Preschool B Daily Schedule

Preschool B Daily Schedule – Vadnais Heights

6:30-7:30  Drop off & free choice with all students in the Preschool A classroom.

7:30-8:15  Free choice

8:15-8:45  Breakfast

8:45-9:15  Child directed play stations with bathroom breaks.

9:15-9:20  Clean up play stations

9:20-9:45  Morning group: Morning greeting and message, calendar, and star of the week sharing.

9:45-9:55  Handwashing and morning snack set-up.

9:55-10:15  Morning snack

10:15-10:35 Individual reading time

10:35- 10:55 Large group: Theme of the week stories

10:55-11:25  Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym.

11:15-12:00  Small groups. Three rotating groups, each group will be fifteen minutes long. Teachers work with children in small groups offering more individualized attention.

Creative group: Learning activities/art related to the theme of the day.

Discovery group: Learning activities geared toward cognitive and manipulative levels of children.

Free choice group: dramatic play area, science area, blocks, sensory, language experiences, books, manipulative, cognitive toys, etc.

12:00-12:30  Handwashing and lunch.

12:30-12:45  Bathroom breaks, audio story, resting on cots.

12:45-2:45  Nap time/quiet activities

2:45-3:00  Bathroom breaks and table top activities.

3:00-3:30  All students awake from nap and continue table top activities.

3:30-3:45  Handwashing and afternoon snack.

3:45-4:15  Large muscle development: Outdoor playground or indoor gym.

4:15-4:45  Circle time with music and instruments.

4:45-5:00  Art activities or games.

5:00-6:00  Free choice activities.

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