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.

7:15-8:00  Quiet activities in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom: children’s choice, iPads, art, manipulatives, coloring, puzzles, etc.

8:00-8:15  Classroom clean-up and bathroom breaks.

8:15-8:45  Handwashing and breakfast.

8:45-9:15 Large group: theme of the day, language activities, math, and letter of the week.

9:15-10:30  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, and letter of the week.  4.) Free choice play: dramatic play, blocks, science, library, listening center, iPads, sensory table, or free art.

10:30-10:45  Classroom clean-up and handwashing.

10:45-11:00  Morning snack.

11:00-11:15  Large group: calendar, books, fingerplays, flannel boards, tape stories, or songs.

11:15–12:00  Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym.

12:00-12:35  Handwashing and lunch.

12:35-1:00  Sharing, bathroom break, and handwashing.

1:00-2:50  Rest/nap time.

1:00-1:30 Rest time.

1:30-2:00 Coloring or reading on cots.

2:00-2:45 Table top activities and iPads.

2:45-3:00  Classroom clean-up and bathroom breaks.

3:00-3:15  Handwashing and afternoon snack.

3:15-4:00  Large muscle development: outdoor playground.  When weather does not allow outdoor time, we’ll go to the indoor gym from 3:00-3:30 and have snack at 3:30.

4:00-4:45  Activity groups: table top activities, art, sensory table, or games.

4:45-5:00  Rotating small groups: music, instruments, singing, or dance.

5:00-5:30  Table top activities in Pre-Kindergarten classroom

5:30-6:15  Activities in the Preschool classroom.

Note: Schedule allows time for transitions and schedule changes based on the children’s needs.

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  Nap 2:30-3:00  Waking up, diapering and toileting, hand…

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

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…