How Marli Marli Differs to other Centers
Specialist Services Hub
We offer private consultation rooms for Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Psychology to support children’s diverse needs. These consultation rooms are conveniently located within our centre.
Our centre features a commercial kitchen that provides healthy and nourishing meals. The open plan design offers children the opportunity to take part in cooking experiences with educators and cooking staff. Our menus use seasonal ingredients that follows the recommendations of nutritionists to ensure children are offered nourishing and healthy meals.Take home meals will be available for purchase.
Our dedicated library space supports a love of literacy from an early age. Educators promote children’s pre-literacy skills by reading to children and reading with children.Children and families are also encouraged to borrow books from the library to take home and share. Our library will also support parenting by providing books for families on a whole range of parenting strategies, from teething to toileting and children’s behaviour.
We approach health and wellbeing holistically with a focus on a child’s mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. The children will participate in meditation and mindfulness sessions to support their wellbeing. These sessions are designed to encourage children to slow down and take time to pause.
Transformation Hub/Dramatic Play
Dramatic play experiences enable a child to feel confident, develop a strong sense of identity and they encourage children to interact with other children with care, empathy and respect.
Our martial arts program teaches intrinsic discipline and gross motor skills. Our program supports improvements in concentration, self-confidence and builds self-respect.
We believe in igniting a passion for music. Our Music program will introduce your child to different types of music through dancing, singing and movement experiences. Music is a form of expression for children; it supports them to connect with other children and to extend their learning.
An atelier is a place for research, a place for creativity and invention, a place of empathy for discarded materials, a place for endless creative possibilities, a place to support the development of communication through the ‘hundred languages’.It is thoughtfully arranged, aesthetically pleasing with materials that support engagement, thinking and learning.An atelier is rich in resources and a place where the walls speak of children’s ideas, theories and thoughts.
Physical activity enhances brain development, coordination, social skills and supports children to develop physical literacy. (Physical Literacy refers to a range of skills, knowledge and behaviours that given children the motivation and commitment to stay active and healthy for life). Physical activity also contributes to a child’s ability to concentrate, cooperate and learn.
We provide a dedicated space for families to gather or spend time alone. This space can also be used for families to meet with staff or alternatively a quiet space for breast feeding mothers.