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2-3year olds


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#1 womenindocs

Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:59 PM

Tomorrow I'm taking some cup cakes in for DS1 birthday so I rang to find out how many children were in his "class" on Thursdays. I was shocked to hear we need no less then 38 cakes.(they are 30 children in his room) and they need a few extra for the teacher and the one's that land on the floor.

So how many cakes do you take in?

#2 ~LTM~

Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:02 PM

22 in DD's class, I'd probably take 24.  One for the teacher and assistant and also 24 is two dozen.  Haven't had a chance yet, she is in kindy and her birthday is in June.  

Just saw your ages 2-3.  DD2 had about 20 in her class when she was that age.  Now it would be even less (she is in 4-5 year old room at childcare).

Edited by ~LTM~, 11 April 2012 - 04:03 PM.


#3 SeaPrincess

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:03 PM

DD's centre is licensed to have 120 children with 30 in the 2-3yo room, but currently they are short on staff, so they don't have that many.

ETA: we aren't allowed to take cakes for birthdays, but if we ask, the cook will do one.

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Edited by shmach, 11 April 2012 - 11:05 PM.


#4 Fossy

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:08 PM

Wowsa!! On DDs birthday there were 8, on her other day there are 6.  I sent 12 cupcakes. 2-3 year old room.

#5 liveworkplay

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:11 PM

Max 20, some days less than 10. Ours centre is licensed for 70 kids


#6 ilovemychildren

Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:28 PM

2-3 year old there are over 23 kids
3-5 years old there are over 25 kids

The previous childcare there was only like 5-10 kids in 2-3 and 8 kids in 3-5.
I noticed children were dropping off so quickly, the place made me feel uncomfortable, and there was hardly any activities or toys there. crap place.


#7 Bluenomi

Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:31 AM

15 in DD's room if it is full. Last year when she was in the babies room they have 12 so I made 24 mini cupcakes.



#8 gizboo

Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:39 AM

DS2 is in the 4yo room, and there are 20kids.
I just fill the cupcake carrier, so 24.

#9 New Sparkles

Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:43 AM

Couldnt they chop them in half? kids at that age will not finish a whole cupcake...... and if they are like mine, they will just lick the icing!!!

or maybe mini cupcakes would be a better size? and you can do more of those?

#10 Julie3Girls

Posted 12 April 2012 - 07:16 PM

2-3 room at daycare - 16 kids maximum. So that's with 2 carers. Depending on the day of the week, when DD3 was in that room, she had either 9 or 15 kids in her room.

30 kids is a lot at the age to actually have in the one room. Are they all actually in the one room, or is that the total for the age group (in maybe 2 rooms?)

oh, and yes, mini cupcakes are great for this age. Just enough cake, and your cake mix goes much further. Or you can buy the mini cupcakes from the supermarkets too.




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