We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians throughout the land on which I walk and pay my respects to the Elders of the past, the present and the future for they hold the memories, the Traditions, the Culture and the hopes of Aboriginal Australia.

Our Program

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.