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STUDENT-TO-TEACHER RATIO

child with pencilOur school adheres to the state’s requirements:

  • Below 18 months: 1:4
  • 18 months – 2.5 years: 1:7
  • 2.5 years – 4 years: 1:10
  • 4 years – 5 years: 1:15

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TODDLERS
7:00-8:15 Breakfast Time  
8:15-9:00 Free Play/Bathroom Playing with dolls, building blocks, and house keeping
9:00-9:30 Bathroom/Changing Introducing toilet training
9:30-10:10 Outside Group play: ring around the rosie, tossing the ball
10:10-10:30 Reading
Circle Time
Project
Reading a book everyday to the children
Shapes & numbers up to 10; colors, animals
Making a weekly activity for the child to create
10:30-11:00 Lunch Time  
11:00-11:30 Bathroom/Changing Introduce toilet training
11:30-1:30 Nap Time  
1:30-1:50 Bathroom/Changing Introduce toilet training
1:50-2:30 Snack Time  
2:30-3:15 Outside Time Free play basketball, playing on the slide
3:15-3:30 Bathroom/Changing Introduce toilet training
3:30-4:00 Reading/
Circle/
Project Time
Reading a story to the children
Creating a project to go with the story
4:00-4:40 Milk Time  
4:40-5:00 Story Time Puppets and creative story telling
5:00-6:00 Pickup Time  
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TERRIFIC TWO’S
7:00-8:15 Breakfast Time  
8:15-9:00 Free Play Housekeeping, dramatic play
9:00-9:30 Bathroom Toilet training
9:30-9:40 Clean Up Time Learning to clean up after themselves
9:40-9:50 Circle Time Introducing letter of the week, numbers, colors, calendar, and monthly activities
9:50-10:10 Table Toys & Projects Legos, puzzles, pegs and lacing; painting, expressing themselves, theme projects of the week
10:10-10:15 Clean Up Time  
10:15-11:00 Outside Time Games such as red light-green light and kickball, parachuting, and just taking in the fresh air.
11:00-11:15 Music
Games
Books
Singing and music instruments
Musical chairs and freeze dance
Wide range of books to explore their imagination
11:15-12:00 Lunch Time/Bathroom  
12:15-2:00 Nap Time  
2:00-2:30 Puzzles Alphabets, numbers, animals, learning to put things together
2:30-3:15 Snack Time  
3:15-3:45 Outside Basketball, riding bikes and scooters
3:45-4:00 Songs & Games Singing, learning new songs every week; board games and flash cards games
4:00-5:00 Table Toys
Projects/Books
Stringing beads, number games
Finishing project from the morning
4:30-5:00 Bathroom Toilet training
5:00-5:30 Interact Free Play
Blocks, etc.
Child’s choice of play
Legos, building blocks
5:30-6:00 Pickup  
Monday Music Day / Pasta Lunch
Tuesday Gym Day / Soup Lunch
Wednesday Fun Day / Wendy’s for Lunch
Thursday Movie Day (educational movies only) / Bagel Lunch
Friday Art Day / Pizza Lunch
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TERRIFIC THREE’S
7:00-8:15 Breakfast Time  
8:15-9:00 Free Play Children get to go to a center
9:15-9:45 Circle Time Alphabets, numbers, calendar, theme of the week, names
9:45-10:15 Project Time Painting, coloring, materials to make different things
10:15-10:30 Clean Up Time Learning to put things back after themselves
10:30-11:00 Music
Games
Books
Singing, dancing, musical chairs, freeze dance, beans bag activities, books with cassettes and reading to them
11:00-11:30 Outside Time Group play, parachuting, playing basketball or Simon Says
11:30-12:15 Lunch Time  
12:15-12:30 Bathroom  
12:30-2:00 Nap Time A rest period for the child to relax
2:00-2:30 Puzzles Putting things together - at least 20 pieces of a shape
2:30-3:00 Exercise/Dance Time Learning to express themselves through music and play
3:00-3:30 Snack Time  
3:30-4:10 Outside Bikes and balls and running races
4:15-5:15 Free Play Building blocks, Legos, dramatic play
5:15-6:00 Pickup  
Monday Music Day
Tuesday Gym Day
Wednesday Movie Day
Thursday Art Day
Friday Science Day
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PRE-K
8:30-9:00 Puzzles/Manipulative Putting things together
9:00-9:15 Good Morning Music and movement
9:15-9:30 Bathroom  
9:30-10:00 Circle Time Attendance, calendar, weather, theme of the month, alphabet, sign language, numbers, shapes, words, writing skills
10:00-10:30 Project Projects related to alphabet, shapes, colors, numbers, and weekly theme
10:30-11:00 Free Play Housekeeping, computer area, table activities, board games and building blocks, and reading area
11:00-11:30 Clean Up
Story Time
Learning to clean up
Learning to read short stories
11:30-12:00 Outside Time Group play, volleyball and basketball
12:00-12:10 Bathroom, Wash Hands  
12:15-12:45 Lunch Time  
12:45-1:00 Bathroom  
1:00-2:15 Nap/Rest Time Relaxing
2:15-2:30 Books/Clean Up Learning to sit with a book
2:30-3:00 Free Art Creativity Child is able to create art using different materials
3:00-3:15 Bathroom, Wash Hands  
3:15-3:45 Snack Time  
3:45-4:15 Academic Review Review and follow directions games
4:15-4:45 Outside or Free Play Games, Simon Says, duck duck goose, parachuting
4:45-5:10 Story Time/Puzzles Learning to read and putting things together
5:10-6:00 Free Play  
Tuesday Gym Day/Music (3:00-3:30) - dancing, singing, learning new songs
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