Our ethos

Zig & Zag Early Learning is a family-owned and managed early learning service in Botany which provides a fun, caring and homely environment for your little one.

Our centre has educators that are highly motivated, professional and qualified to care for each child. Zig & Zag continuously evolve their service to ensure the centre is delivering the highest standard of care.

Leah Micallef has a passion for early childhood development, founding Zig & Zag in 2010 with a like minded team of qualified and caring teachers. Leah and the team value building good positive working relationships with parents to work together to give your child the greatest possible learning experience and start to life.

The team

Our highly motivated team of educators provide meanigful and engaging lessons relating to all aspects of your child’s life. Our staff have developed positive relations with families, ensuring honesty approachability and a genuine interest in each child’s well-being.

Learning centre

Childhood is an important time to learn and discover. We embrace the national Early Years Learning Framework for early childhood educators: Belonging, Being and Becoming. We aim to extend and enrich your child’s abilities by adopting the framework as part of our daily philosophy.


Zig and Zag prepares healthy, wholesome and fun meals for children 3 times a day. We follow the Australian Dietary Guidelines to produce a 2-week menu that creates a positive and appealing mealtime environment for children in our care. The menu is influenced by different cultures & NSW Ministry of Health using research & recipes from “Caring for Children”.


National Quality Framework Ratings Chart
   Overall Rating: Meeting NQS