Explorers Early Learning
Care and Kinder for children from six weeks until school age
Reggio emilia inspired
Chef prepared tasty & nutritious meals
A sense of wellbeing & belonging
Explorers Early Learning offers high quality early learning, Kindergarten and care for children from 6 weeks to school age.
We teach using a unique Emergent Curriculum which focuses on interest and play based learning, with a philosophy inspired by Reggio Emilia. Children explore, learn and play in an inviting learning environment in which they feel a sense of belonging.
Enrolling for 2021
Why choose Explorers?
We conduct ‘Explorers Extras‘ Programs to complement your child’s learning – including Speech Therapy, Music and Movement, Language and Sustainability.
Each centre has a dedicated Educational Leader to oversee the children’s curriculum.
We promote an open door policy, welcome feedback and encourage all families to be part of their child’s learning.
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News & Advice
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What our Families Say
“The educators are Lovely, attend call every time and answer all the questions and let you know how the bub is doing.”
“My one year old has recently started at explorers and I could not be happier. The staff are so welcoming and the setting calm yet stimulating for a little persons development.”
“I love their focus on sustainability and outdoor play. They are also very accommodating for dietary requirements which is much appreciated. I wouldn’t send my children anywhere else.”
“We’ve used many childcare centres in the past 6 years as we’ve moved around but our children have always settled in best at an Explorers Centre. The staff members are always welcoming and professional. They have always felt trustworthy and reliable”
“I started sending my daughter to this childcare recently and she is thoroughly enjoying going there as they have pretty good staff, very professional and cheerful. I certainly recommend this to anyone who is looking for childcare in Tarneit.”
“My 2 and a half year old loves Mernda Maples! She’s always so excited to go and always so happy at the end of the day. She always has good things to tell me about what activities she did, what she ate, always tells me “Mummy I love my school. I’m happy”.