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Daily Schedule for Preschooler

  • 1.  Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 17 days ago
    Has NAEYC recommended a template for Daily Schedule of Preschooler? If so, can I have it.

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    Tasneem Ahmad Mumtaz
    Teacher
    Little Acorns
    Bethesda MD
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  • 2.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 16 days ago
    I would love to see what daily early childhood schedules look like elsewhere!

     Thanks!
    Dawn

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    Dawn Wilson
    Head of Lower School
    St. Andrew's Episcopal School
    Jackson MS
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  • 3.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 16 days ago
    I would too! Did you get any feedback on your request?

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    Kimberly Thornton
    Ms.
    Education Consultant
    Dallas TX
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  • 4.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 15 days ago
    The Environmental Rating Scales recommend 2/3 of the day be spent in free play as well as alternating periods of noise and quiet. Here's our schedule:
    6:30-8:30 Free play
    8:30-8:45 Clean up and transition to breakfast
    8:45-9:15 Breakfast
    9:15 Group Time
    9:30-10:45 Free Play and small groups
    10:45-11 Clean up, transition to outside
    11:00-1200 Free play outside/gross motor
    12:15 Lunch
    1:00 Rest time
    2:00 Snack
    2:30-6 Free play, with another outdoor period around 4

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    Amy Latta
    Lead NC PreK Teacher
    "All that is gold does not glitter; not all who wander are lost." --J.R.R. Tolkien
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  • 5.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 15 days ago
    Thank you, Amy for breaking down a schedule. I was curious myself what schedule would be age appropriate.

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    Tilly Fousie
    Carrollton TX
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  • 6.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 15 days ago
    We are a half-day parent participation program and our schedules look like this:

    1 - Day Class Schedule (Toddlers)

    2:45pm Arrival: Open learning and exploration areas: art, sensory, cognitive, fine/
    gross motor skills and nature center.

    3:30pm Snack: Practice independence while eating, explore new foods/textures
    and engage in social-emotional behavior. Parent discussion.

    3:50pm Open Play: Continued exploration of learning areas

    4:40pm Clean Up: Social development and responsibility

    4:45pm Circle Time: Music, movement, language and social development

    5:00pm Dismissal

    2 - Day Class Schedule (2-year-olds)

    Tuesday, Thursday

    9:00 - Welcome: Sign-In, Open Play in Front Room, Science Corner, Kitchen Corner, Library Area, Circle Activity Room, and Outside

    10:00 - Opening Circle: Music and Movement, Songs, Finger plays.

    10:15 - Snack Time: Family Style Snack served at Front Room Tables.

    10:30 -
    Indoor / Outdoor Activity Time: Open Play indoors in Front Room, Science Corner, Kitchen Corner, Library Area, Dramatic Playroom, and outdoors in Play Yard with Riding Toys, Hollow Blocks, Sand Play, and at Centers for Art, Science, and Sensory Play.

    10:50 - Cleanup: Parents/Caregivers and Children work together to clean classroom areas before Story Time and Closing Circle.

    11:10 - Story Time, Closing Circle: Story Time, Goodbye Song.

    11:15 - Goodbye

    3-Day Daily Program Schedule: (3 and 4-year-olds)
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday (9-1130am)

    9:00 Arrival

    Learning Centers focus on language, creativity, social skills, cooperation, gross and fine motor skills, science, math, and art.

    10:00 Group #1 Circle Time
    Focus areas for 4-year-olds include social, language, fine and gross motor skills.

    10:15 Group #2 Circle Time/Group #1 Small Group Time
    Focus for 3-year-olds Circle Time include social, language, fine and gross motor skills.

    Small Group for 4-year-olds includes math, science, literacy, fine motor skills

    10:30 Snack
    Focus is on self-help and social skills.

    10:45 Open Play
    Promoting children's cognitive, linguistic, social and physical development.

    11:15 Clean Up Time
    Building responsibility and care for our school and equipment.

    11:20 Story Time
    Focusing on listening skills, and language development.

    11:30 Dismissal

    4-Day Daily Program Schedule (4-year-olds)
    Monday - Thursday (12:30pm-3:30pm)

    12:30 Arrival

    Learning Center's focus on language, creativity, social skills, cooperation, gross and fine motor skills, science, math, and art.

    1:45 Circle Time
    Focus areas include social, language, fine and gross motor skills.

    2:00 Small Group Time
    Small Group includes math, science, literacy, fine motor skills

    2:15 Snack
    Focus is on self-help and social skills.

    2:30 Open Play
    Promoting children's cognitive, linguistic, social and physical development.

    3:10 Clean Up Time
    Building responsibility and care for our school and equipment.

    3:15 Story Time
    Focusing on listening skills, and language development.

    3:30 Dismissal



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    Sherrie Rose Mayle
    Director/Teacher
    Campbell Parents' Participation Preschool
    Campbell, CA
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  • 7.  RE: Daily Schedule for Preschooler

    Posted 14 days ago
    Thanks Amy, this is so helpful.

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    Kimberly Thornton
    Ms.
    Education Consultant
    Dallas TX
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