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Welcome to the Wonderful World of My Kindy

Everything we do is underlain by one core principle, that is - to honour the trust that families place in us to provide the very best care and education for their children. Our Child Care Centres provide safe nurturing environments in which children can learn and grow under the loving care and guidance of exceptional early childhood professionals.

• Extended hours to assist families meet their work commitments.
• Highly qualified and experienced staff who are skilled in bringing out the best in each child.
• Innovative Preschool Programs to provide a foundation for future learning
• Rather than take our word for it, come and see for yourself by visiting any one of our child care centres.

Garden Suburb

Where care and learning come together.

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Freedom to explore, experiment, question and create.

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Merewether Heights

Training young minds to think.

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Developing a love of learning.

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Building strong foundations for future learning.

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The Junction

Being in the moment

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What people are saying...

  • “My Kindy Shortland has a great atmosphere and friendly staff who pay attention to detail in helping all children in different areas.  My child enjoys her time and is learning and developing social skills needed for life.”

  • “I love the fact that the programs focus on what the children are interested in at the time. The staff are friendly, helpful and always happy to share their knowledge and experience. Makes going to work easier knowing he is in a happy place and well looked after.”

  • “When our first child went to My Kindy we were so impressed with the way the teachers got him ready for school, that we had no hesitation in sending our younger son there as well. It is amazing to see how much he is learning. Everyone does a great job.”

  • “Our daughter was really shy when she first started. Now she is outgoing and has made lots of friends. Sending her to My Kindy Shortland was the best thing we did."

  • “I can’t recommend My Kindy Shortland highly enough. I love seeing my children run in each morning to give their teachers a hug. The hardest thing is getting them out at the end of the day as they never want to leave.”
  • “A friend recommended My Kindy to me when I was having problems with my daughter settling in at a different centre. I couldn’t believe the difference. Within two weeks of starting my daughter was asking everyday if she could go to preschool.”
  • “I chose Toronto ELC because it was inviting, clean, organised, friendly and supportive. It is clear that time is spent getting to know each child individually, their likes/dislikes and routines. The quality of care is excellent. The programs provide a large range of social, emotional and cognitive learning opportunities.”
  • “I looked around at a lot of centres before deciding on My Kindy Toronto. The facilities are great, the environment very bright and clean, and the staff are fantastic. My children have learnt so much since attending Toronto. Highly recommend it.”
  • “As a new mum, I as hesitant to start day-care but after the first few days my daughter started kicking her legs in excitement as we’re walking in the door! She loves it”.
  • We called a few centres to have a look at. From the minute Mel answered the phone we knew this one was going to great. Our son Tamati loves his teachers as we do. They are a pleasure to drop and pick up your children from each day.

  • “Sienna loves her time at My Kindy Toronto. She has come out of her shell and always has a painting or a drawing or something she has made to show me. It’s great. We both are very happy with the centre and staff.”
  • “My son Jackson has been at My Kindy Toronto since he was a baby and I had to return to work. The loving atmosphere of the centre made it an easy transition for us both. He is now 3 and still loves going to My Kindy. He has made great friends and all the staff are fantastic.”
  • “I really can’t have imagined a better place for our son to begin his ‘formal education’. Lots of love, a little discipline, plenty of playtime, creative projects, encouragement and understanding….time to be a child! You have a dedicated staff and run a top-notch program.”

  • “Riverview ELC has a beautiful atmosphere. It is bright, open, clean and fresh. The staff are genuinely loving and caring towards the children. They are friendly and approachable at all times. Our children thoroughly enjoy each day they at Riverview & have a real sense of belonging.”

  • “My children have developed significantly since starting at Riverview. Their speech and social skills have improved. I believe Riverview has had a direct impact on my children’s development for the good.”

  • “Riverview is like an extended family to Nash. The staff truly care about him, his progress and needs. I feel very comfortable and happy knowing Nash is in safe hands with people he loves and trusts.”

  • “Our children have attending Riverview for over 6 years now. I have to travel a distance to get to the centre, but I know that my children are safe and happy. The staff have always been welcoming, genuine and dedicated to caring for our children. They have always made us feel welcome and I know that the children will have a happy day.”

  • “Since my daughter has started at Riverview she has blossomed both emotionally and academically. I would have no hesitation recommending Riverview to anyone. The staff have been great and are very approachable.”

  • “The centre offers a positive learning environment for all children. The staff are caring and offer opportunities for the children to grow and develop and to reach their full potential.”

  • “Almost the moment I walked in the door to inspect Riverview I could that it was a quality centre. The programs are great and communication back to the parents is excellent. I love knowing what my child has been doing each day when I collect him.”

  • “I chose Riverview as I had heard it was one of the best day-care centres in Newcastle. The staff are very friendly and I have always felt comfortable leaving my son in their care.”

  • “Both my sons attend Riverview and over the last 3 years I have had nothing but great experiences. Each teacher shows devotion and respect for the children and the facilities are great. I would recommend Riverview to everyone!!! 10/10.“

  • “Since my children started at the centre, their speech has improved ten-fold. Before my son started at one year old he was not speaking at all. Now he is two and speaking full sentences. My children have improved out of sight and the staff are fantastic. I would recommend Riverview to anyone.”

