This classroom is dedicated to children aged 12 -19 months. It can accommodate up to 11 children. The ratio of Educators to children is 1:4.
- recognizes each child’s individuality and pace of development
- encourages on-going daily communication with parents
- provides a stimulating atmosphere through a variety of activities, toys and play areas
- provides guidance in a secure environment from warm and caring educators.
A daily log is maintained on a classroom whiteboard for each child so that parents are aware of feeding, sleeping time, diapering reports, and other pertinent notes.
|7:15 – 8:00 a.m.||Arrival – greeting time with children and parents. Breakfast is offered.
|To provide opportunity for parents to speak with teachers. Provide a warm welcome for the child and the parents.
To provide nourishment for the children.
|8:00 – 8:50 a.m.||Free Play||Opportunity to make choices. Sharing and social opportunities.|
|8:50 – 9:00 a.m.||Wash hands for snack||Hygiene, bonding and basic care.|
|9:00 – 10:00 a.m.||Snack and Basic Hygiene (toileting/diaper changes)
|Provides good nutrition and promotes good hygiene practices.|
|10:00 – 11:10 a.m.||Outdoor play: walk or green space.
Centres of Activities (daily sensory/water/or sand activities)
|Explore natural environment. Exercise and fresh air; promotes opportunity for exploration; provides choices.|
|11:00 – 11:15 a.m.||Group Movement Time, stories, music, puppets||Provides the opportunity for transition to lunch in a fun way using stories and songs in a social setting together also focusing on literacy|
|11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Wash Hands
|Hot nutritional meal and social interaction; develops life skills.
To practice cup and spoon manipulation and fine motor skills in a social setting.
|12:00 – 12:15 p.m.||Clean-up and basic hygiene
Prepare for nap time with stories, soothing sounds and dimmed lights
|Consistent opportunities for cleanliness to promote health and well-being. Wind down for nap/relaxation time. Calm environment in order to prepare for natural low times (sleepy) of the day.|
|12:15 – 2:15 p.m.||Relaxation time||Rest quietly and/or sleep to renew oneself: body, mind and soul.|
|2:15 – 3:00 p.m.||Snack
Basic Hygiene (diaper changes)
|Nourishment and social skills.|
|3:00 – 4:30 p.m.||Outdoor play/centres of interest sensory, Art, etc.||Promotes gross motor, self help, social-emotional skills through play.|
|5:00 – 6:00 p.m.||Clean-up and greet parents.
|Opportunities for decision-making and problem-solving; time to talk with parents about child’s day.|