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...