Willunga, SA


Cool Frogs Early Childhood Education Willunga

Cool Frogs Early Childhood Education is a full-day care facility situated in the picturesque location of Willunga, South Australia. Catering to children aged 6 weeks to school age, the center emphasizes play-based learning and child-led exploration.

Located in Willunga, the center boasts expansive outdoor play areas equipped with sandpits, climbing frames, and natural play spaces. Indoors, children enjoy a dedicated play area stocked with a variety of toys and educational resources that facilitate their learning and growth.

Following the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), the curriculum at Cool Frogs Early Childhood Education focuses on nurturing children's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Educators collaborate closely with families to create personalised learning plans tailored to each child's interests, strengths, and developmental needs.

To enrich children's experiences, the center offers extracurricular activities such as dance and music classes. Cool Frogs is dedicated to providing a secure, supportive, and stimulating environment where every child can thrive.

Our Rooms

  • Baby Room - 6 weeks to 18 months

    Our Baby room is designed for children aged six weeks to 18 months, where they are cared for by trained childcare professionals who build strong relationships with both the children and their families. The Baby room provides a secure, bright, and inviting environment with a spacious layout that accommodates a variety of activities suitable for infants. It is equipped with age-appropriate toys, cots, play mats, and essential amenities to ensure your child's safety and comfort. Our daily routine in the Baby room mirrors your home schedule or helps establish one, tailored to your child's needs. We maintain clear communication by documenting all activities in a communication book that you can take home. We work closely with you to address your child's dietary requirements, ensuring they are met with your input and guidance. Overall, we create a nurturing and stimulating atmosphere in the Baby room that supports early skills development and lays a solid foundation for future learning and growth.

  • Junior Toddlers - 18 months to 24 months

    Our Junior Toddler room caters to children aged 1-2 years, focusing on nurturing their cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development through interactive play-based learning activities and social interactions. The environment of the Junior Toddler room is designed to be safe, stimulating, and comfortable, featuring low furniture and ample space for exploration and movement. It is organised into various play areas such as a reading corner, dramatic play, sensory exploration, and gross motor activities. Educators in the Junior Toddler room provide individual attention and support tailored to each child's needs. The daily routine includes structured and unstructured playtime, educational activities, storytime, outdoor play, and music and movement sessions. Our curriculum is designed to build foundational skills and encourage socialisation. This includes fostering early language and communication skills, promoting social play and cooperation, and nurturing independence in self-help skills. Overall, our Junior Toddler room offers a loving and playful environment that cultivates a passion for learning and prepares children for their transition to the Toddler Room.

  • Toddlers - 2 years to 3 years

    Our Toddler room accommodates children aged two to three years, offering an environment tailored to their unique developmental needs. We provide a variety of activities and equipment that foster physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and language growth. The Toddler room is structured into distinct areas: a reading corner stocked with age-appropriate books to enhance language skills, an imaginative play area with educational toys like puzzles and blocks to encourage creative thinking, and a sensory area featuring items that engage multiple senses such as sand/water tables, musical instruments, and bubbles. Additionally, there's a cozy rest area where children can nap or relax after lunch. Qualified educators oversee the Toddler room, guiding interactive activities and play-based learning. They collaborate closely with parents to ensure each child receives personalised attention, including support during toilet training. Our aim in the Toddler room is to cultivate a warm and nurturing atmosphere where children can explore, learn, and make discoveries while developing self-confidence, independence, and essential social skills.

  • Junior Kindergarten - 3 years to 4 years

    Our Jr Kindy Room caters to children aged 3 to 4 years, providing a secure and dynamic environment with dual levels of play space designed to support their developmental journey and exploration. The curriculum in the Jr Kindy room emphasizes play-based activities aimed at nurturing social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills. These activities may include art and craft, music and movement, outdoor play, storytelling, and small group interactions to enhance language and communication abilities. At this stage, learning through play is fundamental, encouraging children to engage with new materials, collaborate, take turns, and share. Play-based learning fosters essential skills such as problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking. The Jr Kindy room serves as a pivotal stage before children transition to our Kindergarten room, marking their progression in learning and development.

  • Kindergarten - 4 years to school age

    Our Kindergarten room, catering to children aged four years to school age, plays a vital role in preparing them for school readiness. It is designed as a space where children learn and explore through play, fostering their cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills while establishing a strong educational foundation. Equipped with age-appropriate resources that ignite imagination and creativity, the Kindergarten features child-sized furniture arranged to encourage exploration and discovery. Our dedicated teachers offer a variety of activities, materials, and experiences aligned with the national curriculum (ELYF). These endeavors promote the development of crucial skills such as literacy, numeracy, problem-solving, critical thinking, vocabulary, and communication. Moreover, our Kindergarten room embraces inclusivity, welcoming all children regardless of background, abilities, or needs. Teachers create a respectful environment that honors cultural diversity and celebrates individual differences. By providing a high-quality Kindergarten program, we ensure children are well-prepared for the challenges of primary school and develop a positive attitude towards lifelong learning. Through play-based learning and meaningful experiences, children cultivate a passion for learning that enriches both their academic journey and personal growth.


Full-Day (6:30 AM - 6:30 PM) $160.00 Before Childcare subsidy applied

Cool Frogs Early Childhood Education reserves the right to increase the said fees at any time.

Location Information

Opening Hours:

  • Monday: 6:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Tuesday: 6:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Wednesday: 6:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Thursday: 6:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Friday: 6:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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