Daily Schedule

FREE PLAY/ BEFORE CARE
8:00am-8:30am
Children will be able to select puzzles, read books and table toys.
Purpose: This time of the morning is for Social interaction, Self-Help Skills, Language Skills.

BREAKFAST
8:30am-9:00am
Breakfast is to be served as children enter the classroom
Individual & Small Group Table Activities After Breakfast: Lotto Games, Books, Manipulatives, Crayon Drawings
Purpose: Small Motor Coordination, Pre, Math and Pre-reading Skills, The ability to make choices, and develop personal relationships.

GROUP MEETING
9:00am-9:20am
Circle Time, Group Discussion, followed by planning time in Small Groups
Purpose: To Help Children Express Thoughts, Ideas and Feelings Verbally.

CHOICE TIME
9:20-10:20am
Work & Activity Time Individual & Small Group Activities, Exploration and use of interest Areas: Art, Science, Manipulatives. Library, Blocks Music, Sand and Water and Computers
Purpose: Varies according to Child’s Choice of Activities, Experiences, Ability to make choices, Develop Skills, Further Knowledge& Expand Concepts, Problem Solve,
Develop Personal Relationships, Express Feelings and Develop Inner Controls.

CLEAN UP TIME
10:20-10:30am
Purpose: Responsibility for Appearance of Environment, Care of Materials Ability to Work with Others Spatial Awareness

OUTDOOR CHOICE
10:30-11:20am
Large Muscle Activities, Creative Movement, Outdoor Play or Neighborhood Walk (or A
Combination of These Bases on Weather
Purpose: Physical development & Specific Skill, Spatial Awareness, Self-Expression, Music & Rhythm Skills, Relaxation, Expansion of Children’s Knowledge and Understanding of the World Around Them.

LUNCH TIME PREP
11:20-11:35am
Toileting and Preparation for Lunch
Purpose: Developing Good health Habits

STORY TIME
11:35-11:50
Purpose: Listening Skills, Receptive Language, Vocabulary. Imaginative Thinking, Love of Books

LUNCH & TEETH BRUSHING
11:50am-12:30pm
Purpose: Development Health Habits/Self Help
Social Conversation, self-Help Nutrition Concepts

REST
12:30-1:30pm
Purpose: Self-Help Skills-Putting out Cots, Making Beds Relaxation, Restoring Physical
Energy. Self-Help Skills-Working Cooperatively

GROUP ACTIVITY
1:30-2:30pm
Snack Time, Work and Activity Large Muscle Outdoor Play
Purpose: To Provide A Wide Range of Outdoors Activities and /or Large Muscle & Physical Activities that will allow each Child to respond According to individual Interest and Needs

CHOICE TIME
2:30-3:00pm
Language and Social Skills
Purpose: Listening Skills Receptive Language, Vocabulary, Imaginative Thinking, Love of Books

COMPUTERS
3:00-4:00pm
Purpose: Small Motor Coordination, Pre-Math and Pre-Reading Skills, problem Solving

OUTDOORS/ LESSON EXTENSION
4:00-5:30pm
Purpose: Physical Activities, Physical Science, Life Science and Earth Science

TRANSITION TO HOME
5:00-6:00pm
Purpose: Reflection of the Day/Home Connections
Story time, Re-enactment of stories Music and Movement