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12 Kindergartens in Kiambu and Muthaiga Area

In today’s digital age, you can easily avoid the tedious task of physically travelling all over the city when shopping for a school to enrol your child. You can find all sorts of information online in just a couple of hours, from the comfort of your home.

Do you live nearby or within the Kiambu or Muthaiga neighborhoods?  Here are 10 kindergartens and daycares conveniently located closeby!

1. Kigwa Ridge Kindergarten and Preparatory Schools

Kigwa Ridge School is a private school nestled in the quiet and serene leafy suburbs of Ridgeways, Nairobi. The school is committed to excellence in Early Childhood Education. The mission at Kigwa Ridge School is to equip students with the tools for effective learning by providing a stimulating, innovative and supportive learning environment with a foundation of strong basic skills.

The school’s philosophy is to make learning an enjoyable and rewarding activity with the knowledge that play is essential to children’s health and well-being and foundational to each child’s learning. The aim is to support, provide encouragement nurture and protection, security stimulation, and supervision to children.

As educators Kigwa Ridge School will guide your child’s play by listening, watching, and designing learning experiences in a relaxed, natural learning space.

Kigwa Ridge School also has a special needs department and offers care for special needs students. The school offers one of the best neurodiverse societies in the area.

Kigwa Ridge School has 3 main goals:

  1. To develop a strong sense of identity so that our children create their own knowledge through hands-on experiences and child-initiated play
  2. Providing each child, the opportunity to develop his/her fullest potential: socially, physically, emotionally, and intellectually
  3. The school aims to provide a safe, clean and orderly environment in which students may thrive.


Age range: 18 months – 11 years

The classes are small with an average size of 14.

Extra Curriculum Activities

Piano lessons, Skating, Golf, Horse Riding, Ballet, and Taekwondo.

The school will soon start off an Elite Football Academy program, a book club, and a Yoga class for the parents of Kigwa.

Healthy Eating

All the meals and mid-morning snacks are freshly prepared on-site each day. The menu provides a healthy and well-balanced nutritious diet specifically suited for young children.

The children enjoy our meal and snack times and provide each other great encouragement to try different foods. We provide a morning snack and lunch.

School Contact Details

School locations – there are two locations based on your child’s needs, one for Kindergarten and the other for the Kigwa Ridge Prep School:

a) Kigwa Ridge Kindergarten is situated at 180, Kigwa Ridge, right opposite the Ol Arabel.

b) Kigwa Ridge Prep School is located in Old Muthaiga, Gate 163, off Kiambu road, adjacent to Muthaiga golf club.

To book a visit to tour the school(s), kindly reach out through the following options:
Website: www.kigwaridgeschool.com
Tel: 0707 978616
Email: info@kigwaridgeschool.com
Instagram: @KigwaRidgeSchool
Facebook: @KigwaRidgeSchool


2. Brookhouse School: Runda Campus

Brookhouse follows the British Curriculum and strives to develop each student’s intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth to their full potential. Brookhouse provides the opportunity for our students to learn the skills necessary to further their education and to function successfully in the modern world.

The Early Learning follows the Reggio Emilia approach which simply is that each child has the capacity to learn and this is encouraged through provocations that allow the child to lead the education.

School Activities
As a member of Round Square, all education and activities are aligned with the 5 pillars. Internationalism, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure, Leadership, Service Learning. our IDEALS.
Students experience a myriad of activities in and out of class. The  Clubs program offers swimming, dancing, exploring, rollerblading, and more. Music instrument lessons are also available for one-on-one training.
Age Range
Children as young as  2 years start in Stage 1 to 18 years finishing with A levels or BTEC or IFY. Children younger than 2 years can attend Sensory play a few times a week. Call for information on Sensory play.
Please email info@brookhouse.ac.ke for fees or information about admission.
Brookhouse School, Runda, off Kiambu Road
+254 (0) 704 392 000 or +254 (0) 780 392 000


3. Green Acorn Kindergarten

The center doubles as both daycare and kindergarten for children between the ages of 2 and 5 years. Located in the heart of a safe, residential area, this Christian based aims to provide a “home-like” environment that is conducive for learning and growth. Depending on the age of your child, he or she will be placed in one of the following classes;

  • Cliche: 2-3 years
  • Apple: 3-4 years
  • Mango: 4-5 years
  • Pre-Unit: 5 years

The school works to provide an environment that facilitates holistic development – personal, academic, physical, and spiritual – by creating a collaborative ecosystem for parents, teachers, and students.

Some of the school’s extracurricular activities are;

  • Computers
  • Skating
  • Music
  • Languages


Kiambu Road

Ridgeways Springs, Nairobi

+254 722 382 410/ +254 720 265 335

Contact for fee stucture

Website Link

Email: info@greenacorn.ac.ke


4. Johari Daycare & Kindergarten

This school offers both daycare and kindergarten services to early children aged 2 to 6 years. Here, the teaching is guided by the 8.4.4 system and focuses on the following key areas

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Christian Education
  • Physical Education
  • Music and movement
  • Environmental Science

Learners are adequately prepared to easily integrate into either British or local curriculum for higher education.


