My Family Day Care


Hello there!

Those of you who have been following my journey would know of this big new venture of starting my own family day care.

I've set up this section to provide some introductory information as a starting point for anyone who is interested to find out more about my family day care.

Our family day home is a warm, cosy and inclusive environment where children can learn, play and be nurtured in a safe setting and feel completely at home. I aim to provide a family-oriented environment in a typical home setting where children are integrated into our family.

Here some information about the services and care I provide:
  • Open Mon-Thu 7.30am-5.30pm 
  • Low children ratios for individualised care
  • Quality play based learning approach
  • All meals included
  • Well equipped indoor and outdoor learning environments
  • Approved service for child care rebate and child care benefit 
  • Licensed with City of Cockburn Family Daycare scheme in Western Australia
  • First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate  and Working with Children Check
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Programme and Activities
Our daily programme includes a mix of various free-play as well as some semi-structured activities. Our home play-environment includes:
  • An assortment of wooden blocks, Lego and various construction blocks
  • Dramatic play with play clothing, scarves, hats and bags
  • Creative play with play-dough, crayons, pencils, paints, collage
  • An assortment of board books, picture books and puzzles
  • An assortment of musical instruments and CDs
  • Outdoor sandpit with a variety of buckets, spades, sieves, containers
  • Climbing equipment, monkey bars, slide, see-saw
  • Scooter, tricycle, ride-along/push toys
  • Variety of balls, hoops, bean bags
  • Water and sensory/messy play

Meals and Snacks
I provide one nutritious meal and two  nutritious snacks each day. Sample menu items include:
  • For Morning or Afternoon Tea ~ Sweet potato pancakes, homemade banana bread, carrot french toast, mini apple pies, fruit smoothies, a variety of fresh fruits
  • For Lunch ~ macaroni cheese with butternut squash, tuna salad and cauliflower sandwiches, mini pizzas, potato and egg tortilla, Italian meatloaf with carrot

Further information

You can also check out snippets of some of the daily activities I do on instagram.com/livingserenely (please note that these photos and updates are only of my own children or general photos of our activities)

Contact me
If you'd like to find out more or organise a chat with me about joining our little day care family, drop me an email at serenely@outlook.com

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