Toddlers

Being a Toddler is great fun, I learn new things everyday from socialising to painting pictures with my new friends. I love new experiences like playing with 'gloop' and learning how to 'scoot'. I am at the age of learning how to become a confident child, this allows me to make relationships with adults, which I love to do. Learning new rules and boundaries can be hard work, but it's easier if you are also having fun.

Toddlers have a team dedicated to meeting the individual needs of all the children. Toddlers generally move from Babies following a settling in period where they meet the toddler team and get used to the new environment. The toddlers follow a flexible routine which offers the children a range of experiences and activities based around their interests using the Early Years Foundation Stage. In support of this the children are offered periods of

The children enjoy a period of time outside each day in the garden where further opportunities for the children’s learning can be offered.

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Our daily routine

Morning

8.00 - 9.00 Arrival settling in / free play
9.00 - 9.15 Circle time / singing / instruments
9.15 - 9.50 Outside play
10.05 - 10:15 Snacks
10.15 - 11.30 Activities** & nappies*
11:30 - 11:45 Story time
11.45 - 12:30 Lunch
12.30 - 1:45 Sleep time / free play

Afternoon

1:00 - 1:45 Afternoon Toddlers arrive / settle in time
1.45 - 2.00 Music & Movement
2.00 - 2.15 Circle time / singing / instruments
2.15 - 3:00 Activities** & nappies*
3:00 - 3:15 Snacks
3.15 - 3.45 Outside play / the park
3.45 - 4:00 Sharing stories time
4.00 - 4:30 Afternoon tea
4:30 - 4:45 Story time & nappies*
4.45 - 6:00 Free play