Koala Group

2 - 3 years

Koala Room – Room Routine

6.30am Centre opens
6.30am – 8.30am Children and families welcomed. Indoor/Outdoor Play. Free choice. All age groups combined.
8.30am Possums and Koalas separate into their playground (Indoor/Outdoor play)
9.30am – 10.00am Toileting, washing hands, morning tea time.
10.00am – 11.20am Indoor play (Free choice in all areas around the room)
11.20am – 11.30am Pack Up Time
11.30am – 11.50am Group Time, Toileting, Wash hands
11.50am – 12.20pm Lunch
12.20pm – 2.00pm Rest/Sleep (Relaxation Music Played) Quiet Activities
2.00pm – 2.30pm Group Time, Toileting, Wash hands
Sunscreen applied to all children before Indoor/Outdoor play
2.30pm – 3.00pm Afternoon Tea Time
3.00pm – 5.00pm Indoor/Outdoor play (Free choice)
5.00pm – 5.30pm All age groups combine together in Large Playground
5.30pm – 6.30pm Indoor play (free choice)
6.30pm  Centre closes

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

 Koala Room – Short Term Goals

  • To have self awareness
  • To recognize right from wrong
  • To be patient when waiting for a turn
  • To share with others
  • To encourage the children to make friends
  • To follow directions
  • To encourage the children to play with everyone

 Koala Room – Long Term Goals

  • To be able to cope and work out solutions to different situations
  • To encourage the children to make choices and decisions for themselves
  • To participate and interact with children of their own age
  • To do things independently
  • To help them to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others
  • To ensure they are capable of problem solving
  • To express their own needs
  • To have the confidence to choose to draw, dance, sing, play games and participate with musical instruments
  • To let the children be creative and explore movement