8:30 – 10:15
Children arrive and are greeted by the teachers and each other. There is a free choice of indoor and outdoor activities.
10:15 – 10:40
Snack time. Clean up, bathroom, hand washing. Children set tables, help prepare and serve food.
10:40 – 11:10
Circle time. Songs, movement, finger plays, stories, books, conversation and games.
Projects, outdoor play, and free choice. Projects include art, cooking, science activities and are done in small groups.
12:15 – 12:45
Clean up and lunch time: Children participate in cleaning up after their activities. Children bring their own lunches. Lunch time is a group social event. 12:45 – 1:00
Circle time: Stories and closure.
1:00 – 3:00
After care (optional): A group of up to six children stay for the after care program. Aftercare includes group play, an occasional project, stories and snack. The play is generally quiet and low key. There is no nap time.