Toddler Child Care (18 Months-3 Years)

Child playing under colourful fabric in classroom at Papilio Ashburton

Early Years Child Care

Our Centre provides a stimulating and fun environment to enhance your child’s learning in their early years. Learning starts long before school, with the first five years of a child’s life being crucial to laying the foundations for their ability to learn throughout their later years. We have specifically designed our Early Experiences Program to deliver real-life learning experiences for your child. As a toddler, children are opening up to new challenges as their communication skills expand and they learn to concentrate, experiment and play. Our educators support this magical phase through a program of play-based learning activities to help them explore their own interests and strengths.

Australia’s Early Years Learning Framework, Belonging, Being and Becoming, is at the heart of our approach to early years education. The framework’s emphasis is on play-based learning. This includes things like singing and reading books to help your child develop literacy and numeracy skills, arts and crafts activities to help them express their feelings and enhance creativity, playing with shapes and patterns to develop their problem-solving skills, and group activities to build their social skills.

Out and About Program

The Out and About program allows the children from all rooms to explore our community at least once a month. To encourage our philosophy of a Healthy Community, the children are able to discover their local surroundings such as the park, library and fruit and vegetable shop. By being involved in their surroundings they are developing social interaction skills, communication skills and emotional confidence.

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