Long Day Care has been caring and educating children in Hawkesbury Heights, Winmalee and Springwood area since 1994. We are open from 7:00AM to 6:30PM Monday to Friday, 50 weeks per year. Run by a former practicing midwife as well as a family health nurse, Mellissa Amirilayeghi has the knowledge and experience in ensuring your loved ones receive the best the development of thinking in children of preschool age exercise care and education during their stay at Lizzards.
As an added convenience, Lizzards also provides healthy, nutritious meals for all children. Meals are prepared and cooked on site daily. Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity. Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world. Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing. Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners. Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.
Here at Lizzards we value the importance of learning through play where we believe young children learn best through their play experiences. Play also highlights children’s interests, both individual and peer interests, with these interests respectfully acknowledged and investigated further. Along with valuing the importance of play, we also believe in the providing children with an educational program that offers skills such as learning about phonics, numerals and meaningful, purposeful activities to build children’s academic skills. Our educational programs reflect this along with the principals and practices of the National Early Years Learning Framework which guides our educational and care programs. Children enjoy some quality outdoor time with educators. Children are encouraged to sing and dance to promote exercise and movement. All lunches are prepared fresh on site daily.