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canopy Dakabin joined canopy Early Education in April 2024, formerly part of Sesame Lane Childcare Centres. Located on the traditional lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples north Brisbane, canopy Dakabin now operates as a nonprofit community childcare centre.

For more than three decades, canopy Early Education (formally API Childcare Centres) has continually adapted and expanded our childcare centre offering to address the evolving needs of families. Today, we take pride in our position as a trusted leader in childcare centres across Brisbane and now in Brisane’s north.

Our centre provides care and education for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, including a government-approved Kindergarten program. As a leading provider of preschool and kindy in Brisbane’s northside, our dedicated, professional, and friendly educators deliver high-quality education programs, ensuring that every child receives the attention and care they deserve.

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Why Choose canopy Dakabin?

From Nursery through to Kindergarten, children undergo pivotal developmental stages, shaping foundational skills in social interaction, motor abilities, and cognition.  At canopy Early Education, we acknowledge these crucial periods, and offer an educational environment conducive to holistic growth and learning. Our educators are dedicated to guiding each canopy learner’s developmental journey with individualised attention and bespoke programs, ensuring an optimal setting for your child’s early-year learning.

canopy Early Education is dedicated to offering the families at canopy Dakabin the best quality play-based learning programs and environments. canopy Dakabin is conveniently located along Old Gympie Road with ease of accessibility and convenient on-site parking. The centre features well-resourced rooms and purpose-built outdoor play and activity areas.

canopy Dakabin isn’t just another Brisbane daycare option, we’re dedicated to providing children with a safe, stimulating space to explore, learn, and develop supported by a committed team and a commitment to local intergenerational community engagement.

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Our location

205 Old Gympie Rd Dakabin

Open from 6:30am to 6:30pm

Families at canopy Dakabin enjoy year-round care and education for their children from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm each day, excluding public holidays.

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Our Programs

As a leading provider of day care in Brisbane’s northside, canopy Dakabin provides comprehensive childcare programs catering to children 6 months to 5 years, including a government-approved Kindergarten program.


0-2 years

Social connections and exploration of their world.



2- 3 years

Sense of identity and social interactions.



4-5 years

Teamwork and problem solving.


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At canopy Dakabin, we prioritise your child’s education, engagement, and well-being with an array of comprehensive inclusions. From providing nappies to serving nutritious meals and snacks prepared on-site, we ensure every child thrives in our friendly, nurturing environment, intending to help make childcare easier for our busy canopy families!

2 meals and 2 snacks
Incursions + excursions
some charged

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Our canopy Dakabin Team

At canopy Dakabin, our team brings a wealth of expertise in childcare and diverse life experiences. With extensive backgrounds in early education, our educators shape a nurturing environment for canopy learners from Nursery to Kindergarten. Each child benefits from our team’s unique perspectives and skills, fostering holistic growth and development, and delivering exceptional childcare in north Brisbane.

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