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Gan Gani Community Kindergarten offers children and
their families a lot more than just a kindy

We provide a warm, safe and nurturing community for families from all backgrounds.

Feel cherished

We strive to ensure that each and every child in our care feels cherished and nurtured.

Stay connected

We encourage open, honest and reciprocal communication with families so that kindy is an extension of the home.

Instil awareness

We instil a sense of respect for and awareness of all cultures with an emphasis on our First Nations’ cultures in our children and work closely with Indigenous Educators to embed this in our curriculum.

Ensure diversity

We embrace diversity, welcome all children, regardless of culture, and are active in connecting with community groups.

Encourage involvement

We encourage and welcome involvement at kindy from families and the local community. 

  • Joining the parents committee and assisting in administration and management.
  • Attending one of the out-of-kindy-hours events or play dates.
  • Volunteering for a day to help with the running of the kindy. (Our children love to have mum or dad at kind for the day!)
  • Pausing at pick-up to share some Challah (special Shabbat bread) and look at your child’s latest creation.

Seek support

We are supported by a range of affiliates who contribute to the kindy in a variety of ways.  We are incredibly grateful for the support of our community.  If you would like to provide support to the kindy, please contact us to discuss.

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Birdie’s Tree is a suite of resources to help families prepare for, cope with and recover from a natural disaster or disruptive event.  Birdie’s Tree particularly helps support mental health and emotional wellbeing for expectant and new parents, babies and young children.

While the stories were originally written for children aged 0 to 4, we are finding they are helping children who have experienced disruptive events, up to at least mid-primary school age.

Most Birdie’s Tree resources are available for free, click on the links or pictures below.   There are flipbooks and animations or videos and the resources are available in many languages.