Daycare (2-3 years) – areas of focus

  • Speech Development
  • Feeding
  • Toilet Training
  • Hand co-ordination
  • Play

Kindergarten (3-6 years) – areas of focus

  • Number work & language
  • Chart Reading
  • Cutting & Pasting
  • Pastoral Program
  • Painting & Coloring


Kiambu Road near AFMA opposite Barua estate


+254 707 044 103

Daycare Fee structure: johari.co.ke/img/fee-stracture.pdf

Kindergarten Fee structure

Website Link

Email: info@johari.co.ke

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5. Brainston Kindergarten

This Christian-based school strives to develop well-rounded individuals. Educators are led by the an integrated Montessori & 8.4.4 method of teaching that facilitates paths for students to learn uniquely.

The school’s key areas of curriculum are;

  • Personal & Social development
  • Language and literacy
  • Mathematical thinking
  • Scientific thought
  • Creative expression
  • Physical development

Children aged 2 to 7 are admitted to the school and are placed accordingly, depending on their age;

  • Play group – 2 to 3 years
  • Baby class – 3 to 4 years
  • Nursery – 4 to 5 years
  • Pre-unit – 5 to 6 years
  • Class 1 – 6 to 7 years

Some of the school’s extracurricular activities are;

  • Sports
  • Music & Dance
  • Drama
  • Science
  • Scouts movement


Thindigua off Kiambu Road


+254 722 372 695 / +254 716 978 210

Contact for fees


Email: brainston29@gmail.com

6. Laureate School

Fun Fact: Laureate means worthy of the greatest honour or distinction. Laureate School provides the proper platform for students to achieve exactly that!

The kindergarten and nursery department of the school accommodates children ages 3 to 5 who are instructed using structured play and Early Childhood Development (ECD) teaching.

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Some of the school’s extracurricular activities are;

  • Storytelling
  • Art and craft
  • Games
  • Outdoor play


Location: Thindigua Rd off Kiambu Rd

+254 721 202 925 / +254 731 010 939

Contact for fees


Email: info@laureateschool.ac.ke

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7. Gigiri Montessori House

This school is represented by over 21 nationalities and children have the unique opportunity to to have both a multicultural and multilingual interaction aided by Montessori trained teachers.

Children between the ages of 1 to 6 years can be enrolled at the centre.



  • Tiger & Terrific Tamarines: 0 to 3 years
  • Panda Paradise: 3 to 4 years
  • Penguin Paradise: 3 to 4 years
  • Busy Bees: 4 to 6 years

The school even has an official pet tortoise!


Gigiri Drive, Gigiri

Contact for fees

+254 700 468 558/+254 736 372 828

Website Link

Emal: gigiri@montessorihouse.sc.ke


8. Oakhouse International Preschool

This preschool aims to connect their children to the world around them through play, stories, music, poetry, experience & observation, interaction and conversation.

The children admitted to the school are between 6 months and 6 years.

Some of the school’s activities are;

  • Art
  • Baking
  • Gardening


Eladama Ravine Close

+254 780 635 635

Contact for fees

Website Link

Email: info@oakinterantional.com

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9. Cottingshire – International Daycare and Kindergarten

This is an exclusive, private daycare that accommodates children from 6 months to 6 years of age.

The school lays the foundation for early childhood care and an integrated British curriculum education system.

Some of the daycare’s activities are;

  • Story time
  • Yoga sessions
  • Visits to National Museum
  • Visits to snake park
  • Camel Riding


Redhill Road, Nyari Estate

+254 776 000 453/ +254 776 248 432

Fee structure: www.cottingshireinternational.com/price.html

Website Link

Email: cottingshireinternational@gmail.com


10. Royal Brains School Ruaka Campus 

This school is guided by a strong Christian foundation. They place an important emphasis on a small pupil to teacher ratio to ensure personalised attention.



Kigwaru Drive off Banana Raini Road


+254 722 517 058

Contact for fees

Website Link

Email: royalcreations06@yahoo.com

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11. Little Flock Kindergarten 

The kindergarten aims to provide quality learning in a manner that seeks to nurture, encourage, and motivate our pupils to be confident, independent, creative, and expressive individuals!

The curriculum is based on Early Childhood Development and Montessori methods.

Some of the school’s activities are;

  • Horse riding
  • Art
  • Play
  • Rollerblading


505 Thindigua Drive, Off Kiambu Road


+254 702 893 000

Contact for fees

Website Link

Email: info@littleflockkindergarten.com


 12. Royal Montessori Kindergarten

This is a Christian based modern pre-school that admits children between 7 months to 7 years and implements the Montessori method while respecting individual differences.

Educators have also incorporated the IGCSE curriculum, 8-4-4, and Elementary school curriculum in our syllabus to broaden and enrich our learning.

Class Groups;

  • Daycare: 0 to 2 years
  • Playgroup: 2 to 3 years
  • Kindergarten: 3 to 7 years


Opposite Muthaiga Police Station


Contact for fees

+254 791 321 747

Website Link

Email: info@royalschool.co.ke


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