Our packages are designed to benefit you and your organisation.

Early Start Discovery supports and collaborates with a network of services and we would like to support your charitable organisation or community group with the opportunity to help children reach their potential.

We currently have our Food Skills Kitchen, Playful Learning Space, lecture and presentation space PLUS Discovery Space use available within our different packages. We are able to cater for supported playgroups, education and support sessions, individual or group access to the Discovery Space.

If you are deemed a charitable organisation by the Australia Taxation Office, you may be eligible for a Community package. To see if this applies to your service, please enquire following the link below.


Food Skills Kitchen

In our Food Skills Kitchen you will find all you need to run your food skills lessons.

There are eight (8) stations, including a presentation station with fully equipment technical wear (presentation screens, lapel microphone, telephone and meeting options), along with a commercial dishwasher and refrigerator.

Each station contains: a gas stovetop and oven, domestic kitchen utensils, pots and pans, stick blender and mixer, adjoining sink and cleaning area.

Session TimeCapacity per booking
9.30 am – 11.30amMax 38
12.30pm – 2.30pmMax 38

There is also the option to add in the adjoining lecture room. This will give your class the opportunity for practical and written work if you require.

*Please note, children under 12 years old are not permitted in the Food Skills Kitchen.


Playful Learning Space

Specifically designed to replicate a modern preschool room, the Playful Learning Space provides an area for groups to engage and learn through play within a safe environment.

Room Inclusions: children’s tables and chairs, wet area, kitchenette (including fridge, microwave, dishwasher and sink), enclosed garden with sandpit, water pump PLUS children accessible toilet facilities.

Click HERE to see images of the room layout.

*Please note, this option does not provide access to the Discovery Space


Available Session TimesCapacity per booking (to be confirmed depending on restrictions)
9.30 am – 11.30amMax 70 person (adults and children)
12.30pm – 2.30pmMax 70 person (adults and children)
Lecture / Presentation Room

Attached to our Playful Learning Space you will find a University built mini lecture theatre.

In this room you will have access to dual delivery teaching facilities (extra large projection screen, conference ability, telephone, microphone and computer).

Session TimeCapacity per booking
9.30 am – 11.30amMax 27
12.30pm – 2.30pmMax 27
Membership Packages

Early Start Discovery Space is a big supporter of not-for-profit organisations and offers many discounted membership pricing options.

Providing 12 months of access to the Discovery Space for staff and clients, our membership packages are a perfect way to provide opportunities for learning through play, respite and community awareness at the Discovery Space.

Research = Experiences

Play is one of the most powerful ways to learn. That’s why all our experiences are informed by early childhood researchers from UOW.