Our Centre


We strive to provide a safe and stimulating, caring and challenging environment for every child in our care to develop a positive self-esteem, confidence, curiosity and creative expression and respect for their families, peers and themselves through child-focused planned activities and experiences.

Wonderland Childcare and Kinder is a privately owned long day care centre for children from 6 months to 6 years old. It is conveniently located at 6 High St, Doncaster that is adjacent to the North Eastern Jewish Centre; but we are NOT affiliated with any religious organsiations.  We are located just off the Doncaster Road exit of the Eastern Freeway. It is also only 1 minute walk from the Doncaster Park & Ride. We are independent of any religious organisation and welcome all families of different cultural or ethnic background.

Wonderland is a licensed and approved long day care centre from the Department of Education and Training to enrol a maximum of 77 children per day. We are also accredited by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority to meet all quality areas requirements from the National Quality Framework.

Please click here for our Quality Profile.

All Wonderland educators are employed with current Working with Children Check, first aid, anaphylaxis and asthma training.  All of our educators are qualified with  the Certificate III in Children Services.  In addition, more than half of our educators have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

All of our kindergarten teachers are qualified with a University Degree (or equivalent) in Early Childhood that are registered teachers in the Victoria Institute of Teaching.

All preschool children are eligible to enrol to our Kindergarten Program approved and funded by the Department of Education and Training.

Hot meals are prepared daily by our qualified Centre Cook to suit children with different dietary needs and religious and cultural backgrounds. Additionally we serve breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, and late snacks for all children. It is the belief of our Centre that good nutrition is vital to the health of young children and we aim to offer a balanced diet based on the 5 food groups as per The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating.

Our Centre operating hours:  Monday to Friday 7:00am to 6:30pm, all year round including school holidays but except public holidays.