New kindergarten explainer animation for families

Share this new animation with your families and networks to help them understand how kindergarten works in Victoria.

We are encouraging services to share a new animation explaining to Victorian families what to expect from Three- and Four-Year-Old Kindergarten programs, and what the Best Start, Best Life reforms, including Free Kinder and Pre-Prep, mean for them.

The animation encourages families to enrol as early as possible in kindergarten programs for a better chance of getting a preferred place. It makes it clear that there’s no wrong time to ask about kindergarten programs, and that families can speak to services and their local council at any time of the year about enrolling. It also provides an overview of the flexible hours available in Three-Year-Old Kindergarten programs.

The animation also takes families through how Free Kinder works and what to expect from the upcoming roll-out of Pre-Prep.

Watch the animation below:

The animation will also be translated in different languages and added to the Supporting CALD families to engage in kindergarten webpage, so keep an eye out!

Find out more

For more resources that can be used to support communicating to families about kindergarten programs, refer to Communicating about kindergarten to your community.

For further enquiries, contact the Family Engagement team by email: