Our wobbler room creates the ideal atmosphere for your child. The room is protected; safety is our number one priority at all times. Our wobbler room has a homely feel, while still keeping in line with all regulations. We never want you to feel like you are dropping your child into a centre, we consider our facility a home away from home.
Our highly experienced staff are extremely pro-active in reporting back to parents. We speak with each parent every day to inform them of any goings on. We also have a notebook which we send home with the child every night. This records information like how long they slept, what they had to drink / eat. We also include reminders, for example if a child is running out of wipes or nappies. We will give advance notice to give you time to gather any necessities.
At Square One we work together with parents over a settling in period of a few days to ensure that your child is happy and comfortable in their new surroundings. During this period, as your child settles in and establishes a bond with their key carer and gains confidence, we learn about your child’s daily routine, their mealtimes, sleeping patterns and all the other little things special to your child.
In our experience, it takes up to 5 days to settle your child but every child is different so we always work with you to make this as smooth as possible for both you and your child.
The environment is safe, stimulating and nurturing to foster your child’s love of learning as they discover the world around them. Our soft area is designed to create a stimulating yet comforting environment for babies which will captivate and hold your child’s attention, encouraging visual development as well as physical activity. Babies also enjoy outdoor time, music and heuristic and sensory play.
At this age they’re ready for a little more structure and new fun challenges as well as free play and rest periods. As your child discovers their own independence, we encourage and guide them to further develop their confidence, their intellectual, social and emotional development as they explore their environment.
We pay special close attention to physical development and development of speech and language and encourage the development of your child’s speech and language through a range of fun and social activities such as songs, role play, dress up and storytelling. Other main areas of focus include music, arts and crafts and fun messy play, where we encourage each child to express their personality through creative and imaginative play whilst promoting their self-esteem and concentration.
We have an open door policy so you can pop by anytime, and your child’s key carer will be available for a chat about how your child is getting on. We also keep a record of each child’s development and these are updated on a monthly basis.
Each child’s individual schedule is anchored around a primary caregiver. Having this caregiver as a “home base” provides the very young child with a sense of security while away from home.
If you have any questions about our wobbler room, please feel free to call us. With almost 40 years’ experience, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.