Open House

We invite you to come and learn more about our concept and teaching in our nursery, pre-school and kindergarten up to grade 1.  Please fill out the contact form below if you plan to attend.

To download the flyer, click here.

Open House Children First

There will be fun and engaging activities for children throughout the morning including:

  • English music circle for ages 0-2 at 9am
  • Montessori activities for ages 2+
  • Craft activity for ages 4-8
  • Gruffalo storytelling workshop by Academicus  for ages 3-8 at 11am
  • Children’s playground
  • Cake sale and more

If your child would like to attend the Gruffalo Storytelling workshop at 11am, please sign up below as spaces are limited.

Don’t miss our talks for parents about about language development and reading with your children at 10am and 11am! Tickets are 20 CHF each per talk. Limited babysitting places available for children ages 3-8 (see registration form for details). Talks and babysitting is free for members of Children First Association.

Choosing home and school languages
Strategies for multilingual children
10am

How will my child learn German best now we have moved to Switzerland? Which German should they learn first, Swiss German or High German? Living with several languages forces you to juggle your child’s needs and your family’s future.

In this talk for Swiss and international parents with young children, Monica Shah Zeeman will present strategies that will help you plan your children’s language learning in the multi-lingual language environment that Zurich has become.

First steps to reading 
11am
In this talk Children First Kindergarten teacher Emma Wright will share with parents valuable tips about how they can best help their child learn to read.  She will explain the early reading process, the Children First approach as well as fun activities you can do with your child at home.

Please register for the talks, book babysitting and the Gruffalo storytelling workshop in the form below:

Open House Registration Form

    Tickets for the talk are 20 CHF each per talk. Ticket includes babysitting for one child ages 3-8 (limited places available). Additional children ages 3-8, 10 CHF each per hour. Talks and babysitting are free for Children First Association members.
  • If you are registering multiple children, please enter the additional information in the message section.
    Children First Association will not pass on your details to others.

If you are unable to make the open house, we can schedule an individual appointment. We will also be happy to send you our Parent Information Pack.