Early Childhood supports child and parent learning which meets the following Ministry of Education goals:
- Every child has the opportunity to participate in high quality early childhood education
- Every Child achieves literacy and numeracy levels that enable their success
- Māori enjoying education success as Māori
REAP Early Childhood works collaboratively with other eduction and community agencies throughout the area.
REAP runs Early Childhood playgroups based in Kuratau and Turangi.
REAP also runs Pūrerehua Early Childhood Centre based at Tongariro School in Turangi five days a week.