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At Stepping Stones In-Home Childcare your child will benefit from the following:

  • 20 Hours Free ECE Hours for 3 to 5 year olds.

  • Work and Income subsidies to help with childcare costs (if you are eligible)

  • Quality Educators: We are proud of the high standard of care we provide. Our educators are well resourced, supported and monitored          by experienced and qualified teachers.

  • Safety of your child is utmost priority for us. All our educators are police vetted and have clean police records.

  • All our Educators are First Aid trained

  • A nurturing and supportive environment.

  • Flexible hours and flexibility to choose your preferred educator.

  • Stepping Stones In-Home Childcare works closely with parents and educators to set goals for an individual child.

  • One-on-one relationships with educators helps children to grow in confidence.

  • Small group ratios (maximum of 4 children at a time) means children benefit from being part of a small group, where their individual             needs and interests are respected and responded to.

  • Small groups mean less exposure to illness.

  • All the educators and children are monitored by qualified ECE teachers, who visit the educator periodically and ensure child                              development goals are being met.

  • Our educators are provided with adequate equipment and resources, support, advice and training in early childhood education                        following  the Te Whariki Early Childhood curriculum.


Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn. ”

- O. Fred Donaldson