About us

Quality Child Care

Our program includes a wide range of experiences, both individual and group. It is based on the children's interests, abilities and needs involving music, language, drawing, puzzles, blocks, cooking, dramatic play, dance and movement.

As well as Long Day Care, Echidna Children's Centre also offer an excellent, high quality school readiness program to children in their preschool year. 

Our team

The team at Echidna is well qualified and engage in professional development monthly. xx We have an Early Childhood Teacher, Diploma qualified and Certificate 3 in Children’s services as well as two trainees. We all have First Aid and Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualifications.

Current Practice

Echidna Children's Centre in Shellharbour is a privately run service, that was first opened in 1996. It is currently run by the Flanders family. Our child care service is licensed for 29 children ranging in age from 0-6 years. The service operates over two separate rooms, based on the age groups 0-2 years old, and 2-6 years old. Our fees include gourmet meals per day, a variety of resources and activities, a revitalized outdoor space and staff who really make an effort to know your children.

                                    "Working in partnership with the family"

Opening Hours

     Monday to Friday
     7am to 6pm

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