Daily Activities
  • The Nursery (your child’s 2nd home) is not a school. All activities are, however, introduced within the framework of programs, early-educational activities and learning from play.
  • The Nursery accepts children from all nationalities and religious backgrounds, which helps your child develop social skills in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Children learn manners and good behavior, morals and customs.
  • Children learn the principles of health education, proper health practices (healthy food vs. junk food, how to wash hands properly, how to brush teeth, personal hygiene, keeping the play areas and nursery neat and clean, etc.)
  • Children​ increase their cognitive repertoire and language skills since they gain new knowledge, taking into account the background and culture of each child, in both Arabic and English. 
  • Children learn about objects in their surrounding environment through a variety of daily activities.
  • Children sing songs and recite meaningful and fun poetry.
  • The Nursery provides daily activities using colors and clay so that children gain cognitive and motor skills in the Nursery’s classrooms or indoor play area and outdoors in the safety-proofed playground at scheduled times.
  • Children make various types of simple dishes with the help of someone in charge such as making pastries, sandwiches, juices, fruit salad, vegetables and yogurt, mashed potatoes and more.
  • Color festivals teach children about the importance and meaning of colored objects around them.
  • Children participate in sports activities, contests, group play outdoors, physical activities and dance.
  • Children act in plays, play the role of traditional characters, and narrate international stories in both English and Arabic, watch educational videos, listen to cassettes, enjoy puppet theatres and music, wear costumes, etc.
  • All themes and projects are based upon aspects of interest to children such as the environment, animals, transportation, jobs, and much more, which are linked to local and world events.
  • Some activities encourage the spirit of national belonging for the new generation and renew the sense of heritage and pride. The University of Sharjah Nursery celebrates all occasions related to UAE heritage including National Day and Haq al Laila and others. Children learn some of the customs and traditions associated with national dress and food, Emirati
  • Children listen to short Quran surahs, prayers and hadith (for Muslim children only)​