A Typical Routine

Lion Cubs – 3 months to 1 year routine.

In the baby room we follow the children’s individual routines and ensure that our routines fit into theirs and not the other way around. Therefore this routine is flexible and allows us to meet the individual needs of the children.

8:00 am      Breakfast and free play

9:30 am      Snack time

10:00 am    Story and song time

10:15 am    Focused activity/ free play / free flow outdoors (weather permitting)

11:15 am    Story

11:30 am    Lunchtime

12:00          Sleep time / free play for non sleepers

2:00 pm      Focused activity / free play

3:00 pm      Outside play / Sensory room

3:30 pm      Tea time

4:00 pm      Free play until home time

 The children have access to water all day and their own cups are available. Children’s nappies are checked regularly throughout the day and changed as required.  When the babies are tired they sleep in their own dedicated sleep room.

Cheeky Monkeys – 1 -2 years room routine

8:00 am           Breakfast and free play

9:30 am           Snack time

10:00 am         Story and song time

10:15 am         Focused activity/ free play / free flow outdoors (weather permitting)

11:15 am         Story

11:30 am         Lunchtime

12:00               Sleep time / free play for non sleepers

2:00 pm           Focused activity / free play

3:00 pm           Outside play / Sensory room

3:30 pm           Tea time

4:00 pm           Free play until home time

The children have access to water all day and their own cups are available in the drinks area for children to help themselves. Children’s nappies are checked regularly throughout the day and changed as required. After lunch the children who sleep, do so in their own room, other children join together with the babies. The Sensory room is also available throughout the day and may be offered to the children at activity times to provide a different area to explore.

 Cool Cats – 2 – 3 years room routine

8:00 am           Children start arriving / Free choice of activities

9:00 am           Snack time

9:30 am           Planned focus activities / Nappies checked and changed as necessary

10:00 am         Tidy up time, followed by  Circle time / stories / singing

10:30 am         Outside play (including taking activities outside)

11:30 am         Lunch time

12:30 pm         Sleep time / Free choice of activities

1:00 pm           Morning children leave / afternoon children arrive

1:30 pm           Planned focus activities

2:00 pm           Nappies checked and changed as necessary /  Circle time / stories / singing

2:30 pm           Outside play (including taking activities outside)

3:30 pm           Tea time

4:00 pm           Free choice of activities

4:30 pm           Nappies checked and changed as necessary

5:00 pm           Outside play (weather and time of year dependant)

The children have access to water all day and their own cups are available in the drinks area for children to help themselves. Children are encouraged to use the toilet frequently and nappies are checked regularly throughout the day and changed as required. Any children that need a midday sleep can do so in the Cheeky Monkeys room.

 Wise Owls – Pre – School room Routine

8:00 am           Breakfast

8:30 am           Free play

9:00 am           Snack time

9:30 am           Tidy up time, followed by Circle time

10:00 am         Planned activities and play

11:00am          Outside play

11:45 am         Lunchtime

12:15 pm         Story time followed by free play

1:30 pm           Tidy up time, followed by Circle time

2:00 pm           Planned activities and play

3:00 pm           Outside play

3:45 pm           Tea time

4:15 pm           Story time followed by free play until home time

The children have access to water all day and their own cups are available in the drinks area for children to help themselves. Children are encouraged to use the toilet frequently and nappies are checked regularly throughout the day and changed as required.