7:00 - 8:30 Arrival, Free Play
8:30 - 9:00 Getting ready for school, walk school children to school
9:00 - 11:00 Outdoor play (weather permitting), field trips, or play groups
(healthy snacks are brought along with us for snack time)
11:00 - 11:30 Circle Time - Songs & Stories
11:30 - 12:00 Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy activities and games, Tidy Up Time
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch, Free Play
1:00 - 3:00 Nap Time/Quiet Time: non-nappers have quiet activities to do
3:00 -3:45 Pick up school children, play at park, playground, or back yard
3:45 - 4:00 Snack Time
4:00 - 5:00 Free Play (more back yard play with good weather)
Parents arrive - tell mom & dad all about our day together
This is our general routine, but we allow for flexibility such as play dates with other providers; we may have Circle Time as a large group together and then have outdoor time after our songs are over. Or we might have a picnic at the park and do our songs at the park instead of at home.
Potty breaks are not mentioned in the above schedule, but rest assured, they are done at every opportunity. :)
We also bring spare diapers with us on field trips, as well as snack reinforcements.