Whānau Āwhina Plunket is a charity and Aotearoa’s largest support service for the health and wellbeing of tamariki under-five and their whānau. In Selwyn there are Plunket Clinics in Burnham, Darfield, Dunsandel, Leeston, Lincoln, Prebbleton, Rolleston and Southbridge, with a Playgroup operating in Glentunnel. Plunket offers parenting information and support as well as child development assessment.
Real Parents is made up of real and upbeat professionals who love heloing parents find their confidence and enjoy their kids. They offer the Incredible Years Parenting Programmes, Regular Seminars, Workshops and in home coaching
Nourishing and connecting communities by cooking and delivering meals to whānau, with babies or young children, who need support.
Active Canterbury Under 5s
Preschool children need to be active at home, at play during the weekends and in the community
Under 5s has all you need for babies, toddlers and pre-school kids - All in one place!
PAUA Early Childhood Home Based Care Services
If you are working or studying, and looking at quality childcare options for your child, PAUA Early Childhood Home Based Care has the solution
Supporting families with twins, triplets, and more
Selwyn Disctrict Council Preschool & Toddlers Classes
Classes and sessions for little ones
Early Learning Government Education
Practical information about education for parents and carers. You can get your young child off to a great start by getting involved in their learning early. It's easy and heaps of fun too.
Babies Can Play
Babies Can Play sessions based in Canterbury, offer a relaxed, respectful and nurturing environment for you and your baby. We provide a safe and interesting space for your baby to freely explore and learn through sensory play, stories and music, alongside you. We offer play sessions for birth to 18 months in the Canterbury region. Thanks to brain research we now know the first three years are huge in children brain development. Babies Can Play offers time to delight in your child’s discoveries.
The Rolleston Playgroup is a relaxed and friendly group for under 5-year olds and their caregivers.
Porse Natural Childcare
PORSE is a New Zealand born home-based childcare and education and training business. With over twenty years of experience and learning behind PORSE, we believe in nurturing and educating children within secure, stimulating and positive home-based environments while fostering consistent, connected and supportive relationships between the children, their Educators and their parents. The PORSE approach to home-based childcare is based on experience and research around the importance of play, learning and development through close child-adult relationships, allowing your child to grow and explore with confidence.