Genius Childcare Granville

At Genius we offer a unique and holistic learning experience for your child and inspire them on their journey towards greatness. Enquire now!

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Photos from Genius Childcare's post 22/12/2022

Photos from Genius Childcare's post


Offering a wide range of colours in children’s food is not only visually appealing, but also ensures that children are receiving a great variety of nutrients. Here are some healthy ways you can interest children into the marvellous, colourful world of fruit and vegetables:
Create your own fruit and vegetable Rainbow
Create a rainbow on your plate
Read a book – I can eat a rainbow by Annabel Karmel
Involve children in preparation of their food
Talk about the food colours in relation to which body part health they support


Thursday December 22nd is our Xmas dress up day

Grab your tinsel, glitter, baubles, reds, greens and golds and Christmas shirts and dress yourselves up.
We cant wait to see the children in all of their Xmas outfits ready for a lovely Christmas lunch with their educators

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 17/12/2022

How exciting!
A sneak peek of the goodies for those who have ordered from our Christmas fundraiser
Huge shout out to Miss Trina for this amazing effort
Reminder payments due this week prior to Thursday on collection

Official Naughty and Nice List | Department of Christmas Affairs 16/12/2022

Official Naughty and Nice List | Department of Christmas Affairs

With Christmas fast approaching, have you checked in with the Department of Christmas Affairs as to which list you and your family are on?
A little bit of lighthearted Christmas fun and if you're not happy with the result, you can request a review.
This was shared with us by one of our families- Thankyou

There is also a terrific app called "Where is Santa", available in the app store and providing opportunity for your children to see where Santa is and what he is up to- also a great way to teach geography to young children
This was shared with us by Jen- our ACM

Official Naughty and Nice List | Department of Christmas Affairs The Department of Christmas Affairs uses the Global Behaviour Tracking Network and data mining technology to determine who will be in good favour come Christmas.


Nutrition Australia reports that children’s eating behaviours which they would consider normal developmental behaviours are often labelled as fussy eating.
Up to 50% of all 0-3 year old children refuse to eat new and different foods at least half the time.
Our wonderful chef , Trina, creates tasty, nutritious meals based on family feedback, children's requests and in line with Nutrition Australia healthy eating guidelines.
To see more of our tempting menu, why not book a tour? Call 1300 955 540 today


Are you a passionate and engaged Diploma qualified educator looking for a permanent role?
We need you!
Genius Learning Granville is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Diploma qualified room leader to start as soon as possible.

*Generous childcare discount - 90% off Gap fees
*Well resourced centre
*Above Award wages
*Work with a team who value being connected to their local community, team spirit, and having fun.
*Great team rewards though Genius Balance
*Be part of a national company which truly recognises and rewards great team members.

Please email your resume to [email protected]


Safety is our number 1 priority and we are so pleased that we are all set to open again on Monday 12th December, now that all checks are complete
See you all then.


Can you believe this photo was taken at 6am this morning on arrival to work- that hail was fierce!
Today our centre is closed due to damage sustained to our ceilings with water coming in the building- we have a roof plumber coming to check them today and we currently have electricians here ensuring our electrical situation is not compromised.
We thank you for your patience and support
Team Granville


From little things, big things grow........

We are proud to share that this Christmas we will be supporting Victory Care services in collecting items to be added to their Boxes of Hope. Thankyou so much to those who have donated something for the children so far..... we can do more!
We will be accepting donations at Genius Learning in Granville until 12th December- anyone in our community is welcome to bring in a donation
Please feel free to visit us at 94 Cardigan Street in Granville and add your items to our Christmas box which will be forwarded to Victory Care Services.
Lets help make this Christmas special for everyone in our community and feel free to share this post amongst your own networks


We are proud to share that this Christmas we will be supporting Victory Care services in collecting items to be added to their Boxes of Hope.
We will be accepting donations at Genius Learning in Granville until 12th December.
Please feel free to visit us at 94 Cardigan Street in Granville and add your items to our Christmas box which will be forwarded to Victory Care Services.
Lets help make this Christmas special for everyone in our community

You can join us in supporting our community through our Gifts of Hope initiative by making a fully tax deductible donation, volunteering your time or donating items to make Christmas, really feel like Christmas.

Donating to our Care Services is as easy as 1,2,3;

1️⃣ Donating via direct debit; referencing your business name
2️⃣ Sharing this campaign on social media.
3️⃣ Volunteering your time to assist at our Care Services.
4️⃣ Praying for our teams as they serve the community

All donations are fully tax deductible, send us a message- including your business name and email address so your tax receipt can be emailed to you ☺️


In the Evergreen room, we have been exploring pipe blocks. Our toddlers were confident in seeking out and accepting a new challenge, making discoveries and celebrating their own efforts and achievements The children challenged their problem solving skills in order to get the pieces to connect as each end is a different size to allow it to slide over the next piece.
Our toddlers are curious and enthusiastic participants
in their learning who persist even when they find a task difficult.


