Morning Routine in our Toddler Class

This is an example of the morning routine in our Toddler Class.  This class is separated into two groups for outdoor activities, Group 1 and Group 2.

 

8am to 8.30am

Indoor Free play – Children can enjoy free play, or alternatively remain in their classroom to enjoy activities of their choosing. Each table is set out with a variety of activities from jigsaw puzzles, car and train tracks, LEGO, small world animal, lacing cards, magnetic boards, felt boards etc

8.30-8.45am

Group 1

Outdoor session – Circle time, good morning songs and story time. Children then take individual turns to look through the book and talk about what they can see to improve language and literacy.

 

Group 2.

Indoor session – Creative activity using different textures, materials etc. Play doh, jigsaw puzzles, painting, crayoning, felt boards, chalk boards, sketching.

8.45- 9am

Group 2

Outdoor session – Circle time, good morning songs and story time. Children then take individual turns to look through the book and talk about what they can see to improve language and literacy.

 

Group 1

Indoor session – Creative activity using different textures, materials etc. Play doh, jigsaw puzzles, painting, crayoning, felt boards, chalk boards, sketching.

 

9.00am

Snack time

9.30am

Circle time – Good morning song, introducing ourselves and learning our names. What’s in the bag activities and nursery rhyme time.

 

10.15am

Music session – Dancing to music, playing musical instruments, following and repeating rhymes and rhythms.

10.45am

Indoor Free play – Children can enjoy free play, or alternatively remain  in their classroom to enjoy activities of their choosing. Each table is set out with a variety of activities from jigsaw puzzles, car and train tracks, LEGO, small world animal, lacing cards, magnetic boards, felt boards etc

11.00am

Snack/ lunch time

11.25am

Introduction to activity – Children will find their names and hand cut outs. Direct teacher led whiteboard learning on topic followed by creative activity.

11.55am

Goodbye songs

12pm

Home time or Lunch