Pelican Childcare Craigieburn

About Us

Pelican Childcare Craigieburn is located in Grand Boulevard, Craigieburn. We are conveniently located near the Craigieburn Bypass freeway exit and Craigieburn Primary School.

Craigieburn child & day care centre near me - Pelican ChildcareOur care and education centre provides long day care to 120 children including a fully funded Kindergarten program taught by qualified Kindergarten teachers.

The centre has beautiful playgrounds, adjoining sleeping rooms and nappies and meals are provided as part of the services fees. All meals are prepared in-house by a qualified chef who prepares all meals with fresh market ingredients.

Our commitment to quality child care has the industries best staff aspiring to be employed with us. We understand the importance of consistency and stability with your child’s educators and aim to have the highest staff retention rates in the industry.

Individual children’s cultural, religious and nutritional needs are catered for and we encourage communication from parents who like to check on their child’s progress throughout the day.

We know how important the decision is as to where you are going to leave your child or baby in care and we guarantee to make you day care experience full of fun and happiness.

If you are passing by, drop in and say hello and let us show you around.

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Pelican Childcare Cragieburn has proudly received an Exceeding rating under the National Quality Standards!

The National Quality Standard encompasses the 7 key quality areas that are important for children’s learning and development.

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Our Kindergarten program is supported by the Victorian Government.

Centre Manager profile

Samantha Jacobs

How long have you been working in early childhood education?

I have been working in early childhood education for 11 years.

What qualification do you hold?

Diploma of children’s services. 

What is your favourite part of working at the centre?

Early childhood education is my passion and watching the children grow and develop each day is such an honour. I enjoy most having those meaningful conversations with families to ensure we build that sense of security.

What are you most passionate about?

I am passionate about providing high quality care to all our current and new families in a welcoming and home like environment. 

What are you most proud of at your centre?

I am so proud to see the relationships that my team have with each other, children and families. It’s evident as the atmosphere here at the service is very calm, happy and welcoming. I am also extremely proud of our service and team as we received an Exceeding rating during our Assessment and Rating visit which we strive to maintain. 

Favourite inspirational quote?

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about!

What message would you like to tell parents considering your centre?

Our centre is quite a large centre that consists of 7 rooms starting from Nursery all the way up to Kindergarten providing a high quality and funded kindergarten program. We have a lengthy list of community links such as Josie our local librarian, Bunnings, Dental One, Salvation Army, Craigieburn Police Station, Craigieburn Primary School, and State Swim that we work really closely with. We aim to provide a sustainable program including vegetable gardens, worm farms and compost bins which are available in all of our outdoor yards. We also have a qualified chef on premises that provides a nutritious and balanced menu, we also cater for children with allergies and dietary requirements.

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Our centre provides care for the following age groups:

Nursery 1

Nursery 2

Toddler 1

Toddler 2

0 – 1 years

1 – 2 years

2 – 3 years

2 – 3 years

Pre Kinder

Junior Kinder


3 – 4 years

3 – 4 years

4 – 5 years


Our service provides the following facilities:

  • Nappies included
  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Sustainability program
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • In-house cook
  • Halal meal options
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Kindergarten Program

Enquire Now

We’d love to welcome you to one of our Pelican Childcare & Early Education centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Pelican Childcare Craigieburn, please fill out the childcare enrolment form below. One of our educators will then be in touch to discuss your needs.

Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place. We recommend visiting a centre for a tour and meeting our friendly educators.