Daily Schedule

Drop Off-  8:30- 8:45

Morning Work Time- 8:30-9:45
  • Activities are chosen and completed by child as independently as possible
  • Children develop self care skills by practicing pouring, spooning, washing, and dressing
  • Children develop their sensory awareness through experiences with the sensory table, smelling activities, visual discrimination puzzles, and the music corner.  
  • Children develop their fine motor skills through practical life and art works ( painting, sculpting, cutting and gluing)
  • Children expand social skills by interacting using their imagination

Morning Gathering- around 9:30
  • Greeting the day and each other with song
  • Making music together: focus on rhythm and harmony 
  • Games to develop cooperation and memory
Breakfast- 9:45-10:15
Outside Play- 10:30-11:30
  • Gardening 
  • Visiting and feeding Goats and Horse
  • Hiking in the pasture and forest
  • Sandbox play
  • Climbing and Sliding
Prepare for Lunch- 11:30-12:00
  • Children prepare lunch by using their developing practical life skills to scoop, measure, pour, chop, spread, knead and roll.
Lunchtime and Clean-up- 12:00-12:45
  • Children set their place at the table with place mat and dishes
  • Children wait patiently until all have joined and are ready
  • Blessing the food through song, rhyme or silence
  • Children practice grace and courtesy by asking for, serving self and eating food politely  
  • Children remove all their dishes from the table, washing, drying and putting them away
  • Children clear and put away place mat   

 Read Aloud Story Time 12:45- 1:15

Rest Time- 1:15- 2:15(3:15)
  • Storytime
  • Calming songs and chants
  • Peaceful touch
  • Simple guided meditations
  • Nature, classical, or soothing multicultural music 
Afternoon Activities -  2:15-3:30
  • Primary Montessori Math and Reading Activites   
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Snack

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