2 Mar 2024
Preschool
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Inskolning Diary – day 3

Finally, day 3 … I was exhausted, I knew she was exhausted. But, we didn’t get a phone call (big plus)… …I’ve just dropped S off at förskola to spend the first day on her own. I didn’t even get a wave goodbye! She ran straight into the room waving to everyone. So much for that […]

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Inskolning Diary – day 2

Day 2 of our inskolning experience meant that M was stepping up to the plate. Bit of a shocker… …it’s day 1 except everyone apart from me knows exactly what is going on. That is how it felt as we didn’t even know where to put S’s shoes and jacket as we arrived. But luckily […]

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Inskolning Diary – day 1

It’s coming up for that time of year again! The new round of inskolning starts at förskolas all over Stockholm. If you don’t know what that is, well, you are in for a treat! Before S started her inskolning experience, M and I decided to keep a diary of the 3 days we spent at […]

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Stockholm Parents: Back to Work, Off to School

Heading back to work? Sending the kids to preschool? Savvy Stockholm parents give us their top tips!

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Parenting +46: Dressing kids for Swedish winters

Getting cold feet as temperatures plummet and the kids want to make snow angels in sandals? No worries, YLC’s got your winter wardrobe woes covered – booties, bags and beanies! If you’ve been in Sweden for a while, you may find yourself well aware of what winter is like, but still overwhelmed by the daunting task […]

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Swedish pre-schools: the Reggio Emilia approach

Very popular among preschools in Sweden – the YLC lowdown on Reggio Emilia!

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Alternative Education in Sweden

More and more we are seeing a rise in alternative schools, and the meaning of ‘education’ has become relative as there is no one way to educate. The world is quickly changing and schools need to adapt so that they can prepare the student – the individual – for the future. At the same time, some […]

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Scholar Kids and Books: A Great Resource for Parents and Teachers

Our contributors on Your Living City are a wonderful well-informed set of people, who are passionate about what they do. A prime example of this is Sarit Grinberg. She is the founder of the fantastic children’s education website Scholar Kids, designed for anyone interested in children’s learning. You may also like Sarit’s other articles: Tips on […]

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Stockholm International Preschool List: Nov 2012

Choosing the right preschool for your child is a huge consideration anywhere, but the choice can be even trickier when you’re not on home turf. International schools are often a great option for parents who plan on staying for only a short term or where one parent has a language that is not Swedish. They […]

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Choosing a preschool in Stockholm

Sweden’s generous parental benefits mean that you can stay at home with your child for at least a year; in fact it can be prohibitively expensive to organise child-care any earlier. At some point, most parents have to make that big decision as to which preschool is the right fit for them and their child. […]

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