If you are considering relocating to Kuala Lumpur with children, you can rest assured they will be welcomed. As well as the beaches, colorful culture, and exotic wildlife, there are plenty of child-friendly attractions.
For a start, in the center of Kuala Lumpur is a lush tropical park where your kids will delight to see the monkeys wandering around and experience a real jungle scene.
Babies and toddlers
Kuala Lumpur has a good selection of reputable preschools and daycare centers for your preschoolers. Real Kids Preschool is Malaysia’s largest owner-operated preschool chain and has won many awards for its excellence in early childhood education. See their e-brochure here. White Lodge Bangsar South Nursery and Childcare is another preschool and daycare center that caters to children from eighteen months old to six and a half years. You can book a tour of their facilities here.
School-age children are well catered for in Kuala Lumpur. There are numerous international schools where your children can mix with children of many different nationalities, thus broadening their horizons even more. You can visit the International Schools in Kuala Lumpur Database for a full list of schools and contact details.
There are also plenty of after-school activities such as dance, music, gymnastics, art, and language classes.
Children’s leisure time
Kuala Lumpur offers a wealth of leisure activities for your children from aquariums to discovery centers, parks, and zoos. You have plenty of activities to keep your children entertained and content. You can see an extensive range of kids’ activities here.
If you require the services of a babysitter or nanny, Kuala Lumpur has excellent childcare services. Sitly is an agency that can match you up with the perfect carer. You can read the profiles and reviews for each babysitter or nanny. Babysits is a similar agency that also provides profiles, pictures, and references.
Sometimes, you can find the best carer for your children by word of mouth from members of the Facebook group or other ex-pat groups.
If you’ve decided to relocate to Kuala Lumpur with children, you’ll soon realize that this city offers all the services that you were used to at home and so much more.