9:00 Children arrive, wash hands and explore activities available. Greet their friends.
9:20 Gathering Time. Sharing Bag activity. Introduce the day’s activities.
9:30 Free Choice time and Small Groups. Children may choose between: Art Activities, Dramatic Play, Writing Center, Sensory Table, Play Dough, Small Manipulatives, Puzzles, Books…
10:35 Time to clean up!
10:45 Gathering time with stories, action rhymes, music.
10:50 Snack Time.
11:15 Outdoor/Gross Motor activities.
11:45 Individual dismissal to parents.
Ridge Wood Pre-K PLUS
Daily Flexible Schedule
9:00-9:10 a.m. Arrival, place belongings in cubby, wash hands, children sign in.
9:10-9:30 a.m. Morning Group Time: Good morning song, calendar, weather chart, classroom jobs, and whole group learning.
9:30-11:00 a.m. Center activities, small group work, and morning snack (child’s choice).
11:00-11:15 a.m. Transition: clean up classroom.
11:15-11:30 a.m. Music and Movement, Brain Gym.
11:30-11:50 a.m. Read aloud and literacy learning.
11:50-12:00 p.m. Transition: wash hands and prepare for lunch in the classroom.
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch in the classroom (brought from home), quiet reading.
12:30-12:50 p.m. Outdoor play (weather permitting).
12:50-1:00 p.m. End of the day activities: gather belongings, goodbye song, and daily reflections.