The Buttercups room - Activities

Buttercups Routine

7:30-8:00am
The staff will meet and greet parents and children. Throughout the first half hour breakfast is available for the children, the children can choose their own cereal. (the breakfast table is supervised at all times)

8:00 – 9:00am
The children have a free choice of activities which will be provided for them according to planning and children’s interests.

9:00-9:15am
Tidy up time. The children help to put away all the morning’s toys and to get ready for the mornings activities.

9:15 – 9:30am
Group activity for all children, adult led, based on children’s interests.

9:30– 9.50am
Snack Time – Snack is served for all children

9:50-10:30am
The children self-choose activities outdoors, they are given the opportunity to explore all weather.

10.30-11.15
Children have free flow play indoors

10:30-11:00am
Nappy time – Nappies are changed regularly throughout the morning as the children require.

11:15-11:25am
Tidy up time. The children help to put away all the morning’s toys and activities and get ready for group and lunch.

11:25 – 11:35
Group activity for all children, adult led, based on children’s interests.

11:35-11:40am
Preparation for dinner - hand washing.

11:40-12:00pm
Dinner time!

12:00-1:30pm
Sleep time/quiet time- The children who wish to have a sleep are laid down with staff and those awake have free play inside.

12:00-2.50pm
The children have a free choice of activities which will be provided for them according to planning and children’s interests.

1:30-2:00pm
Nappy time – Nappies are changed regularly throughout the afternoon as children require.

2.45-2.55pm
Tidy up time. The children help to put away all the afternoon toys and activities and get ready for outdoor play

3.00– 3:25pm
Free play- the children self-choose activities outdoors

3:25-3:30pm
Tidy up time. The children help to put away all the afternoon toys and activities and get ready for tea.

3:30-3:35pm
Preparation for tea- Toileting and hand washing.

3:35-4:00pm
Teatime!

4.00-4.15pm
Group activity for all children, adult led, based on children’s interests.

4:00-6:00pm
Free time for children to self choose until home time. Staff will hand over, informing parents/carers of how they have been throughout the day.

4:45-5:15
Nappy time – Nappies are changed regularly throughout the afternoon as children require.

 

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