The children's house (Jaya One)

Level of Education



It all began when Aunty Nan, the founder of The children’s house, was introduced to the Montessori Philosophy and education during a dire need for change in an unfulfilling career in the corporate world. Montessori not only changed the life of Aunty Nan but made a positive difference in the early childhood education landscape in Malaysia.

Tucked away in a quiet, leafy part of Damansara Heights, the first The children’s house preschool in Malaysia opened its doors in 1986. Aunty Nan and her small team made up of a young enthusiastic trainee teacher, an administrator, the family cook, and her 4-year-old son welcomed five children from Malaysia, France, Sweden, Denmark, and England. Through the years, The children’s house grew alongside more than 20,000 local and expatriate children from all around the world.

As the first preschool in Malaysia to apply the complete and comprehensive Montessori Method of education, The children’s house is one of the undisputed leaders for early childhood education in the country. More than 30 years of proven record and success stories. The children’s house has gained the trust and recognition of many Malaysian and expatriate parents and is often regarded The Montessori preschool to nurture children into compassionate and well-balanced individuals who are confident, independent, socially adaptable, and above all, positive and lifelong learners.

In 2010, The children’s house proudly became a member of the Busy Bees Asia group of education companies, fully dedicated to outstanding care and quality education for children.

Today, in our iconic red and white schoolhouses in twelve locations in Klang Valley, the teaching continues in adherence to the approach created by Dr. Maria Montessori.

The children’s house Jaya One is located in Malaysia’s first and only child-centric enrichment mall. Similar to the ‘child-led’ concept of the preschool, this 7,000 square feet centre boasts a contemporary and enriching learning environment equipped with state of the art facilities and an interactive indoor playground.

The rooms in the preschool are spacious, brightly lit and have full-length glass windows. This ensures that the children do not feel confined or restricted unlike the conventional classrooms, and moreover the teachers can always keep an eye on the surroundings. The preschool is designed in a way that it provides ample space for the children to move around freely and play safely.

The enrichment centres located in Jaya One are an added benefit to working parents. Parents do not have to be worried about juggling between work and extracurricular activities of children from centre to another.

Having a childcare that you can trust is such a great relief for the parents. The full-day programme at the preschool, from 8am to 6pm provides a lot of flexibility to parents who need to tweak their schedules.

Year Established


Admission & Fees

Half-Day Programme (9am-12pm/12.30pm/1pm)
RM5,520 per term

Extended Hours Programme (9am-3pm)
RM7,200 per term

Full-Day Programme (8am-6pm)
RM8,200 per term

*1 term = 4 months


Programmes offered at TCH Jaya One:
Montessori Playgroup
18 months to 2.5 years

Montessori Junior
2.6 to 6 years

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