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Day in the Life of Tadpoles...

At Tadpoles, we wholeheartedly embrace a free-flow approach. Our children engage in learning through play and enjoyment! Our aim is to firmly establish, right from the beginning of their educational journey, that learning is a joyful and thrilling experience. Through a combination of play-based learning and a nurturing environment characterised by free-flow activities led by both adults and children, we are committed to providing the highest quality care and education to the children at Tadpoles!

Routine of the day:

-8.15am Tadpoles opens to children who are on early club.

-8.45am Children arrive and register is done.

-8.50am Doors are opened for free flow play.

-8.50 “Science and Maths explorers” (Miss Kelly will take the children for a trip to our Nature Nook Garden and Miss Emily will set up a Science/Maths activity which is ready for child lead play outside, she will ensure this stays looking inviting and support the children throughout the session)

-Expressive art and design champion Miss Nikki will:

  • Set up an art activity outside for children to enjoy in child lead play.

  • Ensure the art table inside is stocked full of fun arts and crafts throughout the whole session.

  • Ensure the sensory tub is filled with different sensory ingredients each session.

  • Ensure the dressing up is ready and based on the children’s interests.

  • Miss Nikki will make sure the children are supported in making the playdough for the session.

-9.30am Rolling Café open sometimes this is done outside on a nice sunny day

11.05: Up and Active Session with Miss Maria and Miss Carmen! This session alternates each session to being indoors or outdoors.

11.05 Music and Movement activity with Miss Zara! This session alternates each session to being indoors or outdoors.

-11.35am Tidy up time

-11.40am Childrens Lunch time

-11.45am Some children go home at this time

-12pm CD story to let our food go down from lunch before going out to play.

-12.10pm Playtime outside whilst the room is being cleaned from lunch time.

-12.30pm Our children arrive for afternoon session and the doors are back open for free flow play

-12.30 “Science and Maths explorers” (Miss Kelly will take the children for a trip to our Nature Nook Garden and Miss Emily will set up a Science/Maths activity which is ready for child lead play outside, she will ensure this stays looking inviting and support the children throughout the session)

-Expressive art and design champion Miss Nikki will:

  • Set up an art activity outside for children to enjoy in child lead play.

  • Ensure the art table inside is stocked full of fun arts and crafts throughout the whole session.

  • Ensure the sensory tub is filled with different sensory ingredients each session.

  • Ensure the dressing up is ready and based on the children’s interests.

  • Miss Nikki will make sure the children are supported in making the playdough for the session.

 

-1.30pm Rolling Café open sometimes this is done outside on a nice sunny day

2.55 Up and Active Session with Miss Maria and Miss Carmen! This session alternates each session to being indoors or outdoors.

2.55 Music and Movement activity with Miss Zara! This session alternates each session to being indoors or outdoors.

-3.20pm Tidy up time

-3.30 Home time for all of the children.

We have a new phone number: 01276402588

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