Room to run, climb and play
Our two outdoor play areas at Bracken Ridge child care centre are spacious and grassy, with lots of shade from beautiful trees. Sandpits and climbing frames invite children to explore, climb and run. Younger children can venture confidently in their own separate play area.
Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
156 children daily
Approved Kindergarten Program
Your child will need:
- Water bottle
96 Barrett Street, Bracken Ridge Qld 4017
Hours of care
6.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday
Feel free to drop in anytime to take a tour of our facilities.
We just ask that you let us know you’re coming.
Welcome to Mother Duck Child Care Bracken Ridge
Our Bracken Ridge team believes in building warm, trusting relationships with each child and family, as well as our local community. We pride ourselves on our commitment to the children in our care and work to develop a positive disposition to lifelong learning. Our programs, from the nursery through to our kindergarten, provide children with the opportunities and experiences to foster individual learning and development as they progress through their years.
Yoga and Mindfulness classes with Kate twice a week with all children across all studios. These sessions form a critical part of our educational program and they are at no extra cost to families.
Ginger Soccer with Coach Chris every Friday in our 3–5-year-old Kindergarten Studio at no extra cost to families. Soccer with us is positive and nurturing, in a safe environment for your child whilst teaching coordination and teamwork with an energetic and positive vibe.
Music program with Danny, a local musician who facilitates a music program each week on Wednesday afternoons. This is all-inclusive and paid for by the Centre to ensure that all children have access to the benefits of music.
Story time with Tenille from "Teaspoon Storytime" who brings her passion for literacy through stories and songs with the magic of books. This is offered across all age groups each week at no extra cost to families.
Our Bracken Ridge Team
Miss MeganNominated Supervisor & Centre Franchisee
Miss Megan has strong ties to Mother Duck Bracken Ridge and was working at the centre when it first opened in 2010. Since then, Miss Megan has extended her experience by working at both Eatons Hill and Manly Mother Duck centres before returning to Bracken Ridge as joint Franchisee. Miss Megan also has strong community and family values.
Miss GabrielleNominated Supervisor & Centre Franchisee
Miss Gabrielle was introduced to the Mother Duck family as a parent in 2004. Drawn to the authentic, caring and holistic philosophy of Mother Duck Child Care, Miss Gabrielle began working at our Kallangur centre in 2006. She joined Mother Duck Bracken Ridge when the centre expanded in 2012.
Miss ShanelleEducational Leader
Miss Shanelle began her career working with children as a dance teacher, discovering a passion for bringing joy and wonder to children. This inspired her to begin a career in early years education.
Miss Shanelle attained her Diploma of Children’s Services while working as an educator at Mother Duck Bracken Ridge. Her dedication and natural leadership skills are now recognised in her role as Educational Leader.