Programs for Childcare / Early Learning Centres / Preschools

We offer dedicated Mandarin immersion programs for Childcare / Early Learning Centres / Preschools as follows:

  • Classes for Bubs and Tots age 1 and 2 years
  • Classes for Preschoolers age 3 to 5 years
  • Mandarin Stars Incursions & Workshops
  • Curricular/semi-curricular Mandarin Chinese classes

Our current Childcare / Early Learning Centres / Preschools include:



Abbotsleigh’s Early Learning Centre is a warm and inviting space for boys and girls up to five years of age. Situated on the Junior School campus, the Early Learning Centre is integrated with the rest of the School. The centre’s policies and practices consistently reflect Abbotsleigh’s core principles, including our Christian ethos, the pursuit of personal as well as academic excellence, respect for oneself and others, a will to serve, parental support and involvement, and a broad, well balanced education.


Explore & Develop Camperdown offers an extended hours preschool and long day care for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age, providing high quality education and care and is privately owned and operated by a local family. Our Early Childhood Education and Care Service was architecturally designed with sustainability in mind to nurture and facilitate the development of all children. Explore & Develop Camperdown understands that for most children, an early childhood service is the first education and care setting they are exposed to.


We aim to establish a caring, stimulating and safe environment in which your child can grow and learn at their own pace. Castle Hill Beehive provides developmentally appropriate learning experiences that are non-biased and that respect the values and beliefs of the families attending.


Little Kingdom Childcare provides high quality learning and childcare for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, right where you live, right where you work. We are your local child care centres, where your child can be nurtured and cared for throughout the whole day. Here, we focus on learning, growth and development, helping prepare children for their transition to school.


Orchard Early Learning Centre brings a new approach to child care and early learning in Australia. Based on the Reggio Emilia philosophy, children learn through discovery and play.

Our approach to care and learning is delivered by highly trained early childhood educators with skills that go beyond certification. The centre is state of the art, architecturally designed and purpose-built. Buildings, furnishings and the landscaped outdoor spaces combine to provide a natural environment for discovery, learning and growth.


Possums’ Corner is a community run not-for-profit child care centre caring for children from 2 months of age up to preschool. In addition to being a long daycare service, we offer a preschool program for children in the year before school. Included in our daily rate for preschoolers are two sessions of Mandarin per week. Parents may also choose to enrol their child in Spanish, Fit & Funky Aerobics and tennis at an additional cost.


St Ives Beehive Childcare will provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences that are non-biased and that respect the values and beliefs of the families attending.


Sydney Cove Macquarie Park centre is located within the Optus campus for the exclusive use of Optus and affiliated company staff. Our centre proudly offers a kindergarten/preschool program to ensure your child is supported for their transition to school every step of the way. With a focus on language, literacy, numeracy, social skills and more your child will become Big School Ready.



At Bright Horizons Australia Childcare, we aspire to create an environment that provides enjoyable and creative learning. We achieve this through activities designed to support your child in all areas of growth. Encourage your child’s potential and confidence through our special learning programs.


At Camberwell Junction Early Learning Centre, we know that your child’s early years are precious. We are a privately owned and registered day care and childcare centre, providing accredited early learning and kinder education programs for children 0 to 5 years old. With our emphasis on learning and personalised care, we keep your child active and engaged from their earliest years.


Guardian Early Learning Centre is a wonderful child care and early learning centre in Point Cook, VIC. We provide long day care in a secure and comforting setting where young children are nurtured through our nursery, toddler, kindergarten and preschool programs by our exceedingly caring and professional educators.

Children at Guardian Early Learning Centre – Point Cook have open access to bright, custom-designed spaces, structures and experiences with plenty of room for growing, inquisitive and energetic bodies to play, relax or quietly explore. We invite you to tour our centre to learn more about our high-quality curriculum and Reggio Emilia-inspired early learning environments.



At MLC Early Learning Centre, we have warm and inviting spaces where opportunities are purposefully and carefully considered to enhance cognitive, social, emotional and physical development. We value families as their child’s first teacher and our highly experienced and qualified early childhood educators will work in partnership with parents to nurture and support each child to develop and ultimately thrive.


Blue Gum Early Learning & Child Care Centre is a community based Centre located in Brentwood and provides a secure, nurturing environment within a warm, friendly and inviting atmosphere.

As a community based centre, our main aim is caring for children and not for profit. This allows us to focus on providing a very high level of care, learning opportunities and facilities at our centre.


Willetton Child Care Centre is a small community, not- for- profit Centre. We are licensed to educate and care for up to 48 children per day, ranging from babies to pre-school aged children. Our philosophy is quite simple; we value nature based play and recognise the important role sensory exploration plays in brain development. With over 80% of a child’s brain connections taking place before entering school, we know how vital our role is in ensuring they get the best out of their childhood. Our goal is to create a welcoming and nurturing environment for children to feel confident to belong, be and become.


Crayon House Childcare located in Bull Creek caters for children aged 0-6 years. Research shows that early childhood is a period of rapid learning. We aim to support and extend upon children’s knowledge of the world with experiences that encourage children to make choices, explore, create, imagine and discover all whilst learning and making lifelong friendships!

The Sonas Karringyup childcare centre is purpose built and all play spaces lead out onto the large nature based outdoor area. There are unlimited opportunities to be outdoors and children will explore and discover new things from their environment every day. They will use their senses to explore the world around them and foster an understanding of the natural world. The well resourced play spaces offer a variety of flexible learning experiences. Educators share these experiences with children and through collaboration and scaffolding children build on knowledge they already possess. Each play space provides opportunity for children to rest and relax as well as areas for creativity, experimentation and imagination. At Sonas Karrinyup every child will be respected and treated as an individual. We recognise that children all learn and develop at their own pace and in their own way. All our educators invest in their own learning through professional development courses, online research and by being part of the early years community.Your child will be supported by our team of professional educators who will understand their individual needs and requirements.


If you would like to find out more about our services within Early Childhood, please contact us at [email protected] for more information.


Did you know that our Mandarin Stars classes are also available ONLINE?

NEW Mandarin Stars Classes Available ONLINE!

Mandarin Stars Online ( also offer Mandarin classes online for children! To book an online Mandarin language class please email [email protected]