Sapporo Soka Kindergarten (a.k.a. Sapporo Soka Preschool)
3-10-1 Fukuzumi Nijo, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo 062-0042
Phone: 011-853-3725 Fax: 011-853-3040
Some English instruction is offered at the kindergarten.
Part of the Soka University affiliated or Soka Gakuen chain of schools (inclding Tokyo Soka Elementary/Jr High /High Schools and Kansai Elementary/Jr & Sr High Soka Senior High School), the preschool has a lovely environment with very rich facilities unlike many of the run-of-the-mill local kindergartens. The school offers a diverse and rich programme which includes nature experiences on the Blue Sky Farm, rhythmics classes, their Dream Express (small electric locomotive), a cozy picture book library, large gymnasium hall, Rainbow Tunnel, their Soka Art Exhibition, and touch-panel PCs to familiarize kids with technology through drawing and playing games.
optimal learning environment underpinned with the deeply humanistic Soka educational philosophy (see http://www.kansai.soka.ed.jp/e/index1e.html ). The school pledge:
The older students should look after the younger students as if they were their own younger brothers and sisters.
The younger students should respect the older students as if they were their own elder brothers and sisters.
Violence and bullying should never be tolerated.