EduKids Elles Road

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Sessions for 3 - 5 year olds
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EduKids Elles Road is a purpose built childcare centre in Invercargill caring for children from 3 months to 5 years of age. We are a centre that prides ourselves on providing a quality service. Our centre is situated in the Strathern area, easily accessible to many schools, parks and the hospital.

EduKids Elles Road is a centre that stands out from the rest. We have qualified teachers that are passionate, enthusiastic, and above all else dedicated to preparing children to become lifelong learners. Your child will experience an environment that is safe and secure with a peaceful, calm and unhurried atmosphere, that also creates a sense of wonder and excitement.

Our under two teaching team are passionate and in-tune with the needs of individual infants and toddlers. We offer a genuine caring, safe, fun-filled environment with loads of opportunities to explore and develop while respecting your child’s individual routines and interests. Your baby will enjoy their own secure outdoor space and a variety of planned and spontaneous activities daily that will ensure they have the best possible opportunities to develop.

Our lovely nursery environment tries to emulate the home setting and rhythm as much as is practicable. We offer ‘Primary Caregiving’ which means that two teachers are allocated to take primary responsibility for the care and education of your infant or toddler. We are a passionate, genuine and caring Nursery team whom try to be in tune with the

individual care and educational needs of your child. Our safe, fun filled environment is a place where your infant or toddler has many opportunities to explore and develop at their own pace. Your child will enjoy their own secure outdoor space with a covered veranda for those rainy days and a variety of planned and spontaneous experiences daily that will ensure they have the best possible opportunities to learn.

The teachers in the over two area are experienced and dedicated to helping your child reach their potential. We have loads of fun and creative resources, a secure shared playground and two dedicated indoor teaching spaces where your child will enjoy the benefit of focussed learning times that cater to their age group and interests. Our programme encourages exploration and builds confidence preparing your child for the excitement and challenges of school ahead.

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Mid-winter disco

Annual art exhibition

Welcome Twinkle and Sprinkle

EduKids Elles Road take a trip to Queenspark

EduKids Elles Road’s Beautiful Babies

Spring Time Garden

Christmas for our Kids

Nursery Head to the Park

A Trip to the Museum

Book Day

Trip to the Invercargill Gymnastics Club

Get Behind the Tour of Southland

Halloween Disco!

The Southland Stags call in on EduKids Elles Road

Get busy for Loud Shirt Day

Play and Exploration

Care and Learning at the Community gardens

Getting behind Blue Ribbon. Go Brent!

EduKids Elles Road Polyfest Performance

EduKids Elles Road Daffodil Day Special Visit

EduKids Elles Road – Murihiku Marae

EduKids Elles Road call in on friends at the rest home

EduKids Elles Road Rippa Rugby Tournament

EduKids Elles Road – Covered in white

EduKids Elles Road – Tooth brushing programme

EduKids Elles Road – Celebrated BestStarts 21st birthday

EduKids Elles Road’s Plunket Appeal

EduKids Elles Road go Tooth Brush Shopping

EduKids Elles Road’s Community Excursion

EduKids Elles Road’s Christmas Party

EduKids Elles Road’s Disco

EduKids Elles Road’s Marae Visit

EduKids Elles Road perform at Polyfest


We are excited to offer our families access to Storypark e-portfolios. They are a great way to keep up to date with what your child is doing while at the centre. You can log in to the secure platform to see what’s been happening in their day, check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information about this fantastic resource.