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.

02/06/2021Baby’s First Solid Foods: 7 Nutritious and Tasty Meals

Baby’s first solid foods are simple delights. This step may be a new learning process for you and your child, or you may be looking for some different baby food recipes. We’ve gathered seven of our favourite first foods for children that you can try cooking at home. Did you know that most babies begin […]

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26/05/2021A Day In The Life Of An Early Childhood Teacher (ECT)

What does an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) do every day? At Petit Early Learning Journey, our valued ECTs do more than play and teach young children. While they do vital work with children, often in their final year before schooling, ECTs also play an integral leadership role. At Petit ELJ, our ECTs are allocated non […]

by Petit Journey
19/05/2021How Intentional Teaching Builds On Your Child’s Strengths

Intentional teaching is a term you may have heard regarding your child’s early childhood educational program. Sometimes, people confuse it with teaching by repetition, but that’s a misconception. The EYLF describes it as Educators being purposeful and thoughtful in their decisions and actions. When an Educator uses intentional teaching practices, they’re taking an active role […]

by Petit Journey
05/05/2021Baby Bath Toys: The Good and Bad News About Mould

Baby bath toys, those things that go squeak in the tub, may not be such a good idea for children. Blame it all on mould. Is this the end for squeezing bath toys? What are we to do if rubber ducky isn’t “the one” after all. Young toddlers and preschoolers love to play in the […]

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