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Using a Visual Daily Routine

A visual daily routine is used to help children anticipate transitions to upcoming activities and play experiences in the early years setting.  […]

A visual daily routine is used to help children anticipate transitions to upcoming activities and play experiences in the early years setting.  It uses a combination of photographs and words that represent expected transitions and play experiences in the order they are to be carried out.

A visual daily routine has many benefits for children including predictability and consistency.  It can also promote children’s social and emotional wellbeing, encourage independence and promote self-management skills.

Click here for a Visual Daily Routine tipsheet that provides further information

Click here for a Sample Visual Daily Routine.

Click here for a Visual Daily Routine Template so that you can create your own Visual Daily Routine.

A Better Start Early Years Specialist can provide educational advice and mentoring to practitioners as they develop their own visual daily routines.

 

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