Groups

English is the medium of instruction at Tallinn International Kindergarten, therefore all groups are solely taught in English.

Daycare Group

The Daycare Group is the smallest group with the youngest kids at TIKi. This group is for toddlers between the ages of 1 and 2 years old. The children in this group must be 18 months by the beginning of the academic year (September 1st). The class is taught by 1 teacher for a maximum of 5 kids per day.

In this group, toddlers will develop social and motor skills, as well as some simple English vocabulary. The group is perfect for parents who want to start the process of Kindergarten and for toddlers to start playing with other kids their age.

Small Group

The Small Group is a class dedicated to kids under the age of 3. The children in this group must be 2 years old by the beginning of the academic year (September 1st). The class is taught by a teacher, an assistant, and has a maximum of 10 kids per day attending.

In this group, kids will have the chance to continue developing their social and motor skills through various activities. Some of the numerous activities the kids in this group enjoy are crafts, dance, music, and physical education. They also have the opportunity to play outside every day regardless of the season.

Middle Group

The Middle Group is designed for kids between the ages of 3 and 4. The children in this group must be 3 years old by the beginning of the academic year (September 1st). This class is taught by a teacher for 12 active kids every day.

The kids enjoy various types of activities to improve their English language as well as their social and motor skills. They have the opportunity to play outdoors every day and go out on class trips or walks every other week. Music, dance, and physical education class are classes they absolutely enjoy once a week.

Big Group

The Big Group is designed for kids between the ages of 4 and 7 to prepare them for school. The children in this group must be 4 years old by the beginning of the academic year (September 1st). This group is taught by a teacher for 12 kids.

In the Big Group, kids start to develop their writing and reading skills through numerous fun activities. They also enjoy playing outside regardless of the season, have joined field trips or walks with the Middle Group every other week, and enjoy their weekly dance, music, and physical education classes. Kids in this group have a lot of fun and stay active throughout the day.

Daily Schedules

Daycare Group Schedule

Time Activities
8:00 – 9:00 Good Morning! (Drop off time)
9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Morning Circle (Speaking and listening, morning exercises, new vocabulary)
10:00 – 10:20 Activities 
10:30 – 11:30 Outdoor play
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 Short day pick up time 
12:30-14:30 Nap Time
14:45-15:00 Goodbyes (Pick up time)

Small Group Schedule 

Time Activities
8:00 – 9:00 Good Morning! (Drop off time)
9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Morning Circle (Speaking and listening, morning exercises, new vocabulary)
10:00 – 10:20 Activity 1 
10:20 – 10:45 Activity 2
11:00-11:45 Outdoor play
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30-15:00 Nap Time
15:00-15:30 Good byes / Free play 
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon snack 
16:00 – 16:45 Playful Station Activities
16:45 – 18:00 Free choice activities / outdoor play

Middle Group Schedule 

Time Activities
8:00 – 9:00 Good Morning! (Drop off time)
9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Morning Circle (Speaking and listening, morning exercises, new vocabulary)
10:00 – 10:20 Activity 1 
10:20 – 10:45 Activity 2
10:45-11:05 Activity 3
11:20 – 12:20 Outdoor Play
12:30-13:00 Lunch 
13:00 – 15:00 Nap Time
15:00-15:30 Good byes / Free play 
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon snack 
16:00 – 16:45 Playful Station Activities
16:45 – 18:00 Free choice activities / outdoor play

Big Group Schedule 

Time Activities
8:00 – 9:00 Good Morning! (Drop off time)
9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 – 10:00 Morning Circle (Speaking and listening, morning exercises, new vocabulary)
10:00 – 10:20 Activity 1 
10:35 – 11:25 Outdoor play
11:40 – 12:00 Activity 2
12:00 – 12:20 Activity 3
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch 
13:00 – 15:00 Quiet time activities / individual work
15:00-15:30 Good byes / Free play 
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon snack 
16:00 – 16:45 Playful Station Activities
16:45 – 18:00 Free choice activities / outdoor play
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