Caterpillars

For children aged 18 months to 2 years 6 months

This room is designed to provide a relaxing and stimulating environment for toddlers to explore the world around them. Observations and children's interests inform our planning, but this plan is flexible. With this age group the main focus will be on fine motor skills and developing sharing, socialising and exploration skills. An allocated messy area for children’s choice will give them the chance to take part in painting, sticking and other messy activities and all toddlers are encouraged to play with water and sand to explore their sensory and motor skills.

If requested, staff will assist with potty and toilet training with a positive and supportive approach. Each child will be allocated a Key Person so that the child can develop a consistent relationship with a familiar face. The Key Person is responsible for recording and sharing the child’s development and will liaise closely with parents/carers to ensure that we are meeting your child’s needs.