A day at Father Larkin
9.15am Children arrive - take their coats to cloakroom (member of staff to help), take their names off the whiteboard and put in blue tray.
9.15am-10.00a.m. - Freeplay childrens choice of activity.
10.00 am Doors open to outside area where there are a wide range of resources to access.
10 - 11.30am Free choice of play, Art work to take home, Maths, Construction, Role play, Writing Area, Computer Table, Water Tray, Sand Tray, Malleable area, (playdough, plasticene, cornflour) , Science area, Library area (for choice of book to read and take home), Nature Table.
11.20-11.30 am Tidy up time - everyone helps!
11.30 am Wash hands for Lunch, Register and Phonics
11.30 am-12.00 Lunchtime
12.15 pm Cats (older children) Story Time, talk about 'Theme of the week' Counting 1-20 and beyond, Counting 1-5 in French, Shapes and Group discussions.
12.00 pm - Kittens (younger children) Story Time, (using props), talk about 'Theme of the week', Counting 1-10 in English, Shapes, Colour recogition, Learning new words, Building Confidences.
12.30-12.45pm Outside Games and Physical Play - Parachute, Ring games, 'Farmers in his den', Mr Wolf, Exercises, Instruments Box, Songs.
12.45pm-1.00 p.m. Preschool songs e.g. Tommy Thumb, Jelly on my Plate, Wind the Bobbin up, Five Cheeky, Monkeys, ABC Song, Nursery Rhymes and many more.
1.00pm - 2.00 pm Older Children - Develop understanding of phonics
Younger Children - Develop language skills through play
Our weekly theme
Week 1 Birds (St Georges Day)
Week 2 Plants/Flowers/Trees
Week 3 Animals/My Pets
Week 4 Mini Beasts
Week 5 Sea Life
We would be grateful if any parents were able to bring in any items relating to our theme.