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Papilio Early Learning Ashburton

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Welcome to Papilio Early Learning, your best choice in early education, childcare and Kindergarten in Ashburton. We're welcoming new families to join our Baby Nursery, Toddler Program and Kindergarten. You're invited to visit for a free stay and play date or family tour today!

Your child's lifelong learning journey starts here! Our approach begins with a focus on baby sensory play and building secure attachments so our littlest learners develop the confidence they need to explore.

This is followed by exciting play-based toddler programs featuring opportunities to develop literacy, numeracy, and early socialisation skills. Children aged from 3-years old can join our Kindergarten programs, developing the school readiness skills they need to thrive in Primary School.

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"Research shows the first five years of your child's life are the most important. Our lifelong learning approach will support your child to develop emotionally, socially, physically and academically, no matter what age they begin with us, to ensure they develop a lifelong love of learning. Together, we can help your child reach their full potential." Dr Lesley Jones

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What's Provided

Healthy Children
Healthy Children learning themes in every day learning activities.
Introduction to STEAM concepts for our Kindergarten children.
Healthy Meals
Highly qualified and experienced educators with a passion for making a difference in children's lives.
Long day care
Casual and flexible care are available to accommodate your family's needs.
In-centre sustainability program involving all age groups.
Weekly incursions
Approved Kindergarten program.
Our centre is easily accessible for those busy mornings and afternoons.
Connect with us during the day with our Storypark updates.
What our families say about us ...
  • "Fantastic childcare Center. All the educators are caring and loving. My daughter loved Papilio."
    - Neha, December 2020 (Google Review)
  • "Such a calm and welcoming place - since the day I went in for a tour I knew this was the right place for my daughter. The educators are warm and friendly, the atmosphere calming and clean - and most of all a very happy little girl. Highly recommended for any families!"
    - Anh, December 2020 (Google Review)
  • "This childcare centre is fantastic. The personalised attention and care shown to the children is evident across all rooms. Any query you have as a parent is responded to promptly and the daily updates are amazing. My son is happy there and loves his teachers. Can't recommend them highly enough!"
    - Mette, December 2020 (Google Review)
  • "The team at Ashburton Papilio are simply amazing at what they do. Their genuine care and dedication to my child and my child's needs have been truly exemplary. I couldn't have asked for a more thoughtful, considered and incredibly joyous transition to childcare for my child. We are extremely pleased. Thank you and Kudos to you all!!"
    - Kodjo (Google Review)

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Papilio Early Learning Ashburton

21 Vears Road, Ashburton, VIC, 3147

(03) 9885 2380
Open Hours:
Monday to Friday,
7:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Closed on public holidays