• Average Daily Schedule

    (Of course, this is preschool, so every day may not follow the exact same time schedule.  We will typically follow the same routine so the children will develp expectations of "what comes next.")


    Arrival (7:45-8:05)  *Children with older siblings at school may begin to arrive at 7:30 (no earlier)

    Children put their backpack/coat into locker, snack in cubby, use the washroom if needed, wash hands & check-in by putting their name card in the basket (Name cards will change thoughout the year to develop from name recognition and into name writing).

    Morning Meeting (8:05-8:15)

    Prayer, Good morning song, Daily Routine and Instruction for Morning Activity (more activities added throughout the year as attention spans develop such as nursery rhymes, fingerplays, counting, special songs, pledge of allegiance, calendar and counting)

    Morning Activity / Centers into Free Play (8:15-9:00)

    At this time we do an activity as a whole group or rotate through centers in small groups and then the children have free play time with teacher chosen activities.

     

    Circle Time (9:00-9:10)

    At this time we come together as a group to read a story, celebrate birthdays, talk about our project or activity, share show and tell, or do anything that needs to be done.

    Snack (9:10-9:40)

    We all wash our hands, sit down together, say a prayer and enjoy our snack.  During nice weather we will eat snack outside on our towels as much as possible.

    Choice Time/Work Time/Centers (9:40-10:15)

    Children rotate through Centers / do a whole group activity and/or have Choice Time - Teacher Directed Station, Theme Related Station, Dramatic Play,  Blocks, Sensory Table, Library, Art/Writing Center, Easel...

    Clean up Time/Bathroom Breaks (10:15-10:25)

    Circle Time (10:25-10:35)

    Faith Lesson, Early Literacy/Letter-Sound (Jolly Phonics), and/or Theme Related Story and End of the Day Prayer.

    Outside Time/Large Motor  (10:35-10:55)

    We will play on the playground, in a grassy area, playing with sidewalk chalk, in the gym, or participate in music and movement activities.

    Dismissal (11:00)

    Stay & Play

    Play (11:00-11:30)

    Lunch (11:30-12:00)

    Story/Rest/Quiet Time (12:00-1:45/2:00)

    Dismissal (2:00) 

     

    Daily Schedule

    2020-2021

    MONDAY:

    • Arrival & Table Toys 7:30-8:00
    • Morning Meeting 8:00-8:10
    • Choice Time / Work Time 8:10-9:00
    • Circle Time 9:00-9:10
    • snack 9:10-9:40
    • Centers / Whole Group / Teacher Directed Activity 9:40-10:15
    • Clean-up/Bathroom Break 10:15-10:25
    • Circle Time 10:25-10:35
    • Large Motor/Outside or Music & Movement 10:35-10:55
    • Dismissal 11:00
    • Stay and Play:
      • Play 11:00-11:30/Lunch 11:30- 12:00 / Rest Time 12:00-2:00
      • 2:00 Dismissal

     

    TUESDAY:

    • Arrival & Table Toys 7:30-8:00
    • Morning Meeting 8:00-8:10
    • Choice Time / Center Work Time 8:10-8:50
    • Snack 8:50-9:20
    • Music 9:25-9:55
    • Choice 9:55-10:15
    • Clean-up / Bathroom Break 10:15-10:25
    • Circle Time 10:25-10:35
    • Large Motor/Outside or Music & Movement 10:35-11:00
    • Dismissal 11:00
    • Stay and Play:
      • Play 11:00-11:30/Lunch 11:30- 12:00 / Rest Time 12:00-2:00
      • 2:00 Dismissal

     

    WEDNESDAY:

    • Arrival & Table Toys 7:30-8:00
    • Morning Meeting 8:00-8:10
    • Stretch-N-Grow 8:10-8:40
    • Snack/Choice 8:40-9:25
    • Library 9:25-9:55
    • Choice Time - 9:55-10:15
    • Circle Time/Large Motor/Outside 10:15-11:00
    • Stay and Play:
      • Play 11:00-11:30/Lunch 11:30- 12:00 / Rest Time 12:00-2:00 
      • 2:00 Dismissal

     

    THURSDAY:

    • Arrival & Table Toys 7:30-8:05
    • Morning Meeting 8:05-8:15
    • Choice Time / Work Time 8:15-9:00
    • Circle Time 9:00-9:20
    • Snack 9:10-9:40
    • Centers / Teacher Directed Activity / Choice Time 9:40-10:15
    • Clean-up/Bathroom Break 10:15-10:25
    • Circle Time 10:25-10:35
    • Large Motor/Outside or Music & Movement 10:35-10:55
    • Dismissal 11:00
    • Stay and Play:
      • Play 11:00-11:30/Lunch 11:30- 12:00 / Rest Time 12:00-2:00
      • 2:00 Dismissal

     

    FRIDAY:

    • Arrival & Table Toys
    • Morning Meeting 8:05-8:15
    • Choice Time / Work Time 8:15-9:00
    • Circle Time 9:00-9:10
    • Snack 9:10-9:40
    • Centers / Teacher Directed Activity / Choice Time 9:40-10:15
    • Clean-up/Bathroom Break 10:15-10:25
    • Circle Time 10:25-10:35
    • Large Motor/Outside or Music & Movement 10:35-10:55
    • Dismissal 11:00
    • Stay and Play
      • Play 11:00-11:30/Lunch 11:30- 12:00 / Rest Time 12:00-2:00
      • 2:00 Dismissal