Zig & Zag Long Day Care is a small family-owned child care centre in Botany which provides a fun, caring and homely environment for your little one.
Zig & Zag child care centre continuously evolve their service to ensure the centre is delivering the highest standard of care.
We currently average 4 out of 5 stars on the National Quality Standard and boast many testimonials from happy parents.
Zig & Zag child care centre programs all adopt the national The Early Years Learning Framework for early childhood educators. This Framework aims to cater to individual and group needs in all of the main development areas: physical activity, thinking/creativity, communication, spirituality, emotional intelligence, morals and social skills.
We place importance on play-based learning which has long been proven as an effective way for children to learn.
Through play, children are exposed to opportunities to learn how to communicate, share, and make choices.
We’re provide a socially inviting environment with positive and meaningful interactions from educators and peers, so we can promote the social-emotional development of each child.
Parallel to the Framework, we strongly encourage the children to be confident, kind and present.
To have a strong sense of their individuality and embrace it, to be involved with our learning practices, and effectively communicate with their peers and teachers. We place utmost importance on using good manners, help one another and offering to share. We show respect to the children and expect they will show respect to their peers and us in return.
Zig & Zag child care centre provides children with new experiences through indoor and outdoor learning, media and technology, music and movement, nature and sustainability as well as excursions and incursions, ensuring each child has a meaningful, all-encompassing learning experience.
Our Fantastic Preschool Program!
Zig and Zag’s preschool program is designed for children in the years prior to starting school, generally aged 4-5 years. Our preschool program is led by a qualified Early Childhood Teacher and implemented by a qualified Diploma, currently studying the second year of Bachelor of Primary Education.
The quality educational program is inclusive to all children and promotes independence as children extend on their skills in preparation for school. We support a positive transition to school by providing regular opportunities to participate in primary school events at Botany Public School and St Bernard’s Catholic Primary School.
Our preschool program gives families the advantage of extended hours, and a nutritional and seasonal menu is included. Children are presented with many extracurricular opportunities to expand on their learning. Here at Zig and Zag, we believe that our play-based learning supports children to laugh, develop, interact, think and question.