Variety of activities
This Saturday, Zein was delighted to host an activity zone for the international families visiting the IamExpat Fair The Hague 2017! At our Zein stand, visitors not only enjoyed the variety of activities on offer including play dough, fisher tips, castle & train track building and the very popular face painting – they also got to taste the sugar-free banana cake and gluten-free sweet potato cheese bites prepared and served by our own chefs.
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Super hero teachers
To celebrate World Teachers’ Day, The Elms After School Care made beautiful super hero teachers and The Willows Day Care created hats declaring just what makes their teachers so very special to them...
The United Nations' World Teachers' Day
The United Nations' (UN) World Teachers' Day celebrates and recognizes the role teachers play in providing quality education at all levels – and aims to mobilize support for teachers, ensuring that the needs of future generations will... Read More
Wonderful works of nature
The children at The Willows Day Care planted pumpkin seeds and experienced the wonderful works of nature. The exciting process, divided in four stages, started in April already when we had to plant the seeds. During the following months, the little ones enjoyed watering the plants and learning about how they grow to produce pumpkins. Now that the pumpkins have been harvested, we cannot wait to find out how they taste...!
The four stages were as following... Read More
Today we completed a wonderful first week at our new Pre-School location ‘The Maples’. The excited boys and girls who joined our programme enjoyed many friendship-building activities along with the sunny weather in the location’s beautiful playground.
The handprint activity and the many songs during circle time sparked the children’s interest, and they were proud to present their first library book to their parents. Although there were still a few tears when mum or dad said their goodbyes in... Read More
At Zein Holiday Camps every weekly activity programme includes not one, but two exciting field specially selected to complement the theme of the camp week. During the first couple of weeks of this summer holiday, adventure camp headed out to a survival park and a theme park, circus camp visited circus school Circaso and trampoline hall Planet Jump, and cooking camp enjoyed visiting a fruit & vegetable farm and a cheese & animal farm.
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Exactly 100 years ago art movement 'De Stijl' was founded. With famous Dutch artist Piet Mondriaan as its most important representative, the Netherlands is celebrating through numerous activities during 2017.
As part of the monthly theme of Art Appreciation for the big kids (ages 7-12) in After School Care, the children at The Oaks created their own tribute to Mondriaan and the influential art movement.
After years of planning, we are delighted to announce that our much anticipated Day Care location 'The Maples' has opened its doors on Monday 9 January. Located next to the European School of The Hague, on the edge of the Statenkwartier and the Vogelwijk, this purpose-built location meets all the standards that Zein is known for amongst the internationally oriented community of The Hague.
The new building, which was established in partnership with the Gemeente Den Haag, has been styled using... Read More
On Monday 9 January, the Zein Out of School Care children of the European School of The Hague finally got to move into the brand new, purpose-built, eco-friendly location ‘The Maples’. The location, conveniently located next to the school, offers ESH students the perfect place to enjoy our fun and active after school and holiday programme - which has been specially designed for international children.
The new building, which was established in partnership with the Gemeente Den Haag, has been... Read More
We are excited to announce that we have secured a long term lease on a stunning listed location in Voorburg - one of The Hague's most popular residential suburbs for international families. Huis de Werve is a beautiful monumental building set in over 4,500 m2 of mature gardens. With extensive on-site parking and in an excellent state of repair, the building offers the perfect opportunity for us to provide an outstanding childcare location to internationally minded families in the area.
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This week the Zein Child Care Group was thrilled to receive the FD Gazelle award – for the second year in a row. The title of FD Gazelle is awarded annually by ‘Het Financieel Dagblad’ to the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands. The much sought after title recognises the success and security of businesses from all sectors, based on a number of financial criteria that have to be met for a minimum of three consecutive years.
Director and Co-Founder Jan van der Meijden was proud to... Read More