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.

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.

From Petit blog.

29/07/2022Petit Early Learning Journey’s Monthly Newsletter July 2022

Alison’s update Chief Operating Officer Hello and welcome to our July Newsletter for 2022. We are now halfway through this year’s learning program in which developing children’s literacy forms an essential part of your child’s everyday experiences. Many definitions of literacy focus on the ability to read and write. However, the Early Years Learning Framework […]

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29/07/2022Making Children’s Learning Visible

Play comes naturally to children. They start life with an instinctive curiosity that goes hand-in-hand with learning. Making learning visible creates new opportunities and experiences for children to learn more skills and knowledge. When children play, they can use their environment to experience, discover, grow and experiment with their ideas. However, making children’s learning visible […]

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20/07/2022Nurturing a Child’s Sense of Identity

Children thrive when we nurture their curiosity to discover more about themselves and their world. Their sense of identity and sense of belonging grows from their relationships and interactions with their families and community. The first learning outcome of the Early Years Learning Framework is for children to develop a strong sense of identity. It […]

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06/07/2022Cradle Cap in Babies

Cradle cap is a common condition in newborn babies. The oily yellow or white scaly patches usually appear on the scalp at birth and then disappear within a few months. However, some children may still have cradle cap until they are around 12 months of age or older, and it can affect other areas of […]

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