October 2016

Story-telling and story-writing in Early Years

At IDEA Early Learning Center, we know that the possibilities of story-telling are endless. Our Founding Director specialized in children’s literature for her undergraduate degree and went on to write children’s stories as part of her masters. Our staff know that secure foundations and skills in literature, communication and language are essential to the future […]

Arabic Teaching at IDEA Early Learning Center

IDEA ELC are pleased to have partnered with “dar el ilm” School of Languages which was founded in 1988 by Maliha Wehbe and has since been one of Dubai’s leading language training centres. They will be teaching Arabic to our children as part of the curriculum and as an extra-curricular, after school activity. partners with […]

Music and Movement

At IDEA ELC we know that music and movement activities provide remarkable benefits for children’s mental, social and physical development. Children that engage in musical activities develop concentration, memory and listening skills. When children explore using musical instruments this stimulates children’s creativity and curiosity. This creates new neural pathways and connections in the brain. These […]

Open week in the Caterpillar class

This week, Caterpillars have been getting used to their environment and meeting their new classmates. Even the Mummies and Daddies enjoyed staying to play. There are already some lovely little friendships forming between children who will be in the Caterpillar class this year. The children loved playing in the physical play area and the ball […]

Story-telling and story-writing in Early Years

At IDEA Early Learning Center, we know that the possibilities of story-telling are endless. Our Founding Director specialized in children’s literature for her undergraduate degree and went on to write children’s stories as part of her masters. Our staff know that secure foundations and skills in literature, communication and language are essential to the future […]

Open Week in Honeybees

What a wonderful open week the children in the Honeybees class had! They had many new and exciting experiences during their first few visits to school. Everyone is getting to know their environment and their class friends with great enthusiasm. They have been singing songs, especially ‘Old McDonald’ and ‘The Wheels on the Bus’ which […]

Medical Services

At IDEA Early Learning Center, the health and well-being of our young children is paramount. Our clinic complies with the Dubai Health Authorities requirements and is medically equipped for minor and emergency cases if they were to arise at the center. We have a full time registered nurse and a visiting physician who are both […]

Open Week in Ladybugs

Everyone had a super open week in the Ladybugs class. They were very busy investigating the new environment and finding lots of new toys and materials to explore. Children loved playing in the Block area and using the construction materials to build houses, make representations of family members and even telephone tubes that they can […]