Traffic Light Code of Behaviour

These are a general guide to behaviour management within the rooms. All incidents are dealt with appropriately depending on individual child/age and context.

Little Monkeys is a NO Shouting Zone for Adults

Baby Squirrel Monkeys
  Behaviour Consequence
Red
  • Biting
  • Hair pulling
  • Scratching
  • Firm tone of voice exaplaining what you would like them to do
  • Positive language
Amber
  • Targeting
  • Pushing
  • Scratching
  • Ignoring adult (age appropriate)
  • Distracting behaviour
  • Positive language to encourage positive behaviour
Green
  • Sharing
  • Listening
  • Progression of development
  • Eating well and sitting at the table
  • Good manners
  • General good behaviour
  • Verbal praise
  • Smiling
  • Clapping and cheering
  • Informing parents
  • Photographs
Squirrel Monkeys
  Behaviour Consequence
Red
  • Biting
  • Hitting
  • Scratching
  • Smacking
  • Nipping
  • Positive language
  • Use a firm tone of voice
  • Move the child away from the situation and offer the child an alternative situation
Amber
  • Targeting
  • Pushing
  • Snatching
  • Ignoring adult requests
  • Use positive language
  • Distract the child and offer an alternative situation
Green
  • Listening to adults and peers
  • Sharing
  • Good manners
  • Sharing thoughts and feelings with others
  • Caring for others and environment
  • Smiling
  • Praise
  • Clapping
  • Photographs
Cheeky Chimps
  Behaviour Consequence
Red
  • Hitting
  • Deliberately throwing toys
  • Breaking toys on purpose
  • Biting
  • Kicking
  • Kicking furniture
  • Throwing furniture over
  • Deliberately pushing
  • Saying rude or swear words
  • Removal from the situation
  • After two minute timer, talk to the child about their behaviour
Amber
  • Pushing in
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Deliberately trying to upset others
  • Snatching
  • Ignoring behaviour
  • Distraction
  • Suggest alternative
Green
  • Looking after toys
  • Listening to practitioners
  • Showing care for others
  • Help to tidy up
  • Using good table manners
  • Praise
  • Praise in front of others
  • Using our star wall
  • Special helper
  • Special jobs (helping adults)