Yowie Bay Preschool We are a small 25 place preschool in Yowie Bay for children ages 3-6 years. Our centre is operated between 8:30 am – 3.30 pm Monday to Friday.
Our centre boasts a complete school readiness program along with yoga programs, meditation and a Japanese early learning language program (ELLA).
Our indoor and outdoor areas are set up to encourage and enhance the children's learning through exploring and discovery.
Our qualified early childhood educators are also on hand to provide a caring and nurturing environment, designed to aide children's learning and development. We pride ourselves on providing a strong sense of community between the parents, children and educators. By involving families in the learning process, we believe this leads to better engagement and improved educational outcomes. Contact us for more information and enrolment enquiries.
Billy's Buddies is a Basic Ball Skills Program designed and owned by Billy Slater for children aged 2 - 6. We focus on developing children's gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, confidence and the ability to work in a team. We alternate through different games and activities each and every week, teaching the little ones a range of different ball skills that can be useful in multiple different sports!
Our 40 minute Sessions are run weekly, with no up front Sessions costs and no cancellation fees! Parent payments are set up online via weekly direct debits upon registration. Centre Paid payment options are also available for as little as just over $4 per child!
For more information on the Billy's Buddies Program please head to www.billysbuddies.com.au or contact us via email or on 0421 722 339.
All Areas Family Day Care was established in 2013 and has educators in the Sutherland Shire. It is a new approved service catering to the needs of the community to provide quality home-based child care in all of the Sutherland Shire.
Our Vision: Creating a Community of Families. “United We Grow”. Contact us to find out all about our educators.
Caringbah South Preschool Kindergarten was established in 1983 as a privately operated centre. In 2013 the centre underwent new management, with renovations being completed in 2016. This saw the opening of our 2nd room offering Junior preschool to 2 year olds.
Our Pre-School and staff are committed to providing children with not only the best possible child care but also a quality educational pre-school program which will best prepare the children and help them transition easily to school.
An important aim of our centre is to have excellent communication between families and staff. This helps to provide the best quality of care to meet your child’s needs in regard to care and education. We are open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Preschool Session 9am to 3pm we also offer before and after Preschool care (on request at additional fee) 8am to 4pm for children 2-5 years old. We close for Christmas and Public Holidays. Contact us for more information.
Kiran's Family Day Care, Jannali open Monday – Friday, 7.30am – 5.30pm (core hours). Maximum of five children per day. I am a trained Family Day Care Educator registered with Approved Service Provider Sutherland Shire Family Day Care Scheme. The Scheme is fully guided by the National Quality Framework overseen by The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Being part of an Approved Service Provider qualifies families using the service to Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR).
As a Family Day Care Educator, my practices are in compliant with the Education and Care Services Regulation 2011. I have a First Aid Certification for seniors and it is refreshed every 2nd year compulsorily. My Day Care business has comprehensive Public Liability Insurance renewed every year and the business is subject to monthly ad hoc visit from the Coordination Unit and the renewal of the Educator Registration is subject to Annual Safety Inspection of my premises. Contact me for enrolment information.
Koala Child Care Centre is a community based not for profit child care centre which is located on the grounds of Sutherland Hospital. Hours of operation are from 6:45am until 6:00pm.
There are three rooms within the Centre, 0-2’s, 2-3’s and the 3-5 preschool room. We are licensed for 12 children in the 0-2 room, 15 children in the 2-3 room and 30 children in the 3-5 preschool room.
Meals provided are breakfast, morning tea, lunch, dessert, afternoon tea and late afternoon tea. Koala Child Care Centre has established a well known reputation in the local area for the high standard of care and long term experienced staff. We went through accreditation in November 2017 and received a rating of Exceeding in all 7 Quality areas. Contact us for more information.
Little Darlings Child Care Centre & Little Darlings II Child Care Centre Our Motto - Care Respect Education An Extension Of The Home.
We put our motto in practice by:
- Providing a home away from home by having an aesthetically pleasing environment that contains a warm décor which is spacious and clean
- A high standard of care ensured via professional and experienced directors
- Exposing children to qualified and experienced teachers that have a genuine interest and passion in the field of early childhood
- Higher staff to child ratio to put into practice a high standard of care
- High quality rating achieved through the accreditation system.
Visiting and viewing services are between 10am and 11am then 3 to 5pm. Contact us for more information.
Little Shepherd Pre-School Kindergarten l has provided a high quality education and care program for children aged between 3 -5 years of age for the past forty years.
All of our experienced and qualified educators are passionate about providing a high standard of care and education in partnership with our families.
Our newly renovated centre is located in a residential street away from any main roads. As a centre we focus on the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) in developing play based learning outcomes and programs. We are surrounded with shady trees, gardens and have a large outdoor area fully equipped with bike track soft fall, challenging and fun play equipment, slippery dip, cubby house and vegetable patch.
This is in response to the children’s interests, strengths and abilities. School Readiness is also our focus promoting children to be independent, social and facilitating a love of learning. Contact us for more information.
Peter Pan Kindergarten in Caringbah is a privately owned Early Learning Centre and Preschool, recently under new management. We provide childcare for 20 children aged 3 to 6 year olds each day. Situated in the Sutherland Shire on Port Hacking Road for over 50 years, we have contributed to the education of many children in Caringbah by paving the way as each child makes their transition to school.
