How Does Preschool Benefit a Child?

The number of preschools and daycare centres are proliferating in metro cities like Bangalore, which is the nucleus of both IT and not-IT sector companies, making it a host to a lot of working parents. With the increasing awareness of the importance of early education, parents nowadays prefer to enrol their children in preschools for their early adaptation to the external world and for comprehending the upcoming competition. Adhering to this advanced outlook of parents, daycare centres in Bangalore are structuring the quality of their service with more professionalism, advanced infrastructure, and personal care to hone the young scholars for future academic, social and emotional endeavors.

Children between the ages of 3 and 5 years are like soft clay that can be easily moulded and nurtured. Therefore the best preschools in Bangalore have designed their curriculum to introduce the children to alphabets, numbers and shapes in order to enhance their basic mathematical skills and pre-reading skills along with instilling an affluent vocabulary. Still, several parents are hesitant to send their children to playschools because then the children will be out of their own care. Therefore, it is important to understand what role these preschools play in equipping our little ones with the right skill-set that will prepare them for greater accomplishments in all areas of life.

Importance of preschool for children

  1. Preschooling is the first step towards social and academic learning
    Young kids tend to be very observant of their surroundings and try to imitate adults around them. They often learn things like keeping things in an organised manner, being particular in their tasks, the habit of reading, and so on from adults. Playschools in Bangalore include a wide variety of activities to prepare the children according to the social and academic demands of elementary schools.
  2. Preschools boost the social and emotional development of children
    This is the most common and predominant motto of the best preschools in Bangalore and across the world. They emphasise on social and emotional upliftment of kids and enable the young geniuses to explore feelings, make decisions, tackle challenges, cooperate with their peers, etc.
  3. Preschools channel children’s inquisition
    Children aged 3 years and above develop curiosity and a questioning mindset. Playschools extend opportunities for them to use this curiosity to find answers through experimentation, exploration and brainstorming. They nurture their curiosity and motivate them to learn from activities, their environment, and also help them acknowledge the difference between reality and fantasy.
  4. Preschools stimulate language and cognitive skills
    Children between the ages of 3 and 5 years develop a large section of their word stock during this period and they learn to frame long and complex sentences. Teachers help strengthen their cognitive and language skills by engaging them in various fun and problem-solving tasks. Children are encouraged to read short stories. They are even trained to enact certain story characters or animals. All these methods accelerate their young minds and help them think deeply and reason.
  5. Preschools escalate the physical development of the children
    Proper synchronization of mind and body is very important for young children to boost their self-confidence. Therefore, the top-notch playschools in Bangalore focus on the development of motor skills by encompassing various outdoor activities and other tasks that involve hand-eye coordination and large muscle movement.

Parents should consider the fact that in preschools the focus is more on training children holistically – to aid their understanding, encourage obedience, develop concentration management skill, enhance language and expression skills and help inculcate a positive attitude towards learning.

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 Curriculum Head

Geraldine Dmello is the Curriculum Head and Consultant at Kara 4 Kids.
She has attained her MS ( diploma) in Special Education and a certification in Adult Supervision in Early Childhood Education from the UCLA University.
Her past experiences involves over 30 years of experience in private schools both international and in India.
She has authored poems, conceived books, speaks and consults on the topics related to the whole child development making teaching in the Early Childhood space a reciprocal experience, filled with a vibrancy that creates a powerful sustained shared thinking.
While in the conceptualizing of the curriculum she keeps in mind the importance of honoring a child. Her core belief is in the saying that ” A berry ripens in its own good time and so does a child’s readiness.”

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Spearheading the finance, Sandeep is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has close to 10 years of experience in handling finance for various organizations. Having spent his career life in a CA firm, venture capitalist firm, real estate and in the garment industry, Sandeep is keen on implementing his knowledge and expertise at 315WA to fuel the growth that we envision. He’s the true follower of the saying that “None of us are stronger than all of us” which has enabled him in achieving the 315WA’s goal to build a most strong and consistent team. He was a part of setting up and implementing a complex business processes committee across multiple industries/sectors. In his journey at 315WA he made sure that every ₹ spent on each square foot will have a direct and huge impact in every organization’s growth as even the biggest cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of water. He is a strong believer of money saved is money earned and is looking forward to starting this fast-paced ship.

