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.

29/10/2020Supporting Our Teams—Looking After Your Career and Wellbeing in Early Childhood Education

At Petit Early Learning Journey, we genuinely care about supporting our people. You are not alone when it comes to looking after your career and wellbeing in early childhood education. As a member of our Petit ELJ family, we support your personal development and wellness. Every day our teams collaborate with families to assist in providing […]

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21/10/2020Early Childhood Literacy Activities for Children

Early childhood literacy activities go beyond reading and writing. Children develop literacy as they engage in everyday experiences. Things like singing, cooking, folding the laundry and shopping can help your child develop skills for learning and engaging with society. Families seeking literacy activities for their preschooler or toddlers will find practical ideas below that they […]

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07/10/2020Baby Development Milestones: Your Child’s First 12 Months

Baby development milestones are an introduction to your child’s first twelve months. We separate our baby milestones into segments based on the Early Years Learning Framework. You should consider these milestones through the lens of your family and child. All children learn at their own pace. Premature babies may develop slower than other children who […]

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29/09/2020An Environment for Learning: Caloundra’s Bush Kindy

Bush Kindy is an emergent environment for learning. Learning environments are a key element of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). They are integral to supporting other aspects, such as creating a sense of belonging, being, learning through play, and developing a sense of independence and autonomy. At Petit Early Learning Journey, we intentionally design […]

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