September 19, 2013
6:30-7:00  Quiet activities in the Preschool classroom. 7:00-8:30  Free choice activities which includes: process art, manipulatives, puzzles, sensory table, limited computer time. 8:30-9:00  Hand washing and breakfast. 9:00-9:30  Large group: theme of the day & vocabulary. 9:30-10:30  Centers: listening, math/science, creative art, sensory, writing. Additional projects were children work at their own pace to complete projects, activities and games. 10:30-10:45  Hand washing and morning snack. 10:45 - 11:00  Teacher reading. 11:00 - 11:50  Free choice activities. 11:50 - 12:00  Daily review. 12:00 - 12:30  Hand washing and lunch. 12:30 - 1:15  Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 1:15...
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:00  Quiet activities in the Preschool classroom. 7:00-7:15  Quiet activities in the school-age classroom 7:15-8:15  Quiet activities in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom: children’s choice, computers, art, manipulatives, coloring, puzzles, etc. 8:15-8:30  Classroom clean-up and bathroom breaks. 8:30-8:55  Handwashing and breakfast. 9:00-9:30 Large group: theme of the day, language activities, math, and letter of the week. 9:30-10:30  Small groups.  Students are divided into three small groups giving them an opportunity for more individualized attention.  Each child spends 20 minutes in each small group  1.) Creative group: art, games, or cooking project related to theme of the day.  2.) Discovery group: activities geared toward cognitive learning, beginners reading, handwriting, manipulatives, math,...
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:00  Drop off & free choice with all students in the Preschool classroom. 7:00-8:15  Free choice 8:15-8:45  Breakfast 8:45-9:25  Child directed play stations with bathroom breaks. 9:25-9:30  Clean up play stations 9:30-9:45  Morning group: morning greeting and message, calendar, and star of the week sharing. 9:45-10:30  Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym.  10:30-10:40  Handwashing and morning snack set-up. 10:40-11:00  Morning snack 11:00-11:50  Small groups.  Four rotating groups, each twelve minutes long 1.) Cognitive group (theme, literacy, math, science, & social studies.  2.) Art group  3.) Fine motor/writing group  4.) Dramatic play or building group. 11:50-12:00  Circle time: songs, book of the week, sharing on...
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:00  Quiet activities in the Preschool classroom. 7:00-7:45  Free play 7:45-8:00  Children's choice literacy. 8:00-8:20  Hand washing and breakfast. 8:20-8:30  Music and movement. 8:30-8:50  Large group activity related to the theme of the day. 8:50-9:15  Small groups working on cognitive skills and an art project. 9:15-9:30  Diapering and toileting, hand washing, sensory and manipulative play. 9:30-9:45 Hand washing and snack. 9:45-10:05  Dramatic play and bathroom breaks. 10:05-10:30 Children's choice literacy and music. 10:30-11:15  Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 11:15-11:30  Diapering and toileting, hand washing, and large group consisting of children’s choice. 11:30-11:50  Hand washing and lunch. 11:50-12:00  Diapering and toileting, hand washing, and audio storybook. 12:00-2:30  Nap2:30-3:00  Waking up, diapering and toileting, hand washing,...
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:00  Arrival/Quiet Activities in the Preschool Classroom 7:00-7:15  Tabletop Activities and Manipulatives 7:15-8:00  Free Choice Activities 8:00-8:20  Breakfast and Handwashing 8:20-8:30  Music and Movement 8:30-9:15  Large Motor (Outdoor Play or Indoor Gym) 9:15-9:45  Large Group Time (Theme related learning)Diapering, Toileting, and Handwashing 945-10:00  Morning Snack and handwashing 10:00-10:30  Dramatic Play/Building Centers/Sensory 10:30-11:00  Small Group Activities (1. art/fine motor activity, 2. cognitive activity) 11:00-11:15  Independent Reading/Manipulative Activities 11:15-11:30  Large Group Time (Children’s Choice Literacy and Music)Diapering, Toileting, and Handwashing 11:30-12:00  Lunch and Handwashing 12:00-2:30  Nap Time (quiet activities are offered as the children wake up) 2:30-3:00   Waking Up/Quiet ActivitiesDiapering, Toileting, and Handwashing 3:00-3:15   Afternoon Snack and handwashing 3:15-3:30  Children’s Choice Literacy/Music and Movement 3:30-4:15  Large Motor (Outdoor...
September 19, 2013
6:30-9:00 Before-school care: free choice activities, handwashing and breakfast. 9:00-9:30 Kindergarten begins at 9:00am with the morning meeting, calendar books, and a theme of the week large group learning activity. 9:30-10:00 Art followed by spontaneous free choice. 10:00-10:30 Handwashing, morning snack, and bathroom break. 10:30-11:00 Enrichment learning. 11:00-11:15 Large group letter of the week activity. 11:15-12:00 Letter of the week and guided reading activities with high frequency words.  Journalling, directed writing, and independent writing in small groups. 12:00-12:30 Handwashing, lunch, and bathroom break. 12:30-1:05 Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 1:05-1:30 Large group activities: chapter book reading, and star of the week....
