Meet Our Director

Eléonore de Halleux

Teacher / Director

Eléonore de Halleux is a certified HighScope teacher through the Seattle Universal Pre-K program.

Eléonore de Halleux is a native French speaker born and raised in Belgium. Eléonore de Halleux holds a BA in Political Science : International Relations, from UCL (Universite Catholique de Louvain) but has always loved best to spend her time around kids! A girls scout chief for 5 years, she was planning and managing lots of activities as well as summer camps.

Eléonore believes every kid should be exposed to art so she volunteered to run an after school art club at a local elementary school as well as an art class. Eléonore was a preschool teacher at “Les Enfants de Seattle”. Eléonore leads all the activities in French, such as singing comptines (traditional French children's song) with the children. Eléonore loves kids so much that she has 4 of her own and can't wait to take care and teach your beautiful and bright children!

Seesaw_23-03-2018 12_53_57.jpg

(206) 852-5764

5957 44th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, USA

©2017 by La Maternelle de Seattle.

Our Offerings

Music and Movement

On danse et on chante avec Charlotte!

We learn to move our bodies in rhythm, to keep a steady beat, sing all the classical and modern French songs, and so much more , with our amazing music teacher Charlotte!


We tumble and roll in our own gymnasium!

Once/week, the children will improve their gross-motor skills and balance while having fun, in our gymnasium!
Our teacher, will lead those classes in a safe and challenging way for all the children, not matter their level/ages.


Mud is fun!

Twice a month, our preschool is spending the morning in a forest close to our preschool, to go learn more about our environment and how to protect it . We build forts with sticks, look for mushrooms, learn about trees, and just enjoy being one with nature!