Community Kids Lake Albert Early Education Centre

Part of your village at Community Kids Lake Albert Child Care and Early Education Centre. Our early learning and long day care centre is ideally located for families living or commuting through Lake Albert and nearby suburbs Rowan, Springvale and Tatton. We are open from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years.

Spacious areas designed to inspire

When entering our Lake Albert child care centre, you will experience a world where children are inspired to explore and grow. Our adventure-filled playground includes sandpits, slide, and a vegetable garden to engage all the senses. Children are provided time and space for uninterrupted play as they explore the outdoor spaces to test their limits and develop strength, balance, and self-confidence.

Our indoor environments invite exploration with quality resources and learning experiences. Children marvel, create, and test out their ideas as they play with a range of materials in purposeful play spaces. Our team of experienced educators plan play-based learning experiences around children’s interests and learning goals. Literacy and numeracy concepts are embedded in play-based learning, as children engage as architects, storytellers, scientists, artists and designers. You will also receive daily photos and updates of your child's learning and development through our parent app - Xplor.

Healthy meals freshly prepared in-house

There’s no need to worry about preparing lunch or snacks. We provide healthy meals and snacks created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements. Opportunities to educate children on healthy eating practices are displayed as educators encourage children to assist in selecting edible plants from our vegetable garden which are used in many of our meals. Communal mealtimes between children and educators grow relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices. We also offer cooking lessons with our centre cook on a regular basis.  

Community-based early learning

No two days are the same at Community Kids Lake Albert. Your child will have access to an alternating schedule of specialised programs including, cooking classes, language lessons and Bush Kindy. These fun and engaging programs enhance the children's daily learning experience.

We welcome special guests and community members to the centre based on the children's interests including Healthy Harold to extend on the children’s learning. We have strong relationships with local schools giving the preschool children the opportunity to experience primary school through attending events such as Book Week parade, as well as being involved with a local high school and working with their child studies program.

We offer an engaging sustainability program teaching the children a sense of responsibility and connection to their world. Children learn about sustainability practices through our vegetable garden while harvesting food, weeding, watering, and nurturing the environment and through our worm farm and a rainwater tank encouraging the children to play without wastage.

As members of our Community Kids community, we look forward to partnering with you to provide information, support, and high-quality education and care in your child’s formative years.

Our Family Support Team are happy to chat through your child care needs. Call 1800 411 604 to enquire or book a tour at our centre, meet our team of educators, and learn more about why these first five years are so important for your child’s development.  

1 Plunkett Drive, Lake Albert NSW 2650 (02) 6922 5788 [email protected]
NSW Government funded preschool program available

Why you’ll love Community Kids Lake Albert Early Education Centre

These are just some of the highlights included in your child’s early childhood education and care experience at our centre.

Meet your Centre Manager
Joanie van der Plaat  
“Every child has their own unique personality, and this can change on a daily basis – so you adapt your teaching style to suit each day.” 

A sneak peek inside our centre

Lake Albert childcare & day care near me - Community Kids children smiling at the camera
Day care educator playing puppets with a toddler
Lake Albert child care & daycare near me - Toddler smiling at Community Kids Early education
Early learning educator teaching a child how to write
Kindergarten & preschool teacher holding a smiling child at CK Lake Albert
Lake Albert Community Kids building entrance
Preschool & kindergarten educator reading to a child at CK Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga
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Child care lake albert outdoor playground with sandpit
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Lake Albert daycare room
Early learning educator teaching two children about shapes
Early learning educator teaching a child about sun safety
Kindergarten & Preschool - Community Kids Lake Albert covered outdoor play area
Preschool & Kindergarten - CK Lake Albert playroom
Preschool near me - CK Lake Albert early learning room

Take a walk in your child’s footsteps

Every day is a different adventure with children, but there are some key elements that make your child’s time so enjoyable at our Community Kids early education centres. Scroll through the below to see what a typical day might look like.

Useful Information

Opening hours

Convenient opening hours to support your busy family life!

Monday 06:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Tuesday 06:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Wednesday 06:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Thursday 06:30 AM - 06:30 PM
Friday 06:30 AM - 06:30 PM
More about your centre

Even more reasons why families love our centre:

  • We offer an interest-based program guided by the national Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and a preschool program taught by a Bachelor-qualified early childhood teacher to prepare your child socially and emotionally for the next step in their early education journey. 
  • You’ll receive daily photos and updates through our all in one family app that will allow you to stay connected with your child and keep track of their learning, nutrition, sleep times and other updates.
  • Sustainability program teaches children a sense of responsibility and connection to their world
  • On-site parking is available for easy pick-ups and drop-offs.

Call our Family Support Team today on 1800 411 604 to chat through your child care needs!  

For your first day
 What we provide  What you'll need to bring 
  • Nappies
  • Wipes
  • Bed linen
  • Sunscreen
  • Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea, Late Snack
  • Specialised programs
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Spare change of clothing in a bag
  • Water bottle
  • Bottle - formula
  • Hat

Your team
Our team of educators provide an unparalleled early childhood education and care experience for your child. They are trained, qualified and passionate about the importance of the first five years of learning, along with the positive impact this will have on your child’s future. 

The learning programs your child will experience at our centre reflect modern educational research and practices as outlined by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) which our program is built from. 
Fees
Age Group Daily Fee
Nursery $155.00
Toddler $155.00
Kindergarten $155.00

Please note: The Childcare Subsidy can reduce your daily out-of-pocket fee by up to 95% depending on your family’s entitlements. Calculate your estimated subsidy here. 

Start your journey with us

Contact our Family Support Team on 1800 411 604 or book a tour today to see everything we have to offer.

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