Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and PreschoolColchester

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and PreschoolColchester

Our Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and Preschool in Hythe Quay, Colchester, is located not far from the Town Centre. The nursery has built a strong connection with families of the Garrison and local community.

Enjoy our Summer offer for all families who register and start before 30th September 2021 –  up to £200 off your first month’s childcare fees! Book a nursery visit today to find out more.

Our experienced nursery team will help answer any questions you may have about nursery life, costs and saving schemes. They will also chat through the flexible childcare solutions we have available.

Access to the nursery can be found at the rear of the housing development with plenty of allocated parking.

The nursery environment was built with children in mind and is packed full of exciting educational age appropriate resources.

The outside space is a place for little ones to discover and enjoy fresh air every day, no matter the weather.

We have an onsite kitchen along with our nursery chef, to provide the children with fresh menus that are suitable for all children.

Our sensory room is equipped with the latest technology to stimulate the senses in a calm environment.

Ask about our all-inclusive activity programme which is delivered by our very own staff and includes Sing & Sign, Boogie Mites; all fun activities with lots of educational benefits which the children love to do throughout the week.


DayNurseries Award 2020 recommended2020

A little bit about us


Ofsted report
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Contact us

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and Preschool

Maria Court
Hythe Quay


Opening hours

8:00am - 6:00pm


01206 871700


[email protected]

Age Range

0 to 5 years



Kiddi Caru Colchester Messy Play

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Meet the Team

Kiddi Caru only selects the best to care for your children. All staff are vetted for the right experience, passion for childcare and DBS checked to ensure that your child receives the best experience.

Jo Allen

Nursery Manager

Jo has over 20 years’ experience in Early years. Most recently, she was a nanny for triplet girls and the last few years has been a Nursery Manager which uses Jo’s practical experience and knowledge gained from her degree. Jo is passionate about fun and stimulating activities and forming strong bonds with the staff, children and parents in her setting.

Emily Baker

Deputy Manager

Emily has 10 years of experience in Early Years, gaining a Level 4 Early Years qualification. She is passionate about the curiosity approach and bringing natural resources and loose parts into daily practice and play. Emily has a wealth of knowledge and experience and enjoys inspiring children to reach their full potential.

Tasty Menus

check our new menus, freshly prepared and tasty

Fun Activities

click here for a list of our range of fun things

Best nursery I've ever placed my kids in.

Jainey, mother of Sean

High quality childcare as expected.

Kelsey, mother of Drake and Kenan

My daughter can't wait to come back!

Tegan, father of Jetty

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