Located on Handford road next door to Aldi and Coles, Kids Club Taigum brings a new concept to childcare and early learning offering a holistic approach to preschool years. Give your child the best start to their future with our highly praised “Education for Life” program which encourages a life-long love and appreciation for learning.
Our educators see themselves as co-learners with the children and offer a caring early learning away from home. Our routines allow time for uninterrupted play for our little ones to fully investigate their ideas.
Our wonderful play-spaces are built in our own workshop using natural wood to provide sensory and exploratory experiences and induce creativity. Our learning environments provide babies and toddlers with resources that offer challenge, intrigue and surprise to support their investigations and enjoyment.
9 hour sessions are also available at Kids Club Taigum.
Kids Club centres provide absolutely everything your child needs to be comfortable all day, making the transition from home to daycare much easier. Check the video below to see everything included in your fees.
We transition children in our rooms based on their developmental needs.
Our daily fees are based on your child’s age group, they are all-inclusive: you will not have to pay any extra costs.
The daily fees before the Child Care Subsidy are as follows:
Welcome to Kids Club Taigum. My name is Mel and I’m very excited to be part of the Kids Club Family. I have joined the childcare industry 12 years ago, and it has been such a beautiful journey. I am a proud mummy of two gorgeous girls who are my heart and soul. They have made my desire to provide the best possible care for children my motto in life.
I see children as little seeds. They can be seen as very fragile, but they carry the miracle and power of life in themselves. They will all blossom and grow, no doubts, but each seed will become one kind of plant. Each child comes from a different family, has a different background, brings different culture, values and circumstances. A tomato seed cannot grow into a carrot, but it can become the best tomato ever. Each child is unique.
I believe Educators have an amazing and powerful job of caring for those “seeds”. The job of helping children to achieve their full potential and become their own very best. I strive to develop a strong partnership with families, who are the experts on their child; to inspire and guide Educators, helping to prepare and empower them to deliver the best possible for our children; and to create a place where children are respected, accepted, challenged, listened, free and loved.
Children’s life is like a book with a lot of blank pages waiting to be written. It is an absolute privilege to be part of their stories.
At Kids Club we have certain room routines that educators follow. The routine will vary, depending on current events and activities. Having a routine in each of the rooms allows for smoother transitions into new activities, meals and rest time. The routine is available to families so you are aware of what your child is doing at certain times.
The day starts with family grouping sessions where breakfast is served. Here is when you can say goodbye to your little one. After breakfast, your child has time to play and learn at their own pace.
At this time of the morning, other children are still arriving, so the educators offer children different activities to engage in. The activities are purposefully selected to encourage our learning through play framework.
We then begin to transition into lunch. After washing their hands your child will sit down where they choose and be served morning tea from the menu. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal.
Depending on the weather, your child will be offered to play indoors/outdoors for free playtime. This is where educators can make observations of what your child likes to do. During this time we also hold group activities with the children.
From 12 pm we begin to transition to lunchtime. Once your child’s hands are washed they will choose a seat where a hot lunch will be served to them. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal.
Sleep or rest time after lunch your child will have a rest in a peaceful tranquil room with educators patting if requested. If your child does not require sleep, they will take part in quiet activities such as reading.
After your child wakes up, afternoon tea will be served. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal. We encourage our toddlers and preschoolers to serve themselves their own afternoon tea.
Depending on the weather, your child will be offered to play indoors/outdoors for free playtime. This is where educators can make observations of what your child likes to do and prepare for future planned experiences based on interests.
Planned afternoon learning experiences. During this time we will engage your child in activities that are slightly more structured and educator-led. For example, yoga classes, painting lessons, group play and group learning moments.
"Amazing. Like a second family. Facilities, teachers, programs, daily communications, food, events - all the best I’ve seen at a day care centre with a truly wonderful woman - Shelli, at the helm."Michelle, Kids Club Clarence St Parent
"The chef makes amazing meals on site for the children that I’m tempted to dump my lunch, so I can eat with them! What I also love is their breastfeeding friendly premises. Because I work close enough, I am able to go in each day to give my daughter a breastfeed. "Winnie, Kids Club Clarence Street Parent
" I can't recommend this place higher and I would be thrilled to talk to any mums or dads who are having any resistance or are going through a tough point. I toured 17 centres before I chose this one, and it was the best decision I've made in a while."Aurora, Kids Club Clarence Street Parent
The Rainforest Room caters for babies. It provides a calm and caring home-like environment with carefully planned learning areas and their own outdoor playground.
The Ocean Room provides our toddlers with a welcoming, inspiring environment and the opportunity to explore and influence their own experiences and learning.
Kids Club Early Childhood Learning has been awarded and recognised for a range of their expertise. Including rated Exceeding in the National Quality Standards in several of the centres across NSW and ACT.
Kids Club has tailored an exclusive Education for Life Program for our children based on the understanding that 83% of your child’s learning happens in the first 5 years of his life. Our program extends on the principles and practices of Australia’s national curriculum framework for Early Childhood Education: EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework).
The Australian Government provides families with financial assistance to help cover the costs of approved child care – the Child Care Subsidy.
Since 2 July 2018, Australia has a new child care package. Under the new package, the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) replaces the existing Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. CCS is the main way the Government assists families with their child care fees.
Child Care Subsidy Net Fee Calculator
We have developed a Child Care Subsidy Net Fee Calculator, to give you an idea of how much your out of pocket costs are after the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) has been applied at your nominated Kids Club centre. Click here to go to the Kids Club Child Care Subsidy Calculator
Here are some interesting links for now:
Forms for your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN): www.centrelink.gov.au
Information for your Childcare Subsidy: www.humanservices.gov.au
The transition for children into child care is an important milestone for children and families. This transition can be challenging and emotional for both the parent and the child. Therefore, we offer you this information to help the transition process.
We invite families to come for orientation the week before they start: stay in the centre with your child, meet the educators and make yourself familiar with the routines prior to your child’s first day. This assists you and your children to feel more at ease and comfortable with the new environment.
The Kids Club Enrolments Team can answer any of your questions or queries you might have in regards to enrolling, wait-listing, Childcare Subsidy and more.