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Introducing: San Leandro – Your New Kids Konnect Preschool Center

It's official, there's a new kid on the block in San Leandro this September...

Fueled by an ambition to make sure every young person gets the start in life they deserve, we are opening our fourth preschool and infant center in San Leandro in September 2019.

Kids Konnect Turns 10! A Celebration Interview With Our Owner Makinya Ward


At Kids Konnect we're proud to have been able to provide preschool tuition to Bay Area children for an incredible 10 years.

Across our San Mateo, Oakland and Pacifica preschools, we've successfully provided a safe, fun and developmentally appropriate environment for toddlers and preschool age children since 2008.

To celebrate our achievements, in this special anniversary post, our owner Makinya Ward reflects on the past 10 years and shares her memories from working in some of the Bay Area's most loved preschools.

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It's Official - We're Award Winning

At Kids Konnect, we are committed to helping your child get the best possible start in life, and to that end, we’re delighted to announce that our San Mateo and Pacifica preschools have been voted the best preschools on the Peninsula by readers of Bay Area Parent.

Open Letter to Alameda County - Measure A Expanded Access to Quality Child Care

Childcare should not be a luxury. Yet with the average cost of childcare eating up 25 percent of a family’s income, many Bay Area families cannot afford to enroll their children in quality early education while parents work. Other children spend years on waiting lists.

Kids Konnect Eases Child Care Woes by Introducing Third Preschool to the Bay Area: San Mateo

Kids Konnect Preschool is the latest addition to San Mateo’s child care offering. The new preschool, located near the Crystal Springs Shopping Village, is owned by Makinya Ward, a self-confessed early education enthusiast with a mission to bring quality and affordable daycare to parents across the Bay Area. With bright décor, inspiring and explorative toys, and new facilities, one doesn’t even recognize it as the now defunct Crystal Springs ECE Center. But the building isn’t the only thing that’s experienced an extreme makeover.