Our Outdoor Team
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.
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
Zolzaya Nyamtaivan (*1993)
Zolzaya (Zaya) supported the kindergarten group last year as a federal volunteer, this year she is with us as a trainee to become a qualified teacher. She works mainly in our outdoor group, but also spends some time in the inhouse kindergarten. Zolzaya was born in Mongolia; beforehand she worked as an aupair in Germany and Austria. Zolzaya has a lot of fun working with children and, above all, experiencing their intellectual and social growth.
Ferdinand Paulick (*2002)
Ferdinand is doing his federal voluntary service with us this year. He mainly helps the outdoor group. Ferdinand already did internships in other kindergartens when he went to secondary school. After this year, he would like to begin the training as a kindergarten teacher. He really enjoys working with 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.