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11 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 neighbourhoods?  Here are 10 kindergartens and daycares conveniently located closeby!

 1. 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.

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.
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

[email protected]ac.ke

2. Green Acorn Kindergarten

The centre doubles as both a 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


3. 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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4. 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

5. 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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6. 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



7. 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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8. 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


9. 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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10. 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


 11. 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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