A happy and supportive learning environment that assists your child’s natural development.

We have two amazing early learning (childcare) centres conveniently located at Waterford West and Rochedale South that are open Monday to Friday, 52 weeks a year (excluding public holidays).

Discover Our  Child Care Centre


The Hatchlings Early Learning Centre has modern rooms and diverse and interesting outdoor areas that are designed to keep your children stimulated and active.

We aim to develop in each child the ability to:

01 Feel confident
02 Be independent
03 Use his or her body skills
04 Communicate well with others
05 Learn to co-operate as part of a group, to share and take turns
06 Express oneself through speech, movement, music and art
07 Observe, explore, question, reason and problem solve
08 Share ideas and opinions
09 Be eager for new experiences

Our Services



With every child that registers with Hatchlings Early Learning Centre we provide the children with their own Hatchlings uniform, drink bottle and hat. These are a personal item for you to keep.

We also provide a free courtesy bus for pick up and drop off to fit in with your busy schedule. Our fees are all inclusive. However, we do not currently have a
courtesy bus at Rochedale South

  • 3 course meals -chef inspired meals endorsed by nutrition Australia. Prepared fresh
  • Disposable nappies
  • Wipes
  • Sheets- we provide fresh linen for every child
  • Suncream

Recommendations & Reviews


Throughout my tours of childcare centres in Waterford West, Hatchlings was by far the best. Its home like environments and friendly and welcoming staff were the highlight of the visit. They also have a large outdoor playground with real grass which my son just loves. If you haven't already I would highly recommend popping in for a visit.

Skye Ible

What an amazing childcare centre. Family owned, caring educators and a great space for children to run and explore ❤️

BRENT STOKES

Throughout my tours of childcare centres in Waterford West, Hatchlings was by far the best. Its home like environments and friendly and welcoming staff were the highlight of the visit. They also have a large outdoor playground with real grass which my son just loves. If you haven't already I would highly recommend popping in for a visit.

Skye Ible

❤️Awesome centre. My son loves going there. Amazing outdoor area and lovely rooms. ??Even more amazing educators ?

ELISHA FRIEDMANN

Our Rooms

Hatchlings Early Learning educators emphasise the respect for each child’s individuality and the chance for a child to develop as a unique person, whilst encouraging every child to interact and develop social skills that will become a cornerstone for the child’s life.

Hatchlings teaches children to pay attention to their peers and respect each other’s personal needs and interests.

Educators have a positive attitude towards other people’s cultures and different environments.

At Hatchlings we will strive to prepare your child for all future challenges ahead teach important values and live in harmonies with each other.

All of our rooms are modern and clean and have been designed to provide a safe, relaxing and interesting environment for your children.

Our rooms are comfortable whilst also providing the opportunity to explore and develop both mentally and physically. We don’t currently offer Before school care, After school care and Vacation care at Rochedale South.

Nursery 6 weeks to 15 months
Toddlers 12 months to 2 years
Junior kindy 2 years to 3 years
Senior kindy 2 1/2 years to 4 years
Kindergarten 4 years to 5 years
Before school care
After school care
Vacation care

Request For A FREE Play Date

If you would like to enroll in Hatchlings Early Learning Centre but want to trial first to make sure you and your little one are comfortable then a free play date is the perfect first step.