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 Meet Rukmini P, our esteemed Head of Human Resources, bringing in over 15 years of progressive experience in the field. As a seasoned leader, she has demonstrated her prowess in various aspects of Human Resources, including workforce management, recruitment, payroll, and policies/procedures development. Her exceptional expertise lies in sourcing and hiring top-notch talent, ensuring that our team comprises the industry’s best and brightest minds.

With a background in Science and a PG degree in English literature, along with a PG Diploma in Human Resources and Marketing, Rukmini exemplifies a highly skilled professional. Her unwavering commitment to driving our organization’s success through effective HR strategies and practices, particularly focusing on workforce management, sets her apart as a true asset to our team.


Strategic Operations – Head

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do” – Steve Jobs

It is this belief that inspired Ms. Sapna Erappa to follow her passion, after a decade’s career in banking and finance. Her journey in Early Childhood Education began in 2010 and ever since she has worked with renowned preschools in Bangalore in various leadership roles over a span of 15 years. She holds a degree in Finance & Marketing and has wide exposure in Early Years Education. She has participated in a number of Early Childhood Conferences and IB workshops. 

In her current role as the Strategic Operations – Head at Kara4Kids, she has worked towards building a strong team, motivating them to ensure top-notch standards are maintained in the schools. She believes that a loving and happy environment not only helps children to learn while having fun but also brings the best out of the teachers. Ultimately, the aim is to ensure plenty of learning opportunities are offered to children to bring out their innate potential. Her goal is to create a balanced learning ecosystem where every stakeholder in the school community takes responsibility for the child’s learning journey. She firmly believes and hopes that the education system of today helps children to develop empathy, compassion, and resilience along with academic excellence.



Manas Mehrotra is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Bachelors of Law, MBA (Entrepreneurship) from Babson College (USA). The Founder of NestaVera Group of companies, Manas has his vision rooted in the core belief that the only thing constant in this dynamic business era is Change. He believes that the ongoing process of Brainstorming, Innovation, and Adaptation to change should always be the heart of any organisation that seeks economic and social success. He drives his workforce with a strong emphasis on inculcating faith and building long term strategic relationships with both clients and employees.

Manas has also played a pivotal role in the success of Greenwood High Schools. The institution has grown many folds with more than 9 National level Awards to its name in last 3 years under his leadership. Under his stewardship & unique approach to education, Greenwood High Schools have unparalleled achievements to their name in moulding the young minds of tomorrow. He believes in combining quality education with a proper blend of traditional values and the best that modern-day technology has to offer.



Khushroo Rustumji, an alumnus of IIT is the founder of Kara. Having been the Chairman of two companies listed on the BSE, a subsidiary of a Company listed on the London Stock Exchange and a Consultant to numerous national and international organizations, his tenure of work before establishing Kara spans a myriad of corporate experiences.

With a strong belief in how a good Preschool is the vital ingredient in building a Child’s Foundation, Rustumji and his wife envisioned Kara. Upon returning to India after having spent 21 years in the UK, they decided to establish the first pre-school with international standards in Bangalore, much to the delight of discerning parents here. This is how the tale of kara unravelled years ago under the stewardship of Rustumji.



Backed by their sheer hard work and talent, women entrepreneurs worldwide are changing the landscape across every industry. One such visionary in the field of early education is Prachi Mehrotra- Executive Director at Kara4kids. She is also the Director at NestaVera Group of Companies.

 After completing her formal education at a boarding school in Mussorie, Prachi moved to the UK to pursue her degree in Management studies at the University of Nottingham post which she returned to India to pursue her MBA in Finance & Marketing. Her enriching experience, exposure, and learning in these pivotal years taught her the art of adapting to different scenarios, pertaining to education, demographics, and cultures.She strongly believes in developing a culture of trust and transparency at the workplace, which will in turn facilitate the construction of an efficient, effective, productive, and valuable organization.

As an achiever of excellence in both academic and extra co- curricular fields, she reckons that curiosity to learn is the spark that should be the driving force of every organization. As a millenial mother to three children herself, she strongly beleives that early learning is where the root of knowledge begins to get founded for an individual, therefore it is imperative that equal importance be showered upon these nascent founding years of our children’s lives. She passionately envisions to create dynamic,explorative, nurturing – learning and childcare spaces where children fall in love with the joy of learning every day.
 As an Executive Director of Kara4Kids, she handles a multi- faceted role across various domains i.e. Operations, Marketing, Teaching Pedagogy, Expansion, Implementation of teaching interventions, and Management of all the preschool and child care centers. Her ever-dynamic approach and exuberance make her an exemplary leader.