 
  10. Budget- It is not always important that you can get a quality education when you spend thousands of bucks in the school. You should see if the amount you are spending is worth that much or not. Sometimes even budget schools provide even much more interactive learning and higher quality of education.


It is very important for parents to know & understand their child. Some parents generally end up just pushing out kids when they are 2-2.5 years old. On one hand some kids tend to learn and grow quickly while other kids may take time to grow, there is nothing to worry about it. 
It is generally advised to parents to send their kids to pre-school only when they are big enough to communicate how & what they feel and able to tell things that happen with them outside the home.


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