What is kindy?

Kindergarten (kindy) is a part-time educational program available to children in the year before school.

At kindy, your child will:

  • make friends, share and play with others
  • express themselves through art, dance and dramatic play
  • learn through new experiences
  • become more confident and feel strong
  • communicate ideas and feelings
  • build on their knowledge and explore new ideas, helping their confident transition to school.

Find out when your child can go to kindy by using the kindy calculator.

Did you know?
Parents, carers and families are welcome to join in the fun at their child’s kindy. Ask your local kindy how you can get involved.

How do I find and choose a kindy?
How do I enrol my child in kindy?
What does kindy cost?

Published — 23 August 2019 Last updated — 05 September 2019

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