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Welcome to Kinder Haven Jannali 1

Kinder Haven Jannali 1 child care and early learning centre is located 5 minutes’ drive from Kareela Village, making it a convenient choice for families living in Jannali, Sylvania, Woronora, Kirrawee, Miranda, Como, Menai and Illawong in Sydney. Our homely Jannali child care centre offers early childhood education for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years from 7:00am – 6:00 pm.  

Our Jannali child care centre in has an amazing team of highly qualified and passionate early childhood teachers and educators are dedicated to ensuring every child feels safe, nurtured, and inspired throughout their early years’ education journey. We provide families with daily updates and photos detailing their child’s learning and development, which is accessible on our family app.  

Spacious and resource rich environments  

Jannali Kinder Haven 1 is designed to be a home away from home that encourages every child’s exploration. Our early learning environments have been carefully designed to immerse your child into a world of exploration, curiosity, and learning.

Each learning space extends onto our beautiful outdoor environment, which encourages endless ways and opportunities for play! Our outdoor environments include plenty of opportunity for children to safely develop their strength, balance, and self-confidence through play.

Dedicated and passionate team 

Our team of passionate educators make up the heart of our Jannali child care centre. We know each child has unique talents and interests. Our experienced educators are passionate about helping every child succeed in discovering their identity and become confident, happy and resilient learners. Our team bring with them a world of knowledge in early childhood education and care. Each team member has unique skills which is reflected in our Educational Program.

Play-based Early Learning Curriculum  

Play is essential to every child’s learning and development. It enables children to make decisions, learn, take risks, and have fun. Our experienced team plan play-based learning activities in line with national standards. The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) is designed to engage in your child’s interests and allow them to experience each day in a new way, supporting their learning in the lead-up to primary school.  

Our Early Learning Curriculum also provides children with  

  • Real Life experiences: Children participate in fun and exciting experiences such harvesting the bush tucker garden, caring for our worm farm and basic cooking skills.
  • Sustainability Program: The current sustainable practices in place at the centre includes having a recycling bin, compost bin.
  • Music and movement programs: Our music programs have been designed to help develop fundamental skills that help support children’s self-regulation, memory and concentration this is incorporated daily into our program.
  • Community engagement activities: We often have visits from local community librarians, local police, and other community services in Jannali to help familiarise the children with their local community. We also have excursions to and local primary school Jannali East to assist our Kindy children with their transition to ‘big school’.

Delicious and healthy meals prepared on site  

We provide children with nutrient-rich, fresh and seasonal whole foods created to please even the fussiest of eaters. For variety, our menu rotates every four weeks with our cook catering to the unique dietary requirements of every child.

We look forward to partnering with you and your family to provide information, support, and high-quality early education and care in your child’s formative years. Book a tour online today and meet the team!

Mary Harvey

I began my career in early childhood education and care over 30 years ago. Both teaching and managing centres.

I hold a Bachelor of Teaching Degree, Diploma in Business Management, Child Protection Qualification, First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis, and current CPR, Food Safety Supervisor Certificate, and many other certificates be relating to Early Childhood Education and Care and I’m trained in Child Protection and First Aid. In my free time, I also do a lot of reading on early education to be able to provide the best guidance and assistance to families, my centre, employees and of course the children.

From a very young age I always wanted to become a teacher. I get inspired every day by the children, watching them learn and grow so much through play is the best experience ever.

All childcare centres, including our centre, use the foundation of play-based learning to guide our experiences every day. With access to a range of age-appropriate learning resources, trained educators, and new experiences among friends, we set children up to thrive in an environment that is dedicated to learning.

Children develop their curiosity, problem-solving, confidence and resilience at our centre, and we carefully plan play-based learning experiences around their interests and learning goals. Over time, you will see your child develop abilities such as language, motor movement, memory, concentration and social relationships all by partaking in these experiences – it’s a truly incredible journey to witness!

