Wantirna Kinder Haven

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Early learning for life at Wantirna Kinder Haven

Our early learning and long day care centre offers child care in Wantirna in a homely setting that is perfect for families living or commuting through Wantirna or nearby suburbs Glen Waverley, Wheelers Hill, Knoxfield, Heathmont and Boronia.

We understand how busy life can be for our families, so we offer a stress-free all-inclusive early education experience to make your life easier. From nutritious meals, nappies, wipes, music and dance programs – this is all included in the daily fee.

For your convenience we have on-site parking and convenient hours open weekdays from 6:30am to 6:30pm. Our qualified educator team truly care about celebrating all children’s cultural and religious backgrounds through regular in-centre activities.

See how we’re learning for life at Wantirna Kinder Haven. Book a tour today to see everything our center has to offer.

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See what we provide at Wantirna Kinder Haven

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  • Qualified educator team who are dedicated to developing a positive relationship with your family to ensure your child’s learning experience is customised to their individual needs.
  • A holistic play-based curriculum guided by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) for children from nursery through to kindergarten.
  • Expansive outdoor play areas featuring separate play areas for different age groups which includes sandpits, a cubby house, vegetable gardens, water play and more.
  • Fees inclusive of nappies, wipes and freshly made meals.
  • Healthy and nutritious meals prepared daily by our cook. We cater to all dietary requirements.
  • A kindergarten program taught by a qualified early childhood teacher. The curriculum will assist to prepare your child socially and emotionally for their transition to primary school.
  • Daily photos and updates are provided on our app so you never miss a moment of your child’s learning and development.
  • Modern early learning resources including SMART interactive whiteboard.
  • Specialised programs including Happy Feet music and dance program, Bush Kinder, Hey Dee Ho which offers music, fitness and drama.
  • We regularly present educational children’s shows and welcome special guests to the centre to extend on the children’s learning.
  • Our educators and children explore our local community with excursions to nearby parks and nature reserves.
  • We proudly provide flexible hours (9-hour, 10-hour or full day sessions) to allow families to make the most out of their Child Care Subsidy.
  • A sustainability program that teaches children a sense of responsibility and connection to the world around them.

Call our Family Support Specialist team today or drop into our centre at your convenience to meet our team and find out more about us.

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Meet the Centre Manager – Jenelle Hadjistefanis

I have been working in the early education sector since 2000 and believe building relationships with families and being part of children’s lives is truly my calling. I have completed an Advanced Diploma in Community Services and have a wealth of experience from great mentors in the sector.

Our educator team is devoted to providing an educational, fun, nurturing and safe environment for children to grow and see them success in school and life beyond. Our mantra at Wantirna is, “time spent playing with children is never wasted” – Dawn Lantero. We cannot wait to meet you and your family to share in this exciting journey ahead with you.


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Rooms and Facilities

Wantirna Kinder Haven provides early education and child care for children from nursery age through to kindergarten. Each room has been planned and set up to deliver the best early learning experience for your little one.

Our Nursery rooms provide:

  • A homely, safe and secure environment for children to learn through play.
  • Qualified and supportive educators who genuinely care about children’s wellbeing and growth.
  • Activities designed to grow physical and cognitive development, including tummy time, sensory play, music, singing, rhymes and reading.
  • An open-door policy for families that allows them to drop in for a visit, a feed or a play at any time of the day.

Our Toddler rooms offer:

  • Play-based activities including music, movement, memory and construction games that are planned to support sensory-motor and cognitive development.
  • Enhanced social skills and self-confidence through group play.
  • The continuous development of language skills through reading and open-ended questions.
  • Real-life and play-based experiences that allow children to engage in basic literacy and numeracy concepts.

Our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten rooms provide:

  • A Kindergarten program with a comprehensive curriculum focused on further developing literacy, numeracy and social skills.
  • Interest-based learning placing children at the helm of their early education experience.
  • Bush Kinder program.
  • Play-based opportunities to further develop social skills and emotional development.
  • A transition-to-school program.

See how we’re learning for life at Wantirna Kinder Haven. Book a tour today to see everything our centre has to offer.

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Hear from our families

“My almost 4 year old has been at this centre since he was 6 months old. He loves it there and the staff are brilliant. I have already recommended 3 other families to this centre and would happily recommend more.”

  • Nerida


“My three year old settled very well in this new CC . The management team is very accommodating working parents schedule . The staff are very friendly and professional.”

  • Amber


“I have my three children in this centre and cannot speak highly enough of them. The staff are very caring and professional and the centre provides healthy food and a great learning environment. I have no hesitation in recommending Kinder Haven to others.”

  • Michelle


See how we’re committed to growing your child at Wantirna Kinder Haven. Book a tour today to see everything our centre has to offer.

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We’d love to welcome you to one of our Kinder Haven Childcare & Early Education centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Wantirna Kinder Haven, please fill out the form below. One of our educators will then be in touch to discuss your needs.

Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place. We recommend visiting a centre for a tour and meeting our friendly educators.