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Ringwood Uniting Kindergarten is connected to the Uniting Church, opposite Eastland Shopping Centre but on the other side of the railway line. It comprises sessional kindergarten for threes and fours and a separate section called Bialla which caters for children with disabilities.

On the day we visited there was a group of new and quite young four year olds who had only been at kinder for a couple of weeks.

The plethora of imaginative play stations was exactly what these children needed!

There was a jungle …

a beach scene (aren’t those fish gorgeous?) …

a frog pond …

water play …

a totally irresistible ice scene …

and of course a home corner!

There were also many other activities keeping these children busy, such as the colour torches …

locks and keys …

block construction …

and a tinkering table, with real tools for a real job!

We love the storage for all the little bits and pieces …

at their invention centre …

and the children were having a great time …

at the sensory activities.

The children were so engaged in their play while we were there  …

it was a pleasure to be a part of it!

Ringwood Uniting Kindergarten is located at 2 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood – Victoria (Melway Reference).
This information has been added to our Education Directory Page.


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14 Responses to “ringwood uniting kindergarten”

  1. avatar Scott says:

    Wow. I want to go and play there!

    ::: We’re sure you would be very welcome there Scott! :) :)


  2. So awesome! I wish I could have went to school there! WHat kid would not love it there???

    ::: Well Melissa, these children were certainly having a wonderful time! :) :)

  3. avatar Erin says:

    Beautiful! I want to play there :)

    ::: We’re not surprised Erin … it really IS beautiful! :) :)

  4. avatar jenny says:

    What an amazing centre! I love all of the imaginative play areas, and I love the locks and keys and the torches. Adding all these things to my list!

    ::: It is a lovely kinder Jenny. That list of yours must be looking pretty fancy by now! :) :)

  5. avatar helen says:

    i can’t believe how lovely this is! incredible! what a joy it must be to come everyday. i’m wondering, what are the white rocks in the ice scene? i have a snow and ice loving little one, and he would love it!

    ::: It is lovely isn’t it Helen. We will post about the beautiful ice and rocks scene tomorrow! They are small fist sized rocks you get for gardens. :) :)

  6. avatar Alison says:

    Oh Elizabeth your centre is looking spectacular! Well done! Pinching the lock idea as our keys go missing all the time – love it!

    ::: Alison a big factor in starting up this Education Directory is so people can find new and exciting ideas from others that they wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to come across! We’re thrilled to think it is working already! :) :)

  7. avatar Kelle says:

    I would love to know what they used for the top of their snail enclosure. It is fantastic.

    ::: Kelle we believe it is something Elizabeth picked up from her local Bunnings hardware store here in Melbourne. Some sort of plant terrarium. :) :)

  8. avatar Marnee says:

    Brilliant! I want to play there…if only every child had this kind of start to life! I too am using the lock idea…love it. Thanks for sharing

    ::: You’re welcome Marnee. :) :)

  9. avatar Andrea says:

    So many fabulous activities! I wouldn’t know which one to begin with! Well done on a great program.

    ::: Thanks Andrea … Elizabeth certainly is a dedicated teacher! :) :)


  10. Another big thankyou for a peek into another exciting and inspiring kinder – too many ideas to list that I liked – but where do they get their BIG rainforest scene to put behind the play space? I want one…..

    ::: Hee hee Louise We will see what we can find out for you! :) :)

  11. avatar bianca says:

    Wow!!! Just an amazing place…Everything I see here makes me want to jump. All the ideas that are on display simply sparkle! My mind is racing…those images are just too inspiring:)!!!!

    ::: You’re right Bianca it is an amazing place! :) :)

  12. avatar Jacinta says:

    I remember as a child going to Sunday School there, it was nothing like the beautiful environment it is now.

    What a great environment for the children and staff.

    ::: That’s so sweet Jacinta … And YES it really is lovely. :) :)

  13. avatar Natalie MacDonald says:

    just the inspiration I needed for planning my Kindy program
    Thank you

    ::: You’re very welcome Natalie. :) :)

  14. avatar Jodie says:

    My husband attended this and we’ve just registered our son here for 3 yr old kinder next year. Is it still run the same way?
    Jodie

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