The 3 year old kinder room has 10 positions per day for children aged between 3-4 years with two educators, including a Diploma Qualified Lead Educators and an Assistant Educator.
The 3 year old kinder room follows a play-based, emergent curriculum with a flexible routine that includes progressive meals and indoor/outdoor play.
|A typical day in the 3-year old kinder room:|
|From 7.30am||Drop off – free playtime either indoors or out doors|
|9am -10am||Progressive morning tea|
|9am – 12pm||Structured Kinder program with child and educator initiated learning, Indoor/oudoor play|
|12 -3pm||Progressive lunch/play/sleep/rest|
|2:30 – 4.30 pm||Child and educator initiated learning|
|3pm||Progressive afternoon tea|
|3:30 – 6pm||Indoor/outdoor play|
The environment is set up for self-selection and to provide opportunities for the children to:
- Develop skills to build on their relationships and friendships and to learn how to invite themselves into play.
- To develop their sense of agency and self-help skills, such as filling water bottles, making beds, caring for their belongings, serving themselves at meal times, dressing themselves and toileting.
- Developing good communication skills and building their confidence and vocabulary so they are able to express their needs and concerns.
Educators establish professional reciprocal relationships with families to provide to provide a holistic approach to their child’s development and learning.