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Looking for Childcare in the Coolum Beach/Perigian/Mt Coolum Area?

The decision to place your child in Early Learning is a big one. We understand your pain, after all, many of us have been there already



There is lots to be decided The best way to know if a centre is right for you is to go there and take a look. Talk to the staff, watch them engage with the children and ..... just by being there you will start to get a feel for the place.


Experts say that children who are in an early childhood setting that promotes emotional, cognitive and physical well being develop better academic and social skills than those who are in lesser quality care


Dragonfly's Early Learning at Coolum is a well run accredited centre that has segregated baby, toddler, pre-kindy and kindy rooms. Our Centre also offers extended hours to accommodate early drop offs and late pick ups.


To begin, you need to think about the Centre that you are considering

Take a look at our Coolum Beach Childcare and Early Learning Centre, Dragonfly's Early Learning


The Centre needs to be convenient? It needs to be within easy travelling distance?

Dragonflys Early Learning is less than 10 minutes from Peregian Beach,Yaroomba and Mt Coolum... just a short drive, as well as being central to Coolum residents


Does it have the facilities that you are looking for?

We run the government approved programme in conjunction with a busy Community programme to introduce the children to the world around them


Does it have any activities that offer more than other Centres?

We offer Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Programme which is a garden to plate gardening programme in conjunction with our curriculum, as well as Yoga and Soccer Classes



Does it have lovely open spaces for the children to play outdoors?

We have large segregated play areas devoted to each age group. The yards have mature trees offering lots of shade to play areas


Do you receive a warm welcome when you walk in?

Our caring and devoted Educators do all that they can to make parents and children feel welcome in their designated rooms



Do the children seem happy? Are they playing happily with their Kindy Friends?

Dragonfly's Early Learning is a very happy place. We encourage happy play.

How do the children interact with their educators?

Our Educators love their jobs and love being with the children and this is obvious when you enter the Centre.


How do the children interact with each other?

Children love the company of others and look forward to spending time with their Kindy Friends.


Ask the educator in your age group, how the children spend their day?

Dragonfly's has an extensive, well thought out Community Programme aimed at developing the children's education, contact and experience with the world around them



Ask questions about the food that is provided?

Dragonfly's Early Learning has chef prepared meals provided aimed at broadening the children's food experience. The menu is extensive and changes weekly. We also cater for Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free requirements


How do care givers communicate with the parents?

We offer lots of Communication with our families. Our Centre uses Storypark to keep parents up to date on the daily activities of the children. We also have a monthly Centre newsletter and general email communication that goes out to all parents on a regular basis. Dragonfly's Early Learning posts daily on Facebook and Instagram.


If there is anything further that you would like to know about our centre, please call us on 07 5471 6500, to discuss, or, better still, book a tour and come in to visit us


To learn more about Dragonfly's Early Learning go to:

https://www.dragonflys.com.au/contact-us