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6 Kindergartens in Westlands and Riverside 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 in the Westlands or Riverside area? Looking for a good kindergarten or daycare to take your child? Here is a list of a few institutions that all aim to ensure your children grow as holistically as possible!


1. Waridi Kindergarten 

This nursery is a non-profitable institution that receives its funding from the Edelvale trust. The school has been operating for the past 4 years and aims to prepare their children adequately for the future years of school by providing a creative, empowering climate that encourages imagination and academic dilligence. Children enrolled in the institution range between the ages of 1½ and 6 years old.

The school offers 10 classrooms

  • 2 for Day Care
  • 2 for Baby Class
  • 3 for Middle Class
  • 3 for Pre-Unit

Some of the school’s extracurricular activities include;

  • Music lessons such as the recorder
  • Dance
  • Karate
  • Swimming

Waridi Kindergarten is also equipped with a dinning hall, a computer lab, office block, a kitchen, enough toilets, a playground and a secure well-fenced compound!




Opposite Parklands Baptist Church

Westlands, Nairobi

+254 710 912 342

Contact for fee structure

Website Link

Email: infor@waridinursery.sc.ke


2. Little Steps 

Little steps promises it’s children “the most stimulating, reliable and safe care for your children in Nairobi”. Admitting children from as young as 3 months, Little Steps calls itself more than a typical daycare. They strive to develop and grow their children early, and appropriately to ensure they have a head start in school life!

There are 4 Little Step Levels;

  • Toddlers: 12-24 months
  • Two Year Olds: 24-36 months
  • Three Years Old: 26-48 months

Because they deal with such young children, Little Steps aims to ensure they have the highest possible health standards through;

  • Strict bottle feeding procedures
  • Cleanliness policies on diapering, feeding and napping
  • Naptime safety check-ins every 15 minutes

Caregivers also work very closely with families to assist parents with respective daily routines and individual schedules that any of the children may have. Little Steps even has an on-site expression area, which easefully allows breastfeeding mothers to come feed, pump or store!



Fifth Floor, Westlands Business Centre

Chiromo Lane, Nairobi

+254 715 371 005

Website Link

Email: info@littlesteps.co.ke


3. Oshwal Kindergarten

Oshwal Academy Nairobi Nursery provides it’s little ones with a diverse, exciting environment for children from ages 1½ to 5½. All students begin school at 8am, but school days end depending on the age group of the child.

Children are divided into four class groups according to their age:

  • Playgroup – 1½ to 2½
  • Pre-School – 2½ to 3½
  • Kindergarten – 3½ to 4½
  • Reception – 4½ to 5½

The Oshwal Nursery guides its classes using British National Curriculum for Early Years: the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYS).

The nursery places strong emphasis on the value of daily outdoor experiences. Some of the school’s extracurricular activities include;

  • Football
  • Marital Arts
  • Badminton
  • Music
  • Drama

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Children enrolled in Kindergarten and Reception receive their lunch during the school day while students in Playgroup are provided with fruit before leaving school at 11:45am. Oshwal also provides transport, if needed.


Wambugu Road

Parklands, Nairobi

+254 722 291 833/ +243 735 327 211

Contact for fee structure

Website Link

Email: maureen.okinda@oshwalacademy.sc.ke – Maureen Okinda: Personal Assistant to the Head Teacher


4. Potterhouse School

Do you live in Runda and want your child to go school close by? Well, you’re in luck! Potterhouse School is located right in the heart of Runda, Estate.

Potterhouse School is biblically based and driven by Christian values. The Potterhouse Early Years section accommodates children aged from 1½ to 5 years. Children are place in the following classes;

  • Peach: 1½ to 3 years
  • Pear: 3 to 4 years
  • Melon: 4 to 5 years

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Some of the school’s extracurricular activities include;

  • Sports
  • Art
  • Languages

The school creates a secure space for the  children to ensure they feel safe and protected. If needed, parents can initiate their children into school life by enrolling them part time to begin and extend the day over time.


Runda Road off Ruaka

+254 722 252 551/+254 733 798 546

Contact for fees

Website Link

Email: info@potterhouseschool.ac.ke


5. Consolata School

The nursery aims to cater to the holistic development of each child that passes through the school doors.

The nursery program is broken down into 3 groups;

  • Baby class – from 3 years
  • Intermediate class – 4 to 5 years
  • Pre-unit – 5 years

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Some of the school’s activities include;

  • Handwriting
  • Art & Craft
  • Physical Development
  • Science Development


Chiromo Road, Westlands

+254 723 773 132

Website Link

Email: info@consolataschool.org


6. Nairobi Academy Kindergarten

This kindergarten follows the British National Curriculum – Early Childhood Education. Children aged from 18 months to 6 years can be enrolled into the program.

The school has great outdoor equipment, very caring educators and admits few children to ensure specific attention is given to each child.

Some of the school’s activities are;

  • Monkeynastix
  • Lamda
  • Skating
  • Little Einsteins
  • Art
  • Music


+254 721 305 721

General Mathenge, Spring Valley

Website Link 

Email: kindergarten@nairobiacademy.net


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