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Preschool 3-5 Year Olds

Preschool 3 year olds Daily Schedule

TIME DESCRIPTION GOAL

6:00am-7:30am

Arrival, greeting of children and parents/guardians, arrangement of personal items, organization of medicines, health check, child centered activities. Snack Self-esteem, social development, discovery, sensory, independence.

7:30am-8:00am

Wash and sit for breakfast Manners, hygiene

8:00am-8:30am

Breakfast, clean up, wash hands and face, toileting. Large muscle, social development, sensory, discovery.

8:30am-10:00am

Preparation for outdoor play, vigorous outdoor play, indoor play if weather does not permit outdoor activities. Large muscle, social development, sensory, discovery

10:00am-10:45am

Child centered activities; climbing, sliding, stair climbing, puzzles, pegs, blocks, books, music, art, dramatic play, sensory activities. Social development, cognitive development, problem solving, manners, listening, small muscle, self-esteem, self-control, discovery.

10:45am-11:00am

Wash hands for lunch Hygiene

11:00am-11:30am

Eat lunch, wash hands and face Manners, nutrition, hygiene

11:30am-11:45am

Quiet time getting ready for nap, toilet, book Literacy, self-control

11:45am-2:15pm

Nap, quiet time for those not napping or early risers. Rest and relaxation

2:15pm-2:45pm

Wake up, toilet, wash hands Self-esteem, hygiene, manners

2:45pm-3:15pm

Circle time; music, singing and movement Social development, cognitive development, problem solving, manners, listening, small muscle, self-esteem, self-expression, literacy, sensory.

3:15pm-3:30pm

Wash for snack Manners, hygiene

3:30pm-4:00pm

Snack Nutrition, social development

4:00pm-5:15pm

Preparation for outdoor play, vigorous outdoor play, indoor play if weather does not permit outdoor activities. Large muscle, social development, discovery, sensory, problem solving.

5:15pm-6:00pm

Child centered activities, prepare for departure, toilet as needed, gather personal items, beginning arrival of parents/guardians Social development, cognitive development, problem solving, manners, listening, small muscle, self-esteem, self-expression, sensory, literacy

 

Preschool 4 and 5 year old Daily Schedule

 

TIME DESCRIPTION GOAL

6:00am-7:30am

Arrival, greeting of children and parents/guardians, arrangement of personal items, organization of medicines, health check, child centered activities, snack available. Self-esteem, social development, responsibility, discovery, independence.

7:30am-8:00am

Wash and sit for breakfast Manners hygiene

8:00am-8:30am

Breakfast Nutrition, social development

8:30am-10:00am

Preparation for outdoor play, vigorous outdoor play, indoor play if weather does not permit outdoor activities Social development, self-control, listening, cognitive development, large muscle, sensory, discovery

10:00am-10:45am

Child centered activities; art, science, sand/water table, games, dramatic play, puzzles, pegs, blocks, books, music. Social development, cognitive development, manners, listening small muscle, self-esteem, self-control discovery, problem solving, self-expression.

10:45am-11:00am

Wash hands for lunch Hygiene

11:00am-11:30am

Eat lunch, wash hands and face Nutrition, manners, hygiene.

11:30am-11:45am

Quiet time activities: books puzzles while getting ready for nap, toileting. Literacy, self-control

11:45am-2:15pm

Nap: quiet time for those not napping or early risers. Rest and relaxation.

2:15pm-2:45pm

Wake up, toileting, wash hands. Self-esteem, hygiene, manners.

2:45pm-4:00pm

Preparation for outdoor activities; vigorous outdoor activities, indoor play if weather does not permit outdoor activities. Large muscle, social development, sensory, discovery, problem solving self-expression.

4:00pm-4:30pm

Circle time; stories, songs, games, weather, numbers, letters, words, social studies, sharing, books snacks available and science. Social development, cognitive, small muscle, self-expression, creativity, communication, math, science, n umbers, letters, social studies, literacy, weather, art

 

4:30pm-5:00pm

Teacher directed project work Discovery, problem solving, math, science, responsibility, independence.

5:00pm-6:00pm

Child centered activities or continuation of project work, prepare for departure, toileting as needed, gather personal items, beginning arrival of parents/guardians. Social development, cognitive development, manners, listening, small muscle, self-esteem, self-expression, self-control, discovery, problem solving.
  • Toileting will occur as often as needed throughout the day.
  • Snacks will be provided at morning and afternoon for children to eat when hungry

Supplies Needed for your children:

All children are required to have a pair of tennis shoes or closed toe and closed back shoe that can be worn outside. These can be left at the center for your child to change into. A change of clothes in case of accidents, messy projects, or spills is also required.

Preschool: Parents are required to bring all items needed for their child. Which may include but is not limited too- pull-ups, underwear, clothing, food for the meals your child/ren will be at the center, and any special food items. Creative Minds Learning Center LLC will provide items for Breakfast, Lunch and Snack that are required by the State of Ohio Child and Adult Care Food Program that parents fail to provide for their child/ren. Please see “medications” for instruction if your child requires specialty foods.

Meals

Parents/guardians will be required to provide a healthy lunch according to each child’s age group schedule.  A list of the daily breakfast and snacks required for each age group will be posted in the entrance. Creative Minds Learning Center will provide water,milk, juice (to replace fruit), vegetables and required breakfast and afternoon snack for all age groups.

Creative Minds Learning Center will provide a time for a healthy  breakfast between 7:30 am and 8:300 am, lunch between 11:30 am and 12:00 pm and an afternoon snack between 3:00 and 3:30pm.  Each classroom will be assigned a ½ hour for each meal. Please check with your child’s teacher or the Center Director for your child’s meal times. A list of the daily meals and snacks requirements for each child’s age group will be posted in Creative Minds Learning Center entrance.

All meals are family style, with the children sitting at tables, to promote good manners, eating habits and socialization skills.  Staff will encourage children to eat all of the food groups served.

Creative Minds Learning Center curriculum focuses on developing healthy, well-balanced eating habits.  Therefore, parents/guardians are required to provide a full, healthy lunch for their children each day they are in attendance.  Lunches should include a sandwich (or main entrée item), fruit and vegetable, and a drink.