Younger Preschool (ages 3 yrs-4 yrs)

Younger Preschool Daily Schedule
Classroom size 14 children

8:00-9:30 GOOD MORNING – greetings, communication with parents, activity areas set up and morning projects, structured free play. Classrooms are open between younger and older preschool.
9:30-10:00 CLEAN-UP and CIRCLETIME (choose “star of the day”) monthly or weekly theme discussion, finger plays, stories, experiments, teaching concepts, sharing time…
10:00-10:30 SNACK TIME – wash hands, eat snack, quiet book and puzzle time following snack
10:30-11:30 OUTSIDE PLAY – gym time, field play and walks
11:30-12:00 STORY (bathroom and handwashing)
12:00-12:45 LUNCH TIME
1:00-3:00 NAP TIME- two tape stories while resting on mats, quiet time, rest music and naps
3:00-3:30 WAKE UP- bathroom time, writing center and tabletop manipulatives
3:30-4:00 AFTERNOON SNACK
4:00-4:45 AFTERNOON CIRCLE - story and “All About Today” calendar
4:45-5:45 OUTSIDE and FREE PLAY (afternoon tabletop activities or projects)
5:45-6:00 Clean up time and quiet stories