typical day

8:30am-8:45am Arrival of Extended day children
8:45am-9:30am Arrival of Half-day, Transition, and Full day children. Work individually or in small groups. Sharing among friends, arts and crafts.
9:30am-10:00am Movement/Music class (once a week)
10:00am-10:30am Group Time:
A. Good Morning song
B. Shake hands
C. Calendar
D. Weather
E. Stories and songs
F. Teacher makes presentation
10:30am-11:00am Snack and bathroom
11:00am-11:45am Outdoor play (Washington Market Park or a walk around neighborhood)
11:45am Dismissal for half-day students
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch for Transition, Full day and Extended day children
12:45pm Dismissal for Transition students
1:00pm-2:00pm Rest time for Full day and Extended day students
Afternoon class: Play individually or in small groups. Sharing among friends, arts and crafts
2:00pm-3:00pm Small group activities and arts and crafts
Afternoon class: Music class (once a week)
Group Time:
A. Good Afternoon song
B. Shake hands
C. Calendar
D. Weather
E. Stories and songs
F. Teacher makes presentation
3:00pm-3:30pm Story time and afternoon snack. Afternoon class: Snack and bathroom
3:30pm Dismissal for Full day children
3:30pm-4:00pm Work individually or in small groups Afternoon class: Outdoor play (Washington Market Park or walk around neighborhood)
4:00pm Dismissal for Afternoon students
4:00pm-5:30pm Monday-Movement, Tuesday-Time for Science, Wednesday-Work of Art, Thursday-Theatre, Friday-Cooking
5:30pm Dismissal for Extended day and Extended Afternoon students
It is important that parents know that this is only a general outline. The day varies according to the children’s response to certain activities. Some days more outdoor time is needed. Some days more quiet time and book reading. Children at this age need to be allowed to freely express themselves, not forced to create an art project because it is Mother’s Day on Sunday and they haven’t made anything to bring home. Through free expression your child develops self-confidence…the greatest tool we can offer