Our team understands just how important your children are to you and we ensure we take our responsibilities seriously. Kinder Haven Centres have extensive policy and procedures in place to assist our team in protecting children in our care.

My passion is to run a centre which provides high quality care for young children, within a happy safe environment were children learn through play. It is my belief that children who are not happy will not learn, so ensuring children feel safe and happy will allow them to learn.

If you are looking for a centre which delivers high quality care and education please come in for a tour and meet myself and my team.


Our centre provides care for the following age groups:

Sunshine Comet
0 – 15 months 15 months – 2 years
Stars Rainbow
2 years – 3 years 3 years – 4 years


Our service provides the following facilities:

  • Nappies
  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Other meals – late snack/fruit available
  • Sustainability program
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • Dance program
  • SMART Interactive Whiteboard
  • Classroom technology – computers
  • in-house cook
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water Play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Preschool program
  • Xplor – a parent communication app that will keep you up to date about your child anywhere, anytime, from any device

Our families love Kinder Haven Jannali 1

4.5 /5
25 reviews



  • Fees effective from 29 January 2024



  • Fees effective from 29 January 2024



  • Fees effective from 29 January 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

A centre tour is a convenient way to experience the centre of your choice and meet with our qualified educators at a time suitable to your family schedule. Kinder Haven also offers the virtual tour option in all our centres. Click here to book a tour online.

On the day of the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to observe practices and interactions within the centre environment. You’ll be able to see all the rooms and playgrounds, ask the team members any questions you have in mind, and get all the information you need to make the best decision for your child.

Kinder Haven’s Family Support team will add your child’s name to our waitlist if one of our centres is currently full in your child’s age group. We will then contact you as soon as a place becomes available.

We also do monthly check-ins to review the availability, and you will receive a text message confirming if you’re still happy to remain on the waitlist each month. If you would like to get an update at any point, you’re welcome to reach out on our Web Chat or give us a call.

Our Family Support team can also help you find more G8 early learning centres near you, with the same offerings at the Kinder Haven centre you are interested in that have immediate availability.

It’s common for a child to experience separation anxiety when they first start child care. When you’re getting ready to start child care, you can help your child overcome anxieties by visiting the child care centre together for a Stay and Play session, and easing into new routines at home.

Click here to read more tips about how to make the transition easier for your child.

Most of our Kinder Haven child care and early education centres offer the following:

  • Nappies and wipes
  • Sunscreen and hats
  • Nutritious meals prepared by our in-house cook

Some centres also provide sheets and formula, so you may not need to remember to pack them.

For nursery children, be sure to bring: nappy rash cream, dummies, bottles and teats, comfort toys or blankets, three spare outfits, spare socks and a plastic bag for wet clothes.

For toddlers and preschool or kindergarten-aged children, it’s best to bring: spare underwear, water bottle or sippy cup, sun hat, closed-toe shoes, two spare outfits, spare socks and a plastic bag for wet clothes.

Plus anything else your individual child may need, such as breast milk, a sleeping bag, a comforter or medication.

It’s best to speak to your centre of choice for a full list of everything included.

Kinder Haven uses Xplor Home as our family communication app. It is the best and easiest way to keep track of your child’s day. After you enrol your child with the centre, you can utilise Xplor Home to book child care days, manage your account, receive the photographs that capture your child’s learning, learn about your child’s progress, as well as keep up-to-date with upcoming centre events and important information.

If your child shows signs of an infectious illness when they arrive at the centre or becomes sick during the day, you may be notified that you need to make alternative arrangements or pick up your child from the centre, and keep them home until they are no longer infectious. While we understand that this can be inconvenient, Kinder Haven is committed to maintaining a healthy environment and reducing the risk of infection for all children.

Under the Child Care Subsidy (CCS), families are allowed 42 absence days per child, per financial year. These can be taken for any reason, including public holidays and when children are sick, without the need for families to provide documentation.