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Friday, August 25, 2017
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
Sunday, July 30, 2017
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.  Click the link to view photos of our campers... Read More
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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.  
Monday, January 9, 2017
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
Monday, January 9, 2017
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
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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. As... Read More
Friday, November 25, 2016
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
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Autumn Camp, our very first holiday camp of the school year 2016-17, is off to a great start! The full and varied programme of differently themed day camps provided our campers with a holiday experience to remember. Read on to find out what our campers have been up to so far… As part of the ‘Adventurous Pirates’ theme, our older campers created their very own treasure maps. To give the map an old and wrinkled look, the children stained the paper by pressing wet teabags onto the paper. Once... Read More
Thursday, September 1, 2016
With a total of 11 different themed and multi-activity camps, this summer’s programme truly offered something for everyone! Click the 'PLAY' button to check out a fantastic photo montage from this year's Summer Camps. The kids had such fun and this film really does show just how many different activities they got up to! Many thanks to The British School in The Netherlands student Ella van Zoest who produced this excellent video whilst on a work experience placement in the marketing department... Read More
Friday, July 29, 2016
During the week commencing 25 July it was all about Performing Arts at The Elms and The Estate. Over the course of the week, campers got to explore the many different aspects that go into creating a theatre show. The programme included improvisation games, role play, puppeteering and dance activities to build up the young performers’ confidence in dance and performance. But it’s wasn’t all about what happens ON the stage… The children also enjoyed a wealth of ‘backstage activities’ like script... Read More