At kindergarten your child will learn, develop skills, and play in a safe and happy environment. Find out more about the benefits of kindergarten and how to know when your child is ready to start. Page Content Find out more about the benefits of kindergarten Kindergarten can improve your child’s development in language, literacy, numeracy and social skills. Koorie kids shine at kindergarten Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who turn 3 or 4 years old by 30 April can attend kindergarten for up to 15 hours per week for free. Enrol today.