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


As part of the Koalaroo Difference we provide parents an incredible portal to access information about your children's school at any time.

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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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  • Director / Wallaby Teacher

    Qualifications: NNEB registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators; BLM registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers; First Aid CPR

  • Possum Teacher

    Graduated from Georgian College in 2012 with honors from the Early Childhood Education program. Amber also has her First Aid and CPR certificate.

  • Chef

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

  • Joey Teacher

    Veronica Evans is a RECE with a Montessori teaching certificate for preschool aged children, and Autism Interventionist Certification.


Latest News


August 15th, 2016

We have received our first business wall sponsorship from The Paper Peas!

August 5th, 2016

Ferndale Gardens has sponsored the "Rock River" area of our outdoor classroom!


Testimonials

  • "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

  • "Koalaroo preschool is amazing. My son has really thrived with his teachers support, kindness, and love of teaching. My son was barely speaking at 2 1/2, and 6 months later is singing songs, counting..."

    Suri Virasih

  • "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

  • "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

  • "After her first year of school at Koalaroo I am so proud of how much our 2 year old daughter has learned at Koalaroo. This school is absolutely amazing, it is great to have a place to bring our little..."

    Trevor Howard


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