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FREE PLAY/ BEFORE CARE
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 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.
Circle Time, Group Discussion, followed by planning time in Small Groups
Purpose: To Help Children Express Thoughts, Ideas and Feelings Verbally.
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
Purpose: Responsibility for Appearance of Environment, Care of Materials Ability to Work with Others Spatial Awareness
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
Toileting and Preparation for Lunch
Purpose: Developing Good health Habits
Purpose: Listening Skills, Receptive Language, Vocabulary. Imaginative Thinking, Love of Books
LUNCH & TEETH BRUSHING
Purpose: Development Health Habits/Self Help
Social Conversation, self-Help Nutrition Concepts
Purpose: Self-Help Skills-Putting out Cots, Making Beds Relaxation, Restoring Physical
Energy. Self-Help Skills-Working Cooperatively
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
Language and Social Skills
Purpose: Listening Skills Receptive Language, Vocabulary, Imaginative Thinking, Love of Books
Purpose: Small Motor Coordination, Pre-Math and Pre-Reading Skills, problem Solving
OUTDOORS/ LESSON EXTENSION
Purpose: Physical Activities, Physical Science, Life Science and Earth Science
TRANSITION TO HOME
Purpose: Reflection of the Day/Home Connections
Story time, Re-enactment of stories Music and Movement