Welcome to Koalaroo

Children 18 Months - 5 Years

Providing a nurturing environment that caters to the needs of all our children.

Our Philosophy

We believe children are entitled to opportunities that support and encourage their emotional, social, cognitive and physical growth and development.

Welcome to Koalaroo!

Koalaroo Preschool provides a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for Toddlers and Preschool children. Our focus is to provide stimulating early care and educational experiences that promotes each child's social/emotional, physical and cognitive development.

Our goal is to encourage & stimulate our children to be life-long learners.



Possums | 18mo - 2.5yrs

Preschool program for toddlers 18 months - 2.5 years. Maximum class size of 5 students with 1 teacher.

Joeys | 2.5yrs - 3.8yrs

Preschool program for children 2.5 years to 3.8 years. Maximum class size of 15 students with 2 teachers.

Wallabies | 3.8yrs - 5yrs

Preschool program designed for children 3.8 to 5 years old. Maximum class size of 13 students with 1 teacher.


Our Difference


Chef Steve provides healthy morning and afternoon snacks and nutritious hot lunches daily. No "Beans & Wieners" served here - Broader Palate Broader Mind!

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At Koalaroo we offer a number of exciting special events for our students and parents! Where ever possible we always encourage parent participation.

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  • Chef

    Chef Steve is Food Handler Certified and has completed the Good Beginnings Preschool Nutrition Program for Ontario children.

  • Possum Teacher

    RECE; Montessori teaching certificate; Autism Interventionist Certification and First Aid with CPR. Mrs Evans teaches in our Possum Program.

  • Director / Wallaby Teacher

    NNEB; RECE; BLM; Registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers; First Aid with CPR. Mrs Meechan teaches in the Wallaby Program.

  • Joey Teacher

    RECE and First Aid with CPR. Co-teaches in the Joey Program with Amber Fulford.

  • Joey Teacher

    RECE and First Aid with CPR. Co-teaches in the Joey Program with Laura Matson.


Latest News


December 7th, 2016

The post holes are dug and the posts are in!

September 11th, 2016

We have received another generous sponsorship from a local electrician, Georgian Electric who purchased 2 wall panels!


Testimonials

  • "I looked all over Barrie to find the perfect school for my daughter, Julia. Thankfully, I found it at Koalaroo. The teachers at Koalaroo provided Julia with a very positive introduction to school an..."

    Sherrie Logan

  • "Annie & (Chef) Steve have been wonderful at Koalaroo Preschool. My girls (ages four & nearly two) have learned SO much in the short time they have been there and are truly excited to go every day. I a..."

    Anonymous

  • "We have been thrilled with the program at Koalaroo since its inception. Both of our kids have gone through the program and have not only thrived socially, but exceeded all of our expectations for age-..."

    Jason

  • "Annie and Steve are amazing caregivers and I have been amazed by their level of commitment to make Koalaroo an incredible place for my son! I really couldn't ask for more caring, wonderful people to h..."

    Anonymous

  • "Being first-time parents, we experienced the typical concerns of placing our child in the care of others. When we first brought our daughter to Koalaroo Preschool we were quickly comforted by how welc..."

    Trevor

  • "Koalaroo has been a warm, nurturing place for our son. He adores his cool Aussie teacher Mrs. Meechan. Annie brings tons of professional and personal experience to her school. Our son loves Mr. Meecha..."

    Brett and Heather Turner


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