Toddlers Routine

Kids Ministry


9am Rooty Hill


10:45am Rooty Hill


10am South West

  • Arrive
  • Wash hands prior to entering rooms
  • Place handbags out of reach of children
  • Collect and wear appropriate lanyard 
  • Collect rolls and need-to-know folders 
  • Secure gates to doorways
  • Wipe down all tables before use
  • If possible, key lock external door (to prevent unauthorised people from entering)
  • Place roll, nursery wipes, nappy bag (for rubbish) and Hamilton hand wash near door
  • Set out appropriate toys and activities 
  • Organise story book and set up iPod 
  • Prepare Scrapbook craft and morning tea
  • Ensure room looks and feels inviting and organised (warm or cool, fun and colourful)
  • Pray as a team – remind team of the big idea for the day




  • Children arrive – welcome with a smile, hand a nursery wipe to parent to clean his/her child’s hands, check each child has check-in or V sticker, mark child on roll
  • Engage children in a play activity 
  • Parents are encouraged not to enter the room, but hand infants over the gate (no prams nor nappy bags to be handed over, labelled sipper cups filled with water are allowed)
  • If parents insist on settling their child, they clean his/her hands and stay no more 5 min.




  • Pack up play equipment
  • Joint Time: singing, birthdays, rhymes, story, prayer 
  • Scrapbook craft – ensure names are clearly written on each child’s craft 




  • Clean hands using nursery wipes
  • Pray – thank God for the food
  • Snack – rice crackers and water (in sippy cups provided)
  • Play activities while waiting for parents (e.g. blocks, books) 
  • Hand parent/guardians take-home crafts, Bible Reading Plans, notes, jumpers…
  • Handover child after rego number on adult and child’s sticker has been matched





  • Team debrief and prayer – celebrate what God is doing in this ministry
  • Ensure room is left better than how your team found it