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About Us

Kinda-Mindi Early Learning Centre, preschool and daycare centre combined is a family owned and operated childcare provider catering for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. Four preschool centres: Kellyville, Kellyville North, Castle Hill and Glendenning.

About Kinda-Mindi Early Learning Centre

At Kinda-Mindi, we foster “The Curious Child”. Curiosity and a love of learning is a character strength that is related to optimal well-being. Children who are curious and who love learning new things are usually happier and more confident. Thus our motto: – To motivate, To stimulate, To challenge.

School Readiness

At Kinda-Mindi, we believe ‘School Readiness’ starts at the age of 0. We have an effective school readiness curriculum which commences when your child starts at the centre. Our curriculum involves the active engagement of the children, providing nurturing and emotionally supportive relationships with the early childhood educators. It integrates child care and education, is responsive to cultural diversity, fosters social, emotional skills whilst promoting early literacy and numeracy skills.

Our Educators

Our early learning educators are passionate about educating and caring for the children in our care. We ensure that all educators at the centre are highly trained and qualified to provide the best standard of care. Our educators are continually educating themselves to ensure we provide a higher quality of care and education to all children.

We welcome you to Kinda-Mindi Early Learning, preschool, day care and child care centre. By working together, with open, two-way communication and shared decision-making, we can support and guide each child in creating a better future for themselves and the world around them.

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What we include:

We understand the demands of a busy family, so therefore it is our top priority to make families time here as easy and comfortable as possible by providing the following (included in fees):-

  • Nappies and wipes
  • All meals, prepared fresh daily onsite.
  • Bed linen
  • A protective sun hat for each individual child

0-2 year olds:

We ask parents to provide information on their child’s daily routine, so as we can provide care that fits their home life as closely as possible. For babies on formula we ask parents to supply the bottles and formula.

2-6 year olds:

As our children tend to have too much fun a change of clothing that is weather appropriate is required (younger children – especially those toilet training – will need extra changes).

Fees:

  • Fees are to be paid 2 weeks in advance at all times.
  • We DO NOT charge for public holidays, however all absences such as sick days and holidays must be paid for.
  • A bond is payable equivalent to 2 weeks full fees (for example if you child is enrolled for 2 days per week – 4 days full fees are payable as a bond). This bond is refundable at the conclusion of your child’s stay with us, or will be used for any fees outstanding at the time of departure.
  • It is our policy at Kinda-Mindi to support families where possible, hence we promote extra day bookings and casual care. Please feel free to speak with our friendly staff to check availability.
  • Financial assistance with fees is available through the Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR), both available from the Family Assistance Office (FAO). For more information on claiming CCB/CCR phone the Family Assistance Office on 136 150 or visit their website at http://familyassist.gov.au
  • If you have any queries about our fees, or would like an estimate on your fees after claiming CCB/CCR, please feel free to contact us at any time.

What’s Happening @ Kinda-Mindi

Jeans for Genes is the iconic fundraising campaign of Children’s Medical Research Institute.
Jeans for Genes Day
Friday 2nd August 2019
WE PLAY on our Land. WE LEARN from our ancestors. WE BELONG with our communities. In 2019, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is celebrating the early years, and promoting the importance of early years education and care for our little ones.
National Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander Children's Day
Sunday 4th August 2019 / We Play, We Learn, We Belong
Dental Health Week, which takes place in the first full week of August, is the Australian Dental Association’s annual major oral health promotion campaign. Its aim is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health in throughout their lives.
Dental Week
Monday 5th - Sunday 11th August 2019
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Established in 1997, National Science Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to be fascinated by the world we live in.
National Science Week
Saturday 10th - Sunday 18th August 2019
This years theme is READING IS MY SECRET POWER. See you child's service for details on any special events happening during this week.
CBCA - Book Week
Saturday 17th - Friday 23rd August 2019
The daffodil is recognised internationally as the symbol of hope for all people affected by cancer. Cancer Council chose it as our emblem as it heralds the return of spring, pushing its way through the frozen earth after a long winter, representing new life, vitality and growth. To Cancer Council, and those affected by cancer, the daffodil represents hope for a cancer free future. It is a day for Australians to give hope to those affected by all cancers by donating to support a cancer free future.
Daffodil Day
Friday 23rd August 2019
See your service for specific event details.
Father's Day
Sunday 1st September 2019
This national fundraising campaign raises money throughout the month of September to support children living with cancer.
Footy Colours Day
September - Any Day / www.fightcancer.org.au/footy-colours-day-homepage
Early Childhood Educators' Day recognises and celebrates the work of Australia's educators in early learning services for their wonderful contribution to the wellbeing and healthy development of the young children in their care. It's a chance to say thank you to Australia’s early childhood educators on a very personal level by service operators, families and their children, as well as collectively at the national level.
Early Childhood Educators Day
Wednesday 4th September 2019 / earlychildhoodeducatorsday.org.au/
The Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, is a harvest festival celebrated notably by the Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night.
Mid-Autumn Festival
Friday 13th September 2019
School Holidays
28th September - 13th October 2019