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.


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Port Douglas

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Burdell 1

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Burdell 2

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Coffs Harbour

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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.

18/06/20197 Practical Tips For Daycare Drop Off

For new mums and dads, life is full of challenges. When that day arrives where you must part with your child and return to work or study, it can be difficult to shake that nervous flutter in your gut as you approach the daycare drop off. For some parents it happens much sooner than they’d […]

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11/06/2019Top 10 Free Activities for Children in SE Queensland

We often hear parents wonder where to take their children on weekends and holidays. No matter where you are in Australia, there are plenty of things to do that won’t empty your bank account. This month, we’ve chosen our Top 10 Free Activities for Children in SE Queensland. If you’re near our Petit Early Learning […]

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04/06/2019Why Art Matters: 5 Reasons Children Need to Exposure to Art

As parents, we’re proud of the splatters and swirls of paint that decorate our child’s art. We’ll stick a drawing on the refrigerator and share another over social media. While you appreciate their effort and think about the meaning, do you ever wonder why art matters? How you view art and its role in your […]

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28/05/201910 Practical Approaches For Fussy Eaters

How do you deal with a fussy eater? When a child refuses to eat, mealtimes turn gloomy. The increased pressure to finish what’s on the plate increases your child’s anxiety, not to mention your own. And no one looks forward to sitting down to have a family meal when the room is strained. Don’t stress! […]

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