Part of your village at Community Kids Parkes Early Education Centre. Our early learning and long day care centre is ideally located for families living or commuting through Parkes and nearby suburbs Peak Hill, Bogan Gate and Forbes.
When stepping into our Parkes child care centre, you will experience a world where children are inspired to explore, learn and grow. Our adventure-filled playground includes sandpits, vegetable and fruit gardens and other exciting outdoor play equipment 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.
We know that our families are busy. So, for your convenience we provide a courtesy bus service that does pickups and drop offs. All of educators at our centre are skilled with up to date first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training, and are constantly completing learning modules to assist in creating the best learning experience for your little ones.
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.
We provide healthy meals and snacks created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements. Shared mealtimes between children and educators grow relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices. Allow us to treat you to a hot coffee and a snack during your morning drop-off.
No two days are the same at Community Kids Parkes. Your child will have access to an alternating schedule of specialised programs including, French lessons. These fun and engaging programs enhance the daily program.
As part of the children’s learning experiences, children and educators love to venture out into our local Parkes community with excursions to the library, our local nursing home and Cook Park for picnics. We welcome special guests and community members to the centre based on the children's interests including Police, Fire and Ambulance to extend on the children’s learning. We also take part in community events and host in-centre events including NAIDOC week celebrations, Paint the town REaD Book Relay, Asthma Foundation PJ Day, Mother's Day/Father's Day morning tea, Bandana Day, Grandparents Day celebrations and Parkes Show.
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 them today on 1800 411 604 to 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.