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Sample Day

Sample Day

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Sample Day

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

7:45

9:00-9:25

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
10:20-11:00

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.

1:00-1:30 

 

 

 

 

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



 

3:00

3:15

3:45

 

5:00

Snack

Structured Play: Individual/Group play at centers
 

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

Dismissal

 



 

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new for this year aftercare until 5:30 PM
classes for children 18 month- 5 years 
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