KangaKare Childcare: Classes

Baby Room (3 months - 1 Year)

Ratio: 1:3
Attendance options: Full Time / Part Time

Your child will have access to a variety of toys throughout the day which will aid development and stimulate their mind. We make each child’s day as much fun as possible and regularly change the equipment around in the room to offer interest and diversity.

We use songs and rhymes to begin your child’s language stimulation, allowing them to hear a range of sounds and tones and encouraging them to try out new sounds.

We will play games to extend each child’s sensorial experiences and to develop social skills with their peers. We have a range of “Lamaze” toys that are designed to stimulate their senses.

During the day we have use of our own outside play area for the under one year age group allowing them separate access to outside activities.

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Fledgling Room (1 year - 2 years)

Ratio: 1:5
Attendance options: Sessional / Full Time / Part Time

In the Fledgling room we enjoy a fun packed day of games and activities to aid all aspects of your child’s development.

Our Fledgling room is set up to reflect a petit classroom which allows the children to get used to sitting on chairs at the table for activities and eating times. The class is organised to allow each child to explore the separate activity areas and to take part in group activities and story times. We aim to offer the children the challenge of new activities daily, they will participate in creative craft work, jigsaw puzzles, construction activities, music & dance as well as having periods for relaxation.

During the day we have use of our own outside play area to offer them further physical stimulation and lots of fresh air.

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Preschool Room (2 years - 3 years)

Ratio: 1:6
Attendance options: Sessional / Full Time / Part Time
Note: Toliet trained not neccessary.

Our Preschool room is an extension of the Fledgling routine, offering the older children a slightly more formal setting in which to explore their language skills , colours and numbers. The room is laid out with the all the areas of learning in mind to provide a stimulating environment and activity programme. The children will participate in sand and water play, arts and craft work, construction work, floor work and group activities to stretch their ability and challenge their minds!

Preschool has its own training toilets and changing facilities.

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Montessori Room (3 years - school going age)

Ratio: 1:11 / 1:8
Attendance options: Sessional / Full Time / Part Time

The Montessori classroom is fully equipped with Montessori materials. These materials enable each child to learn simple and more complex tasks by using their sense of touch, sight, taste and sound. The Montessori materials are designed to offer concrete learning experiences which allow all children to learn at their own pace. Daily Montessori work takes place with the materials between the times of 9.00am – 12 noon with individual guidance offered to each pupil from the Montessori team.

Before and after this time the children are offered a range of other learning experiences to accommodate their emotional, social and imaginative needs.

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ECCE Free Playschool Year
Playschool (2.5 years - school going age)

Ratio: 1:11
Attendance options: Sessional mornings & afternoons
9.00am - 12 Noon / 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Our sessional playschool runs from September - June each year which incorporates the ECCE Free Preschool Year. Playschool promotes learning through play sessions. The children participate in sharing and play based education before they move on to school.

These spacious rooms offer lots of natural light and has their own changing area; children do not need to be toilet trained prior to starting in Playschool.

Afterschool (School going age - 9 years +)

Children have the opportunity to take part in a supervised homework session before they are free to choose from a variety of topic ideas, craft work and board games.

Our after school group will take an active part in forming the "rules of the afterschool classroom" so that they learn to about decision making, responsibilities and offer respect to their friends and peers.

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