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First days in your new daycare

Tips & tricks to help you during the settling period Especially for children aged 18 months to 4 years For the first time, you will go to our Babilou daycare with your child, and during the settling period, your whole family will encounter new situations. At the daycare, you will have the assistance of our entire team, and more particularly the primary care giver of your child. But do you know that there are tricks you can apply before even starting? We have you covered with some tips to ease these first days ! Children feed on adults emotions and...

Tips & tricks for the settling-in period

How to prepare your baby in the best way for their first days at the daycare? Advices for 3 to 18 months infants   The settling-in period, as we call the first weeks in our Babilou daycares, is a curious time for parents and children. During the adaptation time, you will both discover many new situations. It may be one of the first times you will entrust a professional with your child. Babies often associate separation with insecurity and loss, making the first days in a nursery particular: To help you integrate your new Babilou daycare, our pedagogical team gathered...

On June Babilou Mies explores a new playground with Rugbytots!

It is not on the lawn but in our Babilou Mies daycare that the Rugbytots coaches met the families last month for an introduction to Rugby for toddlers. After the great success of this first session, the coaches come back with their oval (foam) ball to offer you a more in-depth playful program with a package of 6 sessions. Every Saturday morning until June 30th, children and parents will meet with the coaches to discover rugby through games and exercises. for awakening and motor skills. At the daycare, the rules are simple: no tackle, no contact and no competition. The...

It’s Carnival in Babilou Mies!

New Year’s, Epiphany, Chinese New Year’s, the winter holidays, every day is different! All these dates offer many opportunities for us to organize fun activities and parties within our daycares.  Our educational teams are not lacking in creativity and enthusiasm to celebrate such events, quite the contrary! One of these celebrations began all over the world in January and will end in a few weeks in May! What is it? It’s Carnival of course, which is always a moment looked forward to by all! At the Babilou Mies daycare, our team celebrated this tradition on February, 13, Mardi Gras day,...

Parent-Child Yoga, Salsa Dancing with your Baby, Musical Experience, discover the workshops that we offer for 2018!

Just the once, starting a new year rhymes with starting new activities. Are you still hesitating between gym and yoga, are you still looking for an activity with your 3 months old? Whether you live in Lausanne, near Geneva or on the Fribourg side, don’t panic, Babilou takes care of everything in order for you to experience beautiful surprises in 2018. And the icing on the cake is that what we are proposing here is a range of workshops for the parent-child duo. We guarantee a unique moment with your little one and a great bonding experience! Whether your child...

Which Toys for my Child?

Christmas is coming and you are still looking for a gift idea for your child? Here Groupe Babilou gives you a few ideas based on your child’s needs! Imitating, building, taking apart, creating… children transform their daily actions into games. While playing, children will not only test their skills on toys but develop new ones. However, as a parent, faced with the number of choices, it is sometimes difficult to find toys adapted to your children’s needs. Here are some ideas for children according to their stage of development. Motor and Sensory Games Motor and sensory games allow children to...

Groupe Babilou daycare centers will be at the Signal de Bougy for a unique Halloween experience!

It’s the first time the Signal de Bougy and Groupe Babilou join forces to organize a Halloween party: come join us and take the “Creative Spooky Halloween Tour” which was especially designed for the party. In a magical and fun atmosphere, your children will venture on a playful and creative journey through a haunted and spooky obstacle course with many stops on the way. With the help of the Cap Canaille Rolle team from Groupe Babilou, children will dress-up, join the Halloween parade and during craft stations make their own witch or wizards hats. Children will also get to enjoy...

First Baby & Kid Planet Fair for the Babilou & Cap Canaille daycares

Babilou & Cap Canaille daycares of the Groupe Babilou network met for the first time at the French-speaking Switzerland’s Baby & Kid Planet fair, an important event for future parents and new parents in the Lausanne region. Babilou Mies, Cap Canaille Rolle as well as Cap Canaille Morges daycares took turns at the fair in Beaulieu Lausanne from October 6 to 8 to present their educational program, their approach to bilingualism and answer families’ questions. While the youngest children had fun exploring our obstacle course, the older ones took part in our contest to win a free invitation to attend a...

The Babilou family is growing!

We are pleased to announce that the Cap Canaille bilingual daycares have decided to join the Babilou Group! This choice was motivated by different reasons, including the sharing of common values of respect, team spirit, quality and diversity; the place given to families as first educators of their child; the choice of a pedagogical approach that builds self-esteem in children and encourages them to learn to be independent; while respecting each child’s individual pace. With six daycares now in French-speaking Switzerland, the Babilou Group wishes to support more families in their quest to balance their family and professional lives, by...

Ready, Steady, Go!

Children at Babilou Mies met recently, Valentine and Lionel, coaches from “Energy Kids Academy”. “Energy Kids Academy” is a group of professionals dedicated to teaching sports to children. As soon as the coaches arrived, they transformed the Babilou Mies garden into a well-equipped obstacle course and sports field. Using stories, Valentine and Lionel got the children in the toddler (18-36 months) and preschool (3 years old and up) groups moving. They were given 5 different challenges: with great creativity and imagination the children avoided crocodiles, walked through tunnels, jumped in and over puddles, hopped like bunnies and threw rockets into...