Bilby Family Day Care

Bilby Family Day Care Group is a family business established in 2013 in Graceville, Queensland. We recognise the growing need in the community for childcare that goes beyond large, centre-based care and we believe that Family Day Care offers an alternative that is great for kids and meets the needs of modern families.

Family Day Care is home based care and education that offers children a nurturing, secure and stimulating home environment. Family Day Care Educators are professionally qualified and experienced at providing learning experiences for children through play and social interaction. We offer flexibility, stability, educator consistency. Care can be negotiated for a variety of times – early, late, standard hours, before and after school, vacation periods and in some circumstances overnight and weekends.

Register for Care

1. Provide your details

You can register your details online now. Once we have your details, we’ll be in touch about what educators we have that might suit your family’s needs.

2. Meet an Educator

We discuss your child care needs, provide information, help you find the right educator and environment for your child, monitor your child’s wellbeing, learning and progress, and we work with educators to uphold organisational values, and meet required legislation.

3. Enrol your child

Once you have found an educator that matches your family’s needs, we will arrange an orientation for you and your child to help you make the transition into family day care


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    Make some absolutely gorgeous sensory storytelling spoons to go with the classic picture book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! Perfect as a DIY literacy resource for home or the classroom or to pair with a copy of the book as a wonderful birthday present for a preschooler in your life! I’ve got many many... […]
  • Valentine’s Fluffy Slime Recipe!
    Make some gorgeous, soft and stretchy Valentine’s Fluffy Slime to give as gifts to friends on Valentine’s Day! Our Valentine’s Fluffy Slime recipe takes less than two minutes to make and is SO much fun to play with for all ages over 3! This is a fun twist on the easy peasy slime recipe using... […]
  • Confetti Party Slime Recipe!
    Make this wonderfully fun confetti party slime recipe as an amazing activity or party favour for kids and tweens! WE LOVE SLIME! We have been having so much fun making lots of crazy slime concoctions at this house, with 4 kids who can’t stop playing with it and thinking up fabulous new ingredients to add... […]
  • Christmas Tree Slime Recipe!
    Make this wonderfully festive Christmas Tree Slime Recipe for some sensory fun with the kids this holiday! We love slime! We have been having SO much fun riding the slime craze at this house, with 4 kids who can’t stop playing with it and thinking up fabulous new ingredients to add in each time we... […]
  • Rudolph Salt Dough Handprint Keepsake
    Make a gorgeous Rudolph salt dough handprint keepsake for a Christmas craft activity with the kids this season!  To add to our extensive salt dough keepsakes collection this year the kids have each chosen different designs to have made using their handprints. My eldest loved the idea of making this PEACE dove and my middle girl made an adorable handprint Nativity scene! My 5... […]

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Choosing childcare, especially for the first time, can be a daunting experience for any parent. There are many reasons for seeking childcare, including returning to work, changing family circumstances or respite care. Whatever the reason all parents want the best possible care for their children and the solution that best suits their family.

Family Day Care is a friendly and flexible child care service. We can provide you and your child with a place in, full or part time care, before and/or after school hours care, school vacation care, care for extended hours, overnight care, weekend care, care to accommodate your shift work, respite care or in special cases emergency care. Our Family Day Care educators work with children aged from just a few months right through to school age. Family Day Care is a great way for siblings and friends from mothers groups to stay connected and build strong relationships as they grow towards school age.

We work closely with our educators to provide children with rich learning experiences and a warm and caring environment.

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Play is Learning

Play is very important for children. Through play babies and young children explore and learn to understand the world around them as they come to communicate, discover, imagine and create.


The Early Years Learning Framework describes the principles, practice and outcomes essential to support and enhance young children’s learning from birth to five years of age, as well as their transition to school. The Framework has a strong emphasis on play-based learning as play is the best vehicle for young children’s learning providing the most appropriate stimulus for brain development.

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Become an Educator

Combine your passion for working with children with the opportunity to create a financially rewarding, professional home based career as an early childhood educator.

You will enjoy the flexibility of running your own business with our support and guidance. It is easier than you think to start a rewarding career – even if you don’t own your house!

Register your interest now and we’ll contact you for a confidential and no obligation chat about becoming a Family Day Care educator.

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