Director’s Blog

Why choose IDEA Early Learning Center over a local school?

For some parents, making the decision to send their child to nursery provision such as at IDEA Early Learning Center, opposed to school, can be a tricky one to make. We understand that many schools offer provision for children aged 3-6 that could also be registered in a Nursery. At IDEA ELC we firmly believe […]

Learning through Play

The pace at which young children develop and learn is phenomenal. This progress happens as children make sense of their world and begin to find their voices, feet, imaginations and personalities. When children play, they learn, experiment, practice, apply and consolidate. Learning through play empowers children with a sense of achievement and confidence where they […]

Our Daycare Program at IDEA Early Learning Center

Our daycare provision begins at 7:30am with Breakfast Club where our practitioners will welcome your child with a big smile and comfort. If you choose to enroll your child in Breakfast Club, we will help them to eat the breakfast that you provide and settle them into the day with quiet activities such as reading […]

How can I help my child learn to read?

At IDEA Early Learning Center we teach the Creative Curriculum from 1-6 years. There are many strengths to this curriculum including the resources it provides for teacher and parents, a variety of themes of learning and a significant focus on Communication, Language and Literacy skills. We are committed to working with you and your child […]
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The ‘Learning to Love Reading’ Journey

Reading words is a truly special gift that teachers can give to children that will last for the rest of their lives. At IDEA ELC we are proud to say that teaching children to read is one of our main aims. We want to be the teachers that share these special steps with your child. […]
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When should my child start Preschool?

This is probably one of the hardest questions that parents of young children face, and there are no easy answers. In this digital age a huge variety of information is out there. There are sites on child development, parental blogs, and educational research. There is also a wide choice of Nurseries in Dubai. Ultimately, though, […]
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Which Kindergarten curriculum should I choose for my child?

This is another of the major decisions that parents have to make for their children.  Some of the most famous curriculums or approaches to learning development for young children are: Montessori High scope Reggio Emilia Developmentally appropriate national curriculums  e.g. EYFS (England) Developmentally appropriate curriculums written in one country but appropriate for all  such as […]
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Welcome to IDEA ELC

Opening a new educational center has to be one of the most exciting projects to undertake. Here at IDEA we thought carefully about what we wished to do to make our center special and focused on the needs of children and parents today. After much thought, research and discussions with educational consultants we came up […]