Handprint is an Early Childhood Center located
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Handprint provides a safe, trustworthy and sustainable home to children. Our learning community attracts international and local families looking for a high quality and a holistic education for their child during the early years. At HECC, we believe that each child is unique and has rights over their learning.

HandPrint founder Nathalie

A Word From Our Founder And Principal

Hello, and welcome to Handprint. I am Nathalie Salem Barsoumian, Founder and Principal at Handprint Early Childhood Center. After more than a decade of experience in education and an ongoing Doctoral degree at the University of Phoenix, I have decided to pursue my dream of unleashing the wonder mind of the child through a blended educational program.

Our Mediators

Our mediators are highly qualified and experienced professionals, with a thorough background in early years education. They are caring and responsible experts, passionate about nurturing little minds. They are talented in creating safe, authentic, and respectful environments where children can engage in learning and social interactions.

Our mediators
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Our Cornerstones

1 1 Learning


We offer a balanced approach between child-led and adult-initiated activities.



We have thoroughly developed a play-centered environment that will be an essential milestone in every child’s learning journey.



We provide a child-friendly and secure community that empowers children to grow holistically.

1 4 Expertise


Our community members are passionate professionals, committed to children’s comprehensive development and education.

1 5 Living Spaces

Living spaces

Our multiple play spaces allow our children to maximize their learning process through indoor and outdoor facilities.

2 6 Community


The wider community has a collective responsibility towards our children’s well-being; for this, we value a strong partnership with parents.

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What Our Community Says

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