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:30 Free-play while other students are combined in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom. 7:30-8:30 Free-play centers: Literature, Writing, Math, building, dramatic play, Science 8:30-9:00 Handwashing and breakfast. 9:00-9:15 Morning Meeting: calendar, weather, theme of the week discussion, letter of the week, classroom helpers, books, plan for the day. 9:30-10:20 Small Groups: theme of the week art, math, letter/number of the week activities10:20-10:45 Handwashing and morning snack.   10:45-11:00 Large group: music & bathroom 11:00-11:45 Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 11:45-12:05 Transition Group: literature and Sign Language. 12:05-12:30 Handwashing and lunch. 12:30-1:00 Transition activity: group stories, bathroom, and handwashing. 1:00-2:30 Nap/rest time. 2:30-3:10 Handwashing, snack, bathroom 3:10-4:00/4:30:...
September 19, 2013
6:30–7:15 Free-play in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom. 7:15–8:30 Quiet activities: puzzles, coloring, manipulative toys, etc. 8:30–9:00 Handwashing and breakfast. 9:00–9:30 Large group: letter of the week, calendar, explanation of the day, and language activities. Bathroom break and handwashing. 9:30–10:15 Gym or outside. 10:15–10:30 Large group: language activites. 10:30–10:45 Handwashing and morning snack. 10:45–11:45 Small Groups: Teachers work with children in small groups offering more individualized attention.  During this time, there will be three small groups. Creative group: learning activities related to the theme of the day. Discovery group: learning activities geared toward cognitive and manipulative levels of children. Free choice group: dramatic...
September 19, 2013
7:15-8:15 Free choice activities. 8:15-8:30 Handwashing and breakfast. 8:30-8:45 Music (Toileting, diapers, and handwashing.) 8:45-9:15 Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 9:15-9:30 Large group: theme of the week learning. 9:30-10:00 Small groups: easel, sensory table, manipulatives, fine motor & cognitive choices 10:00-10:15 Handwashing and snack. 10:15-11:00 Outside or gym 11:00-11:30 Small groups: art, sensory, fine motor, and cognitive activities.  Each teacher has an assigned group of children & moves with them around the room completing each activity. 11:30-11:45 Large group: calendar and letter of the week learning. 11:45-12:05 Handwashing and lunch. 12:05-12:35 Free-play: children have a choice of 2-3 activities/toys to play...
September 19, 2013
6:30-7:30 Quiet activities in the toddler classroom. 7:30-8:00 Hand washing and breakfast. 8:00-9:00 Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym. 9:00-9:15 Songs, colors, shapes, numbers, ABCs, and large group. 9:15-9:30 Diapering, hand washing, fine motor activities. 9:30-10:00 Small groups (tabletop activities such as: puzzles, peg boards, arts, crafts, coloring, books, connectors, etc.) 10:00-10:15 Snack 10:15-11:00 Outside time 11:00-11:30 Diapering, hand washing, music, sensory table, free choice activities. 11:30-12:00 Handwashing and lunch. 12:00-12:45 Individual reading, quiet activities, and math activities. 12:45-3:00 Nap time in classroom. 3:00-3:30 Diapering, free choice activities, sunscreen application, handwashing, table top activities. 3:30-3:45 Snack 3:45-4:00 Large...
September 19, 2013
The infant schedule will follow the individual needs of your child’s eating and resting patterns.  Each schedule will be modified by your child’s state of development and his or her individual needs.  Below is a general list of activities to illustrate a typical day at Children’s Discovery Academy. Motor DevelopmentLarge Muscle:Classroom ClimberGross Motor MaterialsLarge Muscle Room ToysOutdoor Equipment Small Muscle:Manipulative Toys (rattles, balls, busy box, pop beads, sand/water toys etc.)Cognitive Toys (shape box, stacking rings, blocks etc.) Language DevelopmentChildren will have use of equipment which will promote talking & listening.MusicHard & Soft BlocksPicturesMirrorsStuffed AnimalsMusical Toys Social/Emotional DevelopmentThis will be emphasized...
September 19, 2013
The infant schedule will follow the individual needs of each child’s eating and resting patterns.  Each schedule will be modified by a child’s individual state of development and to his or her needs.  Below is a general list of activities to illustrate a typical day at Children’s Discovery Academy. Motor Development Large Muscle: Gross Motor Materials such as Large Muscle Room Equipment, Push Toys, Bouncy Balls, & Outdoor Equipment Small Muscle: Manipulative Toys (rattles, balls, busy box, pop beads, sand/water toys etc.) Cognitive Toys (shape box, stacking rings, blocks etc.) Language & Cognitive Development Children will have use of equipment...