Who we are

Kia Ora, welcome to Rainbow Kids!

Rainbow Kids is a modern, purpose built centre located in central Hamilton. We are licensed for 100 children aged from 0 to 5. We have five separate learning areas and 3 spacious outdoor playground areas. Rainbow Kids delivers a high quality care and learning environment in a place that feels like a ‘home away from home’ for your child.

Rainbow Kids has a fantastic teaching team with 80% of our staff fully qualified early childhood educators. Our teachers are experienced, passionate professionals who specialize in providing the best education and care for every child.

Rainbow kids offers five seperate learning areas to cater for each childs developmental level.

Approximate ages for each room are:

Red room: Infants

Orange room: Under 2's

Yellow room: Toddlers

Green room: Over 2's

Blue room: Preschool

  • Ipsum
  • Dolor

About Us

At Rainbow Kids, we provide a professional learning community where our tamariki, kaiako and whanau feel a strong attachment to our home away from home. This is guided by respectful teaching and learning practices, where we bild trusting and responsive relationships in a safe environment, filled with aroha.

We believe tamariki learn through expoloration. Our kaiako encourage child led learning and emphasise that play is a valued learning opportunity.

  • Experienced Teachers

    Rainbow Kids has a knowledgeable, nurturing teaching team with over 80% of our staff fully qualified early childhood educators. Our teachers are experienced and passionate educators who specialize in providing the best education and care for every child.

  • Quality Ratios

    We have high quality ratios of 1:4 for children under two and 1:8 for children over two.

  • Natural Environment

    We are extremely proud of our natural environment. We have spacious outdoor grounds with real grass, pin oak trees, vegetable gardens, and fruit trees.

  • Full Meals Provided

    We have a fantastic, experienced cook at Rainbow Kids who provides a full meal service for all children. We provide morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack. Our meals are yummy, nutritious and different everyday. Any dietary requirements or allergies may be catered for.

Our Team


“Love Rainbow Kids! All staff know your name, ask how your day was and provide all details of your child’s day. My little one has settled there so quickly! Would highly recommend Rainbow Kids to others!!!” - Result from parent survey

“We LOVE Rainbow Kids! Everyone is friendly and know what they’re doing and our boys are loved while we’re not with them. The staff are why we chose Rainbow Kids over other services. Keep up the great work” - Result from parent survey

“Absolutely fabulous day care, admittedly it wasn't my first choice of day cares but it's a stroke of luck that I found RK and I wouldn't change it for anything. My wee dude has thrived there and the staff are amazing!” - Result from parent survey

“The Rainbow Kids team are fantastic. Our child loves coming here, and has grown a special bond with many of the teachers” - Result from parent survey

“I see why people tell you that your child's day care becomes your extended family, it really does at Rainbow Kids! You guys are great and I love seeing the relationships between the teachers and my child.” - Result from parent survey

“Always find the staff really helpful and knowledgeable! Very welcoming! Enjoy the outings they have done. Thank you for looking after my girl” - Result from parent survey

“I absolutely love the care and attention my child receives at Rainbow Kids and the speed with which he became comfortable in this environment is testament to this” - Result from parent survey

“Love Rainbow Kids! Best place for my little one” - Result from parent survey

“We love Rainbow Kids. The teachers are great and the relationships we have built so far are amazing. We are so happy we found you and have the privilege of being a part of the family” - Result from parent survey

“Love Rainbow Kids. The teachers are amazing and credit goes out to you all for what you do. I love picking up my child to know that she has had an awesome day! Thanks for all that you do” - Result from parent survey

“Rainbow Kids is amazing. I have great confidence in the facility and the amazing friendly, loving teachers. Keep up the good work, we are proud to be part of the Rainbow Kids village” - Result from parent survey

“Thanks for everything you do for my children. They love Rainbow Kids and it makes me feel comfortable dropping them off there. Keep it up!” - Result from parent survey

“Our experience has been fantastic. The team at Rainbow Kids have done a wonderful job teaching our child some wonderful life skills, and we would happily recommend the centre” - Result from parent survey

“We love Rainbow Kids and are so grateful to the wonderful teachers who are always so smiley and encouraging” - Result from parent survey

“I feel so fortunate to have my daughter attending Rainbow Kids. She loves the teachers and other kids and adores playing outside! She has grown in confidence and learnt so much in the few months since she started” - Result from parent survey