Our Routine

 

Morning Program

8:30-9:30

1:00 - 2:30

Arrival time for afternoon children.
Flexible exploration and representation time including block play, dramatic play, painting, mark-making, reading, small world play, sand play, water play, playdough, plasticine, planting, surveys, and a range of purposely planned small group activities.

9:30- 10:00

2:30 - 2:45

Snack time:  sharing food and stories, a focus on conversation with each other.

10:00-10:15

2:45 - 3:00

Group meeting:  reading books, read aloud, poetry, songs, story telling, discussions, drama, musical instruments, revisiting children's work, guest speakers, group writing, etc.

10:15-11:30

3:00 - 4:30

Outside time:  using our outdoor space and other outdoor areas to continue learning through exploration of the natural world, gardening, building, art, dramatic play, mark-making, and other learning opportunities.
Alternative:  gym time.

11:30-11:45

4:30 - 4:45

Pick up time for morning children.

11:45 - 1:00

Lunch time for all day children

Afternoon Program

1:00-2:30

Arrival time:  children wash their hands, sign in, put on their name tag, read notices, and revisit documentation with families.

2:30-2:45

Flexible exploration and representation time including block play, dramatic play, painting, mark-making, reading, small world play, sand play, water play, play dough, plasticine, planting, surveys, and a range of purposely planned small group activities.

2:45 - 3:00

Group meeting:  reading books, reading aloud, poetry, songs, story telling, discussions, drama, musical instruments, revisiting children's work, guest speakers, group writing, etc.

3:00 - 3:15

Snack:  sharing food and stories, a focus on conversation with each other.

3:15 - 3:30

Table top activities:  puzzles, games, small manipulatives

3:30 - 4:30

Gym or outdoor play

4:30-4:45

Pick up time for all children