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News & Events

Crookwell Early Learning Opens

1st July 2017

We made front page news in the Crookwell Gazette, read link below::


"We are looking forward in providing a high quality Education and Care Service in our local community for all families and children"

Pirate Day

19th September 2016

Talk like a Pirate Day!

We had a dress up day, full of Pirate fun which included: Making maps, creating treasure, reading pirate stories, discovering how to talk and act like a pirate and creating a Pirate ship.

Christmas & Graduation

6th December 2016

Crookwell Early Learning Christmas Concert and Preschool Graduation was on Tuesday December 6, 2016.

We celebrated Christmas with their families by putting on a concert of Christmas songs.

The educators then marked a wonderful transition for the pre-schoolers moving forward into their journey, next year.

“We wished them all the best and congratulate them on their achievements this year,”

Nursing Home Visits

13th February 2017

Happy New Year! This year we have organised regular visits to our local nursing home, Viewhaven.

All the children were excited to participate in the Yoga Program with the residents.

There are many benefits combining Aged Care and Childcare which include:

-Positive interaction and communication

-Being active participants in local community

-Gain and engage in new experiences

-learning new activities and participation

-self-confidences and enthusiasm for learning

-benefits cognitive and memory language

"We believe in compassion and connection with our local community. That everyone and everything has worth and requires care and respect" Crookwell Early Learning Philosophy in relation to our community

Making Learning Visible

28th February 2017

Sensory Learning has shaped our Discovery Room program for the first term. Touch, Feel and Discover as the 0-3year olds began the year with exploring senses. The educators set as many different experiences of the children's learning interests in sensory exploration.

They children loved playing with water and sand as they experimented with the two.

We explored other experiences of water, sand, ice, rice and dirt- as the children had lots of experimenting, investigating and learning about their senses.

We explored the outdoors in nature, used our fresh produce from the garden and chickens and was involved in music and movement.

All Digital


Crookwell Early Learning has had a dramatic digital upgrade and have introduced the KidsXap App for Parents and Guardians to follow their Childs' learning in real time! Information such as event invites, special days, sleep times, play times, photos, meals and much more are delivered to you instantly.

Be a part of your child's daily activities while they are at Crookwell Early Learning Centre. It's a more convenient way to communicate and keep all records in one place. Access your child’s complete profile, portfolio, statements, medication history, injury records, attendance records and more, with all information available at your fingertips 24/7. 

With Kids Xap™, you can view real-time Crookwell Early Learning centre updates via your online portal or even get notifications on-the-go through our convenient childcare app. From keeping in the loop with learning developments through to viewing photos of your child, these updates are a great way to stay aware of your child’s activities throughout the day, ensuring you’ll never miss a moment of your child’s life.

The Kids Xap™ child care software provides you with a simpler way to access all your statements and billing information online.

The Kids Xap™ child care software can be accessed through our parent’s portal on the web using PC or Mac. While all functions are available through online portal, we also have a app available for iOS and Android devices. To access all synchronised data on your smart phone or tablet, simply download our app from iTunes or Play Store, to receive 24/7 access to all of your child’s data in one place. Whether you choose to use our web portal, the app, or a combination of both, you’ll be able to stay up to date with every development wherever you are in the world.

Furthermore we have a Digital Sign IN/OUT iPad system to make everything more streamline. Crookwell Early Learning Centre and Kids Xap™ are proud to be at the cutting edge of data security, with our child care software featuring refined methods and processes, a robust interface design, and systematic security features to ensure your data is much more secure than it would be on paper.

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