Our Rooms

Active Explorers Kaiapoi has three separate rooms, to keep children safe, engaged and inspired at each age and stage.

Explorers

This is our nursery for our under 2’s.

Daily Routine

7:00 – 9:00 am: Welcome tamariki and whānau /free play inside and outside

9:30am: Morning tea

10:00 am: Morning mat time

10:15 am: Free play inside and outside
Options for child led/intentional teaching

11:30 am: Lunch time

12:00 pm: Free play inside and outside
Options for child led/intentional teaching

1:30 pm: Afternoon tea

2:00 pm: Afternoon mat time

2:30 pm: Free play inside and outside
Options for child led/intentional teaching

4:30 pm: Late snack followed by tidy up time

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Relaxing experiences/children prepare for home time

Here at Active Explorers Kaiapoi we recognise children’s individuality and are flexible with our routines to accommodate each child’s individual needs.

Adventurers

Our Adventurers Room is purpose equipped for our 2 to 3 year olds.

Daily Routine

7:00 - 9:00 am: Welcome tamariki and whanau
Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

9:30 am: Rolling morning tea

9:45 am: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

11:15 am: Tidy up time

11:30 am: Lunch time

11:50 am: Stories and songs

12:00 pm: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

12:30 pm: Sleepers get ready for bed/quiet experiences set up inside

1:45 pm: Afternoon tea

2:00 pm: Mat time

2:30 pm: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

4:30 pm: Late snack followed by tidy up time

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Relaxing experiences/children prepare for home time

Here at Active Explorers Kaiapoi we recognise children’s individuality and are flexible with the routine to accommodate each child’s individual needs.

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Discoverers

Our children aged 3 and older are ideally catered for in our Discoverers Room.

Daily Routine

7:00 - 9:00 am: Welcome tamariki and whanau
Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

9:30 am: Rolling morning tea

9:45 am: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

11:15 am: Tidy up time

11:30 am: Lunch time

11:50 am: Stories and songs

12:00 pm: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

12:30 pm: Sleepers get ready for bed/quiet experiences set up inside

1:45 pm: Afternoon tea

2:00 pm: Mat time

2:30 pm: Free play
Child led/intentional teaching
Inside/outside experiences

4:30 pm: Late snack followed by tidy up time

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Relaxing experiences/children prepare for home time

Here at Active Explorers Kaiapoi we recognise children’s individuality and are flexible with the routine to accommodate each child’s individual needs.