Who We Are

Early Childhood Essentials is a “private teaching” platform designed for the “individual” learning needs of young children from 3 to 8 years of age


“What we see changes what we know – what we know changes what we see”

Jean Piaget

My Story

Ms Debi Lomax Li, is an Early Childhood specialist with 40+ years of experience spanning 3 countries (Canada, USA, Hong Kong). She is a qualified registered Kindergarten Principal and Teacher. Her expertise is in Kindergarten management, school leadership, parenting skills training, teacher training and working within the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Debi’s previous experience includes working as a Kindergarten/Daycare Consultant for the Department of Social Services in Canada.

Her last position was that of an Early Years teacher at a leading HK International School. She has extensive experience working within the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.



Contact us today to find out how we can support your child in reaching their learning potential.

The 7 Essential *Life Skills (also known as “learning to learn skills”) that inform a child’s learning journey:

  • Focus & Self-Regulation
  • Perspective Taking
  • Learning How to Communicate
  • Making Connections to One’s Learning
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Embracing Challenges
  • Self-Direction & Engaged Learning

*(these Life Skills are integrated within all of my classes)

Source: https://www.mindinthemaking.org