Kindy in Queensland
Kindy is a play-based educational program for children in the year before school. An approved kindergarten program is offered by a qualified early childhood teacher with support from qualified educators.
Kindies can operate during school terms from 8.45am to 2.45 pm (5 days each fortnight) or from 8.00am to 3.30pm (4 days each fortnight) with an average of 15 hours per week. Hours vary depending on the kindy you choose, so contact the kindy directly to find out more about the program they run.
Kindy allows children to learn basic social, numeracy and literacy skills in the year before attending Prep. A year of kindy helps children get used to a structured learning environment and children who attend kindy find the transition to school less daunting.
Kindergarten (kindy) is a part-time educational program available to children in the year before school.
Your child can start going to kindy in the year before school.
Find out about the cost of kindy and what your child may need to bring.
Learn what to look for when choosing a kindy and how to get there.
Find out how to enrol your little one in kindy.
Kindy is a safe and welcoming place where children learn about friendships, language and culture in the year before school.
Jay Laga’aia explains that the benefits of kindy go well beyond just preparing for school.
We asked some Queensland kindy kids what they liked most about kindy. This is what they told us.
We asked some Queensland kindy kids to tell us their age. This is what they told us.