Kindergarten in Doncaster East

The value of play

We believe the value of play develops the following in our children:


  • Imagination and creativity

  • Literacy and numeracy skills

  • Problem solving

  • Social skills and getting along with others

  • Physical skills including co-ordination, balance and flexibility

  • Talking and listening

  • Relationships and emotional security

  • Confidence

  • Resilience

  • Empathy

  • An understanding of themselves and their place in the world

Outdoor play

Gum Nut Gully Pre-School has a fantastic outdoor playground and garden which provides multiple play experiences - climbing frames, large sandpit, swings and slide, bike track, stage for children to perform, cubby house and fairy garden, chalkboards and large shade sails that ensures shaded play areas for the children. 


To add to the wonderful outdoor experiences, we also take advantage of our beautiful bush setting location, bordered by Mullum Mullum Linear Park and Currawong Park.

58-60 Larnoo Drive, Doncaster East VIC 3109


Telephone: (03) 9841 9556    Email:

ABN: 26 532 343 930


Awarded Overall EXCEEDING National Quality Standard by Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority in 2018.

Our commitment to a Child Safe environment

Gum Nut Gully Pre-school is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1987. Gum Nut Gully Pre-school is committed to maintaining a child-safe environment at all times and implements and adheres to current Child Safe Standards. We promote the rights of the child to participate, have a purpose and be protected from harm. Gum Nut Gully Pre-school has a proud reputation for providing high quality services that help each child reach their full potential.