Each baby's schedule is unique and special to their own needs. It is important that you share your baby's schedule and any changes that might evolve with your child's caregiver. Please fill out the infant schedule with the enrollment form, noting your baby's special preferences regarding to sleeping, eating and comforting.
The daily schedule includes activities designed to meet your babies needs and abilities. Routine care giving activities, such as feeding and diapering are used as opportunities for language interactions and for nurturing on a one to one relationship with your child's caregiver. The following is an example of a typical daily schedule, it is an approximation of what happens during the day. Infants do not always follow a schedule therefore, this is subject to change depending on the sleeping, eating and diapering needs of your child each day.
Sample Daily Infant schedule (This schedule does not apply to every child)
7:30am-8:30am - Arrival of families, breakfast, bottles (Exchanging information to the caregiver about your child, such as their sleep at night, diaper rash, fussy, or if they have had new milestones!)
8:30-9:00 am - Changing and Checking Diapers, we will be checking on a regular basis or atleast every two hours.
9:00-9:30am - Rug Play, nurturing one on one, gross motor play, tummy time
9:30-10:30am - First Naptime for some children (Infants nap at what fits their own schedule and based on your information of your baby. Naptime and the duration is unique to each infant. Or individual one on one nurturing and bottles if needed.
10:30 - 11:00 am - Diapering
11:00 - 11:45 am - Small motor, tummy time, art activities, outdoor time, music time, sensory activities
11:45-12:00pm- Infant story time and Circle time, singing songs and games etc.
12:00-1:00pm - Lunch time and bottles
1:00-1:30 pm - Diapering
1:30-2:00 pm - Story time, rug play, tummy time, nurturing one on one time
2:00-3:00 pm - Second Naptime/ Bottles
3:30-4:15 pm- Sensory Play, tummy time, nurturing one on one, gross play, outdoor play
4:15-5:00pm - Snack, Bottles, Dinner
5:00-5:30pm - Diapering, departure, Communication with families and families will be given infant daily reports