Equip your child with the love of learning.

Petit Early Learning Journey is one of the leading long daycare providers that offers a holistic early learning journey for children aged 0-5 years old.

At Petit, your child will develop into a happy and healthy individual, with a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

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Tailored learning & curriculum for each age group.

At Petit, we tailor an early learning curriculum for each age group and constantly reflect and evaluate our programs to ensure they met your child’s individual needs.

Babies (0-2 yrs)

Through a gentle, supportive approach, we help your baby develop in key areas from the very beginning. Above all, we provide a safe, warm environment for your baby to build confidence and feel secure and loved.

Toddlers (2-3 yrs)

Bursting with energy and curiosity, we welcome toddlers with love, creativity and patience. As 2 and 3 year-olds become more active and involved in their daily activities, we give them freedom and space to flourish.

Pre-school (3-5 yrs)

Preparing for the school years ahead, pre-schoolers learn and grow immensely from ages 3-5. Through structured and play-based learning, we let your child explore and learn in the way that’s best for them.

Hundreds of parents trust Petit Early Learning Journey.

Petit’s first Centre was opened late 2014. Due to our unique early learning approach and high demand from parents, we were able to open another 18 centres since then, with more to come.

Kristi Chambers

Can't recommend Petit Marian highly enough. My youngest has been attending the center for 12 months and absolutely...

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Sarah Landry

Awesome childcare centre. It is so much easier to head off to work knowing that we are leaving our babies in such...

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Kristen Kachel

The staff at Petit go above & beyond to help the children settle in, regardless of whether they are full...

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Ashley Wilcome

The staff at Petit Caloundra are all fantastic. The kids just love coming each day and even pretend being their...

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State of the art centres.

All Petit Centres are configured to the Educator-to-child ratios as part of National Quality Framework. This means that your children are being supervised to the highest standard and educators are able to give more individual care and attention.

Hamilton

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Caloundra

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Port Douglas

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Marian

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Burdell 1

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Burdell 2

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Murwillumbah

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Coffs Harbour

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Barton

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Richmond

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Clifton Hill

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Forest Hill

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What makes Petit different.

Petit Early Learning Journey is a progressive, educational, inspiring long day care focused on the holistic learning and development of children.

Children want to feel they are loved, important and unique and at Petit our passionate educators recognise the responsibility we have in helping little minds grow and learn.

Creative thought and school readiness is inspired and encouraged by our centres programming, enthralling class environments and interactive play-scapes.

All our centres include:

  • Healthy, nutritious meals.
  • Secure electronic sign in and sign out system.
  • Access to Storypark – your child’s online learning portfolio.
  • Purpose built natural environments for exploration and play.
  • Nappies and wipes.
  • Hat and bag on enrolment.
  • Kindergarten Program.
  • Holistic perspective of learning and play.
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From Petit blog.

26/06/2020Reflective practice – The key to providing better educational experiences

Reflective practice in child care helps Educators to approach ongoing challenges, situations and ways of doing things. By engaging in critical reflection, Educators are better informed when it comes to making decisions. Naomi McLeod on “The Reflexive Educator” in Empowering Early Childhood Educators (Routledge, 2019) believes Educators who engage in reflection can open up new […]

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28/05/2020Teaching Strategies: Early Childhood Contemporary Approaches

Every child has the right to quality early childhood education. When we value these rights, it compels us to provide learning in an environment based on high-quality pedagogy. Reflecting on our teaching strategies in early childhood is crucial to improving pedagogy. When we question the purpose of education and explore early childhood contemporary approaches, we […]

by Petit Journey
06/05/2020Encouraging Resilience in Children

How do you help your child bounce back from disappointments and life’s challenges? You may have heard about the importance of building resilience in children, but do you know what it is and how to nurture it? Raising resilient children means being a good role model. Nurturing resilience depends upon having a good relationship with […]

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29/04/2020Building Secure, Respectful and Reciprocal Relationships with Children

The relationships children build at child care are at the centre of all learning. Research shows that Educator-child relationships matter as do those with other children. “Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships” is one of the five core principles of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). Educators need to prioritise their relationships with children, as reflected […]

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