Monthly Archives: July 2014

5 Tips to Find the Best Day Care for Your Kid

Posted on July 29, 2014 by

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, when generally both the parents are working, sending a kid to a day care is one of the best decisions parents can make. However, since your kid is a priceless possession for you, you must ensure that the daycare you choose, offers the best facilities to your kid. The facility of day care at Gurgaon schools is an example of the ideal day care that a kid should be offered. Choosing an appropriate day care for your kid is no doubt a difficult choice and one must be very careful while making a selection. The preschools at Sohna Road, Gurgaon possess all the qualities, parents seeks in a perfect day care.child-care

However, following are a few tips that will assist you in selecting the best day care for your child:

Safety of the Child: The first and the foremost factor that a parent should look out for is the safety of the child. Before you choose a day care, check out the safety measures practiced by them. Look out for small details like:

- Are the sharp edges and corners of objects protected?
– Are the hard surfaces covered with any soft material or not?
– Is there an availability of a fire extinguisher to name but a few.
– If the day care has kept in mind the safety of children, you can be assured that your child is in safe hands.

Working Hours of the Day Care: Another important factor that should be considered are the working hours of the day care. It is important for your child to remain in a safe environment till the time you are out of your home, thus choose a day care that matches your schedule. Also, look for a day care that is located somewhere between your home and office – this makes the pick and drop of the child an easy task.

Cleanliness: Since your child will stay in the day care for many hours, it is obvious that he/ she will eat, sleep, play in the day care itself. Thus, a parent should ensure that the day care takes appropriate measures to keep the place clean, provides fresh and well-cooked food and water and provides first-aid in cases of emergency.

Employment Process: A parent should have proper information about the staff and employees that will handle their child. They should be reliable and should be competent to handle children with patience.

Curriculum: A parent should be aware of the curriculum the day care follows. The lessons taught to the kid should be interesting and at the same time should contribute to his/her overall development.

Guiding Tips to Choose the Best Nursery School in Gurgaon

Posted on July 16, 2014 by

The formative years are the best years for a child to prepare himself for the future and the first step towards this is to choose a good nursery or a pre-school for your child.

There is so much hype around pre-school and nursery school admissions in Delhi and NCR regions that for most parents it has become a nightmare. So long your kid does not get admission, you spent sleepless nights. The whole stress is over once your child gets nursery admission in the best Gurgaon school that you had long awaited for. But how do you choose the best school for your child in Gurgaon and how do you know it is the best school? There is no such thing as good school or bad school as academic learning is a joint effort by kids, parents, and teachers. But, yes, there are certain things to be kept in mind while choosing the school.

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Guiding Tips

Sending a child to a playgroup or nursery provides the basic foundation for his preparation to big school. There are different types of nurseries, small, big, independent, or affiliated to local schools in Gurgaon. Each school offers something different or may be same and what you choose is as per your requirements.

General

* Make a choice of 5-6 such schools.
* Location to a nursery or a playschool must be closest to your house so that your child does not have to spend hours on transportation. Check out schools in Sohna Road, Sushant Lok, DLF city etc. MatriKiran, located at Sohna Road, is the educational arm of the Vatika Group, an upcoming co-ed school, offering a creative learning environment.
* Take your child with you so that he or she gets familiar with the atmosphere.
* Meet the staff and make a study on how these nurseries run.
* Check out the staff ratio. The teacher-student ratio must be such that each child gets proper attention.
* See the older children group in the nursery, their behavior, appearance, and activities.
* Visiting these schools help you to understand the background of the children studying already there.
* Many parents choose nursery schools on the basis of recommendations from other parents.

Infrastructure

* Is the school premise safe and well kept?
* Is the staff friendly and qualified?
* Does the play school have good indoor and outdoor play areas?
* Does the school provide good quality play equipment to develop children physically and  mentally?
* Does the school provide holistic learning?
* Last but not the least, check out how the school track the dropping and dispersal time of the  children.

Read more: www.matrikiran.in/admission-session.aspx