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What is Toddler Playschool?

Het Steigertje offers Toddler Playschool (previously Toddler Care) for children from 2 to 4 years old. Your children will be prepared for primary school in a stimulating environment. This will ensure the step to group one will be much less significant. For both the child and the parent. You will be eligible for extra hours if you have received an indication from the Centre for Youth and Families. Take a look at our Toddler Playschool Extra offering.

Who’s it for?

Toddler Playschool is a form of preschool education for children from 2 to 4 years old. Families where one or Toddler careboth parents don’t work will be eligible for Toddler Playschool. A single parent family with one parent working or studying, or a two parent family with both parents working, will receive a Childcare Allowance from the Tax Authorities and can make use of Daycare.

Hours and rates

All toddlers are entitled to 8 hours of educational care per week, divided across two mornings from 08.45 – 12.45 hours (Mon, Tues, Thurs or Fri). You will pay an income-dependent contribution for Toddler Playschool.

Take a look at the Rate Overview for Toddler Playschool (Extra) or calculate the net costs with our costs calculator.


Toddler Playschool is on offer 40 weeks per year at the MariniershofVan Brakelstraat and Nieuwstraat locations. There are currently waiting lists for Toddler Playschool (Extra). So make sure you register your toddler straight away.


Would you like more information about our Toddler Playschool (Extra) in the centre of Rotterdam, or do you have any questions about placement and reimbursements? Then contact the Planning and Placement Department on (010) 206 07 11.

Het Steigertje has four child cares in the center of Rotterdam, here we welcome children from the age of 0 to 4.

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Het Steigertje offers quality child care for children from 2 to 4 years. We will prepare your child playfully for school.

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A child care location in the center of rotterdam where children form 4 to 13 years can come after school and during holidays.

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