Learning Environments

We aim to create an environment for children that is warm and nurturing and in which children feel they belong. We want users of the environment to respect each other, and take pride in the opportunities that arise in such a relaxed environment.

Our childcare centres offer state-of-the-art purpose built indoor and outdoor facilities. We aim to create an environment that feels like, looks like, and is an extension of your home.

Our facilities have been designed to promote a safe positive, fun, creative, and stimulating space to meet the wide variety and range of educational needs of children aged 0-6.  Where possible children will have access to the indoors and outdoors at most times of the day for them to make the ultimate decision about where they would like to play and learn.


Our curriculum is offered to children to support the use of both the indoor and outdoor spaces, throughout the day the children can move from the room to the outside fluidly- as we operate an indoor/outdoor programme.  Each space (room or yard) is purpose built to support the needs and developmental stage of your child, in a safe secure building with multi-functional facilities for early childhood.

These spaces are designed with the child’s needs and wants at the forefront,  We design and create these environments inline with the EYLF and VELF curriculum with the aim to support various different developmental stages that a child goes through.  Our environments are flexible and change depending on the needs, wants and interests of the children, parents and educators; to support intentional teaching and play-based learning.  Further resources are bought and made to extend and support children’s needs and interests.

Where possible children will access an indoors and outdoors program at most times of the day.  This then allows them to make the decision about where and how they would like to play and learn. And develop their communication and social skills, as they are able to play with other children from different rooms which may be different ages.

We suggest that you not dress your child in their best clothes. Days at Child’s Play can get messy! From paint to mud, food dye and play dough to sand and red loam. We stretch the children and give them the best environment possible in which to thrive.

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About Child’s Play ELC

Child’s Play Early learning is a family owned business, Ian and Sam Johnson that have over 20 years experience in Education.  The Child’s Play brand has high expectations and the Tarneit service is rated “exceeding”.


1 Pintail Drive
Torquay VIC 3228
Phone: 03 5296 0105

Child’s Play Tarneit

642 Tarneit Road
Tarniet Vic 3029
Tel: 03 9748 2004