A unique approach to early learning and a commitment to excellent outcomes. For every child, every day

Our Early Years Learning Centres

  • REOPENING 2022 McLeans Road Kindergarten

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    151 McLeans Road, VIC, Bundoora, 3083
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  • Wallan East Kindergarten

    03 5783 8700

    Est. 2021

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    52 Newbridge Boulevard , VIC, Wallan East , 3756
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  • Ganbu Gulinj Kindergarten

    03 9407 7200

    Opening in 2021

    Enrolments now open

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    55 Macedon Parade , VIC, Wollert , 3750
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  • Seymour Family and Children`s Centre

    (03) 9450 0900

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    29 Stewart Street, VIC, Seymour, 3660
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  • Fairy Hills Kindergarten

    (03) 9499 5429

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    7 Thyer Road , VIC, Ivanhoe, 3079
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  • Korin Korin Child and Family Centre

    (03) 9409 1723

    Est. 2010

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    20 Champions Parade, VIC, Wollert, 3750
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Our Purpose

To empower children and their families to grow and develop positively, from the early years and beyond.

Our Early Years Model

At Kids First we know that you want to choose the best kindergarten for your child. In order to do that, you need a kindergarten that will tick all the boxes, across your child’s social, emotional and educational needs.

The problem is most services will cover one, or maybe two of those areas (if you’re lucky). And that can leave you feeling a little unsure about the value to your child. Research shows that the first few years are the most critical in a child’s development to set them up for success. We understand children and dedicate all our efforts to seeing them thrive. In fact, independent research, the first of its kind in Australia, shows our unique early years model leads to great outcomes for children. Socially and emotionally, as well as supporting their ability to learn.

All of our kindergartens are based on our model. Our amazing educators are highly qualified and give each child the time, care and attention they need. As you can imagine, they put kids first! Rest assured your child will be set up to thrive.

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Our Early Years Model
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School Readiness

Trauma-Informed Training and Consultancy for Educators

In addition to our own centres, we train early years educators as part of our School Readiness training and consultancy packages. Educators are equipped with the tools they need to support children’s social and emotional needs before they transition to school.

It’s clear to see how much the staff care about our kids and the future adults they will grow up to be.”

Caregiver of 2 kids

Korin Korin Child & Family Centre

A look at the numbers

99%
of parents would recommend our kinder to a friend
5/6
Kids said they’re happy to come to kinder every day
129
Average number of drawings your child will bring home each year :)

Latest News and Events from our centres

Kids First Australia, trading name of Children’s Protection Society Inc is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) and eligible tax-deductible donations have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office 2018 Children’s Protection Society Inc. All rights reserved. – ABN 52 303 567 862