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Crittenden Road Early Learning & Kinder

Child Care Centre Smithfield Plains

Crittenden Road Early Learning & Kinder is ready to welcome your little one to the wonderful world of learning. Offering child care in Smithfield Plains with modern outdoor spaces purposefully designed to support children’s physical development and offering quiet spaces for reading and relaxation. Our passionate educators guide a stimulating, child-centred curriculum that will extend your child’s sense of curiousity and build their self-esteem as a learner. We are excited to welcome you at Crittenden Road Early Learning and Kinder.

At our centre, you will find:

  • Our Bachelor qualified Kinder Teacher is keen to not only get your child school-ready, but to work in partnership you to build a resilient and caring child who is ready to embrace the world.
  • Our onsite cook is making fresh and nutritious meals to fuel your child’s body and mind. We provide breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late supper to support your child’s learning and play all day.
  • Our environments are purposefully designed to meet every child at their unique point of development. We understand not every child or family is the same, and our learning spaces reflect that. Like you, we wonder who they will be if we offer them the best start in life…
  • Our holistic curriculum is designed to achieve not only school readiness, but to nurture thoughtful, understanding and tolerant young citizens in a way that makes learning fun. Who knows what amazing ideas lie in these young minds?
  • When we say open-door policy, we mean it. We are here to support families in every way we can. Whenever you need to talk, we are here to listen.

Our funded, all day Kindergarten program is led by a Bachelor trained Early Childhood Teacher. We offer a stimulating curriculum with the aim of building confident and active learners. Using a holistic approach to education, we combine school readiness programs with learning experiences to foster the social and emotional development of young children. Our integrated indoor/outdoor curriculum is child-directed and seeks to engage children in meaningful learning experiences that get them excited about learning and confident to commence their formal education journey.

Meet our Director: Karina McGair

Hi, my name is Karina and I am the Executive Service Manager of Crittenden Road Early Learning and Kinder in Smithfield Plains, South Australia.

I have worked in the Early Childhood for a very long time, where I have grown and learnt a substantial amount over this time. My passion has always been the nursery age, and have educated myself in the pedagogy of 0-2 years. Over the years I have educated all age groups and have enjoyed my time with each.

In 2019 I stepped up to become a Director, and challenge myself with mentoring our up and coming Educators, and to be an advocate for our children in care.

I am mother of 6 children (4 girls and 2 boys) and love spending family time with them and my husband. Our favourite pastimes are camping, football and watching the boys play soccer.

I look forward to meeting your family and looking after, caring and educating your child.

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  • Care in the future
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Once you’ve filled out this form, you will receive an email regarding how to update your details in the future. We will do our best to match our availabilities with your needs and give you a buzz soon. Thanks!