2-Day Daily Schedule
Tuesday and Friday
7:45-8:30 Set-up and planning with assistant teachers. This includes the classroom, gym, playground and snack.
8:30-8:55 Arrival and exploration time. Self-directed activities from various learning centers will be available in front of the room. These centers include the art table, sensory table, manipulalatives, discovery and science table.
8:55-9:10 Large Group. Activities include, singing songs (good morning, name songs, etc), doing movement activities, and sharing and discussing information about interests, events, and projects that are developing during this time.
9:10-10:00 Focused activity and free play from various learning centers. Children are encouraged to participate in a specific learning center for a period of time to explore, investigate, and discover a variety of materials that are available in that area. Once the children are ready to transition, they may return to the front of the room and finish an activity started during arrival/exploration time or choose activities in the back of the room: dramatic play and block building. Music and movement spontaneously occur during the day.
10:00-10:10 Clean up and toileting.
10:10-10:15 Large group (regrouping time): The children will sing songs and/or discuss the schedule for the rest of the day.
10:15-10:30 Large motor activities in the gym (Room 40)
10:30-10:45 Hand washing and Snack. The children will begin to learn to pass out napkins and cups, pour their own drinks and serve their own snacks.
10:45-10:50 Transition from snack to the playground
10:50 -11:15 Outdoor play
11:15-11:30 Dismissal and Good-byes.
11:30-1:00 Clean up and daily meetings by teachers.