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Rainbow Typical Day

Children arrive at different times during the day, but the following shows a typical full day in the Rainbow Room.

  • 07:45 arrive and indoor play hellos and telling us anything we need to know, then fruit in the bowl, question of the day and free-flow play between the 2 rooms – big ‘uns and little ‘uns all together
  • 09:30 breakfast
  • 10:00 indoor play free-flow play for most of the children, while a few others enjoy our special activity of the week with a member of staff
  • 11:00 outdoor play fresh air and a chance to let off steam in the playground – running and riding, climbing and sliding
  • 11:30 story, song and sharing news a trip to the bathroom, then a quiet time before their lunch
  • 11:45 lunch
  • 13:00 sleep or outdoor play blowing the cobwebs away after lunch
  • 13:30 indoor play free-flow play again for most of the children, and the special activity for another few
  • 14:30 outdoor play more fresh air and some time in the sensory garden to potter, relax and explore
  • 15:30 story, song and sharing news a trip to the bathroom, then a quiet time before their snack
  • 16:00 snack
  • 16:30 outdoor play one more time (weather and light permitting)
  • 17:00 indoor play and home free-flow play between our 2 rooms – all together again to end the day
  • We go out in all weathers as we are able to provide every child with a waterproof suit and wellies.