Daily Schedule 9:15-12:30
9:15 – 9:30 Arrival and Morning Routine
On arrival your child is encouraged to independently put their belongings away, say goodbye to their parents, put their snack on the tray, sign in and choose a table activity.
9:30 – 940 Opening Circle
After a brief musical activity we will take attendance, discuss the calendar, where simple math concepts are introduced, as well as talking about the weather and our activities for the day.
9:40 – 10:45 Free Choice in Play Based Learning Centers
Children choose a center they want to work in with a friend or independently. Children change centers as they wish. The centers your child is offered include art, blocks, imaginary play, library, science, listening center, water play and sensory box. Skills and concepts your child is learning include social skills, literacy, math, science, art, and fine motor.
10:45 – 10:55 Clean Up
10:55 – 11:10 Library
Your child will have the opportunity to choose from a selection of age appropriate books to look at independently for a few minutes. This will be followed by phonics prior to washing our hands in preparation for snack.
11:10 – 11:25 Snack Time
Snack time provides the opportunity for your child to develop social and language skills, also encourage the use of good manners and the chance to explore a variety of foods.
11:25 – 11:40 Quiet Time and Story Time
This time will incorporate music activities, songs, finger plays, instruments and the opportunity to move to music. Circle time is where your child is encouraged to sit concentrate and participate in a group setting with their peers.
11:40 – 12:20 Outside Play
During outside play your child will be able to socialize with peers, engage their large motor skills, and enjoy nature. Incorporated into this time will be weekly nature walks around the preschool community.
12:20 – 12:30 Dismissal
Tuesday and Thursday we will dismiss from outside after singing our good bye songs. On Fridays we will come inside to hand out art work and take home our water bottles for a cleaning.
Please not that schedule and activities may vary depending on the day’s events. In addition, we are flexible, not rigid about our schedule because we understand how young children learn.