Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten is a boutique family owned and operated long daycare and kindergarten. Located at 3 Development Blvd Mill Park, Vic.

Providing child care and early education for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years of age.

Operating as usual

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 09/06/2021

The children are enjoying this weeks art room set up. We have a range a different water colour paints for the children to create and explore with. Also water play and sensory play activities out.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 09/06/2021

Our cute little chicken are now 1 week old and are ready to hold and pat. The children were so excited, they were all very gentle as they each took turns.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 02/06/2021

Look how gorgeous these baby chicks 🐤 are 3 days later and they have all hatched 🐣 the children are all so excited

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 01/06/2021

We had a very exciting delivery at kinder yesterday. The children in our Fairy Penguins room and kinder room get to see these beautiful eggs 🥚 hatch 🐣 baby chickens in a matter of days. They are all eagerly awaiting the first chicken to hatch.

[05/27/21]   As per todays announcement by the Victoria Government, the 7 day lockdown will commence at 11:59pm tonight, we would like to reassure all of our families that we are open for business as usual and our normal business hours 6:30am till 6pm remain the same. Please call 📱 91150786 if you have any questions.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 24/05/2021

Endless fun building towers and to see how high we can go 😀

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 24/05/2021

Exploring the autumn 🍂 leaves and sand during outdoor play, In preparation for our autumn creative play experience.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 24/05/2021

Our gorgeous little Ducklings enjoying their daily music program with their educators. Lots of giggles and smiles from all the children 🥁🎺🎷

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their phone number. 12/05/2021

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their phone number.

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their phone number.

09/05/2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all these beautiful mums ❤️❤️ and sending love to everyone who may find this day hard xx

Happy Mother’s Day to all these beautiful mums ❤️❤️ and sending love to everyone who may find this day hard xx

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 06/05/2021

We had such a beautiful couple of days celebrating our mum's and special women, who mean so much to us at kinder this week.
We had a very special morning making bracelets, painting and showing mum all the things we love to do at kinder. Followed by a yummy morning tea. Thank you to everyone who came to share in this special occasion.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 29/04/2021

It was a very exciting day for a group of our kindergarten children who took part in their first swimming lesson. Aqua Style swim school is located next door to our centre. The children laughed and giggled as they played games in the water and learnt all about swimming safety. Thank you to the amazing swim teachers who were brilliant with our children.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 28/04/2021

Super exciting day today. The children are enjoying pajama and Teddy Bear Picnic day at kinder. The toddlers in our Fairy Penguins room started the morning with a cooking experiment. They enjoyed putting the ingredients into the food processor as well practicing their counting skills as they placed each item into the mixer.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 26/04/2021

Anzac Day activities set out in the art room for the children to enjoy this week. We have been reading Anzac Day stories to the children specific to their age group, to help give a better understanding of what Anzac Day is all about.

21/04/2021

Only 10 days till our upcoming Open Day on Saturday May 1st. Come and see our amazing centre, meet our beautiful team of educators. Try out some of our tasty food from our Autumn menu, face painting for the children and lots more.

Only 10 days till our upcoming Open Day on Saturday May 1st. Come and see our amazing centre, meet our beautiful team of educators. Try out some of our tasty food from our Autumn menu, face painting for the children and lots more.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 19/04/2021

Literacy is a big part of our curriculum at Collard’s Childcare and Kindergarten. We read to all our children everyday and they enjoy turning the pages and telling us what’s happening in the story. Today Manmeet had story time in the babies room with Violet and Ezran who were both smiling and talking while she read them a story.

13/04/2021

Meet Bianca one of our owners and Educational leader. Bianca has recently returned from maternity leave. Bianca mentors and coaches our room leaders and educators each week, on their programming and planning.

Meet Bianca one of our owners and Educational leader. Bianca has recently returned from maternity leave. Bianca mentors and coaches our room leaders and educators each week, on their programming and planning.

13/04/2021

Our kindergarten children enjoying music and drama this morning. Lots of laughing, smiling and dancing. 

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 11/04/2021

We are super excited to be hosting our annual Open Day on Saturday May 1st from 10am till 1pm.

There will be plenty of free entertainment & activities. Bring your children along to enjoy a fantastic fun full day.

