Childcare at Snowplanet

Snowflakes Childcare

Onsite childcare right at your finger tips.

Snowflakes is a brand new childcare facility located right next door to Snowplanet. Owned and operated by experienced teachers whom have been running local preschools for many years. Snowflakes are dedicated to providing a safe and stimulating environment that enhances your child’s growth and development.

Casual Childcare –¬†Drop In

Having childcare this close to Snowplanet has never been easier. Snowflakes runs a Casual Drop In service for children as well as regular and permanent care. This means should you need someone to care for your little ones while; coordinating and organising older kids into snow programs, fitting in a lunch meeting or even having a blast on the slope, Snowflakes has you covered.


The Drop In option still requires formalities to keep your child safe and abide by the Ministry of Education. Therefor Snowflakes encourages the below procedures:

  • Recommends you call the night before to book a casual Drop In service (this ensures they have the correct child to teacher ratio and do not have to turn anyone away)
  • Recommends you allow 15-20 minutes on your first visit to fill out the enrolment form.¬†(Requirement from Ministry of Education. Also informs Snowflakes staff of any dietary requirements or allergies)
  • Allergies – If your child has any allergies, please ensure it is clearly noted on their enrolment form. All relevant medication/creams need to be given to Snowflakes staff. This will be recorded in the centres medication book.


  • Cost: $7.50 per hour
  • All Drop In bookings are for a minimum of 3 hours
  • Healthy meals are included (excludes milk formula, this will need to be provided).
  • Bookings need to be made on the hour or half hour
  • Minimum age requirement for Drop In service is 1 year of age
  • Parents to provide; nappies, change of clothes, water bottle, formula and bottles if required

Snowflakes welcomes families to drop in for a visit at anytime.

Operating hours:

Monday – Sunday: 8:00am – 5:30pm