Baby Nest Daily Routine

8.00-9.00 Breakfast in the nest
9.00-11.25 Free play session/focus activities inside and outside
11.00-11.30 Nappy changing
11.30-11.45 Group time
11.45-12.15 Lunch time
12.30-3.15 Transition to sleep. As children wake, free play session/focussed activities inside and outside
3.15-3.45 Nappy changing
4.00-4.30 Tea time
4.30-5.00 Group time
5.00-6.00 Free play indoors and out and planned activities (season permitting) Staff handover to parents and carers.

Tuesday morning session: Heuristic play

Tuesday pm/Wednesday am: Developmental Movement Play (DMP)

NB Nappies changed as required
Children sleep in their own natural pattern
 

 

2-5’s Daily Routine

8.00-9.00 Children begin to arrive, breakfast is available

Free play and planned activities begin

9.30 (or earlier if possible) Children given free access to outdoors
10-10.30 Healthy snacks are available to children
11.15-11.25 Staff and children tidy up together
11.25-11.40 Language Group time
11.40-12.00 Free play outdoors
12.00-12.30 Lunch time
12.30-1.00 Free play outdoors, sleep time for some children
1.00-3.05 Free play and planned activities indoors and out
2.00-2.15 Healthy snacks are available to children
3.05-3.20 Afternoon language group
3.30 End of day for core day children. Staff handover to parents and carers.
3.30-4.00 Free play outdoors
4.00-4.30 Tea time for children
4.30-6.00 Free play indoors and out and planned activities (season permitting) Staff handover to parents and carers.
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