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International nurseries in Barcelona

Written by Christine

Many parents want to make sure that their children get a great start to their education and nowadays that can begin as soon as preschool. There are many preschools and nursery schools in Barcelona and some are even international or multilingual. Here are some international nursery schools in Barcelona that you should consider for your little one, especially if you want to expose your child to the opportunity to learn a new language a very young age.

English Kinder

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English Kinder is an international kindergarten that has offering nursery school and preschool services in Barcelona for more than 40 years. Children that go to school here speak English 90% of the time and the rest of the time they speak in Catalan and Spanish. This is a great way to get your child acclimated to the three languages, especially English. Children at English Kinder begin with these three languages at age one and when they are between the ages of 3-5 they are offered the opportunity to begin learning French and Chinese as well. This school is very hands-on, so students can try activities like yoga, science experiments, music, and art, all while practicing multiple languages and having the opportunity to meet children from other countries.

Address: Carrer de Margenat, 64

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El Petit Panda

El Petit Panda is an international center for children from 0-12 with the language focuses being on English and Chinese. The center is open Monday-Saturday for children to play and learn, all the while absorbing language in a fun and exciting way. Chinese is one of the most widely-spoken languages in the world and the earlier that languages are learned the easier it is to speak and think with fluency and accuracy. Your child will discover new ways of thinking and have the opportunity to grow past nursery school, as students are welcomed until the age of 12. Getting a jump-start on multiple languages is a great opportunity that this school can offer.

Address: Plaça de les Dones del 36, s/n

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Peek a Boo

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Peek a Boo is an international center and indoor park created just for children to learn, play, and have fun. The nursery school is designed to include all of the senses while learning, to stimulate every part of the brain and ensure maximum potential and learning while still keeping things fun. Children can enjoy the indoor park while playing with other children from different backgrounds. Children learn English while singing, dancing, doing experiments, or other activities. In addition to offering a preschoolPeek a Boo also offers the opportunity to host birthday parties in the park or to take part in workshops for kids and parents to discover the learning environment that they have to offer.

Address:Carrer de Santaló, 128-130

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Christine is a traveler, teacher, writer, and beach-lover, exploring Barcelona one tapa at a time!

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