About Children being Children


Welcome to FiRST Early Learning; – A sanctuary for learning, development, and growth.

We ensure that every child and family feels welcome, safe and secure when they take their first steps into our centres,

We understand the child as an individual and human being with a range of needs, wants, interests, abilities and languages personable to each child’s journey, working in unique collaboration with families and the environment.

FiRST is dedicated to providing an environment that is sustainable showing respect and understanding in providing educational all-inclusive play based learning environments that promote, encourage and further develops children’s interests, ideas, theories, needs, sense of self, belonging and becoming.

Our class’s range from 6 weeks to 5 years.


We lay the stepping stones to nurture, build and develop secure and trusting relationships with our nurseries to foster and enhance social, emotional and well-being for your child. Every change, growth and milestone is celebrated, encouraged and supported. Our environments and resources are complete with safe and stimulating natural resources.

2-3 years:

These early years are an enriching and exciting time in a toddlers life as pathways are opened with endless opportunities for learning and investigating. Self help skills are developed, independence is flourishing and confidence building. Through observation, research and provocations, children’s interest and learning are continuously expanded as they grow and change.


High-quality kinder funded education to our 3 and 4 year old children. FiRST understands the importance of the child’s first 5 years being the most important in a child’s life, for learning and development. We provide enthusiastic, educated and experienced bachelor qualified kindergarten teachers that deliver the steps needed for quality educational curriculums to build and prepare your children for the next stages in their lives.

Our programs are created with intentional teaching and play based learning styles to provide but not inclusive to physical, social, emotional well being, language and literacy, sense of community and connection, numeracy, creative expression and arts, sustainability, science and technology, independence and responsibility to path the stepping stones for their future.

W: firstearlylearning.vic.edu.au

Peninsula Essence, Education & Training Feature – July 2021