Welcome to Umnitsa official website.
Umnitsa is a Russian brand of a Russian-British company, Skylark-Umnitsa. In Russia we are the largest creator of unique developmental products for children. If you’d like to go to our British website, please follow the link to our Skylark website.
We develop and produce learning programs and games for children from birth which help raise happy, healthy human beings. Skylark-Umnitsa has a wide range of learning products aimed to help a young child discover their natural abilities, to realise their talents and thereby become a successful and independent person. Our product lines consist of more than 100 unique sets covering early childhood development. They can be easily combined for the harmonious, comprehensive, intelligent development of young children. The products are divided into 7 groups according to development area:
- Reading and Speaking
- Mathematics and Logic
- English Language
- World Around Us
- The Academy of Early Childhood Development "Umnitsa"
- Educational Stories
Founded in 1999 by teacher, psychologist and educational innovator Andrey Manichenko, the company has grown to be one of the largest in Russia, with over 70 staff. From its initial operation in Chelyabinsk, the company has expanded across Russia, with more than 50 stores in many key cities such as Moscow, St Petersburg and Yekaterinburg.
Skylark-Umnitsa now has international operations in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia, the UK, the USA and other countries.
In 2012 our current CEO Alexey Manichenko (Andrey’s son) founded Skylark Learning in Cambridge, UK. Skylark is the latest chapter in our company’s story. It comprises a key part of our product development team. Our Cambridge staff work closely with their Russian peers to research and develop new and exciting products for the future. Working with leading educational specialists in Russia and the UK, the team are preparing fantastic educational products which will prepare our children for the second half of the 21st century.
For further information in Russian or English please contact or follow us
Tel. +7 (351) 729-94-18