Childcare and Early Learning Centres in Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

Guardian Centres create the space to help your child feel safe and secure to explore their world. We put your child at the centre of their growth, becoming curious and creative learners as they develop their sense of self.

Families in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs are spoilt for choice with twelve Guardian Centres in the area!

Blackburn North

Blackburn North is the smallest of the Blackburn Centres and has a cosy, homely feel. The Centre has separate outdoor spaces for each age group, and indoor spaces set up for lots of fun through play-based learning.

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Blackburn West

Blackburn West is also smaller in size and is warm and inviting. The outside space is equipped with a sandpit, mud kitchen and different areas to explore.

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Blackburn South

Blackburn South is the largest of our three Blackburn Centres. It is modern, purpose-built and vibrant, with well-resourced indoor learning spaces and an expansive outdoor area to discover and explore.

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interior of Guardian Doncaster East

Doncaster East

Doncaster East has an on-site library, an adjoining football oval, vegetable patches, a community garden and a range of age-specific workspaces and play areas.

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Ivanhoe has a range of engaging learning environments with a sustainability focus, including vegetable gardens, a worm farm and an active recycling program.

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Box Hill

Box Hill has won several industry awards, and boasts a range of resource-rich indoor and outdoor learning spaces, where children are encouraged to explore and discover.

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Camberwell is a unique and inviting Centre split between two 1930s houses, featuring high ceilings, native trees and an expansive outdoor area. Diverse team with several Mandarin-speaking Educators.

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Outdoor area Guardian South Yarra

South Yarra

South Yarra has a picturesque roof top garden and an outdoor Invention Centre classroom that will provide children with endless possibilities for creation and design.

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Caulfield has a homely feel, with a welcoming, friendly environment and well-resourced indoor learning spaces. Outdoors, a sandpit and plenty of room to play awaits!

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Caulfield North

Caulfield North boasts indoor learning spaces with a wealth of age-appropriate resources, alongside an abundance of space outdoors to play and discover.

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Chadstone boasts an expansive outdoor area with impressive play structures, and indoor learning spaces filled with resources perfect for sparking curiosity and creativity.

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Kew is a convenient choice for local families needing care close to home or on their way to the city for work. A light-filled urban oasis, with herb and vegetable gardens, sandpit, bridge, wooden play structures and two levels of open-plan spaces where our programs come to life.

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In each of these Centres, you will find engaging indoor and outdoor environments for children aged six weeks to six years.

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