Nido Room - 6weeks to 2years
The Nido Room is set up with two areas - Not yet Mobile and Mobile children.
Not yet Mobile and beginning to be move
Movement Mats - used for tummy time to build body strength, this area is also used as a relaxtion area.
Different types of Mobiles - visual, tactile and auditory mobile. For example, bat and ball, gobbi mobile, wooden shapes etc
Mirrors - babies can watch themselves moving or pulling to stand, and this helps develop body scheme. And they love it!
Other activites - Bar and mirror to pull to stand on, shape sorters and puzzles to develop hand-eye coordination, and concentration.
In line with the Montessori Philosophy, the children will not sleep in cots, they will sleep on floor mats. The sleeping area for both babies and infants is in the space next to the Nido room.
Babies/Infants will sleep, eat, and have their nappies changed according to their needs and the daily routine.