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Sample Day

Sample Day

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Sample Day

Daily Schedules vary a bit from room to room, but generally, a day proceeds as follows:

9:00-9:15 Arrival, Greetings, Centers, (theme related manipulatives etc.)
9:15-10:00 Discovery time: Free choice among a variety of activities in the learning centers: literacy, reading, writing/listening, manipulatives, dramatic, cooking, science, sand/water, music, etc.
10:00-10:20 Clean up and Snack.
10:20-10:45 Circle time with music, stories and games to introduce the theme and its concepts.
10:45-11:30 Project time: opportunities for children to choose between 2 or 3 projects to further explore the theme and sharpen specific skills. Children who finish early have a chance to pull out our “magic carpet activities” which provide them a chance to choose a transition game they can play on their own.
11:30-12:00 Active play (indoors or outdoors) Use of equipment & games.
12:00- 12:30 Washing hands, Lunch and Conversation.
12:30-12:45 Story Time.
12:45-1:15 Quiet time and Rest; lying down and stretching out. Listening to soft music, looking through books.
1:15-2:00 Work/Play area. Small group project time with table activities and at learning centers.
2:00-2:20

Music/Movement/Creative Dramatics and/or Story time. Movement to music, dance, rhythm band, bean bag and parachute activities.

2:20-2:40 Manipulative and ABCs
   
2:40-2:50

Discussion of the day’s activities and planning for the next day. Preparation for dismissal and greeting parents.

2:50-3:00 Dismissal.
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