Baobab is a multicultural, bilingual (German/English) kindergarten for children between the ages of two and six. Baobab has 16 places for children and is funded in part by the city of Munich. As a parent initiative, Baobab relies on the active participation of families for the success of the organization. The kindergarten is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and until 3:50 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Monthly fees are 310 euros and include lunch.
Zeppelinstraße 69; Munich
This is bilingual (English-German) kindergarten located in Isarvorstadt (Munich) provides care for children from two years up to school age. Bubbles has capacity for 16 children and employs three caregivers. The children learn the second language through play and the "immersion principle". Musical talents, creativity and self sufficiency are also encouraged. Children are provided with meals and snacks which are 100% organic. Opening hours are from 7:45 am to 4:15 pm. Bubbles is a parents initiative and monthly fees for the full-day program are 255 euros (including lunch).
Zenettistr. 38 (Isarvorstadt)
This international private kindergarten and day nursery offers a bilingual (German-English or German-French) program for children ranging in age from three months to six years. Opening times are flexible from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and children can attend from 2 to 5 days a week (for either half-day or full-day care). The educational concept is unique in Germany and involves small groups with three staff members, a native speaker in each group, promotion of health and movement, a children's sauna, biologically-nutritious food, a child transportation service and more.
Fees, which are based on the number of hours booked per week and the age of child, range from 4.50 to 7.50 euros per hour. There is also a one-time 500 euros registration fee. For more information about the program and the waiting list for admissions, please consult the web site.
Schwanthalerstr. 111; Munich (Kindergarten)
Tel: 089 510 89 150
Schrenkstrasse 11; Munich (office)
Tel: 089 976 08 104
The International Preschool in Munich runs two separate programs: a preschool designed for children from the ages of three to six and a mini-preschool for toddlers between the ages of two and three. The International Preschool in Munich is open weekdays from 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Classes are taught by two fully qualified teachers who employ Montessori learning principles. The school is also part of the Hands on Science Outreach, a project supported in part by the National Science Foundation in the United States. There is a one-time entrance and combined registration fee of 750 euros. Tuition per semester costs 3,998 euros, in addition to a fee of 695 euro for materials.
Schwanthalerstr. 1; Munich
Tel: 08178 909 393
This private, bilingual preschool was founded as a parent initiative in 1993 and is open to children aged three to six. Parents are obliged to take an active role in administrative tasks and affairs related to the running of the school. The classroom is led by qualified multilingual staff, including a state registered educator with Montessori training. The school is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees are 220 euros per month.
Asamstr. 11; Munich
Tel: 089 540 710 28
Little Daises is a German-English daycare center located in the heart of Haidhausen. A team of seven educators care for about 24 children (split into two groups) between the ages of one and three. They adhere to a Finnish educational curriculum. Opening times are between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The full-day plan costs 545 euros.
Tel: 0151 22305073