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What parents say about Gecko Garden Preschool

I’m so impressed with the teachers and the program at Gecko Garden Preschool and sending my daughter there was the best decision. Sophea loves her teachers and all the staff at the school, often referring to them as her best friends. This is testament to their skill and their love for the children. She has learned so much, all through well planned, play-based learning. We’re looking forward to the next two years!
Mother of a Frog student, Canada

The first thing that hits you when you walk through the Gecko Garden Preschool gates is a massive wave of warmth. There is a sense of belonging, a feeling of joy, and the sounds of happiness resonating from behind those magic gates that warms our hearts. To be able to leave our child (and soon to be our children) in an environment where they are not just nurtured, but loved as well, is a testament to how everyone in the school truly believes in what they do. Kudos and thank you everyone at Gecko Garden!
Mother of Frog student, India & Sri Lanka

As a parent, seeing our daughter go to school with a smile, come back home and share with us songs and dances she learnt at school is the best sign that we made the right choice enrolling her at Gecko Garden Preschool. She has very nice friends and teachers and is so excited to see them every morning!
Mother of Frog student, France

My child grew in confidence over the past year at Gecko Garden Preschool which I think is in a large part due to the gentle and positive approach of the teachers at the school.
Mother of Tadpole student, Canada

To be honest I didn’t search extensively for a preschool for our child. As soon as we entered the school I could tell that he would be happy growing and developing here with such an experienced group of teachers. Being a parent-run school also gave me the satisfaction of knowing that my child would be growing up in a community and not just another child in a system.
Father of Gecko student, UK

Of all the things we love about Phnom Penh, Gecko Garden Preschool is at the top of the list! Our son is thriving with the guidance and encouragement of his wonderful teachers and teacher assistants. He loves going to school! We love being part of this amazing community of talented teachers and dedicated parents.
Mother of Tadpole student, USA

It’s the most wonderful feeling when your children are excited to go to school. Gecko Garden Preschool has been a second family for our children. I trust the staff 100% to care for my kids the way I do.
Mother of Tadpole & Garden students, Australia

Thank you Gecko Garden Preschool for providing my daughter with loving and caring teachers who have many years experience with children. On my daughter’s first day she walked in with her head down but came out with confidence! Most importantly she is able to interact with other kids from different backgrounds and cultures. It’s a wonderful place for preschoolers to experience learning from a young age.
Mother of Frog student, Cambodia

The instant we walk through the gate we feel this warm and welcoming atmosphere, so different from my previous experiences! I also love that I can be so involved in my children’s first years in school. I won’t have that chance much longer!
Mother of Frog & Garden students, France

We chose Gecko Garden Preschool because many friends recommended it but, even then, I wasn’t prepared for how much it would impress me. The teaching staff are dedicated and caring beyond belief and my son is so happy there. He spends all his time playing and having fun yet he’s also constantly learning not just his abc’s and his 123’s but life skills too.
Mother of Tadpole student, New Zealand

We couldn’t be more pleased with our experience at Gecko Garden Preschool. Both of our children have been enrolled here.The focus on a play-based curriculum was what initially drew us to Gecko Garden Preschool, however it was the wonderfully happy relationships our children built with their teachers and peers which pleased us the most and which ultimately has made their lives in Phnom Penh so enjoyable.
Father of Frog student, Australia

My kids are really happy to go to school every day. They cry when they are sick and not allowed to go!
Mother of Frog & Garden students, Cambodia

PLAY!! The first thing that struck me when we attended Gecko Garden Preschool open day was all the toys! My boys ditched me at the gate, immediately started playing and didn’t stop until I had to lead them away crying. Each area is full of a wide range of age appropriate and diverse toys and the staff constantly engage the children in creative, educational, spontaneous and structured play. They are constantly learning without realising it.
Mother of Tadpole & Frog students, Australia 

After taking a short detour with another preschool we opted to enrol both of our girls at Gecko Garden Preschool, which definitely turned out to be the best decision. We immediately felt the warmth of the school as we stepped in. The lovely teachers, the size, as well as being parent-run gives a super homey feeling, where my girls love to come every day. We particularly love the creativity of the teachers with arts and crafts – I am surprised every day with a new masterpiece brought home.
Mother of Tadpole & Gecko students, Hungary