Are you interested in a career in international childcare, but not qualified to work with children in the Netherlands? We may have the answer…
Over the years, many well-educated and experienced education professionals have applied to us for positions only to find out that their particular Dutch or international qualifications - or former work experience - is not formally recognised by the Dutch Childcare Authorities. The Zein Academy International Talent Programme (ITP)... Read More
We had a great week at the Maples Day Care as children from the Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries went to the Bomenbuurt library. Excursions are an important part of early learning as it does not only break everyday routine, but also bring forward new lessons about their own role as part of the local community.Walking to the library
Along the way, the children walked beautifully, commenting on the many things they saw and heard and practiced their road safety on the walk there and back... Read More
Yesterday afternoon, mayor Klaas Tigelaar commemorated the official opening of 'The Little Castle' in Voorburg by unveiling a plaque in the monumental property, also known as “Huis de Werve”. Among our guests were the heads of the international schools in the region, staff of multinationals and expat organizations and other business associates of the childcare provider. We welcomed the first children in early March after an extensive and careful renovation.
Benefit to local... Read More
When it comes to indoor activities at After School Care, Kapla is one of the most popular things to play with. This wooden construction set has been popular among children for decades as the small planks are ideal for constructing many different building creations.
Building skills put into practice
Purely coincidentally, two After School locations of Zein happened to be play with Kapla on the very same day and time, and they’ve made some nice pictures of their wonderful... Read More
About the campsWith the Spring holidays approaching, we share with you our exciting programme of field trips, activity workshops, sports and games that will allow our young explorers (ages 4-6) and great adventurers (ages 7-12) to build their skills and discover new interests during the upcoming holidays. Whether your child is a young creative or an engineer in the making, the full and varied programme will offer something for everyone!
The programme will take place at multiple Zein locations... Read More
Interested parties and neighbors joined celebrations
With over 150 visitors, the Open Day of our newest location “The Little Castle Day Care” was a great success. Not only interested parties visited and experienced the facilities in person, we also invited our new neighbors to join the celebrations. Our team introduced our visitors to the Day Care service we offer in order to support the expats and internationally minded amongst the local community in Leidschendam-Voorburg area.
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During our exploration of the ‘Life in the forest’ theme, the children at The Willows enjoyed a circle time in the fresh air outside. Through story time and pictures, we discussed forest life and learnt the names of animals living in the forest. Following this, we collected different shades of leaves and practiced our gluing and sticking skills to make our own beautiful forests on paper.
And finally, the children loved getting in touch with nature by spending the afternoon exploring and... Read More
Snacks and bites
This Sunday the Zein team ran a fun Activity Zone at the successful The Feel at Home Fair in The Hague. Of course, our chefs were also on hand to serve freshly prepared organic chili style puff pastry snacks and apple pie bites - which were a hit with visitors young & old!
At our Activity Zone, children enjoyed the magic sand, play dough, and the car and train track. But the face-painting proved to be the most popular amongst the youngsters as the queue got... Read More
Multi-Activity Day Camp
During the upcoming February holidays, Zein will be running exciting Multi-Activity Day Camps where Little Explorers (ages 4-6) and Big Adventurers (ages 7-12) can discover new interests and further develop their talents! Run Mon-Fri from 08:00-18:30 across five different The Hague locations, the programme covers the holidays of all Dutch & international schools in the city.
Field trips included
Whether your child is a little chef or a scientist in the making,... Read More
As more expats and internationally minded families seem to find their way to Zein International Childcare, we will be opening our sixth location in Voorburg. With the doors scheduled to open in early March, the remodelling of our newest location, a monumental building known as ‘Huis de Werve’, is progressing rapidly and registration for day care has opened. From that moment, the beautifully remodelled location will be known as ‘The Little Castle’ – offering day care places for children aged... Read More