6:30am

Centre opens.
All children group together in the Dolphins room. We serve breakfast for the children who are in early. This part of the day is called family grouping. The children really enjoy this time of the day as it gives the children opportunity to play with all age groups.

8:00am

Children separated and go into their designated room.

9:00am

Progressive morning tea is served where children have the opportunity to self serve their morning tea and are able to eat it at their own leisure.

9:30 – 10:30am

Weather permitting we have indoor and outdoor play in the children’s own rooms.

10:30 – 11:00am

We all come inside and have a mat session, reading stories and having conversations with the children in regards to their weekend, evening or morning also discussing what the children would like to do for the day as well as engaging in structured activities.

11:00 – 11:30am

Lunch is served in the younger age groups.

11:30 – 12:00pm

Lunch is served to the older age groups.

12:30 – 1:30pm

Children are offered a sleep or rest time as appropriate.

Children who are going to sleep are encouraged to have a short play before going to bed to help their food settle in their tummies.  Children are welcome to have a comforter from home such as a teddy, blanket or dummy.  As children wake they are encouraged to help pack away their bedding and progress to experiences that have been provided.

2:00 – 2:30pm

Progressive afternoon tea is served.

Children are able to come and sit to eat when they have finished playing and are feeling hungry.

2:30 – 3:00pm

Progressive afternoon tea is served.
Children are able to come and sit to eat when they have finished playing and are feeling hungry.

3:00 – 5:00pm

Indoor and outdoor play in the children’s own rooms continues.

5:00 – 6:30pm

All children group together in the Dolphins room for family grouping.

At around 5.30pm a late snack is provided if children are feeling a little hungry.

6:30pm

Centre closes.