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Preschool Schedule (4 & 5 years old)

Preschool Schedule (4 & 5 years old)

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 flannel board activities, literacy activities, early writing skills development, and learning/art activities based on weekly themes
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Outdoor time - interaction with older children, play yard fun, nature walks, or outdoor projects and activities
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch time - together time; work on manners and social skills, and practice good nutritional habits
  • 12:30 - 1:00 Rest preparation - children read books on their own or listen to a taped story
  • 1:00 - 2:30 Naptime - opportunity for children to listen to a story and nap or rest quietly
  • 2:30 - 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 - 5:00 Outdoor time - interaction with older children, play yard fun
  • 5:00 - 5:30 Get ready to go home, clean up and do quiet activities