- 2 1/2 years to 4 years old.
- Jr. Preschoolers – 16 children to 2 Early Childhood Educators.
- Sr. Preschoolers – 24 children to 3 Early Childhood Educators.
Our Ideal Day: Preschool Program
7:00 to 8:30 Children arrive during the morning, as teachers greet each child and parent and facilitate separation issues. Children wash their hands on arrival. Breakfast is also served during this time. Children will engage in quiet play activities.
8:30 to 10:00 Class Meeting time, Attendance, jobs, introduction to available materials and ongoing projects are discussed, Each child has a journal-What is your plan for the day, Teachers record work in the journals. Children share significant news from home. Morning investigation work. Access to all classroom materials, Teachers will document the work of the children, Morning snack.
10:00 to 11:15 Prepare for Outdoor Play, Washroom, Outdoor Play.
11:15 to 11:30 Prepare for lunch, Wash hands, Washroom routines.
11:30 to 12:00 Lunch.
12:00 to 2:30 Sleep time, Diaper changes as needed, Clean up after lunch.
2:30 to 3:00 Washroom routines, Put beds away, Snack time, Get ready for outdoors.
3:00 to 4:00 Outdoors/Snack-depending on weather.
4:00 to 4:15 Wash hands, Afternoon meeting time.
4:15 to 6:00 Afternoon investigation work, After 5 refreshment, Quiet time with toddlers after 5:00, Getting ready for home time.