To constantly develop innovative, educational, and engaging programmes to pique the curiosity and desire to learn in children and their families.
We respect the autonomy and individuality of those who walk through our doors.
We strive to build individuals capable of coping with adversity, setbacks, and all unavoidable aspects of life.
Contributing to discussions, decisions, and working together as a family to find solutions.
We strive to build a space where little learners, their families, and employees love to come to everyday.
It will be a place where knowledge and relationships are built, and a zest for life is forged.
Yee, our very own Asian Black Bear, loves all things to do with art. He loves fruits, nuts, and berries, but his favourite of all are berries.
He is very often seen placing raspberries, blueberries, and pandan leaves in separate coconut bowls, then giving them a good squeeze.
He would use the sweet yummy juice to paint a beautiful flower. He would decorate Teeto and Haaki’s houses with his paintings and woven leaf craft work, greatly lifting the spirits of all who enter the houses.
Teeto, our polar bear, goes everywhere with her computer – her favourite possession ever since receiving it for her birthday!
Teeto enjoys sitting in her igloo by the frozen lake writing commands in her computer that would instruct her home-made robot fish to fish for her during meal times.
Up! Down! Left! Right! She is always curious about how she can use her skills to come up with solutions to problems.
She is absolutely excited about her next project – a flying bowl that flies around to help Yee collect nuts and berries from bushes and trees. She just had to figure out how to keep the bowl balanced while it fills up!
Haaki is our brown bear who loves a challenge in any sport. He used to be a shy little bear, but playing team sports gave him the opportunity to learn more about himself and his abilities, and he slowly grew to be a confident bear.
He was recently made team leader of the soccer club in his creek! He is looking forward to be a good role model of sportsmanship for his teammates.
Haaki wakes up every day before the sun rises to hike up the mountain because he loves the smell of the crisp fresh morning air and the feeling of dew on his furry paws. He would usually invite Teeto and Yee to come along with him as well!
Our Triadic Teaching Model (UEL)
Understand: De Kinder Club’s teaching model focuses on understanding self and others around them. Through our classes, children’s social emotional development will be further enhanced as they will gain independence, self-awareness, respect, learning verbal and non-verbal communication, self-regulation, social awareness and caring for others.
Experience: De Kinder Club’s lessons are also designed to focus strongly on experiential learning and learning beyond preschool level. We provide a holistic environment where children experience learning through engagement of all of their different senses. Our fundamental approach is based on the multi-intelligence (MI) theory and inquiry-based learning. Key experiences:- Experiential learning- Engaging children’s sensory system- Multi-intelligence theory- Inquiry-based learning- Brain-body connection
Learn: De Kinder Club’s curriculum and framework aim to build on the following seven skillsets in every child: Physical, Literacy, Numeracy, Inquiry, Creative, Sensory and Self & Social.
Ms Genevieve Chang
Genevieve, a mother of two boys, noticed that not only were her boys literally hungry all the time, they were also hungry for answers to the many questions they had about the world they lived in, and the way things worked around them.
They always had wacky (yet plausible) solutions to the problems they faced at home and she thought how great it would be if they carried such creativity and curiosity throughout their years of education and into the workforce – the world would definitely be a better and brighter place!
Genevieve believes that academic pursuit has a deeper purpose, and academic success and character development are not binary but on the contrary, should go hand in hand. She left a successful corporate career to build an enrichment space where her wishes for her children and their peers – all who would eventually make leaders of tomorrow – could be put into reality.
Through De Kinder Club, Genevieve aims to create an interactive, fun, comfortable and inviting space, where kids can always look forward to learning, with innovative classes that utilize multi-disciplinary approaches to build on the manner in which children learn best – with all their senses.
Our well-loved Assistant Centre Manager Joeann, loves interacting with children, parents, and everyone else!
Her personal motto is to learn and grow every day, and make a difference to the lives of those she comes to know and work with.
Teacher Alisha has extensive experience working with children, including children with special needs. She loves piquing the curiosity of little ones, and believes that every child has a potential that should be uncovered and honed.
Our motherly Teacher Nora loves sharing the joy of music with children, and derives great satisfaction in seeing children light up when they hear a familiar tune and carry out the actions before the lyrics of the song are played!
Our gentle Teacher Mingli has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years. From her first lesson, she was amazed at how different poses can be executed with so much grace within the perimeters of a yoga mat.
Our fun-loving Teacher Lina conducts our De Kinder Club Zumba classes. Her dream is to incorporate learning concepts into Zumba classes, so children not only build fitness in a fun way, preschool learning concepts and knowledge about the world and cultures are also incorporated.
Our thoughtful Teacher Wynn conducts Kinder Construct 101 classes, hoping to bring the joy of engineering, inquiring, and developing solutions
Our dramatic Teacher Regina has been performing since she was a child, starting off training in Classical Ballet under the Royal Academy of Dance. She has never stopped honing her performing skills, and developing artistically. Today, she acts, dances, sings, writes, and plays multiple instruments.
Our active Teacher Jo coaches Kinder League lessons.
She is extremely passionate about sports, with a special interest in high-performance sports.
Our inquisitive Teacher Jenny has played chess since the tender age of 6, and believes that the game of chess had a huge influence not only to her cognitive skills, but more importantly in shaping her character and emotional strength.