Kindergarten & Preschool (3-5 Years)

Child playing in outdoor area at Papilio Ashburton

School Readiness Starts Here

Our exceptional kindergarten and preschool program provides every opportunity to prepare your child for a positive start to their schooling years. Here, our educators strike a balance between child-initiated and teacher-led activities.

While still focusing on attentive care and play-based learning, our educators will foster your child’s natural desire to engage with educational programs for life. We deliver a School Readiness program that specialises in allowing your child to slowly adapt to the new school environment socially, emotionally and mentally before they even arrive. This program teaches the children a variety of literacy and numeracy skills, including how to write their names, identification of simple numbers and shapes, recognition skills, such as identifying their school bags, and a range of communications skills, tools and tactics.

When the time comes, your child will be ready to spread their wings and fly.

Cooking Lessons

Our in-house chef provides an exciting cooking class once a month for the children. During the cooking class the chef will teach the children healthy eating and how to safely use kitchen utensils. The monthly class is a fun activity that lets your child experience many essential skills, such as reading, following directions and measuring which helps develop fine motor skills, hand eye coordination and early concepts of math and science.

To see our kindergarten rooms, book a tour at our centre. Alternatively, please call 1800 CHILD CARE for more information.

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