A Typical Day

Early morning

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Children arrive between 8:00am and 9:00am.  The children enjoy free play in the play room as they arrive until we are all together to start the day.

Mid morning at home

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There are some days of the week where we choose to stay at home, often another childminder may join us with their children.


Planned creative activities take place working as a group or as individuals.

Mid morning out an about

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We are often out and about.  Using the car we visit many places where activities can take place.

Please take a look at my gallery page here to see just a few of the many things we do. 

Lunch time

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Lunches are always a packed lunch bought in with the children at the beginning of the day.


When we are at home, I plate the lunch box contents and will all sit around the table together to eat. 


When out and about, the location will determine where we eat.  As a rule though we all stop and eat together. 

Afternoon nap

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Quite time is important to allow those children that need a nap to do so.


Individual nap times are always discussed with parents and adjusted accordingly to suit the child (and parents) needs.


Whilst some children nap, I will sit and quietly read or engage in quite craft activity with those that need less of a nap.

Afternoon

Afternoon of crafts

During the afternoon we have a little more craft time before preparing for the afternoon  school run.


A gentle walk is taken to the local School where I collect some of the junior children to come home with us.


Once home craft continues whilst some of the juniors conduct school homework.