Flow of our Day at Mudjimba Kindy
8.25am Arrival time
We greet one another, organise our belongings, write our plan for the
day in the ideas book and settle in to play as our families leave
We share images with the children to reflect on their day.
Teachers record children’ voices alongside them.
Opportunities to rest/sleep or do quiet activities.
We prepare for home time…packing up our belongings
Inside/veranda and sandpit play
Teachers and children are interacting, engaging and
connecting. When appropriate we gather together as a whole group
or sometimes smaller groups. We adapt to the needs on the day.
Connection Time and Morning Meetings
Planning our day together and sharing our idea’s.
Offering intentional experiences. Reading a story.
Morning Tea – 10.15ish
We sit together at morning tea or have a picnic. We
share stories with each other and talk about our healthy food choices.
Long uninterrupted time to Play…
Discovering and learning together
Continuation of Ideas and Projects…can be individual or small groups that gather
Intentional and emergent play experiences.
Children are encouraged and supported to interact with friends and teachers creating new ideas and questions.
Pack up of the indoor and outdoor play space. Gathering as a group to share music, singing, rhymes, group games etc. before lunch.
Lunch time 12.30ish
We set the tables for lunch and children wash their hands and collect lunchboxes. We sit together sharing conversations and reflecting about our day.
Relaxation , Quiet Play Experiences/Reflections & Learning meetings
Children choose a place to rest their bodies quietly and calmly. This is an opportunity for the children to develop skills in mindfulness, reading, listening and using their imagination.
Time to say goodbye for the day
We have gathered on the mat to sing our goodbye song and wait on the mat for our teacher to say goodbye to us individually as our families come to pick us up.