Kindy Patch Tenambit

About Us

Welcome to Kindy Patch Tenambit in Maitland!

More than just long day care, our childcare centre in the Maitland area provides early education for children from six weeks to six years. We offer flexible hours to support your family’s busy lifestyle and to ensure you make the most of your childcare subsidy.

At Kindy Patch Tenambit, we foster your child’s individuality in a safe and nurturing environment. When you walk through our doors you’ll find:

  • Leading-edge, play-based educational programs and tools, to support your child’s development at every stage
  • A specialised preschool program taught by degree-qualified teachers. This program delivers critical learning experiences and is enhanced with smartboard technology and computers to ensure children aged three to five years are ready for the challenges of school
  • Regular updates and photos about your child’s experiences, progress and learning directly to your mobile or email via our parent communication app.

We learn through play at Kindy Patch Tenambit

Our childcare centre in Maitland features large, natural play environments and plenty of on-site parking for your convenience. Your child’s day will be enriched with our:

  • Veggie garden to encourage healthy eating and outdoor play
  • Nutritious meals (breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack) to support the development of their bodies and minds
  • Sustainability program to teach each child the importance of caring for our planet.

We also use the Xplor app to make bookings easier; and offer a parent bar for you to relax and get to know other parents at our centre.


Discover lifelong learning

We believe that every child is unique and will thrive in an environment that focuses on personalised, age-specific learning and play.

Our experienced educators deliver excellence in early education via programs that are guided by the Early Years Learning Framework. Their focus is on helping your child develop the foundations for a positive, lifelong learning experience.

Thrive in a nurturing and homely setting

At Kindy Patch Tenambit we are passionate about fostering encouragement and kindness! Our longstanding educators create an inclusive, educational environment that feels like a home away from home.

The Kindy Patch Tenambit team can’t wait to meet you! Get in touch today.


Our childcare centre proudly offers a kindergarten/preschool program to ensure your child is supported for their transition to school every step of the way. With a focus on language, literacy, numeracy, social skills and more your child will become school ready.

Centre Manager profile

Kyra Rumbel

I started working in early childhood education and care in 2013 and I’ve been with Kindy Patch Tenambit since 2022. I have a Diploma in Children’s Services. I have held a range of roles across early education including, educator, room leader and director. My most current role was working in OOSH as an Operations Manager.

Since I was in Primary School, I have always wanted to work with children. Educators have an ever-lasting impact on children’s lives and it is so rewarding scaffolding their learning and supporting their development. I am passionate about providing engaging and aesthetically pleasing play-based experiences for children. As a Leader of a team, I love supporting other educators and mentoring them.

Through working with children, I learned that it is important to remember that every child is different. I always ensure my teaching strategies suit each child’s needs, development pace and learning style and I work with families to achieve individual goals for every child.

I have a strong passion for providing new and exciting, real-life and play-based experiences for children based on their interests. Child get the most from these experiences and find their true love for learning.

Early Childhood Centres are a home away from home for children. The educators are caring and passionate. They play a vital role in children’s development. In a centre environment, children are provided with a range of experiences to support their social and emotional wellbeing as they engage in both large and small group

Creating a home away from home families and children is so important in early childhood education and care. Our centre is a place where families can drop their most precious people. We make sure that they are greeted. We continue having open and honest conversations and make sure families are supported. Our families know they can always drop in or make a call to check on their child. No question is a silly question.



Our centre provides care for the following age groups:

Nursery 1 Nursery 2 Toddlers Kindy Preschool
0 – 2 years 0 – 2 years 2 – 3 years 3 – 4 years 4 – 5 years


Our service provides the following facilities:

  • Nappies
  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Other meals – late snack
  • Swipe card security – pin code
  • Sustainability program
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • SMART Interactive Whiteboard
  • Classroom technology – computer/s
  • In-house cook
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Kindergarten program
  • Xplor – an all-in-one communication app that connects families with their children’s health lists, developmental records, bookings and account information
  • Parent Bar
  • Close proximity to Local Schools


Reviews and Testimonials

See what some of our parents say about our childcare centre:


“My daughter has attended Kindy Patch Tenambit for the past year. We have been extremely happy with the care and attention given from the staff and can not fault the centre. I am always informed of her daily tasks and there is always something new and exciting for her to explore. She loves it! My older daughter also attended the centre before she started kindy and loved every day she attended. Her transition to kindy was made very easily due to the support of her carers. We can’t thank you all enough.”

– Kellie


My 5 year old is about to start school and has learnt alot from her 3 years at Kindy Patch, it has given her academic and social skills to prepare her for life outside daycare. My 2 year old that attends Kindy Patch Tenambit has allergies and not once has he had an accident at Kindy Patch Tenambit, they are very thorough and I feel safe leaving him with the educators in his room. They all deserve a gold star.”

– Liz


This is the second child care my daughter has been too. I couldn’t fault the staff in anyway, they are pleasant on arrival and departure. My daughter loves the fact she gets the same lunch as the other children in her class and will eat and try new and exciting foods. My daughter has made many beautiful friendships thru being at Kindy Patch and counts down days til she goes.. I would happily recommend Tenambit Kindy Patch to anyone…”

– Sarah


My daughter has been at this centre of the last two and a half years, in that time she has never once said she did not want to go. She loves her new found friends and enjoys joining in the many different planned school readiness programs. Many art and craft activities come home so I know that she is stimulated using her mind, hands and thinking for herself. The staff are very caring and professional and are always ready to solve a problem if it arises. There is a wide variety of nutritious morning teas, lunch and afternoon teas which my daughter never complains about. I have no hesitation in recommending this excellent day care centre.”

– Megan


My little boy loves going to “day” and my mind is at ease knowing he is well looked after. The carers know all the children’s interests and develop activities around them. The rooms are filled with projects and photos and at the end of the day it is easy to see what they have done so I can talk about it with my son. They have great outdoor areas for each of the rooms and wonderful toys for children to play with – scooters, bikes, balance beams, vegetable gardens and pets. They also have an open door policy so if you are thinking about sending your child there, you can visit and see if it’s a good fit for you and your child.”

– Zoe

Enquire Now

We’d love to welcome you to one of our Kindy Patch centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Kindy Patch Tenambit in Maitland, please fill out the form below. One of our educators will then be in touch to discuss your needs.

Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place. We recommend visiting a centre for a tour and meeting our friendly educators.