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Toddler Room (room capacity: 15 - age ratio: 1:5 - age: 15 months to 2.5 yrs)


Our Toddler room provides a tender, safe loving environment. Our staff work with parents towards minimizing separation anxiety and helping each child develop positive relationships with the teachers and other children.

The Toddlers have a separate play area outside. There are toys, riding equipment and sensory activities for them for them to participate in while outside. In addition to this the teachers will take the children out for walks within the community in our daycare buggies.

Daily Activities include:

Music and Movement

  • Gross motor play
  • Sensory play
  • Block play
  • Dramatic play
  • Nature and Science exploration
  • Creative Art
  • Outdoor play

Learning Centers include:

  • Table toys
  • Reading center
  • Sensory center - sand and water play

Daily Schedule (sample, subject to change)

7:00 - 9:00 am

Morning snack

8:00 - 8:30 am

Free Play

8:30 - 9:00 am

Structured activities (crafts, sensory play, manipulative toys)

9:15 - 9:30 am

Circle time (calendar, weather, songs, story time)

9:30 - 9:45 am

Diaper change, Get Ready for Outdoor Play

9:45 - 10:45 pm

Outdoor Play (weather permitting)

10:45 - 11:00 pm

Diaper change, Free Play

11:00 - 11:15 pm

Story time

11:15 - 11:45 pm

Lunch time

11:45 - 12:00 pm

Wash up, Settle into cots for sleep time

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Sleep time

2:00 - 2:15 pm

Wake up, Diaper change

2:15 - 2:30 pm

Snack time

2:30 - 2:45 pm

Wash up, Get Ready for Outdoor Play

2:45 - 3:45 pm

Outdoor Play (weather permitting)

3:45 - 4:00 pm

Diaper change, Free Play

4:00 - 4:15 pm

Light Snack

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Free Play, Learning Centres

5:15 - 6:00 pm

Gather and transfer children to the Junior Room, Free Play