Daily Schedule


Preschool

6:30 a.m.

Charger Child Care Opens: Greet families, help children put away their personal belongings. Parents help children wash their hands. Free play at interest centers.

8:30

Teachers Arrive: Children go into their own classrooms. Free play at interest centers continues for a short time.

8:40

Snack Time: Children wash their hands, prepare their classroom tables and have snack.

9:00

Circle Time: Songs, discussion of the weekly theme, group games, dances, stories, puppets, show and share.

9:30

Small Motor: Table toys, puzzles, blocks, tool bench projects, science center, writing skills.

10:00

Art: Crafts associated with the weekly theme -- cooking projects, painting, drawing, and natural creativity.

10:30

Large Motor: Outside playground, walks, group games, dancing, tumbling, and climbing.

11:15

Dramatic Play/Science Center: Puppet shows, house keeping, dress up, career boxes, garden boxes, and experiments.

11:30

Prepare the classrooms for lunch. Wash hands, set tables, read stories while we wait.

11:40

Lunch: Served family style. Children are encouraged to try all dishes, and serve themselves with child-friendly utensils and serving dishes. Conversations and table manners are encouraged.

12:10 p.m.

Clean up classrooms and prepare for nap time. We use the restroom, wash hands and faces and then read books until the cots are ready.

12:30

Nap Time: Soft music plays. Children rest on cozy cots with their favorite blanket from home. Teachers rub backs for those children who request it.

2:30

Wake Up: Children wake up at their own pace, use the restroom, wash their hands. They may look at books or find a quiet toy to play with until snack is ready.

2:45

Snack Time: Children wash their hands, prepare their classroom tables and have snack.

3:15

Free Play at Interest Centers: Dramatic play, art, small motor area, book area, large motor area.

4:00

Clean Up Classrooms: Prepare to go outside (weather permitting) or play group games, and circle time activities.

5:00

Table toys, book area, quiet activities until it’s time to go home.

6:00

Charger Child Care Closes

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