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Sample Day

Sample Day


Sample Day

Daily Schedules vary a bit from room to room, but generally, a day proceeds as follows:



Before Care Program Begins

Arrival, Greetings, Informal conversation.

Table activities and small group learning centers

9:25-9:40 Circle time 1 with interactive songs, calendar, and weather. 
9:40 - 10:00 Judaic theme related activity- dramatic play, sensory exploration, music, stories and games to introduce the theme and its concepts.
10:00-10:20 Snack time includes fresh produce and a whole grain cereal

Project time: opportunities for children to choose between 2 or 3 projects to further explore the theme and sharpen specific skills. Projects are done with one or two children at a time.

Discovery time:  Free choice among a variety of activities in the learning centers: literacy, reading, writing/listening, manipulatives, dramatic, cooking, science, sand/water, music, etc.

11:05-11:15 Clean up
11:15-11:30 Circle Time 2- storytime read alouds, group movement, teacher led exploration with manipulatives
11:30-12:10 Active play (indoors or outdoors) Use of equipment & games.
12:10-12:45 Washing hands, Lunch and Conversation.
12:45 - 1:00 Discussion of the day’s activities and planning for the next day. Preparation for dismissal and greeting parents.






1:30 - 2:00

2:00 - 3:00 

After Care Begins:

Specialty or Enrichment Activity: (sample)

 Monday- Theater Show Time with stories
Tuesday- Little Chefs Food activity
Wednesday-  Explorers Science activity
Thursday- Painting and craft activity
Friday- Music Fun

Outdoor playtime (weather permitting) 

Nap/Rest time

Individual reading/quiet games for children who are awake








Structured Play: Individual/Group play at centers

Story Time & Quiet Games (Tues- Wed), Yoga (Mondays), Puppet play (Thursday) (2nd snack for late nappers)




2017 -2018 Preschool Enrollment
is now OPEN! 
new for next year aftercare until 5:30 PM
classes for children 18 month- 5 years 
to arrange a tour call our director, Beth Frame @ 703 426 1980
Upcoming events
Jun. 11, 2017
Join Gan Israel Preschool for end of year fun. Bounce house, water play, etc. Bring your own picnic. Drinks and dessert provided.
Jun. 15, 2017
Join us as we celebrate our Pre K class. Mazel Tov to our graduates and their families!
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