Center Preschool

Typical  Preschool School Day

Please note that this schedule is a rough framework that may be adjusted.
7:00 a.m. to 9:35 a.m Arrival times for children. Parents sign children in. Breakfast, if needed.
Coats/Belongings hung in lockers.
Lunch labeled and put in refrigerator.
8:25 a.m. to 8:35 a.m. Story/songs - Separate into Two Groups:
8:35 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.Group 1:    Gross Motor Activity e.g (Gym or Outdoors.)
8:35 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.Group 2:   Free choice. (All Activity Centers Available.)
9:05 a.m. to 9:35 a.mGroup 1:    Free choice. (All Activity Centers Available.)
9:05 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.Group 2:    Gross Motor Activity. Gym or Outdoors.
9:35 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. Clean up. Group time which may include calendar, weather, discussing
daily activities, story, name recognition, and country of interest.
9:55 a.m. to 10:05 a.m. Wash hands. Prepare for Snack Time.
10:05 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Children assist in serving themselves and cleaning up. Trip to the bathrooms, if needed.
10:20 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

All Activity Centers Available.
Learning Activities: Children move freely through a variety of lessons.
Lessons may include:

  1.  Math
  2.  Social Studies
  3.  Science
  4. Creative Writing
  5. Name Recognition
  6. Language Arts
  7. Art or Story.
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Outdoor gross motor activities (weather permitting).
Lunch time: Small groups of children wash their hands, set up their lunches and
assist in clean up afterwards.
Tooth brushing and bathroom visit.
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Rest period. Children sleep or rest quietly on their cots
while stories or soft music is played.
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children wake up from nap, put on their shoes and visit the bathroom.
Afternoon Snack: Children assist in set up and clean up.
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Activity Centers Available.
Children choose from a variety of activities inside and out.
5:00 p.mGroup Games like rhyming, memory, and board games.
5:30 p.mPickup Time: Parents sign children out. Collect belongings from lockers.
Talk to staff about your child's day.