Have you just realised that Christmas is only 4 weeks away?
Worrying about finding time to finish your Christmas shopping?
Hoping to spring clean before Christmas?
how to achieve al of this with your young children around?

Why not book a casual day for your enrolled child?
Between now and Christmas, we have some limited spaces available for casual bookings- for further details, call Jodie on 4333 1210 of have a chat next time youre at the centre.

Dont forget, we also have vacancies for 2023 across some age groups!


Spider fun!
A spider has 8 legs.
A spider's body has two main parts.
Spiders can bite.
Some spiders spin spider webs.
All spiders make silk.
Most spiders have eight eyes (4 pairs of eyes)
Spiders do not have wings.
Spiders eat insects.
Our Sunset and Windmill class enjoyed learning these facts while exercising their fine motor skills


Old McDonald had a farm ei ei oh
Does your child enjoy imaginative play?
We are now taking bookings for 2023- to book a tour cal 4333 1210 today


Book A Tour!


Check out all of the exciting community events coming up across the Fraser Coast.
Something for everyone and a lot of entertainment for families throughout the Festive Season.

Here is a list of upcoming Christmas events on the Fraser Coast!

Howard Christmas Twilight Market – 19 Nov
Tiaro Carols in the Country – 26 Nov
Maryborough Christmas Tree lighting – 27 Nov
Hervey Bay Christmas Tree lighting – 2 Dec
Carols in the Park Maryborough – 3 Dec
Carols in the Village – 3 Dec
Poona Christmas Party – 9 Dec
Hervey Bay RSL Carols by Candlelight – 10 Dec
Glenwood Community Christmas Party – 11 Dec
Maryborough CBD Street Party – 17 Dec
Burrum Heads Community Carols – 20 Dec
Maryborough Cricket Club Family Fun Fair – 31 Dec

If you are planning a Festive Community Event that you’d like to include on our website, please email us with the event date, time, location and details - [email protected]

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 07/11/2022

Have you met Jen?
Jen is the room leader in our Aspen classroom and our Centre Assistant Manager who will be supporting our team alongside Jodie and in Jodies absence.

We've attached a little bit about Jen.
Please come and say Hi to Jen and help make her feel welcome


In the current climate of rising prices, its nice to get a discount- check out Scholastic book clubs latest catalogue and use the promo code to claim your discount- only valid until Wednesday this week

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 03/11/2022

Our Evergreen children are our Garden Gurus! They have been taking such wonderful care our their gardens, and the hard work is paying off! Last week we showed everyone our snow peas that are growing wonderfully, and now we have some beautiful sunflowers to show off!


Our power is back on- as of around 30 minutes ago- thank you for your patience


PSA: Power outage in Granville- this is affecting our centre at the moment- please contact us via email on [email protected]
It is unknown how long this may last at the moment and we will keep you updated as news comes to hand.
This will also impact notifications through Xplor for this morning
We Thankyou for your patience

Early Childhood Teacher Job in Granville, Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast QLD 28/10/2022

Early Childhood Teacher Job in Granville, Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast QLD

Calling all Early Childhood Teachers!
Are you looking for a new and exciting role as we head into 2023?
Ready to work for an employer who offers many benefits
Please send your resumes via SEEK

Early Childhood Teacher Job in Granville, Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast QLD Join a diverse and inclusive childcare provider that will help you excel in your career and empower you as a leader.

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 26/10/2022

Some more photos from International Childrens Day - 26th October 2022

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 26/10/2022

What better day to throw a party than on International Childrens Day?
We invited our friends from Unndennoo Kindergarten and enjoyed a picnic in our yard with lots of fun and educational experiences.
Our friends really enjoyed playing on our large fort and digging in the sandpit. We also explored playdough, dinosaurs, and got wet in the mud kitchen
Our friends showed us their great traditional dances and then we all had a dance together afterwards.
Thankyou for joining us today Unndennoo Kindergarten, it was lovely to make some new friends
We currently have vacancies in our 4 year old Kindergarten class for 2023- why not book a tour and experience the Genius difference?
Call 4333 1210 today


Why should we share books outside too?
Time in nature is calming, the ability to focus and pay attention is increased and natural light is beneficial for children's eyesight. All of this lays the foundations of healthy child development that is needed for learning to read. The opportunity to listen to books outside can be just as enjoyable as indoors

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 18/10/2022

Have you spotted our dinosaur play area?
One of our educators Dads made us the cool platform to set up our dinosaur world from a pallet and some pretend grass. He also chopped and prepared the wooden stumps to help add some dimension to the space.
Thank you so much Michael Schultz, father of Nic Schultz- we really appreciate your efforts and the children totally love the play space


An exciting opportunity has become available for a Lead Educator and Educators to join the team at Granville Genius

Why Choose Genius?
Above award wages
Flexible working schedule
Become part of our Grow with Genius professional development program - upskill your qualifications on us!
Generous childcare discount - 90% off Gap fees
Discounts on big brands, access to free wellness events, money off health insurance and more all through our HR platform, FlareHR
Access to Genius Balance - connect with other Educators across the country and earn prizes and rewards for you and your Genius centre
Free uniforms provided
Earn up to $2000 if you refer a friend to work at Genius too!
Parenting support - planned return to work pathways and support

About the role:
You will be passionate about promoting children's development and their learning at our centres
Genius is a diverse and inclusive environment, our team of educators lives our values and promotes them within the community
Collaborate with our Senior Educators and Leaders and support the centre to meet and exceed the NQS and constantly improve our programs.
Work with a team who value being connected to their local community, team spirit, and having fun.
Be part of a national company which truly recognises and rewards great team members.

