The Creators Forest Lake early learning centre lies in the heart of our community, situated at the top of a hill overlooking our beautiful city of Hamilton. We are a homely, converted centre full of love and learning. We use natural materials to complement our classroom environment and create authentic experiences for the tāmariki in our comfortable and cosy spaces. Our team are inspired by our tāmariki and their whānau which helps them to develop genuine love for anyone who come through our doors. We thrive to provide environments that are rich in learning opportunities through exploring nature. We have a passion for the outdoors and for helping to raise a generation of children who are empathetic to the needs of the earth. God is at the centre of everything we do here and we love to help our tāmariki to grow in awe and wonder of God and all his creations. Our teachers strive to partner with each child and their whānau and embark on learning journeys that support their individual passions and aspirations.
Creators know your kid, and they grow who your kids are.
This daycare is just amazing. From the first day our whole family has been welcomed into the community.The teachers care for the children like they were their own and go above and beyond to learn about each child and how to care and teach them.
- Natalie Graafhuis
Creators is much more than a daycare centre. The staff are amazing and go well beyond their roles as teachers to ensure our boys are nurtured and educated. I love their family focus and the creativity of the activities and events they organise throughout the year. I am so glad we picked Creators to care for our boys.
You do the most important job in the world, you look after my kids and they love it there! You love my kids, you care for them, you help raise them, you help them learn & grow. I appreciate & thank you for it all.
This is the most wonderful centre a parent could ask for. Beautiful people, lovely welcoming, calm environment and a really lovely philosophy.
- Genn Ashburner
Choosing a centre was a daunting idea. I knew I wanted one that was homely and nurturing to make the transition from home to day-care easier. I found that and more at Creators! Initially, I loved that Creator’s had REAL grass and amazing indoor-outdoor flow so my daughter (wild child) could be one with nature. Over time, I came to see Creators was SO much more. The staff are incredible. They give REAL hugs. The ones that come from a place of love and positive regard. A soulful hug. They go the extra mile to make sure each child’s unique needs are met. For us, it was standing at the gate every morning to wave goodbye which gave my daughter peace of mind. Bless. We are really going to miss our second home!!
- Stacey Bowden
THE BEST!! Everything about Creators has been perfect for our family. I feel good about going to work knowing my babies are in the absolute best care with their teachers. Love all the family events we get to go to and forest trips have been a huge highlight for all 3 of our children there. 100% recommend Creators!
- Emily L'Huillier
I love that, as a full time working mum, my kids are looked after, by the Creators team, as if they were their own. I get a true sense of whanau & feel like Creators is an extension of ours. The play environment provided in all areas of the centre is truly amazing & allows the kids to explore & learn depending on their interests.
I highly recommend the team at Creators.
- Kiri Waters
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