Community and sustainability matters at our brand new childcare centre in Canberra. The 136-place open plan centre comes complete with an Atelier which features a well-equipped art studio, beautiful environments, and a whole host of natural resources.
At Guardian Early Learning Centre—Bruce we love to get involved with our community and have the community get involved with us. We hold regular events that include families, educators, our wider community, charities and our local Ngunnawal Aboriginal people. From NAIDOC Week to Grandparents Day, Red Nose Day to RSPCA Cupcake Day, we thrive on being a part of our local area. Why not pay us a visit and see what we’re all about?
Veggie patches, recycling and worm farms, oh my!
As well as community, we have a strong focus on sustainability and take pride in introducing the children to the importance of looking after our environment. We have a wonderful veggie patch where the children maintain, water, harvest and even eat the vegetables grown, which is a great source of excitement and learning for them.
We’ve also introduced the children to recycling and even have our very own garbage truck with colour coded bins for the children to access and use. Right now, we are in the process of creating a recycling station to encourage families and educators to work with the children to support their learning and understanding of the concept of recycling—we’ll keep you updated with the progress!
Our on-site worm farm has been a huge hit so far. The children are responsible for collecting vegetable scraps and for the feeding and maintaining the worm farm (all with the help from our friendly educators!). The children not only love the experience, they’re also learning great skills that will serve them well in their future.
Guardian Early Learning Centre—Bruce is conveniently open from 7.30am to 6pm from Monday to Friday. To arrange a tour or to find out more about this early learning centre in ACT, head here.