12:45pm – 1:15pm: Group Time

  • Children arrive, come to circle, read a book
  • Hello song, calendar, weather, attendance, class news
  • Teacher picks a special helper

1:15pm – 1:45pm: Outside Time/Gym/Walk in the Neighborhood

  • Playground
  • Gross Motor Activities
  • Games
  • Walks/Exploration

1:45pm – 2:15pm: Wash Hands & Snack Time

  • Children wash their hands and sit down for snack
  • This is a shared snack where children sit together as a group
  • Fruit, vegetables, cheese, crackers, dried fruit, seeds (no NUT products)
  • Water bottle, we encourage children to drink water throughout class

2:15pm – 2:45pm: Free Play/Learning Centres

  • Art Centre
  • Dramatic Play Centre
  • Science/Nature Centre
  • Blocks Centre
  • Sand/water Centre
  • Reading/Writing Centre

2:45pm – 3:00pm: Clean Up Time

  • Cleanup time-all children are encouraged to participate

3:00pm – 3:15pm: Goodbye Circle

  • Jackets
  • Sing goodbye and the special helper may pass out the daily art projects.