Step by step nursery, Abu Dhabi

Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Step by step nursery, Abu Dhabi is located in the heart of the Al Bateen community. The nursery is for babies from 45 days to 4 Years and follows a combination of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the Reggio Emilia approach.

In the vicinity of Khalidiyah, there are plenty of public playgrounds for children, most notably the Khalidiyah Garden. The Corniche Beach and Al Bateen Beach are nearby and the nursery is in the center of the city. The nursery’s mission is to develop a safe, encouraging and nurturing environment for each child, in which endless opportunities are supported, motivated and encouraged.

Step by step nursery provides an informative environment that respects, and collaborates and where parent’s values are listened to, appreciated and supported. The highly qualified and dedicated teacher provides children with the highest level of learning experience.

The team focuses on providing individual training for each child so that they receive undivided attention and learn according to their individual needs. Each child is unique and learns at his/her own pace and the trained staff work to ensure that the educational needs of children are always well taken care of. The nursery ensures that children can explore, learn, and grow in a safe, supportive, secure, loving and stimulating environment. Step by Step Nursery, Abu Dhabi has a dedicated baby and Toddler Zone managed by specialized staff. The nursery offers a friendly and safe environment, inviting and fostering positive growth, independence, development, trust, and self-esteem for each child.

The Early Years Foundation (EYFS) framework offered at the Step by Step nursery will include aspects of the Reggio Emilia approach. The unique Learning Triangle Curriculum is designed to meet all stages and ages of development, and all children are exposed to Arabic. All seven areas of the EYFS Learning and Development program, including indoor and outdoor play, active playing, quiet play, large and small group activities are supported at the nursery. Weekly sessions of music and movement and language programs are also offered at the nursery.

The nursery follows a blend of the UK Early Years Foundation Stage framework and the Reggio Emilia approach which is further enriched by language programs. The step by step nursery, Abu Dhabi is divided into sections according to children’s age. Babies section includes babies from 45 days to walking stage where babies are taken care of and nurture the development of babies within a secure and safe daycare environment.

The Toddler section includes children from 12 months where they start walking to 24 months where toddlers explore, grow and learn by proving them with a secure base. The nursery section includes children from 2 to 3 years old and promotes core foundation skills such as independence, fine and gross motor skills, confidence and self-esteem and prepares children for Foundation Stage 1.

Foundation Stage is for children from 3 to 4 years old and is designed to prepare children to flourish in primary school and life beyond.

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Fees Range : 20,000 - 30,000

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Days Hours

Sunday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Art
  • Ball Pool
  • coloring
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Indoor and outdoor play
  • Mini Bikes
  • mud kitchen
  • Music
  • Music and Movements
  • Nature Walks
  • painting
  • role-play
  • Sensory Room
  • Water and sand play

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Dilshad Lakhani

Dilshad Lakhani

Group Director, Step By Step Nursery Group