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100 languages

The child

is made of one hundred.

The child has

a hundred languages

a hundred hands

a hundred thoughts

same font as the website please

a hundred ways of thinking

of playing, of speaking.

A hundred always a hundred

ways of listening

of marveling of loving

a hundred joys

for singing and understanding

a hundred worlds

to discover

a hundred worlds

to invent

a hundred worlds

to dream.

The child has

a hundred languages

(and a hundred hundred hundred more)

but they steal ninety-nine.

The school and the culture

separate the head from the body.

They tell the child:

to think without hands

to do without head

to listen and not to speak

to understand without joy

to love and to marvel

only at Easter and Christmas.

They tell the child:

to discover the world already there

and of the hundred

they steal ninety-nine.

They tell the child:

that work and play

reality and fantasy

science and imagination

sky and earth

reason and dream

are things

that do not belong together.

And thus they tell the child

that the hundred is not there.

The child says:

No way. The hundred is there.

Loris Malaguzzi (translated by Lella Gandini)

We give children opportunities to explore, investigate and inquire about the world around them.

View our centres for more details

VIC

Little Lane Hawthorn

555 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn 3122
admin@littlelaneelc.com.au
03 9818 8410
Open

Little Lane Box Hill

757 Station Street Box Hill
adminboxhill@littlelaneelc.com.au
0415 788 805
Open

Little Lane Glen Iris

1591-1593 Malvern Rd.
Glen Iris, VIC. Opening Mid-End 2022.
Under Construction

Little Lane Eaglemont

25-31 Banksia Street,
Eaglemomt, 3084
under planning

Little Lane Boronia

6-8 Floriston Road,
Boronia 3155
under planning

Little Lane Doncaster

90 Tram Road,
Doncaster 3108
under planning

Little Lane South Melbourne

68 Buckhurst Street
South Melbourne
under planning

Little Lane Toorak

16 May Road
Toorak
under planning

Little Lane Toorak

16 May Road
Toorak
under planning

NSW

Little Lane Manly

239 Pittwater Rd Manly NSW 2095
managermanly@littlelaneelc.com.au
0450 504 254
Open

Little Lane Wollstonecraft

12a Shirley Road,
Wollstonecraft 2065)
Under planning

Little Lane Cremorne

2 Sutherland Street,
Cremorne 2090
under planning

Little Lane Drummoyne

Drummoyne Reservoir
NSW
under planning

Why Little Lane?

High quality government approved Kindergarten Program taught by qualified registered Early Childhood Teachers. Our Kindergarten Programs have a strong focus on literacy and numeracy to provide children with a strong foundation before entering Prep.

Music program specialised for early childhood, delivered weekly by a Kodaly trained teacher.

Art program specialised for early childhood. With an in-house art teacher for children aged 3 years and over, four times a week.

Language immersion program through our qualified in-house Mandarin teacher, which is tailored to link with the daily classroom program. This program is offered to all children aged 3 years and over, four days a week.

Qualified chef who prepares fresh meals daily, catering for children with varying dietary needs in our 5 star rated kitchen.

Variety of extra-curricular activities taught by qualified and experienced coaches. Classes include soccer, rugby, tennis, and dance. Nappies, wipes, sheets, hats and sunscreen provided.