10 Best Pre-Play Schools In Chennai For Your Kid


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The first five years of your child’s life are full of rapid and critical development. Proper pre-schooling is an important foundation slab at this age. Apart from imparting physical, social, intellectual and emotional development in your child, it will help boost self-esteem and social skills and will also foster confidence and independence.

Top 10 Pre-Play Schools In Chennai:

Attending a high-quality early childhood program prepares kids for primary schooling and beyond. However, finding the best option for your child takes time and research. If you are living in Chennai and in search of suitable preschool for your little one, to get you started, we have compiled a list of 10 most preferred playschools in chennai.

Please note that the schools are listed in random order and the order does not indicate preference or popularity.

1. Vael’s Billabong High-Kangaroo Kids (Neelankarai):

  • Website : www.vaelsbillabonghigh.com
  • Phone : 044-24492292
  • Email : centrehead@vaelsbillabon
  • Established in 2004
  • A franchisee of the Mumbai-based Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd. (KKEL)
  • Admissions are open through the year, subjected to availability of vacant seats.

The Preschool Offers:

  • Teaching methodology based on Playway.
  • A curriculum prescribed by KKEL, focusing on learning by doing, analyzing, reinforcing and synthesizing knowledge.
  • Teacher-Student Ratio of 2:15.
  • Higher school affiliated to I.C.S.E and has accreditation for IGCSE.
  • Facilities such as air-conditioned classrooms, a state-of art science lab, well equipped art lab, Audio-visual room, library and resource center.
  • Provides an e-library with 24 hour internet connectivity.
  • Campus with indoor and open air auditoriums, doll house, gym and a swimming pool with qualified instructors.
  • After School Program – A fine arts institution name KREDA, offers programs such as western dance, yoga, painting, art and craft, water play, aerobics, puppetry and conducts story telling sessions.

2. Vruksha (Alwarpet):

  • Website: www.vrukshamontessori.net
  • Phone : 044-42112337, 044-42112236
  • Email : vrukshamontessori@gmail.com
  • Rated No.1 Preschool in Chennai by education world survey, 2013
  • Promoted in 2002

The Preschool Offers:

  • Teaching methodology based on Montessori and Playway.
  • Teacher-Student Ratio of 2:15
  • Programs include Toddler, Pre-Primary, Primary, Class 5 and 6
  • Activities such as (Oyillatam) folk dance, music, science, creative arts and parenting workshops.
  • Admits children from the age of 2.

3. Bambino Kindergarten & Primary School (Raja Annamalaipuram):

  • Phone : 044-24321441
  • Founded in 1965.
  • Currently has student strength of 235 with 11 teachers and 15 caregivers.

The Preschool Offers:

  • Teaching methodology based on Montessori.
  • Admission to children from 2- 6 years of age.
  • Teacher-Student Ratio of 1:25.
  • Facilities such as library, transportation, bright, well-ventilated classrooms etc. The play area houses swings, slides and jungle gym, and a good range of educational toys.
  • Activities include sports, games, arts and craft classes.

4. Bamboola (Raja Annamalaipuram):

  • Website: www.bamboolachennai.com
  • Phone : 044-24611779
  • Email : sanvedh@gmail.com
  • Established in July 2003.
  • The school boasts state of the art facilities and offers creative teaching-learning activities.
  • School Timing: 9:30am to 12pm (Play group), 3:30pm to 6:00pm (Evening Activity), 9:30am to 6:00pm (Day Care)
  • Admissions are open twice a year for the June batch and October batch and registrations happen at least one month before June/October.

The Preschool Offers:

  • Teaching methodology based on Montessori and Playway.
  • Teacher-Student Ratio of 1:5.
  • Activities include karate, football, music, dance, art and craft, drawing and spoken English.
  • The campus is spread over 15000 sq. ft., hosts 8 spacious and air conditioned class rooms, 3 large well equipped play grounds and 2 covered play areas. The school houses a greenish campus, stage for kid’s performance and offers yearly medical checkup, etc.
  • Offers unique computer based E-Learning program for children.

5. Vanilla Play School (R A Puram):

  • Website : www.vanillaplace.com
  • Phone : 0444206660
  • Email : info@vanillaplace.com
  • The school boasts of improving motor skills and coordination, self-expression, interest in learning new things, problem-solving skills, social skills etc. in children.
  • School hours: Mon to Fri 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Sat and Sun 9:00 am – 7:30 pm

The Preschool Offers:

  • Teaching methodology based on Playway.
  • A furniture boutique and a café as well as a play gym. Indoor and outdoor play areas are equipped with safe toys and play equipment.
  • Parental workshops and programs.
  • Admissions open throughout the year.