New Room Available

We are so happy to announce that we have just doubled our capacity and now have more Morning places available.

We are now taking bookings for children wishing to enrol for any of the following: 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022

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Opening Times


9:00am - 12midday


9:00am - 12midday


9:00am - 12midday


9:00am - 12midday


9:00am - 12midday


9:00am - 12midday





Outdoor classroom

We have to our pleasure developed a custom built outdoor classroom. This proves a hit with every child when they can learn among the natural environment they love so much.

Outdoor Classroom

Can you think of a better experience for your child than to literally immerse yourself in nature and learn about the world around you when you can see, smell, hear and be part of that world..

Qualified Staff

All our staff are fully qualified and currently Garda Vetted. Whats more is we both are on the pursuit of additional education and will hope to achieve our higher qualifications in May 2019..


Combining the Montessori method of teaching for early years education with a modern approach by AISTEAR & SIOLTA lets you rest assured your childs learning is our top priority.

Central location

From Johnstown we are right beside the commuter belt the N2. We are 5 Minutes drive from Johnstown Shopping Center and yet we have ample space for both indoor and outdoor play.

What we do ?

We take the things we know and love and we use them as tools to educate your child so they learn as they play and enjoy the day.

Happy Kids Preschool & Montessori, Deanhill, Navan is a Montessori and play based preschool.

Happy Kids was established in 2013 and runs a morning preschool session from 9-12 Monday to Friday providing free ECCE places. We have a beautiful outdoor play area, which the children enjoy on a daily basis sparking creativity and imagination.

Here at Happy Kids we aim to help children develop their social skills and encourage independence by providing appropriate toys, games and learning opportunities in our play based and Montessori environment. Our school is designed to help encourage children to develop essential skills forming the basis for life-long learning.

Fully Qualified Staff – Tusla Registered and approved

Morning Places available from 9am to 12midday.

We are now taking bookings for the preschool year 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022.

Whats been happening?

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Science Time

This week the children's learning was based on Science. The boys and girls enjoyed many science experiments, dancing raisins, walking water, rain clouds in a jar and creating a lava lamp. We had lots of questions on how things work and what they expected the outcome of the experiment to be

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Dental Care

We all sank our teeth into her very interactive talk with the boys and girls. The children gobbled up new words such as cavity, gums and plaque. Also, to brush up on a few things the children were reminded how to brush their beautiful teeth correctly and how long to brush them for. Lastly we got to the root of what foods are good and bad for your teeth

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All About Australia

We were very busy here at Happy Kids over the past few weeks celebrating Australia day 🐨🦘☀️.This brought up lots of fun interesting learning of Australia. Some of our learning included looking at Australia's native animals and learning many interesting facts about the kola. We then focused our attention on some famous places in Australia, the Sydney Opera House, Uluru and the great barrier reef

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Happy Kids

Pre-School & Montessori

Starting the education journey with the littl ones from our community. Looking after them and showing them the wonders of our world as they learn and prepare for transition to the next step in the journey.

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