A Typical Day at Little Squiggles
Free - Organised & Child Led
Library, Park, Farm
I complete daily Health and Safety checks on all childminding areas to be used and check there are adequate and appropriate toys set up for freeplay for children, before they arrive.
7.00- 8:30 am
Greet parents and children - record any relevant information provided by parents - Freeplay.
Get all children ready for and take on nursery/school run. Practice road safety.
Visit Local Park on way home.
9:30 - 10:00 am
Planned activities or toddler group
10:00 - 10:30 am
Drink and snack
10:30 - 11:30 am
Planned activity and/or Freeplay.
Tidy up, wash hands, set the table and have lunch.
Visit Library/Quiet or Nap time.
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Nap time/Child-led activities
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Get ready and go on school runs. Practice road safety. Visit Park.
Snack and drink.
4:00 - 4.30pm
Get everyone settled in an activity of their choice.
4.30 -5:00 pm
Tidy up, wash hands, set the table and have dinner
5:30 - 6:00 pm
Freeplay - Get children ready to go home - Greet parents and exchange information - Hand over children to their parents.
In addition to verbal feedback, I complete a Daily Diary/ Home communication book which is sent home with your child each day. It includes information such as:-
What we have done, what we have eaten - and how much, whether your child has slept
Nappy changes or toileting (if required), what they have enjoyed, their general mood.
Any concerns, any achievements, any songs, books and topics covered.
You are also asked to contribute if you choose