Our Early Education and Preschool Program is based on the Early Years Learning Framework curriculum to encourage each child to be an active and independent learner in a warm, friendly and positive environment. The small group size allows each child to be a part of the day by taking turns and becoming involved in group language and music times. Our highly qualified teachers engage the children throughout the day in a variety of learning experiences and the children are encouraged to assist their peers, as well as support themselves to become independent, caring individuals.
We offer both a long day (from 8am to 4pm) and a short day (from 9am to 3pm). We are open 50 weeks of the year with a two-week break over Christmas. Peter Pan Kindergarten is approved for the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) from Centrelink. Contact us for more information.
Connect Preschool Engadine (previously known as Engadine Church of Christ Preschool and Kindergarten).
We are a Not-for-Profit Community Preschool providing an educational program for children aged 3 – 6yr olds in Engadine for over 40 years. We welcome families to spend time with us in our beautiful natural environment.
Connect Preschool is open during NSW Dept of Education School terms only
Days: Monday to Fridays Core hours of operation: 8.30am to 4.00pm
Extended Hours available: 8.00 - 8.30am and 4pm-5pm
- Small 1 room centre catering up to 27 children
- Individual attention for your child from long standing dedicated staff
- Parents provide Morning tea & Lunch
Limited vacancies for 2019 and beyond. We welcome all enquiries so please contact us for more information.
Learning Links Our exciting new Prep 4 Preschool playgroup is a program for children with additional needs who are not attending a preschool, childcare care or early learning service. The program will run from our Oatley centre, commencing February, in a relaxed and engaging environment to enhance the development of your child. Our experienced Early Childhood Educators and Therapists will be available to provide information and the support to help your child communicate, move and play. The program is FREE, generously funded by the Department of Education (Start Strong Pathways program). To find out more or to apply please call Sarah or Melissa on 8525 8230. Places are limited. Find out more by visiting www.learninglinks.org.au
Nana's Weighted Blankets are attending the Sydney Royal Easter show This year. We are having a stand in the Home and Lifestyle pavilion. Come and visit us and grab a bargain. http://www.nanasweightedblankets.com.au/ or phone Nana on 0410478810
Ready to Read Community Literacy Program Did you know 1 in 5 children starting school won’t have the skills to learn properly? Prepare your child for “big school”.
Developed by experts in childhood education and speech pathology based on research and evidence, Ready to Read has helped thousands of children across Sydney start school with confidence since 2001.
Extending beyond school readiness, our programs teach children the fundamentals of reading, writing and spelling in order to build a strong foundation of literacy.
- Term 2 begins May 6th
- Classes available in Caringbah and Hurstville
- Classes taught by qualified teachers
- Small class sizes of up to 5 children
- All resources provided, program offers fun activities focussing on the seven areas essential to early literacy
Contact us on 9502 3422 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. *Free Trial Class And Introductory Offer Available
Did you know that Mummymetime is a Government Approved In Home Childcare Provider? That means that we have the honour and privilege of helping even more families in the Sutherland Shire & surrounding Sydney regions through in home Childcare with rebated fees. For any families that are struggling please contact Centrelink to see if you are eligible for In Home Care so we can help you, or go to our website www.mummymetime.com.au for more information.
At Mummymetime we provide care by highly qualified & experienced staff. We work when other centres are closed, providing experienced, qualified Carers in your own home & to take your children to activities. We specialise in supporting emergency service workers, and shift workers. If daycare or preschool isn’t working for your family due to the inflexible hours or ongoing sickness, in home childcare will enable you to continue to meet your work commitments while your child receives high quality care. Whether you’re looking for a nanny, a babysitter or pregnancy support, we have you covered from just 2 hours to as long as you need.
What sets Mummymetime apart? All of our Carers are highly experienced and qualified with training in Early Childhood, Education, or Medical professions and we’re fully insured so the most important people in your life are ALWAYS in safe hands.
- All Carers have First Aid Training
- Specially trained Carers are available for special needs
- All Carers have working with children and police checks
At Mummymetime we don’t just Care for children, we Care for the whole family. Don’t just take our word for it – check out the reviews from happy clients on our website www.mummymetime.com.au or Facebook page. To find out more or make a booking, contact Leanne day or night: Leanne@MummyMeTime.com.au or 0415 402 133.
Just as your baby starts to get older, and you fall into a comfortable routine, it comes time to toilet train. And all of a sudden you find yourself in a spot where you just don't know what to do! Here are some helpful hints to get your prince or princess on the throne.
Pick the right time
Most children aren't ready to use the toilet until they are two or three years' old.
Start preparing your child
It's a good idea to prepare at least a week
Give it a go
It's a good idea to wait until you've got a quiet week at home before starting. Begin first thing in the morning by putting your child in their special underpants, and some old, loose-fitting clothes.
The first few weeks
Toilet training doesn't happen overnight; it might take your child just a few days to get the hang of it, or possibly a few weeks.
Sometimes children need a little extra help.
If you find yourself getting angry, or you feel as though your child is not responding, simply stop. Have a break and try again in a few weeks