EXPLORERS ROOM (3-4 years old)

The Future belongs to the Curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it.

Explore it. Poke at it. Question it.

And turn it Inside Out.

Daily Routine

8.00 – 9.00       Full-time children arriving to the nursery. Free play time. 

9.00 – 9.30       Part-time morning sessions arrivals. Breakfast. Please, arrive by 9.15 if you                               want your child to have breakfast in the nursery

9.30 – 9.45       Morning Circle      

9.45 - 10.45      Monday:           Broadway Classes – Music sensory

                         Tuesday:           Early Math and Science Club

                         Wednesday:     Early Literacy and Babylon Class

                         Thursday:          Healthy Lifestyle Day

                         Friday:               Fun Activity/ Day Out

10.45 – 11.00   Morning Snack time 

11.00 – 12.15  Outdoor time (play and learn) 

12.15 – 12.30  Story time

12.30 – 13.00  Lunch time

13.00               Home time for part-time children

13.00 – 15.00  Nap time for sleeping children.

                        Quiet time for non-sleeping children. The quiet time activities include both                            free play and adult-initiated activities. This is also time for one-to-one                                      activities 

15.15 – 15.30  Afternoon snack

15.30               Home time for school-time children

15.30 – 16.30  Outdoor time.

16.30 – 17.00  Yoga and mindfulness activities/Arts and Crafts/Nature Explorers activities.

                        This activities can be held outdoors depending on the weather conditions

17.15 – 17.45  Dinner time

17.45 – 18.00  Home time



School readiness has several very important areas which our teachers are focusing on:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

    • The child is happy to stay away from his parents, settles in happily and has implemented self-regulation and settling in strategies

    • Has self-regulation skills and is able to obtain, maintain and change emotion, behaviour, attention and activity level appropriate for a task or situation.

    • Has the ability to perceive emotion, integrate emotion to facilitate thought, understand emotions and regulate emotions (for a child’s own responses to challenges)

    • Is able to sit still and listen for some period of time

    • Is able to tidy up after himself and look after their belongings

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  • Social skills:

    • Is able to interact with other children

    • Can share toys and resources and take turns

    • Understands ground rules and behaviour boundaries in the classroom

  • Physical Development:

    • Knows basic hygiene and can complete basic actions themselves such as wash hands, blow nose, go to the toilet, wipe themselves and flush unaided

    • Can use knife and fork and open his own lunchbox

    • Can dress and undress himself

    • Enjoys making marks and can hold writing and other school tools

    • Has good bedtime routine

  • Communication and Language

    • Able to follow instructions and need to follow them

    • Able to ask for help

    • Producing speech or language that can be understood by others (e.g. talking to friends and teachers)

  • Cognitive skills

    • Likes reading stories, can answer questions about text 

    • Enjoys learning and exploring new things

    • Enjoys making marks and give them meaning. Can copy or write their name

    • Knows and understands the idea of counting and reading. Can count till 10 and backwards