7:00-9:00 Teachers greet children and families and assist in the separation process. The children participate in free play activities and peer socialization.
9:10-9:25 Children gather for morning circle. Circle includes a greeting, welcome song, attendance, a helper of the day, weather, calendar and transition into the day’s activities.
9:25-10:15 Theme related activity time. Children are encouraged to participate in all learning centers. These include creative expression, language, math activities, tactile experience, dramatic and block play. Children and teachers work together in centers.
10:15-10:30 Circle time. Children gather for music and storytelling and prepare for snack.
10:30-11:00 Snack time includes toileting, hand washing, and snack preparation. Snack and juice are provided.
*Additional short circle may occur*
11:00-11:40 Outdoor play. Children may participate in group games, nature hikes, or free play with playground equipment. Winter sports include skiing and sledding. During the summer the children will enjoy daily pool time.
11:40-12:00 Sharing. Children take turns bringing in a sharing item from home to show, tell and share with their friends. This experience fosters verbal skills, group cooperation, and reinforces our monthly themes.
*Music scheduled three times a week (12:30-1:00)*
12:45-1:00 Half-day children are picked up. Parents arrive; gather child’s belongings and converse with teachers regarding their child’s day. We encourage communication and feel strongly that children benefit when families and teachers work together.
1:00-2:30 Rest time.
2:30-2:45 Children prepare for afternoon snack.
2:45-3:15 Afternoon snack.
3:15-3:45 Children participate in afternoon circle, sharing, and story time.
3:45-4:30 Outdoor play.
4:30-5:30 Quiet activities are planned and several learning centers are open for the children to explore prior to pick up.
*This schedule is subject to change when special events occur such as...celebrations, ski lessons, Tumblebus, etc.*
Located at Yawgoo Valley Ski and Sports in Exeter, RI