RAINBOWS STORY

Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
Eph.5:1-2
OPENING HOURS

Rainbows Early Childhood Centre have new extended hours. These are 8:00 - 4:30 Monday- Friday.

 

Parents can choose either All day or sessional hours.  These hours are as follows...

• 8.00am - 4.30pm    

• 8.30am - 4.30pm

• 8.30am - 12.30pm  
• 12.30pm - 4.30pm

• 8.30am - 1.30pm      

• 1.30pm - 4.30pm  

• 8.30am - 3.30pm

 

A TYPICAL DAY IN PRESCHOOL

 

8:00 - 9:30: Children arrive at Rainbows and transition through self directed play where they can choose experiences in the indoor and outdoor environments.

9:15 - 9:45: Morning tea/kai time is a rolling meal time.  Children are invited to come for morning tea in small groups in a more home life setting, where they develop self-help skills and independence.

9:45-11:00:  Self directed play within the indoor and outdoor environments, where intentional teaching plans are offered.

11:00: Group/Hui time: Children are separated into small groups where the teachers'  facilitates experiences that are relevant to their skills, development and interests.  A school readiness program is offered for the older children.

12.00 - 12:15: Tidy up

12:15 - 12:30:  Mat/Hui time where the children have bible stories, singing, sharing of news and goodbyes to the children going home.

12:30 - 13:00: Lunch/Kai time

13:00 - 13:30: Quiet activities such as books and puzzles.

13:30 - 3:00: Self directed play within the indoor and outdoor environments, where intentional teaching plans are offered.

15:00: Tidy up time

 

15:15: Mat time/Afternoon tea/ Kai time

15:30 - 16:30: Self directed play within the indoor and outdoor environments

A Day at Rainbows

“Today was good. Today was fun.
Tomorrow is another one.”
Dr Seuss

© 2016 by Martin Campbell

Call us:

07-824-3188

Find us: 

21 College Drive, Gordonton, RD1 Taupiri, 3791