Children are most happy when they are loved and cared for.
Our teachers realise the trust that parents place in them when leaving their child at ECLC and communicate with parents each and every day.
ECLC has an extensive range of toys which are made from natural products.
Children love playing with different textures. Here they are enjoying watching it slip and slide through their fingers.
When a baby arrives at ECLC we sit with the family to understand and listen to the family’s needs and wants for their child.
ECLC is the University of Canterbury’s Early Childhood Learning Centre and is uniquely placed at the heart of the UC campus.
Children are prepared for school by being equipped with the skills they will need outside of early childhood education. Children are encouraged to be ...
Our gardens and nature on-site create a truly green experience for ECLC children.
When children leave ECLC for school they leave with confidence. The transition from early childhood to primary school is a natural step in the ...
When children leave to go to school we celebrate with them to make it a special and happy time.
Every child is treated as an individual no matter where they are from and our teachers are passionate about understanding a child’s culture and ...
Pinecones are plentiful thanks to our surrounding fields and forestry and we incorporate these into lots of our activities.
Our teachers are passionate about the learning experience they provide to children here at ECLC. From the day a child arrives our teachers are ...
'Real-life' enivornments are important for our children. They like to act things out they learn at home, such as cooking and sharing meals together.
We like to play using lots of different activities and equipment that help stimulate our children.
ECLC children love being read to and engaging with storytime.