Program

  • Morning students are dropped off at the classroom door at 8:55 a.m. and are picked up at 12:00 p.m.
  • Afternoon students are dropped off at the classroom door at 12:55 p.m. and are picked up at 4:00 p.m.

 

 

DAILY ACTIVITIES

 

CLASSROOM DAYS

Monday – Wednesday – Friday

Children are encouraged to remove their outerwear and put their indoor shoes on by themselves.

30 Minutes – CIRCLE TIME

  • Welcome
  • Daily Attendance
  • Helping Hand for the Day
  • Discussion on weekly theme

55 Minutes – FREE PLAY

  • Use of Montessori Equipment
  • Painting and/or Crafts.
  • Dramatic Play area
  • Science Table
  • Water Table

10 Minutes – BATHROOM TIME

15 Minutes – SNACK TIME 

  • A small, healthy, peanut free snack to be sent by parents.
  • Milk or water is provided by the school.

25 Minutes – CREATIVE TIME 

  • Fostering creativity through use of music, stories, drama, language, etc.

15 Minutes – HOME TIME

  • Children are encouraged to dress and prepare themselves to go home.

 

GYM DAYS:

Tuesday & Thursday

35 Minutes – CIRCLE TIME

  • Welcome
  • Daily Attendance
  • Helping Hand for the Day
  • Discussion on weekly theme.

40 Minutes – GYM TIME

  • Use of equipment for development of large muscle co-ordination include:
  • Slides
  • Skipping ropes
  • Scooters
  • Bouncing balls
  • Balance beam
  • Punching bags
  • Rings
  • Balls
  • Hoops
  • Bean bags
  • Tunnel

15 Minutes – BATHROOM TIME

15 Minutes – SNACK TIME 

  • A small, healthy, peanut free snack to be sent by parents.
  • Milk or water is provided by the school.

30 Minutes – CREATIVE TIME 

  • Fostering creativity through use of music, stories, drama, language, modeling plasticine,etc.
  • Clean up time

15 Minutes – HOME TIME

  • Children are encouraged to dress and prepare themselves to go home.

OTHER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES are planned around various seasonal themes: Thanksgiving, Halloween, Ramadan, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah, New Years, Chinese New Year, Yom Kippur, Valentine’s Day, St.Patrick’s Day, Easter, Passover, and various other seasons and holidays.

FIELD TRIPS are planned as an extension of classroom activities, i.e.; the children visit fire halls, libraries, farms and museums.

PROGRAM EXTENSIONS resource people will come in, teach a lesson and visit the children, i.e.; visits from WSO members, Living Prairie Museum, Helping Jars, gardening, fine arts including painting and pottery.