8:00 AM-8:15 / 12:15-12:30 PM Settling In Time
Children arrive. They choose from a variety of independent activities, enabling the teacher to welcome students.. The assistant teacher will support children and teacher.
8:15-8:20 / 12:30-12:35 Clean Up Time
Children assist teachers in putting materials away and then meet on their carpet squares.
8:20-8:35 / 12:35-12:50 Circle Time
Teacher leads whole class in:
The teacher explains the learning center choices and each child shares their plan for how/where they would like to start center time.
8:35-9:30 / 12:50-1:45 Learning Center Time
Children choose from among these centers:
9:30-9:35 / 1:45-1:50 Clean Up Time
Children assist teachers in putting materials away.
9:35-9:45 / 1:50-2:00 Religion
Teacher leads children in Bible story, songs and/or fingerplays.
9:45-9:55 / 2:00-2:10 Bathroom Break
Whole class uses bathroom and washes hands for snack.
9:55-10:15 / 2:10-2:30 Snack Time
Children and teachers share a healthy snack and conversation. All help to clean up.
10:15-10:25 / 2:30-2:40 Story Time
Teacher reads a book to whole class.
10:25-10:30 / 2:40-2:45 Goodbye Meeting
Goodbye prayer and goodbye song
10:30-10:50 / 2:45-3:05 Gross Motor Time
Students play outdoors, weather permitting. If outdoor play is not possible, students will use the indoor play equipment or participate in other movement activities.
10:50 / 3:05 Dismissal
Children are dismissed outside.