Routines

Routine can be very important to children, particularly in their early childhood, offering predictability and comfort. Below is a general day-to-day routine for each of our three areas.

Baby Room 

Routine is very important in the baby room. It’s predictable, comfortable and accommodating for every child.

  • 7:30-9:15 – Children arrive, all ages together in either the toddler room or outdoor environment.
  • 9:15-9:30 – Group time
  • 9:30-10 – Morning tea
  • 10-10:30 – Morning sleepers go in
  • 10:30 -11:00 – Programmed experiences/ spontaneous play
  • 11:00-11:30 – lunch
  • 11:30- 12:00 – prepairing children for bed
  • 12:00-12:30 – Midday sleepers go in
  • 1:00-2:00 – Programmed experiences/ spontaneous play.
  • 2:00- 2:30 – Afternoon snack
  • 2:30 – 3:00 – Afternoon sleepers go in.
  • 3:00 – 4:00 – Programmed experiences/ spontaneous play.
  • 4:30 – Late snack
  • 4:30 – 6:00- Spontaneous play. All ages together in either the toddler room or outdoor environment.

This routine is a general day to day routine so it can change in terms of sleeping times etc. As mentioned above we do our best to ensure your child’s home routine and care routine flow nicely throughout the whole day.

Toddler Room

  • 7:30 – 9:15- Welcome Children, Combined group play.
  • 9:15 – 9:30- Washing hands for Morning Tea.
  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Morning Tea
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – Group Activities
  • 10:30 – 11:15 -Spontaneous / Planned activities
  • 11:15 – 11:30 – Washing hands for Lunch Time
  • 11:30 – 12:00 – Lunch
  • 12:00-12:15 – group time and preparing sleepers
  • 12:15- Sleep time / Quiet time.
  • 1:00- 230 – Outside Activities
  • 2:30 – 3 – Afternoon Snack
  • 3:00- 4:00 – Spontaneous/Planned Activities
  • 4:00-6:00 – Spontaneous play. Late Snack. All ages together in either the toddler room or outdoor environment.

Kindy Room

  • 7:30 – 9:30- Arriving, free Play (Inside or Outside)
  • 9:30 – 9:45 – Morning Tea
  • 9:45 – 10:00 – Group Time
  • 10:00 – 11:00 – Spontaneous/planned activities
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Group Activity or Outside play
  • 11:30 – 12:00 – Lunch Time/ Clean up
  • 12:00 – 12:10 – Quiet Time (Reading/looking at a story with a friend or self or Quiet Activity)
  • 12:15 – 12:30 – Group Time (story, group Discussion, song)
  • 12:30 – 1:30 – Spontaneous/planned activities
  • 1:30 – 2:00 – Outside play
  • 2:00 – 2:15 – Afternoon Snack
  • 2:15 – 2:45 – Continued Play
  • 2:45 – 3:00 – Group Time (story,  game, song, discussion)
  • 3:00- 4:00 – Spontaneous/Planned Activities
  • 4:00 – 4:15 – Pack- Up Time
  • 4:15 – 4:30 – Group Time (story, game)
  • 4:30 – 6:00 – Late Snack / Free play