The Budding explorers team are highly qualified and have many years experience with in childcare. We have a genuine interest in providing high quality learning experiences for all children who attend Budding Explorers. Our staff to child ratios are 1:8 which means your child will get lots of one-to-one care. The team are continuously updating their skills and keeping themselves informed of the latest research with regards to child care, education and development. You can be sure your little one will receive first class care and attention.
    Nikki Barry

    Nikki Barry

    Manager/Owner

    I am Nikki Barry and I established Budding Explorers preschool in 2009 when I relocated to Tralee. I took over a well established preschool courtesy of my new mother in-law and set about maximising the outdoor space that is available to the setting. I str...

    Rezeda Fazilova

    Rezeda Fazilova

    Preschool assistant

    Rezeda originally qualified as a primary school teacher in her home country. Rezeda and her family moved to Tralee sometime ago and once her youngest was in preschool she retrained in childcare focusing on preschool aged children. Rezeda has been working ...

    Lisa Egan

    Lisa Egan

    Preschool Assistant

    Lisa has been working at Budding Explorers since 2012. She holds a degree in early childhood care and education and has many years experience having run her own creche. Lisa has a positive and nurturing approach to interacting with children and enabling t...