Kindy Group

3.5 years to 5 years

Kindy Group – Room Routine

6.30am Centre opens. All ages combined indoor / outdoor play
8.30am Infants and Toddlers separate to own playground
9.30am Pack up/Group Time/Movement Program
9.45am Morning Tea
10.00am Inside activities - planned and spontaneous
11.30am Pack up/Group Time/Music and Movement
12.00pm Lunch
12.30pm Rest time/Quiet activities
2.00pm Pack up/Group Time/Singing, dancing, media
2.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.00pm Indoor/Outdoor play
   
   
   
5.00pm All children combine in Senior playground
5.30pm Inside play, children combined
6.30pm Centre closed

This is only a guide and is flexible to children’s needs and interests.

Kindy Group – Short Term Goals

  • To feel safe and secure and a sense of belonging.
  • To develop self help skills.
  • To develop feelings of positive self esteem and self worth.
  • To assist children to separate from parents easily.
  • To develop independence and responsibility for own actions.

 

Kindy Group – Long Term Goals

  • To develop the ability to cope with everyday problems and frustrations.
  • To develop respect for the rights of others.
  • To develop understanding and the ability to work with adults, including caregivers, parents and visitors.
  • To develop the ability to realise the importance of language as a tool of communication.
  • To develop confidence to freely explore creative materials as an expression of one's own ideas.
  • To develop an appreciation of good health, hygiene, nutritional habits and skills of physical independence.
  • To develop problem solving and self regulation skills.
  • To develop social skills to assist in the transition to school.