Early learning room

Early learning room routine

This is for children from 2 and a half to five years old.

Time

Activity

7.30am – 9.00am

Self registration and welcome.   Handwashing and rolling breakfast.   Free choice– role play, dressing up, computer, construction, puzzles, writing table, science and numeracy tables, books, table top toys and mark making.

9.00am – 9.15am

Story and song time. Garden checks (with child helpers).

9.15am – 11.15am

Indoor/ outdoor free flow play.

Activities – art and craft experiences, messy play, sand and water, natural and forest play, mud kitchen, music or song time, physical play and home baking. Free choice activities as above. Local walks.

(Nappy/ toileting check/ change at 10am)

11.15am – 11.30am

Circle time activities- including show and tell and cuddle circles.

11.30am – 12.00pm

Handy helpers help set up lunchtime.

Lunches served ensuring children are supported at the table.   Children wash their faces and hands. Toothbrushing (supported with an adult).

12.00pm – 12.30pm

Clean up and play time.

(Nappy changing/ toileting at 12pm)

12.30pm – 1.00pm

Story and relax time (length individual to each child). Farewells and quiet play.

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Welcome afternoon children.

Free choice– role play, dressing up, computer, construction, puzzles, writing table, science and numeracy tables, books, table top toys and mark making.

1.30pm – 3.15pm

Indoor/ outdoor free flow play.

Activities – art and craft experiences, messy play, sand and water, natural and forest play, mud kitchen, music or song time, physical play and home baking. Free choice activities as above. Local walks.

(Sit and sip – milk/ water and a rich tea biscuit 2.00pm to 2.15pm)

(Nappy/ toileting check/ change at 3pm)

3.15pm to 3.30pm

Group time, set up for snack and handwashing.

3.30pm – 4.15pm

Rolling snack time – children’s choice of selection of food.

4.15pm to 5.30pm

Free choice– role play, dressing up, computer, construction, puzzles, writing table, science and numeracy tables, books, table top toys and mark making.

(Nappy changing 4.30pm – 5.30pm)

5.30pm – 6.00pm

Farewells and story time.