There are hundreds of preschools, nurseries, and day-care centers for children in Kuwait. Montessori offers equally diverse approaches, learning by play, Arabic, bilingual, English , French and various curricula.



Below are some of the NewHilite favorites we or moms are suggesting to us. For any single school the list is not intended to be comprehensive or an endorsement.

Bamboo Preschool - Play-based preschool where children learn through play and experience. Classrooms organized around activity centers like sensory, balancing, sand and water tables and more. For children ages 1 to 4 years. Opened from 7am-3pm with flexible and afterschool hours. Located in Residential Shaab, Street 36. WhatsApp 9222-3023

Be A Bee Preschool – Be A Bee is a bilingual preschool that accepts children from 18 months to five years old and offers Montessori, preschool and kindergarten programs. Address: Hiteen (South Surra), Block 4, Street 15, Building 22. Telephone: 2522-0982/3. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Website: www.beabeepreschool.com

Bloomingdales Nursery – Has two locations, one in Dasma area just off the 30 (Fahaheel Expressway) and one in Siddiq. The Dasma area one is great for parents working in Kuwait City, Bloomingdales is a very popular English-language nursery and day care using American curricula. Open 8am-1pm, breakfast and lunch snacks. Accepts children ages 1.6 years to 4 years. Two locations: Dasma area, Block 4, Street 40, Bldg 13. (Telephone: 2254-4042) and Siddiq area, Block 5, House 20 (next door to Reborn Academy). Telephone: 2524-0549 and 2524-3849

Brainiacs Preschool – Located in South Surra, Brainiacs offers Jollyphonics and follows the American Common Core Standards curriculum. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bright Little Buttons - Located in AlZahra area, block 8, street 45. Telephone: 5165-7557. English nursery (previously Mooney Face).

Bright Minds – Children’s learning center that offers a range of classes for kids including ballet, zoophonics, cooking, art and drama, music and movement. Address: Sabah Al Salam, Block 4, Street 22, House 12. Telephone: 5058-8833

Bright Start Nursery - Offers a toddlers play group 2-3 years old and a nursery for 3-4.5 years old based on the British Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Also provides a nursery for babies as young as two months old and an after school program from 4pm to 7pm. Located in Fintas, Block 4, Street 6, House 458. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Telephone: 2390-9810/11 or Mobile: 5139-9911

British Playhouse Nursery – Located in Mangaf, the British Playhouse Nusery follows the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum from Britain. Established in 2008, it accepts children of all nationalities and offers the Jollyphonics multisensory phonics program. Telephone: 9441-1783

British OrKids (Born) Nursery - For children ages 1 to 3 years+ with activities including circle time, role play, story time, play dough, jigsaws, art and crafts, sand play, water play, music & dance. Located in South Surra, Al Salaam, Block 2, Street 211, Villa 545. Telephone: 5544-3520

Buds & Blooms: An early childhood education curriculum-based nursery affiliated with Arabian Child Childcare Management System. Children will learn through play, motivation, positivity and creativity. The primary language is English though Arabic and Spanish are also taught.  Enrollment ages from 4 months to 4 years of age. Located in Kaifan Block 5, Street 50, House 5. Telephone: 5588-7077

Busy Bodies Montessori Nursery
British run nursery implementing Montessori philosophy alongside the British EYFS. Villa 28, Street 109, Block 8, Jabriya. (The same road as Mubarak hospital). Telephone: 2531-1513 or 9771-7338. Instagram: @busybodiesnursery
Facebook: Busy Bodies English Montessori Nursery

Cascade British Nursery – Cascade accepts children ages one to four and a half years old and offers morning and full day classes. Address: Adan, Block 6, Street 14, House 24. Telephone: 2542-4748 or Mobile 6566-7678 Website: www.cascade-kuwait.com

English Playgroup - Offers a full school system from nursery through primary school. Accepts children from 18 months (1.5 years) to 10.5 years. English, art, language, music and more. Contact and Locations: Abdullah Mubarak 2435-8771; Salwa Blue Bldg. 2562-7192/93; Salwa Green Bldg. 2363-6037, Jabriya 2533-5963, Kaifan 2482-5503;  Rumaithiya 2562-0099, Salwa Infant School 2561-1864

Flowers English Nursery - We pride ourselves on our understanding of things that really matter to parents when it comes to sending your children to nursery. Flowers English Nursery provides a varied and interactive curriculum that concentrates on the early years foundation stage from 1 to 5 years old. It also provides a cosy, friendly and comfortable environment where children will feel at home. Located in Sabah Al-Salem, Block 7. Telephone: 6611-1700

Gulf Montessori Nursery – Based in Salwa, the Gulf Montessori Nursery is popular with locals and expats alike. Accepts children between two to five years old. Includes a daily lunch for children. Montessori program focuses on life skills, math reading, language and art. Address: Salwa, Block 7, Street 1, House 168. Telephone 2565-0125 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Happy Chappies Montessori – Located in Fintas, Happy Chappies is a popular Montessori school with a strong focus on practical life skills, maths, language and literacy. Read Kuwait Moms Guide's interview with Happy Chappies founder Alison Verdonk for insight on what to look for in a preschool and how to know if your child is ready or not. Address: Fintas, Block 4, Street 1, House 51. Telephone 6779-5678 or 6700-4777