Qualifications and Experience:
Cert III or Diploma-level early childhood qualification (or an ACECQA approved equivalent)
Relevant working with children checks, police checks, child protection course, First Aid and CPR including anaphylaxis and asthma
You will have sound knowledge of the EYLF and NQS


Due to the success of todays lunch of vegetarian sausage rolls with the children and to then be asked by staff for the recipe also, I thought I would share this very easy recipe for everyone to enjoy.

Vegetarian Sausage Rolls


Puff Pastry

Approx. 200g sweet potato

3 slices of day old or stale bread

1 can of lentils

2 tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp cumin

I tsp vegetable stock powder

3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 tbsp of onion powder

1 pack of dried parmesan cheese (20g of nutritional yeast if dairy free)

Bunch of parsley

2 eggs


Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

Blend sweet potato in food processor.

Add in bread and lentils to the sweet potato pulp then blend until all combined.

Add in remaining ingredients until combined.

Cut a sheet of pastry down the middle and spoon mixture down the middle, then roll to form a sausage roll, cut into 4 or 2 sausage rolls and place on baking paper lined oven tray.

Continue this process until tray is full and place in the oven until it is a lovely flaky golden brown appearance.

Then Enjoy!

These also Freeze well.

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 13/10/2022

Look at our Garden Gurus go!!
Previously we posted about our Evergreen children planting snow pea seeds on cotton balls. And now after transferring them into our garden beds, building a trellis and watering our snow peas regularly, we finally have snow peas! This week our Evergreen children have been enjoying snacking on snow peas each time we go outside and check on our gardens.
To learn more about our Garden Gurus program, why not book a tour by calling 4333 1210 today?


Have you heard the news?

A special 'Get Ready' themed Food & Groove is being held in Maryborough this Friday 14 October from 4pm - 9pm.

Come down to Maryborough Showgrounds & Equestrian Park and say hi to our Marine Rescue, SES, Police, Rural Fire Service and Ambulance crews! 🚔🚒

There will be plenty of flashing lights and giveaways during the night. Not to mention a variety of food trucks and a live band for those keen on a boogie. 💃🕺


Do you have a child starting school in 2023?
Dont forget to check out Granville State School and see what they have to offer your family.

Are you new to Maryborough, or do you have a child starting Prep next year?
Enrol at Granville State School and your children will get to experience what the other 240 students at our school encounter every day! Excellence, Equity and everything GREAT!
This is our commitment to you!

Photos from Genius Childcare Granville's post 06/10/2022

Babies love mirrors because they love faces and interacting with the “other baby” they see!
Mirrors can spark curiosity and motivate little ones to practice these skills:
- Vision: Their visual tracking skills become stronger as they watch reflections of moving things.
- Fine Motor Skills: Mirrors inspire babies to reach, pat, and point.
- Gross Motor Movement: Babies are motivated to roll, sit up, crawl, and stand to get closer to their reflection.
- Sense of Self: Around 20 months, they realize that the “other baby” in the reflection is actually them!
- Language and Emotional Skills: Mirrors are a creative way to use imitation to teach things like vocabulary, gestures, and other emotional expressions.


Miss Jodie has been saving all of the petals from her birthday flowers ready for our next Potions Day on Wednesday 12th October.
Our children really enjoy these days and create beautiful perfumes, herb filled potions and enjoy the opportunity to experiment with textures and scents.
To see more of what we do here at Genius Granville, why not book a tour by calling 4333 1210 today

Book A Tour Today! 💛 28/09/2022

Book A Tour Today! 💛

We have availability for Centre Tours every day next week.
Need a tour time that better suits your families schedule? Please call our centre on 4333 1210 to book an exclusive outside business hours tour.
We look forward to meeting you

Book A Tour Today! 💛


Ahoy me hearties
Monday 19th September be Talk Like a Pirate Day. Wear yer mighty best pirate costume, bring a piece o' gold t' donate 'n join in the fun activities, t' help raise doubloons for Childhood Cancer Support


Thursday 22nd of September is a one off Public Holiday for Australia to coincide with the National Memorial Service.
Our centre will be closed for this day

The public holiday for the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, 22 September has passed Queensland Parliament. It will coincide with the national memorial service.

Trading arrangements will be similar to the Australia Day public holiday with supermarkets, cafes and retail venues able to open.

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Granville, QLD

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