We provide an environment for your child to grow both emotionally and intellectually. We know that the most important aspect of early childhood education is to create an environment in which children can solve problems, make discoveries and think independently.
The daily routine is set up to make children feel secure in knowing what will happen next. When children feel safe and secure in their surroundings, they are free to accept new ideas and concepts.
ALL ACTIVITIES AT EACH TIC TAC DAYCARE LOCATION ARE VIDEO RECORDED 24Hrs.
08:00 - 09.00 AM
Arrival / Health Check / Free Choice in Activity Areas
09:00 - 09:45 AM
Breakfast. Infants – feeding.
Children engage in free choice activity areas after finishing
Action songs ~ singing time ~ finger plays ~ hello songs ~ concept games ~ discussion of daily activities ~ Story
- Children are allowed to select their activities from standard equipment and a changing variety of teacher provided materials.
- Some teacher directed activities as well as some self-directed activities are included.
- Example of activities and classes: creative art, cooking, science/discovery, block building, dramatic play, language (Spanish), art/listening, sand and water play, dramatic role play, gross motor skills, music, yoga.
Infants – feeding time (depends on first nap).
Getting ready for outdoor play.
11:00 - 11.30 AM
Outdoor play or vigorous indoor activity (including teacher-directed games)
11:30 - 11:45 AM
Getting ready to back inside. Toileting, clean-up, water break
11:45 - 12.45 AM
12.45 - 01:15 PM
Toileting. Clean up time. Washing hands. Preparation for nap, perhaps a quiet story time
01:15 - 02.30 PM
Nap – time (toddlers / infants)
Quiet activities are available for those who are awake before others, i.e., quiet books, puzzles done while sitting on cots.
02.30 - 02.45 PM
Toileting/Diaper change. Washing hands. Water break
02.45 - 03.00 PM
Infants – feeding time.
03.00 - 03:30 PM
Group Time. Story time.
Free choice in activity areas. Infants – nap-time.
03:30 - 03:45 PM
Toileting and preparation for outside play
03:45 - 04:45 PM
Outdoor play or indoor play
Getting ready to go back inside
04:45 - 05:45 PM
Free choice in activity areas. Story time.
Preparations for departure
Children leaving – goodbye song.