Childcare and Early Learning Centres in Melbourne South Eastern Suburbs

We want children to have the best start to life. At Guardian, we 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.

Searching for high quality childcare in south eastern Melbourne? With Guardian, you’re spoilt for choice! We can offer the option of nine amazing Centres in the area!

Centres near you


Bentleigh is a multi-level Centre where a mix of indoor and outdoor learning environments bring the exciting programs to life.

Benteigh East

Bentleigh East has a range of bright and inviting indoor spaces. There’s a range of gardens and natural play structures outside, with an abundance of space to play and discover.


Our Brighton child care Centre provides a nurturing and stimulating environment for children aged six weeks to six years of age, supporting them to discover the world in a safe and secure way.



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!

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.


Chadstone includes a beautifully designed yard with a cubby house and water pump. The Centre also has sandpit areas, worm farms, vegetable gardens, compost bins and engaging, well-resourced indoor learning spaces.


Elsternwick has beautifully designed indoor spaces, ready for fun and learning. There is a range of natural play structures outside, as well as a treehouse!

Langwarrin North

At Guardian Langwarrin North, the care and education of each child is our top priority. Children aged six weeks to six years will be supported to be creative, bold and imaginative in their learning.



Welcome to Guardian Childcare and Education Langwarrin, formerly Platypus Junction Langwarrin. Our stunning learning spaces are open, airy, bright, and clean, they’re full of life and designed around children’s development to enable the perfect age-appropriate development.

Langwarrin South

Langwarrin South has been designed with bright open spaces and seamless flow from indoor to outdoor. Our learning spaces are child-focused, natural, and engaging environments that trigger imagination and engage curious minds.


McKinnon boasts indoor learning spaces with a wealth of age-appropriate resources. The Centre offers a French language program, and an outdoor music space to boost curiosity and creativity.

Mt Eliza

Mt Eliza Featuring a range of resources to educate and inspire, including an outdoor treehouse, herb and vegetable gardens, creek beds, worm farms, compost bins, and various age-specific studios.

children and Educator sitting in outdoor area at Guardian Mentone East

Mentone East

Mentone East has a community-minded team with a strong connection to the local primary school. The Centre has a bright and inviting outdoor space, perfect for exploration and play-based learning.

Mentone West

Mentone West is the larger Centre, spacious and modern with lots of natural light and a welcoming, friendly environment.


Moorabbin is a warm, welcoming Centre with a homely feel. It is equipped with well-designed learning spaces and a beautiful outdoor space perfect for little adventurers.

Mulgrave East

Mulgrave East boasts a light and spacious interior and exteriors. The Centre’s herb and vegetable gardens are the perfect places to see our multi-age learning approach in action.

Mulgrave South

Mulgrave South this modern yet homely Centre includes a spacious open-plan yard with herb and vegetable gardens, native trees, a fort and natural play structures.

Oakleigh East

Oakleigh East features four outdoor play areas with a wooden cubby house, herb and vegetable gardens, fruit trees and pet bunnies, along with Mandarin lessons.

Regardless of which Centre in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs you choose, you will find engaging indoor and outdoor environments for children aged six weeks to six years.

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