7:30am - Greet parents/guardians/Whānau and children on arrival to centre. Core areas of play such as – play dough, blocks and creativity are to be set up for free play.
8:50am – 9:00am – Setting up kai tables, clean up time, encouraging children to help with putting things away.
9am - 9:15am - Group time – Coming together on the mat for songs, rhymes, stories and dancing. The children will also experience learning about numbers, letters, shapes and colours. The children are encouraged to share news through morning talks during group time. A hand washing song and karakia is sung at the end of group time.
9:15am - 9:30am - wash hands /snack time.
9:30am – Child initiated free play in both inside and outside environments. Activities are set up to capture, support and extend on children’s strengths and interests.
9:35am – Name call for rostered 4 year old children ready for 1 hour excursion to the extension room.
11:15 am – Setting up kai tables, clean up time, encouraging children to help with putting things away.
11:30am – Group time - Coming together on the mat for more stories, songs and discussions on their morning play. Exploring numbers, letters, shapes and colours. Hand washing song and karakia.
11:45am - 4 year old excursion children will arrive back to join in, wash hands / lunch time.
12:00pm - Child initiated free play in both inside and outside environments. Activities are set up to capture, support and extend on children’s strengths and interests. Opportunities for quite time /reading and relaxing. (Sleeping children go to bed for a sleep or rest).
1:50pm – Clean up time – Children are encouraged to help with the cleaning up process.
2:00pm – group time – songs, stories, news and dance. Discussions on our day, what we liked? What we did? Art work handed out and placed in bags and lost property items returned to rightful owners.
2:15pm – Afternoon snack time- saying goodbye to leaving children.
2:30pm – Free play in inside and outside environments.
5:10pm – Clean up time, Children gather up their belongings, art work etc for home time.
5:20pm – 5:30pm - Group discussion time – parents arriving to pick up children.