A Fun Day Awaits!
6:30 Welcome, Free Play
9:00 Circle Time (welcome song, calendar, counting, letters, shapes, colors, story, sharing, learn new song/rhyme, etc…)
9:30 Music & Movement. Interactive songs like Ants go Marching or Hokey Pokey, free-style dance to Music CD, dance/hop like animals. Stretching and tumbling on nap mats.
10:00 Table time. Age appropriate paperwork (learn to write their names, patterns, scissor skills, math, journal, etc.).
10:30 Outdoor play/neighborhood walk/park day. Trikes, slides, bubbles, playhouse, sidewalk chalk, etc. Create natural playscapes which allow children to interact with bugs, plants, water, trees and nature.
11:30 Centers: blocks, puzzles, dramatic play, kitchen area, tool bench, sensory table.
12:00 Clean up & wash up, Lunch. Children participate in food prep, hand washing, setting table, serving and cleaning. Family style meals are a great way to expose children to social skills, math, and language skills.
12:30 Story & nap time.
3:15 Outdoor play. Group play like gymnastics/parachutes/
races/tag/jumprope/hopscotch, hide & seek.
4:00-5:00 Inside wind-down.
Children play with materials in activity areas while teacher uses time to focus on one-to-one activities with each child or pairs in organized games like Candy Land/Hi-Ho Cheerio. Floor puzzles, free-style art with provided materials. Free-play.