Toddler Child Care (1-3 Years)

Young children playing with giant colourful building blocks at Casey Childcare and kindergarten

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 to help your child learn about language; drawing with crayons to help them express their feelings and encourage writing; playing with shapes and patterns to develop their problem-solving skills; and group activities to build their social skills.

At our centre, you will find plenty of spaces that inspire your child’s creativity and imagination, which is so important for building social skills and self-confidence. Our toys, play equipment and resources are the types that would typically be found in the home, to help your child feel comfortable.

Some of the special features of our toddler early learning rooms include:

  • A free choice of many creative resources, at a low height for easy access
  • Spacious indoor and outdoor learning areas to pique children’s interests and engage their curiosity
  • Open-ended resources such as a home corner that can be refashioned into a shopping centre kitchen, or cafĂ© etc.

Mini Masterchef Program

At Milestones Early Learning Cranbourne we are making food exciting again! Our Healthy Food program, run by our in-house cooks who educate the children on how to cook, by reading simple instructions, reading and completing simple mathematical equations. Not only do they get to learn how to cook by they also learn about the benefits of healthy eating and sustainability. Some of the activities in our cooking program can include:

  • Vegetable platters
  • Fruit Platters and smoothies
  • Create your own pizza 
  • Make your own wraps

Jumparoo Incursion

Hop and dance with Jumparoo! Join this specialised program as they engage with colourfully themed fun activities such as Sports, Music, Dance, Yoga and meditation. All activities supports the children of all ages in their gross motor skills, cognitive development, natural curiousity, creative and overall well being. This incursion is included in our daily fees.

We would love to show you around our toddler rooms! Book a tour at our centre, or call 1800 CHILD CARE for more information.

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