partners in learning

A place to nurture a life long love of learning

Why MinnowsELC?

How a Minnows Education can support you and your child?

Our stimulating environment supports and nurtures a lifelong love of learning where children can thrive.

A welcoming diverse and inclusive community to be a part of.

Inquiry based learning led by children’s discoveries and interests are the cornerstone of their learning.

We understand that families are a child’s first teacher and we are partners in guiding children’s love of learning.

We foster a connection to the natural world and children learn to care for the environment.

A curriculum guided by the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Framework, the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the Aboriginal 8 Way of Learning.

About Us

Experienced and Passionate Educators


Our experienced Educators are invested in ‘best practice’ and furthering their their knowledge and practice to teach and learn with your child

We will support you to feel connected and confident that your child is in safe hands and a happy place

Our Programs

 We cater for 0-6 years old

Our Program is guided by the Belonging, Being & Becoming: Early Years Learning Framework which encompasses, extends and enriches children’s learning from birth through to their transition to school.


Birth to 2 years program


2 to 3 years program


3 Year Old


4 year old

Nature Kindergarten

Our Curriculum

Early Years Learning Curriculum

Guided by early years learning framework our curriculum supports children’s unique strengths and abilities

Literacy and Language - A lifetime of learning begins with reading!

 At Minnows our planned language and literacy curriculum supports children’s growing listening and speaking abilities.

STEM- science-technology-engineering-maths

Children at Minnows have the opportunity to be introduced  to early STEM skills

Reduce Reuse Recycle- Sustainable Living and Learning

 Our focus is on being friendly to our environment, reducing, reusing and recycling so as to leave the land as nature intended.

Our locations

Find Minnows near you

Minnows Aspendale Garden

Aspendale Gardens

101-105 Wells Road
Aspendale Gardens
Vic 3195

Opening Hours

Minnows Early Learning Centre Beaumaris


132 Reserve Road
Vic 3193

Opening Hours

Minnows ELC Cheltenham


15-17 Centre Dandenong Road
Vic 3192

Opening Hours

minnows dingley village elc

Dingley Village

238 Centre Dandenong Road
Dingley Village
Vic 3172

Opening Hours