Daily Program

Our morning classes run from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Our afternoon classes run from noon to 2:30 pm. Each class typically proceeds as follows:

Activity Approx. Time Explanation
Arrival/Gathering 25 minutes Children select Centers and head to the tables for table-top and manipulative activities.
1st Circle Time 15 minutes We review the Helper Chart, conduct the head count, go over the calendar, present the daily lesson, and model the day’s project.
1st Center Time 20 minutes Children play in their chosen areas and are pulled out to complete the daily project or activity.
Snack 10 minutes Children wash hands and enjoy a nutritional snack.
Library 10 minutes Children enjoy books in our Library area. We encourage independent “reading” and good library manners.
2nd Circle Time 10 minutes The weather board is completed and we reinforce the day’s lesson with a finger-play, song, and/or story.
2nd Center Time 20 minutes Children play in their chosen areas and are pulled out to complete the daily project or activity.
Story Time 10 minutes Children enjoy listening to a book.
Outdoor Play 10-15 minutes Weather- and time-permitting, the children play on the playground. If we are inside, the children play a game or engage in a music/movement activity.

Gathering time

Helper chart

Weather frog

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