A strong sense of family and community is integral to a child’s wellbeing, which is why we have a strong support network for families, children and staff.


Babies & Toddlers

We offer Long Day Care for our babies and toddlers. The childcare centre has been designed to provide the best possible care and education for your little ones. They will receive the individual care and attention that they deserve to ensure the best possible care to help them develop and grow.

“It really is a home away from home”

-Ms. Jamie (Preschool Teacher)


Preparing your child for school is a big step and to help with this we offer 3-year-old kindergarten and 4-year-old kindergarten. We have qualified kindergarten teachers supported by an amazing team; that way we know our children preparing for school are confident and ready to take the next step.


Our teachers go above and beyond to support our children. The children recognize this, and it allows them to be both challenged and encouraged, which teaches them confidence in pursuing their goals.

“Thoroughly impressed by this center. We have had our boys in 5 different Centres over the last 5 years and this is the first to have such a solid kinder program. This is not just childcare, my kids are actually coming home teaching me to sign language and telling me about all the planets. My eldest has improved his writing skills a great deal and doesn’t want to come home at the end of the day.”

-Jennifer B

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Specialist Activities

We believe in exposing children to unique and special activities in order to aid in their development and bring out their talents.

Specialist Activities include Sign Language, Yoga Classes, Dance, Science, Gardening, and more.

Before and After School

Do you have kids attending Mentone Primary or St. Patricks Primary School? If so, we offer both Before and After school care services.

“My daughter has been doing after school care for 2 years now. I feel safe
knowing she is being walked back to the centre after school. The children are always discussing what yummy snacks they got after school and they then move onto planned experiences the schoolie teacher has set out for them. I think one of the best bits is that the children have the freedom to visit the other rooms and help the teachers if they want to.”

Aubrey M

My daughter attends before school care and has done for years, the teachers in the morning are always nurturing and inviting and cater for every child’s needs.

The breakfast offered in the morning is well thought out and the wholemeal pancakes are always a big hit. I would recommend this for anyone who needs that extra piece of mind that their child is going off to school happy and with a full


Phyo M

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School Holiday Program

We understand that school holidays can be a stressful time for both you and your child. That’s why our School Holiday Program is designed to give your child a fun and stimulating environment to explore, create and play. With exciting excursions and in-house activities, your child will experience and explore so many different opportunities. Available for school aged children up to year 6.

“My son has attended Mentone Childcare and Kindergarten since 4 year
old kindergarten. Now in grade 3, he attends before and after school
care as well as the holiday programs. The level of individual care and
commitment shown by the staff is wonderful. There is a genuine passion

for the children’s experience with great activities planned for each session that have an age appropriate learning focus. We love the authentic

approach and the comfort that our son is so well cared for and having a
lot of fun at the same time.” 
Sarah K

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