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Category: Learning

Morning Routines

Routines help children feel safe.

The video above has been created as a self-guided learning tool for you. First, watch the video. Afterwards, a series of questions will appear below. Consider these questions and replay the video. After watching the video a second time, click to reveal answers to each of the questions to find out if you’ve identified key points.

How is the provider supporting the language development of the children?

The provider is asking children to share and sing along with her on this familiar good morning song.

How is she supporting social emotional development?

The children are obviously familiar with this routine and enjoy taking part. They are taking turns and helping the smaller children take part.

What is she doing to help children feel safe?

This good morning routine is taking place just after parents have dropped children off. Having normal routines helps children feel safe during transition times, because they know what to expect.

This video was filmed in a family child care home.

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