Daily Schedule

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Children arrive and are greeted by staff and helped to transition to a new day at the center. Their free play choices include books, stories, puzzles, paper and markers and puppets. Journal writing time.

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Clean up

9:10 – 9:30 a.m.
Gathering Time. This time is an opportunity for the whole group to share interests and material, as well as an opportunity for the teacher to introduce the days’ special activities. It is a time for shared participation through stories, songs, games, calendar, weather, and problem solving.

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Snack

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Story/music/large muscle development

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Small Groups/Centers

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Outside and/or blocks/dramatic play

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Bathroom and Story

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Rest time

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Free Choice play

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Clean Up

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Snack

3:30– 5:15 p.m.
Outside/Centers/Large Group Activity