Daily schedule

Our daily schedule offers time for children to participate in both group activities and independent child choice activities. This is an approximate schedule as our scheduling is catered according to children’s needs/ages and also season (winter/summer).

Daily schedule at Exploring Hub

Breakfast and morning circle:

7:00 a.m.

Morning meetings are a time to greet everyone and start our day. Activities at morning meetings include children’s news-telling, calendar, weather, introduction of new letters and numbers of the week and introduce the day’s activities.

outdoor/ indoor free play:

8:00 a.m. 

A variety of developmentally appropriate equipment that encourages learning from all areas of our yard! Teacher facilitated activities also occur during this time. Indoor gyms are used for physical activity in cold or poor weather.

morning tea

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Review our meal time and food specifics below.

school readiness/ programmed activities

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Programmed activities based on children’s individual and group learning needs, development and interests all also in accordance to the curriculum


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Review our meal time and food specifics below.

rest time

12:00 a.m. – 01:30 p.m.

A period where children are inactive, calm, relaxed and in a state of sleep. Beds and pillows are offered for afternoon naps or children may also engage in quiet play during this hour. 

Afternoon circle:

01:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m.

Afternoon time is an opportunity for the whole class to get together in one area. Activities at this meeting include show and tell, music and movement, class discussions and group games. Most importantly this is a time for children to share information with others, practice listening and waiting skills, and participate in a large group

afternoon tea

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Review our meal time and food specifics below.

Story time and/or free play

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The educator reads a story relative to the current curriculum.

late supper and goodbyes

5:30 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.

By this time remaining children have gathered their personal items, received handouts and are waiting to go home!

Meal Times & Food Allegies

At Exploring Hub the children are provided with five nutritionally balanced meals a day. These meals are delivered Fresh each morning through Kids Gourmet Food. Kids Gourmet Food is a specialised catering company that started in 2002, exclusively devoted to the service of food for children in childcare centres, kindergartens and pre-schools. They provide a fantastic healthy variety of creative, nutritious meals, which the staff will find easy to serve. All of the children’s food requirements for the entire day are met by KGF’s menu planning, using quality, fresh ingredients. Kids Gourmet Food aims to provide food that the children will enjoy eating and that you will be proud to serve. If your child has any special dietary requirements or intolerances, please let the staff know-


Breakfast :

7:00 a.m.


Morning Tea :

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.



11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Afternoon Tea :

02:30 p.m. – 03:30 p.m.


Late Supper :

05:00 p.m. – 05:50 p.m.