At Gleniti Playcentre:
-We believe in parents as first (and best) teachers.
-We believe play based learning is the best way for children to learn.
-We work together to build on the things your child is already learning at home, following Te Whāriki (the early childhood curriculum).
-Our high adult to child ratio allows us to do many activities that wouldn’t be possible in other early childhood centres.
-We believe in child-initiated play. Parent helpers set out activities based on a child’s interests, but the child is free to choose what they would like to do.
-Parents and children make lifelong friendships.

Children attend with a parent/caregiver until they are old enough to start doing solo sessions.
We cater for children from birth to 6 years old, with the younger children learning alongside the older children.

Parenting is hard, people are searching everywhere for this “village” that’s needed to raise a child. Come and find it at Playcentre!

We offer 3 free visits before you request to enrol

Address & Contact

355 Wai-iti Road
Timaru 7910
[email protected]
03 6860423

Open Times

Tuesday 9.15am-12.15pm
Thursday 9.15am-12.15pm

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