8:00-8:15AM / 12:15-12:30 PM Settling In Time
Children arrive. They choose from a variety of independent activities, enabling the teacher to welcome students, briefly meet with parents, and handle any drop-off concerns. The assistant teacher will support children and teacher.
8:15-8:25 / 12:30-12:40 Clean Up Time
Children assist teachers in putting materials away and then meet on their carpet squares.
8:25-8:40 / 12:40-12:55 Circle Time
Teacher leads whole class in:
8:40-9:10 / 12:55-1:25 Small Group Time
Children rotate through 4 centers, staying with their group. Typically, 2 centers are independent learning activities and 2 are teacher-led. Other areas are closed at this time.
9:10-9:40/1:25-1:55 Learning Center Time
Children choose from among these centers:
9:40-9:50 / 1:55-2:05 Clean Up Time
Children assist teachers in putting materials away.
9:50-10:00 / 2:05-2:15 Bathroom Break
Whole class uses bathroom and washes hands for snack.
10:00-10:20 / 2:15-2:35 Snack Time
Children and teachers share a healthy snack and conversation. All help to clean up.
10:20-10:30 / 2:35-2:45 Story Time
Teacher reads a book to whole class.
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.
10:50-10:55 / 3:05-3:10 Religion
Teacher leads children in Bible story, songs and/or fingerplays.
10:55-11:00 / 3:10-3:15 Goodbye Meeting & Dismissal
Goodbye prayer and goodbye song