Mrs. Smith’s Daily Schedule
8:20 – Transition from early morning drop off
8:20 – 8:45 – Quiet table activities/arrival
8:45 – 9:15 – Morning Meeting: Children have the opportunity to share with their friends. Our morning prayers are also said in addition to specific people we want to share a special intention for. We also do counting, alphabet recognition and movement and music during this time (this varies daily). We also discuss and/or model what our main project for the day will be.
9:15 – 10:10 – Choice time/Table activities: Children have the opportunity to explore the classroom. Many times new things will be presented during this time. They will also have the opportunity participate in various projects that are set up for the day both academically and artistically.
10:10 – 10:15 – Clean up: Children work together to clean up during this time.
10:15 – 10:30 – Wash hands and snack: We use cloth napkins and reusable plastic cups with the environment on our minds.
10:30 – 11:00 – Outside time We go outside every day when the weather allows us (20 degrees and above and not raining).
11:00 – 11:15 – Story
11:15 – Dismissal for half-day students
11:20 – 12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 12:30 – Small group activities: Children work in small groups focusing on academic skills both in groups and one-to-one.
12:30 – 1:45ish – Brain Break: Children rest on their blankets. They are not required to close their eyes to fall asleep; rather, it is used as a quiet time for their minds and bodies.
1:45- 2:10 – Choice Time: Children have the opportunity to explore the room and continue to work on projects from the morning.
2:15 Dismissal for full day children and transition for wrap around children