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Preschool Daily Schedule (3yrs)

Preschool Daily Schedule (3yrs)

Schedules are generally adhered to, with built in flexibility.

  • 7:15 - 8:30 Greeting time - arrival, welcome children and parents, children choose and explore unstructured activities; development of social skills
  • 8:30 - 9:15 Centers for play
  • 9:15 - 9:30 Morning meeting - calendar, weather, jobs, theme discussion
  • 9:30 - 10:00 Morning snack time - together time, work on manners, social skills, and practice good nutritional habits
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Circle time/Morning project - reading stories, music, movement, large group activities, literacy activities, early writing skills development, and learning/ art activities based on weekly themes
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Outdoor time - playground interaction with younger children, gross motor activities and nature walks
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch time - together time; work on manners and social skills
  • 12:30 - 1:15 Rest preparation - children read books or listen to taped books
  • 1:15 - 3:00 Rest time
  • 3:00 - 3:30 Quiet activity time - read books, draw, or puzzles
  • 3:30 - 4:00 Afternoon snack time - together time; work on manners and social skills, and practice good nutritional habits
  • 4:00 - 4:30 Potty time - get ready for outside time
  • 4:30 - 5:30 Outside time, good-byes