2-Day Preschool Schedule

 

Sensory Exploration Time: A time for students to explore a variety of activities and/or lean toward their passion, interact with peers, develop appropriate social skills, and problem solve.

  • Freeplay:  art, building, dramatic play, housekeeping, writing center, sand table
  • Art Activities
  • Special Projects
  • Fine Motor
  • Table Games

Clean Up

Transition:  On the way to Group Time, students learn and sing various chants that coincide with the theme.

Group Time: During Group Time, students are developing attention span, impulse control, and learning to raise their hand to respond to classroom discussion.  They are also developing cognitive skills through the following activities:

Greeting Song

Calendar: days of the week and counting (Beginning in January)

Weather:  observing, reporting, predicting (Beginning in November)

Flag:  reciting the Pledge of Allegiance (Beginning in January)

Songs/Finger Plays

Theme Based Story

Prepare for snack

Snack Time:  Snacks for the children are brought in by the parents on a rotating basis. 

Small Group Activity Time: The following are examples of just some of the activities that are done to develop fine motor and cognitive skills.

Letter/Number/Shape/Color recognition

Recognition and practice print formation of printed first name

Sorting/Comparing/Ordering

Music Activities

Art Activities

Theme Based Projects

Gross Motor Exploration:  Organized games and/or student choice of recreation equipment emphasizing the development of large muscles in young children.  Such as:

  • Bicycles
  • Parachute
  • Climbing
  • Obstacle Course

Prepare for Dismissal: During Dismissal preparation, children are asked to independently put on and zip their coats, unzip their backpacks, and wait for their daily "mail" from their mailbox. 

Dismissal