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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


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 Steve provides healthy morning and afternoon snacks and nutritious hot lunches daily. Broader Palate - Broader Mind!

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  • Wallaby Teacher

    Amy Carruthers

  • Joey Teacher Assistant

    Mischa Foreshew

  • Director / Wallaby Teacher

    NNEB; RECE; BLM; Registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers; First Aid with CPR.

  • Koalaroo Catering

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

  • Possum Teacher

    Natalie Marshall

  • Joey Teacher

    Amber Whitman


Latest News


January 20th, 2016

Children aged three to five in Canada and the U.S. aren't moving enough for their healthy development.


Testimonials

  • "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 is a fantastic preschool for all the reasons current and past parents already know: caring teachers, excellent programming, wonderful freshly on-site cooked, by a real chef, meals (and not si..."

    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

  • "My son has been attending Koalaroo for 3 years. Annie and Chef Steve have created such a wonderful atmosphere it only yields happy and joyous children. The lessons are constructive and built for each ..."

    Mike K

  • "There are no words to describe how amazing this school is and how appreciative we are for EVERYTHING they have done for our little boys. Our 3 year old had a speech delay so we decided to try putting..."

    Cassie Brown

  • "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


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