Tour our centre, meet our wonderful team of educators and see what Collard’s Childcare & Kindergarten has on offer.

Plus your chance to win a early learning resource hamper worth $500.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 10/04/2021

A couple of new and exciting provocations set up for the art room next week.

The children will be exploring a range of bugs and naming them. As well as using their imagination with the fairy’s 🧚‍♀️

A new sealife tuff tray has been set up so the children can experience different sensory objects as well as play with the coldness of ice.

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their website address. 07/04/2021

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their website address.

Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten updated their website address.

02/04/2021

Thank you to all our families for their generous donations of Easter eggs to go in our Easter raffle. Together we raised $235 to go to the Good Friday Appeal which Collard’s Childcare & Kindergarten have just donated.

Thank you to all our families for their generous donations of Easter eggs to go in our Easter raffle. Together we raised $235 to go to the Good Friday Appeal which Collard’s Childcare & Kindergarten have just donated.

31/03/2021

Thank you to all our beautiful families for donating to our Easter raffle. All money raised is going to the Good Friday appeal. We had an amazing response happy Easter and thank you 😊

Thank you to all our beautiful families for donating to our Easter raffle. All money raised is going to the Good Friday appeal. We had an amazing response happy Easter and thank you 😊

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 24/03/2021

Our children in the Fairy Penguins room are exploring different sensory textures in our artroom this week. We have introduced a new sand and water provocation using recycled bottle tops, sand and of course beloved dinosaurs 🦕 the children have had a ball
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Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 19/03/2021

We love seeing lots of giggles and laughs as our toddlers engage in play dough play. The girls are using their hand eye coordination as they use different tools to roll, squish and pull the play doh into shape.

18/03/2021

If you love homemade play doh but haven’t had a go at making it, here is a great easy recipe to try this weekend.

If you love homemade play doh but haven’t had a go at making it, here is a great easy recipe to try this weekend.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 17/03/2021

Deon in our kindergarten room enjoying roller painting with marbles in his daily art class. The children enjoyed swirling the marbles around in the paint then placing the marbles onto the clean paper and rolling it around to see different shapes and colours mix together.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 17/03/2021

Our gorgeous little ducklings enjoying dance and music in our dedicated music room. The educators teach the children different songs each week and they get to explor the musical instruments.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 23/02/2021

Our gorgeous babies in our ducklings room enjoying their morning messy maker art class. The children enjoyed water play, pasting on the tuff tray and sensory rice play.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 23/02/2021

Some of the children in our kinder room enjoyed taking part in our weekly cooking program. This week they made some yummy muffins to share with the children in their class. They took turns cracking the eggs, measuring and mixing the flour and scooping the mixture into the patty pans.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 03/02/2021

The babies in our duckling room are enjoying their daily messy marker art classes. Today they loved splashing in the water 💦 painting at the easels, paste experimenting in the tuff trays and sensory pasta play.

Looking for a fresh start for 2021, book a tour today by calling 91150787 or head over to our website www.collardfamilykindergarten.com.au

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 25/01/2021

The children have been outside early today before the heat hits. Jess has a lovely afternoon planned in the art room with lots of fun activities set up. The children are loving our box construction table. We also have water play activities, pasta threading, painting, play doh and our home area all ready for play.

Photos from Collard's Childcare & Kindergarten's post 21/01/2021

Evie and Savanah’s first week at kinder enjoying all our farm animals and outdoor play experiences. Both girls are bonding well with Manmeet our Ducklings room leader and transitioning well from home to kinder.

21/01/2021

The children in our kinder room doing a science experience at kinder this week. The children were keen to see if the flowers would turn green from the coloured ice. Taking it in turns to play with the ice and flowers 🌸

The children in our kinder room doing a science experience at kinder this week. The children were keen to see if the flowers would turn green from the coloured ice. Taking it in turns to play with the ice and flowers 🌸

17/01/2021

At Collard family Kindergarten the children enjoy block play which extends mathematical concepts, early number counting, prediction, classification, sorting and problem solving.

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3 Development Boulavard
Mill Park, VIC
3082

Opening Hours

Monday 06:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 06:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 06:30 - 18:00
Thursday 06:30 - 18:00
Friday 06:30 - 18:00
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