Kidz Nursery & Preschool – With two branches, this local nursery provides a fun approach to learning. Children enjoy visits to places like Young Chefs Academy. Address: Kaifan, blck 2, Street 25, House #1 or Faiha, Block 8, Abdulaziz Al Muzaini Street, House #21. Telephone 2257-1312 or 9986-4443 Website www.kidznursery.com or Instgram @kidz_

Kuwait Montessori - Popular Montessori preschool/nursery for children ages 2 to 4.5 years old. Curriculum focuses on practical life, sensory, language, math, cultural studies, music and art. Tuition fees for the academic year 2014-2015 is KD 1800 (plus a non refundable KD 150 fee). Located in Adailiya, Block 2, Abdullah Al Nuri Street, House 18
Tel: 22550715 – Fax: 22550714 Website: Kuwait-montessori.com

Kuwait Reggio Center - Located in Mansouriya, Kuwait Reggio Center uses a project-based curriculum inspired by the preschools of Reggio Emilia Italy. This curriculum is aligned with American curricula using standards from the Massachusetts Department of Education. KRC has small class sizes, certified teachers, a large quantity of resources and an extensive outdoor area including a sandbox, waterplay area, grass yard, vegetable garden and playground. There is also an optional Arabic/English bilingual program. Address: Mansouriya, Block 2, Street 25, House 9. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: 9874-7518, Website: www.kuwaitreggiocenter.com, Instagram: @kuwaitreggiocenter

Learning Steps – Learning Steps Montessori Nursery has two locations, one in Egaila and Sabah al Salem. A Montessori curriculum nursery, Learning Steps accepts children 18 months to four and a half years old. The nursery has an impressive array of resources and includes sensory room and play areas. Address: Egaila, Block 1, Street 126, House #27. Telephone 6674-0637

Little Harvard Preschool – A reputable early childcare center located in Mishref and Sadiq with only native English educators. Very popular among western embassies in Kuwait offering an enriched North American program that includes two daily nutritious meals for children between 18 months to 4.5 years. CCTV cameras throughout the nursery. Address: Mishref Block 6, Street 7, Jeddah 6, House 10. Telephone 2537-5171 and Sadiq, Block 4, Street 30, House 99A. Telephone 5080-0035

Little Me Preschool - Located in Jabriya, Block 10 street 6 House 7. CCTV cameras throughout the nursery. Telephone: 2534-0304 or 2534-0308. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Peek A Boo: An Early Years Foundation Stage Nursery. Accepting children ages from 18 months to 4 years. Peek A Book focuses on learning through play with lessons including English, Arabic and French. Address: Mesilla, Block 7, Street 7, Villa 12. Telephone: 2228-8344. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Instagram: @peekabookuwait

Reborn Kids Education Academy - A new integrated educational center for toddler and pre-K students from ages 2 to 6 years old with three locations in Kuwait. Live camera feed of child's classroom available. Telephone: 2251-6577 (Rawda); 2524-0446 (Al Zahra) 2521-6199 (As Siddique)

Super Kids Nursery – Located in Yarmouk, a bilingual nursery for children one to four years old. Website: http://www.sk-nursery.com/ Twitter: @SKnursery

The Rainbow Playgroup – A bilingual British-curriculum nursery for children one to five years old, located in Al-Salam. Has CCTV cameras throughout the preschool. Telephone: 66757226 Website: www.therainbowplaygroup.com

The Sunshine Kindergarten - Caters for children from 24 months to 4 years old and is located in its own purpose built building opposite its sister school, the British School of Kuwait. Telephone: 2562-3604

Tiny Toes Bilingual Nursery - Located in Salwa, Block 1, Corner of Streets 3 & 4. They accept children from 6 months to 4 years old. English is the language of instruction as they follow Harcourt StoryTown program for preK-KG. Arabic, however, is infused into the program to accommodate for local cultural norms. Nursery hours are from 7am to 2:30pm; after hours care provided at an additional cost. Telephone/What'sApp: 9775-7533

Toddlers Town - Located in Adailiya, block 3, street 34, house 7B. Telephone: 2256-0271 or 2256-0790. Accepts infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 0-12 months and 13months+. Also has an after hours and drop in program. Based on the Living Values program and also offers Zoophonics.

Twinkle Star Nursery & Preschool – Twinkle Star is located in Egaila and accepts children from 1.5 to 4.5 years old. Address: Egaila, Block 1, Street 125. House 81 Telephone: 97801611 Website: www.twinklestarnursery.com. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Young Ambassadors - Offers a preschool and kindergarten with full language immersion program in four languages - Arabic, English, French and Spanish for children ages 1.5 years to 5 years old. Two locations: Salam Area: Telephone: 9904-2630, 9490-1229, 2521-2527 Address: South Surra, Block 7, Road 705, Damascus Street, Building 507 or Salwa Telephone: 9791-1977 or 9400-9596 or 2566-0785z

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