The ‘Toddler Unit’ follows on from the ‘Baby Unit’. Upon starting in the toddler unit, you child will be assigned a key person who is responsible for your child’s day to day welfare and well being. Your child’s key person will help your child settle into the room and ensure that their learning journey and weekly diary are kept up to date. Your home diary will come home every week and will detail a small insight into some of the exciting activities and experiences that your child has enjoyed. Your child’s learning journey is available for you to read at any time. Whilst at nursery your child’s key person will also offer help and advice and many of our educators are trained in specific areas, such as behaviour or speech and language, and can offer you their expertise knowledge and experience.
The ‘Toddler Rooms’ are divided into two areas. One area incorporates all the messy play, such as arts and crafts, water play, malleable play, plus many more fun activities. The other area offers quieter activities such as construction, cosy area, sensory area and a toddler gym.
At this stage your child will be growing in independence, often choosing to do things for themselves but still needing support and reassurance from their familiar adults. The children within the toddler group are encouraged to make their own choices throughout the day and also take part in adult led activities. The nursery practitioners set up the room, in a way that aims for the children’s development to take place through their natural curiosity. The rooms are open plan so the children have access to toys of their choice. The rooms have easy access to bathroom facilities to support your child’s potty training.