Preschool Daily Schedule – Vadnais Heights
6:30-7:00 Drop off & free choice with all students in the Preschool classroom.
7:00-8:15 Free choice
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 Tuesdays.
12:00-12:30 Handwashing and lunch.
12:30-12:45 Bathroom breaks, audio story, resting on cots.
12:45-2:45 Nap time.
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.
3:45-4:00 Circle time with music and instruments.
4:00-4:45 Large muscle development: outdoor playground or indoor gym.
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.