Daily Routine

The following is a sample of our daily routines to give you an idea of our program. Please note that this is only a sample and that the scheduling of each block varies depending on the weather.

Our Long Day Program runs from 6.30am-6.30pm. We at the Academy for Early Learners will provide all meals on site – Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Late Snack , drinks, sheets, Nappies and milk (with an exception for Formulas). Nappy changes will be done before Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Late Snack. An extra nappy is required in case of any accidents.

Child care under 24 months

Wobbly Wombats (0-2 years of age)

06:30 - 07:30 Breakfast Available
07:30 - 08:00 Learning Block 1: Free play in Wobbly Wombats Room
08:00 - 08:15 Learning Block 2: Language Group Time 08:15 - 09:15 Learning Block 3: Gross motor skills (Outdoors)
09:15 - 09.45 Morning Tea
09:45 - 10:45 Learning Block 3: Indoor/Outdoor Play gross motor skills
10:45 - 11:00 Learning Block 4: Music Group Time
11:00 - 11:30 Lunch
11:30 - 14:30 Midday Nap time
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00 - 16:30 Learning Block 5: Indoor/Outdoor Gross motor skills Play
16:30 - 17:00 Late Snack
17:30 - 18:30 Learning Block 6: Indoor/Outdoor Play Gross and fine motor skills

The Wobbly Wombats room educators will keep this routine flexible to revolve around each child’s different sleeping routine. For example if a child has two sleeps a day, they will put them to sleep during playtimes and then during the rest time they will be offered a mat time so they don’t miss out.

Child care 2-3 years

Creative Koalas Room (2-3 years of age)

06:30 - 08:00 Indoor learning and Breakfast available
08:00 - 08:30 Nappy Change and indoor activities continued
08:30 - 09:30 Learning Block 1: Cognitive activities and art and craft experiences
09:30 - 10:00 Morning Tea
10:00 - 11 :30 Learning Block 2: Gross Motor skills (Outdoors)- where there is a variety of physical, fine motor, social and cognitive activities set up for children to further develop their skills and co-ordination and strength, social interactions, language development and small muscle strength. Painting and creative arts activities- to enhance fine motor and creative development.
11:30 - 12:00 Learning Block 3: Structured Indoor Activities/Nappy Change/Group time
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 14:30 Resting/Sleep time
12:45 - 13:05 Quiet reading time whilst children in beds
13:05 - 14:30 Learning Block 4: quiet activities (for non-sleeping children)
14:30 - 15:00 Learning Block 5: Inside activities- A range of indoor programmed activities from all programs are set up.
15:00 - 15:15 Learning Block 6: Yoga program/Numeracy Time
15:15 - 16:00 Learning Block 7: Children select from a range of cognitive and fine motor learning experiences.
16:00 - 16:30 Afternoon Tea
16:30 - 17:30 Learning Block 8: Outdoor Experiences- where there is a variety of physical, fine motor, social and cognitive activities set up for children to further develop their skills and coordination and strength, social interactions, language development and small muscle strength. Painting and creative arts activities- to enhance fine motor and creative development.
17:30 – 17:45 Learning Block 9: Music and Movement Session
17:45 - 18:00 Late Snack
18:00 - 18:30 Inside Group Activity: Transition to home time
18:30 Academy for Early Learners Closes
Child care pre-school

Wise Owls Room (Pre School aged children)

06:30 - 08:00 Indoor learning and Breakfast available
08:00 - 10 00 Learning Block 1: Gross Motor skills (Outdoors)- where there is a variety of physical, fine motor, social and cognitive activities set up for children to further develop their skills and co-ordination and strength, social interactions, language development and small muscle strength. Painting and creative arts activities- to enhance fine motor and creative development.
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 10:45 Learning Block 2: Calender Time/Numeracy time
10:45 - 11:30 Learning Block 3: Structured Indoor Activities/Project experiences
11:30 - 12:30 Learning Block 4: Gross Motor Skills (Outdoors)- where there is a variety of physical, fine motor, social and cognitive activities set up for children to further develop their skills and co-ordination and strength, social interactions, language development and small muscle strength. Painting and creative arts activities- to enhance fine motor and creative development. Language and Literacy Letter land Group time -The children will focus on the letter land character for the week including sharing the sound of the week and practicing writing
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 02:30 Resting Quiet reading time whilst children in beds /Sleep time
02:30 - 16:30 Learning Block 5: Outdoor Experiences- where there is a variety of physical, fine motor, social and cognitive activities set up for children to further develop their skills and coordination and strength, social interactions, language development and small muscle strength. Painting and creative arts activities- to enhance fine motor and creative development.
16:30 -17:00 Afternoon Tea
17:00 -17:15 Learning Block 6: Children’s news or Story time experience- Children are able to share their news item. Teachers encourage open ended questions which helps further develop expressive and receptive language as well as confidence and social development. Education stories are read to the children. Children are encouraged to recall the events in the story and ask questions. Stories encompass both printed tales as well as felt board and puppet stories
17:15 - 17:30 Learning Block 7: Yoga Program
17.30 - 18.00 Learning Block 8: Children select from a range of cognitive and fine motor activities.
18:00 - 18:30 Inside Group Activity: Transition to home time
18:30 Academy for Early Learners Closes

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