A SAMPLE SCHEDULE

 

8:00

 

Early Drop Off

 

9:00

 

Arrival

 

Each child is greeted as they arrive.

 

9:20-9:45

 

First Circle

 

Hello song, theme, and art introduction.

 

9:45-10:30

 

Free play

 

Activities and materials are set out with a balance between teacher-directed and open-ended art, structured and free-choice.

 

10:30-10:45

 

Clean-up

 

Children perform assigned jobs and put away all equipment in proper places.

 

10:45-10:55

 

Book time

 

This serves as a calming down time, as well as a pre-reading/picture book session.

 

10:55-11:15

 

Circle

 

The children and teacher have a group time together with language, music and motor activities. When circle is finished they proceed to the bathroom for hand washing with adult help.

 

11:25-11:40

(2:10-2:25)

Snack

 

While sharing a nutritious snack, the children are able to practice passing, pouring, turn-taking, and simple manners, along with adult-child conversation.

 

11:40-12:00

 

Outdoors

 

When weather permits, we all go outside to enjoy some large motor play. When it is very cold or rainy, we stay indoors and use gross motor equipment for exercise.

 

 

Our circle times include: Introduction of our daily themes, music and movement, stories, finger plays, dramatic play, cognitive games, etc.

 

A SAMPLE SCHEDULE FOR 2 ½ YEAR OLDS

Classes meet from 9:15AM to 11:45 AM

8:00 – 9:15       Early Arrival

9:15                 Arrival

9:30                 First Circle

9:40                 Free Play

10:30               Clean up

10:40               Circle Time

10:50               Hand washing and bathroom

11:00               Snack

11:15               Story

11:30               Outdoors

11:45               Dismissal