Our program is based on child-initiated activities and focuses on the German language and German-speaking cultures while incorporating American and English stories, songs and customs.
Letter from the Director
Guten tag, welcome and hello! Thank you for your interest in KinderHaus. We are a small preschool with an important mission: To cultivate your child’s intellectual and social growth while developing his/her language skills and cultural awareness. KinderHaus provides San Francisco with a program geared to empower children to speak confidently and discover their worlds in German. Our theme-based curriculum is rooted in a
Sybille Cohen – Director Sybille grew up just outside of Hamburg and moved to California in 2001. She came to the US for adventure and ended up staying for love, both of which she found here in the Bay Area.Sybille joined KinderHaus in 2013 from BAKS (Bay Area Kinderstube), a German-language preschool in Berkeley where she started in 2007 as a teacher and became
KinderHaus offers a full-year German Immersion program that runs from mid-August through the end of July.APPLICATION PROCESSKinderHaus accepts applications throughout the year. Completed applications submitted by February 1, 2016 will be considered for admission for Fall 2016. Applications submitted after February 1, or students who are not initially accepted into the program, are placed on a waiting list for openings that may occur throughout