Our Outdoor Team

Erzieherin Maria Palau

María Palau (*1990)
María is an educator specialized in English as a foreign language from Spain. María has attended English-language schools since she was three. Furthermore Maria has completed a nature pedagogic training. Maria leads the Freiland group together with Melanie. She loves the children’s joy of discovering the world. She prefers to tell stories or to look at books with them. These stimulate the children’s imagination and help develop cognitive and social intelligence.

Kindergarten outdoor group teacher Melanie Waas

Melanie Waas (*1994)
Melanie shares the leadership of our outdoor kindergarten group with Maria. After an aupair year in the USA, Melanie worked as an educator in a bilingual daycare center in Munich. In the meantime, she trained as a wilderness and adventure pedagogue. Now at Little Daisies she brings the children closer to nature in everyday educational life in order to encourage the children in their motor skills, imagination, language skills and resilience

Anni Glockemeier (*2001)
This year Anni is working with us in the outdoor group as part of her voluntary federal service. Before starting her BFD, Anni completed her high school diploma in the field of design and has a great interest in painting and drawing, which she would like to share with the children. Before that, she was able to gain some experience with children during an internship at the children’s café Pasing. Anni speaks German with the children.

Patrick Stamm (*1978)
Before Patrick came to Little Daisies he worked at a German bilingual kindergarten in California. Patrick loves to work with children, because no day is like the other with them. Patrick consults the team in his role as “Fachkraft Sprache” in the areas of language, integration and parent-partnership. Furthermore Patrick is doing the German Preschool and the “Vorkurs Deutsch” in the kindergarten.