This help centre article has been written for Koru Kids' Home Nursery service
The daily routine
Your Early Educator takes the best advantage of their local green spaces by heading out with your child every day, rain or shine
Your Early Educator will use a number of green spaces local to their home. This won’t just be the same old park every day. For example, they use:
Different areas of parks (flower gardens vs sand area vs. open grassy space)
Our home nurseries always operate on a similar routine, best suited to the children:
They head out and about as a group in the morning whilst energy levels are highest
They return for lunch and snoozes in a calm, dark environment
They play or do related activities back at home in the afternoon (or on really nice days, may go out again)
They eat tea and have a good long reading time - stories to set sail :)
Early Educator training
All Koru Kids' Early Educators have unique proprietary training around outdoor learning delivered by our partner Liberty Woodland School - London’s biggest forest school nursery.
This enables them to be fully equipped to make the most of taking the children outdoors and to deliver the Early Years curriculum (EYFS) through outdoor education. They learn to:
Identify and select the best green spaces to use
Risk assess the spaces and their journey to them
How to follow children’s natural curiosity and interest in the natural world
How to best use activities suited to the outdoors to cover all the seven areas of learning and development.
How to manage inclement weather
How to conduct practicalities outdoors - such as toileting and snacks.