Sample Day

Daily Schedules vary a bit from room to room, but generally, a day proceeds as follows:

8:00-  9:15 Arrival, Discovery time:  Free choice among a variety of activities in the learning centers: literacy, reading, writing/listening, manipulatives, dramatic, cooking, science, sand/water, music, etc.
9:15-9:30    Clean up and Snack.
9:30-10:00 Circle time with music, stories and games to introduce the theme and its concepts.
10:00-10:30 Project time: opportunities for children to choose between 2 or 3 projects to further explore the theme and sharpen specific skills.
10:30-11:30 Outside Play
11:30 - 12:10 Washing hands, Lunch and Conversation.
12:10-12:30 Story Time.
12:30-12:45 Circle Time.
12:45-2:00 Quiet time and Rest;  lying down and stretching out. Listening to soft music, looking through books.
2:00-3:15 Activities related to the theme of the week. Which might include: Music/Movement/Creative Dramatics and/or Story time. Movement to music, dance, rhythm band, bean bag and parachute activities.
3:15-3:30 Discussion of the day’s activities and planning for the next day. Preparation for dismissal and greeting parents.