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Sustainability

At The Green Elephant, sustainability is a cornerstone of our childcare centres, significantly shaping our approach to educating and nurturing the children in our care. We are devoted to instilling a profound appreciation and respect for the environment in each child, evidenced by our incorporation of sustainable practices into everyday routines.

Our eco-conscious facilities and hands-on learning experiences inspire children to understand and value environmental protection. Our centres are beacons of environmental stewardship, teaching our children to coexist harmoniously with nature and minimize their ecological footprint.

The Symphony of Nature

We meticulously integrate nature into every aspect of our services, fostering a seamless blend of education and the wonders of the natural world. Our centres serve as sanctuaries for children to intimately engage with nature’s marvels. They encounter the soft hum of stingless bees in our hives, nurture chickens in their coops, and marvel at the transformative journey of butterflies from eggs to maturity. This immersive strategy not only enhances our early learning programs but also ingrains a profound respect and affection for the environment in our children, nurturing an enduring bond with the natural world.

The Green Elephant’s Recycling Initiative

We are firmly dedicated to reducing our ecological footprint, focusing on one container at a time. Every one of our centres boasts a dedicated recycle station. This effort is a fundamental element of our award-winning childcare approach, motivating children, families, and staff to participate actively in reusing and recycling. Engaging everyone in these sustainable practices allows us to not only minimize waste but also impart to our children the critical importance of environmental responsibility. We aim to infuse in them the principles of conservation and a deep care for our planet.

Nature play

At The Green Elephant, we place high importance on the use of natural materials to enhance children’s play. By incorporating elements like twigs, leaves, and shells, we connect children with nature’s wonders. These basic yet impactful items stimulate curiosity and imagination, promoting not only creative play but also a deep appreciation and concern for nature. As children interact with these materials, they develop an understanding of their part in building a sustainable future, establishing a basis for eco-friendly living from an early age.

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The Green Elephant Childcare Centres

The Green Elephant childcare centre is an inviting and warm place for your child to learn and grow. We offer a range of flexible care options, so no matter what routines provided by our families, we have something that works for everyone. Book a tour today and come meet our team! We’d love to show you around. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Beaconsfield Childcare Centre

Our Beaconsfield Childcare Centre,
20 – 22 William St, Beaconsfield

Horsley Park Childcare Centre

Our Horsley Park Early Learning Centre,
145 – 161 Horsley Rd, Horsley Park

Roseberry Childcare Centre

Our Rosebery Early Learning Centre,
55 Mentmore Avenue, Rosebery

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Waterloo Childcare Centre

Our Waterloo Early Learning Centre,
15 Allen Street, Waterloo

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Austral Childcare Centre

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Our Childcare Centres Rooms

The nursery, toddler and preschool programs aim to foster children’s social, emotional, creative and motor skill development. Toddlers learn independence and self-help skills, while preschoolers engage in a play-based curriculum guided by children’s interests and educator objectives. Educators support learning through conversations and small group experiences, prioritising safety, positive relationships and fun.

Nursery

Our nursery strives to create a warm, safe environment. Hands-on sensory learning is encouraged.

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Toddlers

Toddlers play, learn and socialise. We encourage independence and resilience, promote self-help skills, and foster literacy and numeracy through free play and structured learning

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Preschool

Preschool focuses on small group experiences based on children’s interests. One-on-one and group conversations support learning and development.

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Let’s work together

If you’re a local partner interested in contributing to the journeys of our children and families, we encourage you to get in touch with us now!

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Our latest community blogs

We’re so excited to share our latest community blog with you! This one is all about the benefits of choosing a childcare provider that offers green initiatives. As parents, we know that finding quality childcare is one of our top priorities

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