Kinder Kits are here for 2024!

Find out who’s eligible to receive kits when your order arrives during Term 1, 2024, and how to promote them.

Kinder Kits are here for 2024!

The 2024 Kinder Kits are being delivered to services in Term 1, 2024, so please look out for communications from our contracted supplier, Bao & Co., about your delivery.

Kinder Kits are activity boxes filled with books, educational toys and activities made especially for 3-year-olds to enjoy at home.

Along with the Kinder Kits, your delivery will include a poster for your service that explains:

  • what a Kinder Kit is
  • who is eligible to receive a kit
  • how to access additional translated printed materials.

Promoting Kinder Kits

You can promote the Kinder Kits using the resources and materials available at Communicating about kindergarten with your community.

Resources include the:

  • Kinder Kits toolkit – check out the toolkit for social media posts, website copy and a poster
  • Kinder Kits: Guide for families video – this video is a great way for your team to understand the kits and how use them. You can share the video with families
  • Translated resources – this page provides links to the Kinder Kit resources in multiple languages
  • Kinder Kits webpage – refer to this page for videos, Auslan translations on the books and links to translated materials to help more families get the most out of their Kinder Kits.

Who is eligible to receive Kinder Kits?

To be eligible for a Kinder Kit in 2024, a child must be starting either:

  • funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten
  • their first year of Early Start Kindergarten
  • their first year of Access to Early Learning.

Please provide Kinder Kits exclusively to children aged 3 years and above. Children who begin funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten at 2 years old should be given a kit when they turn 3.

Three-year-olds in long day care but not a funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten program and 4-year-olds in kindergarten or long day care programs are not eligible to receive a Kinder Kit.

Find out more

For further enquiries, contact our Kinder Kits team by email: kinder.kits@education.vic.gov.au

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