  • “I cannot speak highly enough about the professionalism and compassion shown by the staff at Heights Kindy - particularly those in the Koala room. When I returned to work I had not left my 1 year old in the care of anyone but family members, yet from the time we met the staff at orientation I felt an implicit trust in them. They happily answered my neurotic questions and kindly managed our baby’s initial separation anxiety. In the months that have followed that have helped manage little behavioural quirks, provided regular feedback on attaining development milestones and provide daily anecdotal stories about the latest funny little thing our toddler is up too."

  • "Like many parents, we chose the Heights Kindy after a recommendation and we are so glad we did. It offers our son a stable, caring environment where he can learn and play. The teachers are wonderfully warm and kind and our son adores them - it makes it a lot easier to have him in care when he is so well cared for."

  • "The staff at Heights Kindy are fabulous warm and nurturing. Which I strongly believe is the best environment for our children to go to learn and grow and interact with other children, make friends and have a great time. It is an excellent facility and extremely professionally run which is great for busy families and parents who trust the capabilities of the centre, team and operation. My son Jake has grown so much since starting preschool at Heights Kindy and we are astounded at how much he has learnt in such a short period of time. We couldn’t have asked for a better centre to send our boy and he loves going to school and talks about Brittney his teacher all the time. We look forward to many more years and being more involved in Jakes and hopefully future children’s development at Heights Kindy."

  • I want to thank you and ALL the My Kindy staff for the care and guidance you have given Georgia as she has moved from Sapphires to Emeralds and then up to Diamonds. Hard to believe she came to you as a little 2 year old! She has loved her time at My Kindy SO much, and you guys have supported her learning and development in so many ways. Not only have you cared for both Georgia and Larissa, you have been incredibly supportive of me also, and for that I am extremely thankful. It’s with sadness that we will say goodbye to you all on Friday 29th. I will be highly recommending My Kindy Shortland as a brilliant educational centre with fantastic programming, friendly caring staff who feel like a family, such a great facility which provides so many opportunities for the kids to grow and learn. Nicole, it has been such a pleasure to get to know you and all the staff.

  • I just wanted to provide you with some feedback after our first week at My Kindy Garden Suburb.

    From the moment we met the girls in the Lorikeet room I felt completely at ease leaving Lena in their care. They were intuitive to her needs, especially when she had a meltdown about napping on the first day. LeeAnn cuddled her to sleep and obviously put her mind at ease about sleeping in this new environment. Although she wouldn't go down for her second nap, the girls kept her busy and entertained until we collected her that afternoon.

    On day two I had a wonderful phone call from Renee in the afternoon to let me know that Lena was having a fabulous day, had two good naps, and was happily playing. I really appreciated the call as I had been apprehensive about her naps after the day before. It was so nice to hear she was having another great day!

    On both days we picked up a cheery, content little girl who was happily enjoying one-on-one time with Erika and exploring the room.

    We are so happy with the amazing staff you have chosen to look after Lena and they are a great credit to your business.

    Thanks Lauren and we will see you all again next week.

    Cheers - Elise 

  • I just wanted to send through some positive feedback after what I can imagine has been a very chaotic first week in the Lorikeets room with lots of new crying bubbas to settle J In particular I want to mention Renee who unfortunately was not there for me to tell her this in person when I picked Ariana up on Tuesday afternoon and I also thought it would be nice for you to hear some positive praise about your staff.

    Ariana gets very unsettled in unfamiliar environments and has never been left in anyone else’s care before, so naturally this mumma was feeling very anxious about her first day at My Kindy. After having called twice in the morning to see how Ariana was doing, I assume Renee sensed the anxiety in my voice. So when Renee went above and beyond and took time out of what was a very busy and chaotic day in a room full of new bubbas to call me at work I was SUPER GRATEFUL. She called me to reassure me that Ariana had finally settled into sleep and everything was ok. She took the time to attend to Ariana’s individual needs and gave her cuddles and sang songs to her in an attempt to put her to sleep. Just taking that moment to make that phone call and give me this information reassured me that I have left Ariana in good hands, THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH.

    Hopefully Ariana will settle as the weeks go on and we are looking forward to seeing everyone again next Tuesday.

    Kind Regards,


  • What a fabulous report. I am so proud of Zachary and the report from Georgia reflects everything that Mark and I have aspired to since he was born.

    We of course have not done it single handedly. You and your staff at heights Kindy have been a fabulous influence in shaping the great kid he  has become (& continues to be)!

    It has not been all smooth sailing of course but I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all and especially Georgia at this time for all the energy and enthusiasm you have put in to all the kids. It is evident that it's just not "a job" and that a lot of your natural love and care for children shows each day I drop and pick Zachary up. He has always enjoyed every day of being in your care.

    He is well and truly ready for his next stage of life and I hope he embraces and loves his next schooling chapter as much as this one!

    He, as will I will miss you all. I wish you all the best now and always!

  • Bronx has been attending My Kindy Toronto since he was a baby to a preschooler. The love and support we have been given goes above and beyond what you would expect from a centre. The Educators genuinely care and are constantly working with us to support Bronx's learning.

    The learning is personalised as they tailor his education to his interests and needs. I know when i drop him off in the morning he is in the best possible environment and will have a fun filled day. The centre is so much more than just long term care, it is a community and a family.

  • My children have all gone to My Kindy Toronto. My daughter now in year 3 at school is doing so well thanks to My Kindys pre school program, it provided the tools my daughter needed to be confident to start kindergarten. Currently my two youngest children attend, the staff are beautiful and helpful, wouldn't want my babies anywhere else. I love the healthy food provided everyday :)

  • We love that our children are comfortable and have so much fun while learning.

    As working parents our minds are at ease as our family love the educators and centre. The staff have always been so understanding and helpful. Thank you all for caring, teaching and nurturing our two little ones.

    Natalie and Mitchell Ryan.

  • My 2 girls have been going to My Kindy since 2014. It has become a second home to us and the staff have become our second family. They encourage my girls everyday and help them to create a strong sense of self esteem. Knowing that our girls are being cared for by people that truly care and love children makes both myself and my husbands decision to choose My Kindy all those years ago one of the greatest decisions we have made for our girls.

  • Amazing centre! My son has learnt a lot since starting. The educators are all so lovely, caring and I have not a worry leaving my child in their care as I know he is well looked after and he absolutely loves being there! Highly recommend this centre!

  • We are incredibly grateful to have found My Kindy Toronto. It's a big deal asking someone else to care for your child, but from our first orientation we knew our little boy would be receiving the best care. You are great teachers and nurturers but have also made us feel part of a bigger family.

    We have been well supported in adjusting to childcare; our little boy has been treated with kindness and respect and we’ve seen such big changes in him in the short time he as been attending My Kindy. We are very proud of him and thankful toe everyone (especially Sharni & Tara) for the experiences he is having.

  • The teachers at My Kindy have been excellent in welcoming our family into the centre and helping Claire and Vinnie settle in. They are so loving and caring towards our children and its great knowing they are shown such good care in a homely environment.

    We love getting updates on Storypark which reassures us that they are having fun while we are at work and unable to be around them.

  • We are so pleased we made the decision to send our little boy to My Kindy. He is looked after so well and loves his days in the nursery room. He has thrived since starting at 9 months old and has had lots of great learning experiences.

    The staff are amazing and we particularly love the stories and pictures we get on Storypark as well as the excellent feedback and information at the end of each day during pick up.

  • We love how excited Ari gets as we drive to Daycare in the morning. We know he is being well looked after and he enjoys his day with his friends and carers.

  • My Kindy is a wonderful environment for children to learn and grow before taking the next big step to big school. The teachers and facilities provide the tools necessary for children to be happy, healthy, independant ant to learn in a structured invironment that just feels like playing.

  • Our son, Archie, has been enrolled at My Kindy Garden Suburb since it opened in 2016. We could not be happier with the care and dedication of all staff with Archie's development and most importantly his well being.
    It is a wonderful and safe environment and we feel very lucky to be a part of the My Kindy family.

  • My grandchildren have been in care for the past 18 months and have attended My Kindy full time since then. The staff and educators have been wonderful. They are all so caring, understanding and helpful. My grandchildren love going to day care each day and really respond positively to all the activities they have access to at the centre.

    The centre structure using the Early Years Learning Framework has helped my grandchildren develop into confident young people and really helped their pathway into big school. I am  very happy I chose My Kindy for my grandchildren and am confident they are in good hands while I am at work each day!

  • I couldn't ask for a better Daycare Centre than My Kindy Riverview. I can confidently leave my child knowing that they are in a safe, nururing and secure environment, learning and having fun. My 3 year old son loves going there and it will be where we will send his younger brother next year. A huge thankyou to all the educators at Riverview

  • Our daughter has attended My Kindy Garden Suburb for the past two years. In that time we have found the educators to be conscientious, positive, incredibly enthusiastic and accomodating.

    It is evident that the entire team love what they do which translates into the passion, patience and level of care shown to each child in the caring and nurturing environment provided at My Kindy.

    The educators go above and beyond to create individual and group experiences making each day different and enjoyable - our daughter cannot wait to share with us what she has created and learnt throughout the day. We love that the children are encouraged to care for the environment, explore nature and be involved in community programs.

    Feeling comfortable with the surroundings and people which you leave your child with for the greater part of the day is invaluable. We are incredibly grateful for the fantastic communication, support and level of care that is provided by My Kindy Garden Suburb.

    Ebony H.

  • I have nothing but priase for the My Kindy Centres, the caring and enthusiastic educators and the love they have shown both my boys in their earliest years. The kids are always learning something new and exciting and every day is different. I'm so happy that we happened to get our boys into My Kindy!