Free kinder is set to return for term 3 thanks to a relief package from the state government.
The state member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Wendouree Juliana Addison made the announcement yesterday delighting Ballarat families.
A further $1.6 million in grants will also be made available for kinders to help deliver learning at home.
"Our kindergartens are not only places where children learn, create, innovate and play, they are a vital part of our community. Therefore, it is crucial that we support early childhood services through this pandemic," Ms Addison said.