Yea and District Children’s Centre offers age-appropriate care and early learning services in a warm and welcoming environment for the children of our surrounding communities.
We provide flexible kindergarten programs for children aged 3-4, as well as long day care services for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years.
Our spacious and engaging outdoor spaces provide boundless opportunities for play-based activities that encourage the physical and social development of children. An array of natural features allow them to interact with the surrounding environment and learn the importance of sustainable living.
Our early learning centre features:
We strive to include lessons on sustainability and environmental awareness in all our activities, strengthening your child’s connection to their surroundings and community. Children have fun learning about art, different cultures, nature, and careers through excursions and visits from local organisations and programs.
Some of our activities include:
We love excursions such as:
We also love having a variety of entertaining and informative visitors and guest speakers:
Preparing children to make healthy choices and discover sustainable living practices is an important part of our daily activities. We offer lessons on food safety and cooking using the home-grown produce from our garden, allowing children to practically apply what they have learnt about nutrition and environmental sustainability.
Our health and wellbeing program includes:
We also participate in community programs such as:
Join in, get involved! All families are welcome at our early learning centre. We encourage you to participate in your child’s early learning experience in whatever ways you can. We invite parents to come along on excursions, help with fundraising events, give talks, and celebrate culturally significant events together.
We regularly engage with our community members and programs, including:
4 year old kindergarten
$332.00 per term
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am - 2pm
3 year old kindergarten
$49.00 per day for 8 hour session
Monday and Friday 9am -1pm
Long day care
$98.00 for full day 7am - 6pm
$49 for half day 7am - 12.30pm or 12.30pm - 6pm
$15 per day for before kindergarten 7am - 9am
For interest in kindergarten or long day care for 2020 or 2020, please complete the Uniting expression of interest form.
For a place in 2021, we send the letters of offer out to families in August including instructions for the next steps of enrolment and orientation dates.
For a place this year, we will be back in contact with you within a few days to discuss your care needs.
For more information or if you’d like to arrange a visit, please Get in touch or call us on 03 5797 2730.
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