Blinky's Corner Child Care Centre

Inspiring learning for life at Blinkys Corner Child Care Centre. Our early learning and long day care centre offers child care in East Lismore in a homely setting that is perfect for families living or commuting through East Lismore or nearby suburbs Goonellabah, Lismore, Lismore Heights and CaniabaWe are conveniently located on Military Road close to the Southern Cross University Lismore Campus

When visiting our centre, you will be absorbed in a world where children are encouraged to explore and learn. Our adventure-filled playgrounds include a sandpit, slide and vegetable garden. 
Children enjoy uninterrupted time and space to discover the outdoors to test their limits and develop strength, balance, and self-confidence.  

Our centre has long term educators who are committed to providing a high quality early educational program for your child. Our centre provides large natural outdoor spaces for the children to explore and learn in and there are plenty of opportunities for children to develop meaningful relationships with other children and educators. 

When the children come inside, our indoor spaces invite adventure and discovery with quality resources and learning experiences. Children explore, create, and test out their ideas as they play with a wide range of materials in purposeful play spaces. Our team of skilled educators plan play-based learning experiences around children’s interests and learning goals. Literacy and numeracy concepts are embedded in play-based learning, as children engage as scientists, artists, architects, storytellers and designers.  

We provide healthy, freshly made meals and snacks created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements. Opportunities to educate children on healthy eating practices are displayed as educators encourage children to assist in selecting edible plants from our vegetable garden which are used in many of our meals. Communal mealtimes between children and educators grow relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices.  

A strong community focused program where throughout the year, educators and children venture out on excursions to our local community visiting Friends of the Koala (Koala rehabilitation centre) and the nearby waste and recycling centre. The educators and children also take part in the yearly Lantern Parade, working alongside the local feeder schools including Wyrallah Road and St. Carthages. We regularly present educational children’s shows and welcome special guests to the centre to extend on the children’s learning including STEPS vision screening. Community connections support a sense of belonging for children and offer opportunities to develop social and observational skills with a various people, places, and environments.  

As members of our Early Learning Services community, we look forward to partnering with you to provide information, support, and high-quality education and care in your child’s formative years. 

Our Family Support Team are happy to chat through your child care needs. Call them today on 1800 413 885 to book a tour at our centre, meet our team of educators, and learn more about why these first five years are so important for your child’s development.  
94 Military Road East Lismore NSW 2480 02 6622 4300 blinkyscorner@earlylearningservices.com.au 

Why you’ll love Blinkys Corner Early Learning Services 

These are just some of the highlights included in your child’s early childhood education and care experience at our centre.

Meet your Centre Manager
Kylie McDonald
“The thing I love about this job is the delight that you see on children’s faces when they master new skills.”

A sneak peek inside our centre

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Take a walk in your child's footsteps

Every day  is a different adventure with children, but there are some key elements that make your child's time so enjoyable at Early Learning Services Centres. Scroll through the below to see what a typical day might look like.

Useful information

Opening hours

 

Extended opening hours to support your busy family life!
Monday 6:30am to 6:30pm
Tuesday 6:30am to 6:30pm
Wednesday 6:30am to 6:30pm
Thursday 6:30am to 6:30pm
Friday 6:30am to 6:30pm
More about your centre

Even more reasons why families love our centre: 

  • We offer an interest-based program guided by the national Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and a preschool program taught by a Bachelor-qualified early childhood teacher to prepare your child socially and emotionally for the next step in their early education journey. 
  • You’ll receive daily photos and updates through our all in one family app that will allow you to stay connected with your child and keep track of their learning, nutrition, sleep times and other updates. 
  • On-site parking is available for easy pick-ups and drop-offs.

Call our Family Support Team today on 1800 413 885to chat through your child care needs!

For your first day
What we provide What you'll need to bring
  • Hat
  • Nappies
  • Wipes
  • Bed linen
  • Sunscreen
  • Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Morning
    and Afternoon Tea, Late Snack
  • Specialised programs
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Hat
  • Spare change of clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Bottle, milk or formula

 

We’re always here to support you on your child’s learning journey. Read more about what to expect on your first day, and how you can prepare. 

Your team
Our team of educators provide an unparalleled early childhood education and care experience for your child. They are trained, qualified and passionate about the importance of the first five years of learning, along with the positive impact this will have on your child’s future. 

The learning programs your child will experience at our centre reflect modern educational research and practices as outlined by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) which our program is built from. 
Fees
Age Group Daily Fee
Nursery $129.50
Toddler $126.50
Kindergarten $125.50

Note: Fees effective from 1 February 2021.

The above prices are before the Child Care Subsidy has been applied. To calculate your estimated subsidy, view our subsidy calculator. We also offer 9-hour, 10-hour and full-day options at our centre which could help optimise your child care subsidy.

If this is your child’s first time in child care, or you’re unsure about the subsidy learn more about how to apply for the subsidy. Our team of experts are on hand to guide you through our enrolment process, the best place to start is to call 1800 413 885.

Start your journey with us
Contact our Family Support Team on 1800413885 or book a tour today to see everything we have to offer.

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