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Daily Routine

Toddler & Preschool Daily Schedule Effective Date: 8/1/15

Infant Schedule (Winter: Start Date October 1st)

Time Class Activities
6:00am – 9:00am Arrivals • Greet children, attendance, health check, transitioning free play
9:00am – 9:20am Circle Time • Good morning song, who came to school today, theme song, colors, shapes, numbers, alphabets, book-reading + song finger play.
9:20am – 9:45am Nutrition • AM Snack/ Talk about nutrition & table manners
• Give water
9:45am – 10:00am Montessori Jobs Presentation • Individual Montessori jobs presentation + learn how to use materials or jobs, hands-on Montessori activities
10:00am – 10:15am Arts & Crafts Arts, crafts, gluing, painting, coloring, sensorial & manipulative play.
10:15am – 10:45am Outdoor Play • Free outdoor play activities
• Climbing structure/ walking scooters and variety of infant activities.
10:45am – 11:00am Transition • Transition from outdoor to indoor & lunch prep & diaper change
11:00am – 11:45pm Nutrition • Lunch, help feeding, talk about nutrition & table manners
• Give water
11:45am – 12:30pm Transition to Nap • Transition to nap

• Diaper change, put children to nap

• Clean up the area & set the toys

• Update all clipboards
• Change diapers, fold blankets, clean up, food prep for nutrition, update clip boards
12:30pm – 2:30pm Nap Time/ Free Play Teacher lunches, substitute comes in, paper work and preparations for activities
2:30pm – 2:45pm Transition From Nap • Change diapers, fold blankets, clean up, food prep for nutrition, update clip boards
2:45pm – 3:15pm Nutrition • PM Snack, talk about nutrition & table manners

• Give Water
3:15pm – 3:30pm Circle Time • Evening Circle Time
3:30pm – 4:00pm Outdoor Play •Free outdoor play activities
• Climbing structure/ walking scooters and variety of infant activities
4:00pm – 4:15pm Transition • Transition to indoor
4:15pm – 4:30pm Book Reading • Book reading & child’s choice
4:30pm – 5:30pm Free play Montessori Review • Montessori Jobs, activities, soft toys or child’s choice
5:30pm – 6:30pm Transition/ Closing • Transition to closing time / Free playtime
• Children leaving

* It takes a full 30 minutes for nutrition time from start to finish *

Water and Diaper Change Schedule:

Water Schedule
9:20 A.M.
11:00 A.M.
2:30 P.M.
4:30 P.M.
Diaper Schedule
8:45 A.M.
9:45 A.M.
10:45 A.M.
11:45 A.M.
12:45 A.M.
1:45 A.M.
2:45 P.M.
3:45 P.M.
4:45 P.M.
5:30 P.M.
6:00 P.M.

Things to Keep in Mind:

  • Water is to be given throughout the day during nutrition time and one more time at 4:30 P.M. If parents have allowed.
  • Diaper should be checked/changed every hour
  • Depending on wet, BM, or dry, if child soils diaper within the time period of an hour after being changed, then the child needs to be changed immediately
  • Usual nap time for infant room is after their lunch time around 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for those who are ready to take a nap
    – However, infants are on demand for napping, feeding, and learning, so they take little naps throughout the day according to their infant needs
  • Two teachers should never be in the same place away from the children being unattended (example: one day staff #1 was with child’s mom and staff #2 took other child and started changing him, therefore the rest of the babies were unattended) *As soon staff 1 is done talking to mom, staff #2 could have changed after that within 1 or 2 minutes
  • There should be no chit chat going on about personal or non-work related things unless it is about the program, or schedule, etc.
  • When children are crying, take care of their needs first ALWAYS, anything else that needs to be discussed can be done later at a less hectic time
  • Clean up and put things on shelf & organize every hour. Please do this so that children can practice and explore properly
  • Try to take all children out if they are awake, bottles can be fed outside. Things outside should be spread out nicely and not all just in one place
  • Please keep things clean and organized on counter and in the cupboards or closets. Keep the original setting of the room, do no change location of items on shelves and closets

Thank you for your cooperation.

Toddler & Preschool Daily Schedule Effective Date: _8/1/15_

Session Time Class Activities
Session 1
6:00-8:30
6:00-8:30 Extended Care Early shift arrivals, activities, transition time, health check, attendance
Session 2
8:30- 11:30
8:30-9:00 Circle Time Pledge, national anthem, calendar, weather, alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, continents, days of the week, months of the year, language, stories & song or finger plays.
9:00-9:15 Montessori Job Presentations Individual Montessori jobs presentation by teacher and learn to use Montessori materials or jobs
9:15-10:00 Transition/Out Door Play Activities & Free Play Transition to outdoor play, applying sun block.
Science in outdoor experiments, structure & free play, blocks, legos, exercise, yoga, team building, sports, gardening & sand
10:00-11:00 Nutrition Snack is served during this time/Small group of children can go to eating table and serve themselves by taking turns
10:00 – 11:30 Montessori Jobs Hands- On Montessori job hands-on practice in practical life, sensorial, language, math, culture, geography, history, science, planets (25 min)
Montessori Worksheets/ Writing Skills Alphabets, numbers, colors, shapes, phonics, books & worksheets, critical thinking, living/non living, continents, time (25 min)
Arts & Crafts Arts, crafts, cutting, gluing, sculpting, paint, color, collage and hands on experience (25 min)
Session 3
11:30 – 2:30
11:30 – 12:30 Transition of 11:30 AM shift/Nutrition 8:45 – 11:30 children leave/who stays for nap or late shift, they transition to lunch Potty time, Hand washing, table manners self- help, nutrition lesson, lunch, clean-up lesson, etiquettes, socializing, & beds preparation & cleanup. Potty time and laying down to take nap.
12:30 – 2:30 Nap Time Children take nap or quite activities
Session 4
2:30 – 4:30
2:30 – 3:00 Transition of 2:30 PM shift From Nap 2:30 shift children leaving and children are waking up from nap, potty time and hand washing and get ready for snack. Put beds away. (room #2 potty time 2:30- 2:45)
3:00 – 4:00 Nutrition &Extra Curricular &Classes Snack is served during this hour, some children will be in extra- curricular classes and some children will be eating snack by taking turns in small groups.(In 2 sessions 3:00 & 3:30 p.m.) Language, music, yoga, & cosmic education lessons. Extra- curricular classes will be held by half of the class while the other half is eating snack.
4:00 – 4:30 Outdoor Free Play & Transition Free play, playground equipment, bikes, sand, water play or table top toys. Outdoor play.(In winter come in 4:30 p.m.)
Session 5
4:30 – 6:30
4:30 – 6:30 Outdoor Free Play Time + Extended Care In summer stay out till 4:45, then transition to indoor. Potty time, hand-washing. Transition to quiet activities such as library, story time and my imagination time.
( Most children are gone by 5:30 p.m., if we have any left they will continue new activities listed above)

*Extra classes will be held in between 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.: Foreign Language, Music, yoga, sign language, & cosmic education. The schedule will be provided August 1st.

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