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Thornton Creek - Mrs. Sarah Schleicher's Class

Half-Day Pre-K 3's and Pre-K PLUS 4's
Location: Thornton Creek Elementary, 46180 Nine Mile Road, Novi, Michigan 48374
Three Preschool classrooms are located in the early elementary wing of Thornton Creek Elementary School. The three Preschool classrooms are side by side and connected by a small hallway as well as the studio. Thornton Creek Preschool classrooms offers a wide variety of materials and equipment to support children's growth and development. Parking is available in the elementary parking lot. Curbside parking is not available.
Classroom Phone:  248-465-2383
Room #C-15

Vision Statement

We believe in being a partner with our classroom families, community and staff. We recognize diversity, exposing the children to an environment that enables them to take a risk without being afraid, be happy and self-confident.

Flexible Daily Schedule Half-Day 3's

9:00 a.m.
Children arrive, wash hands and explore activities available, Greet their friends
9:20 a.m.
Gathering time, sharing bag activity, introduce the day’s activities
9:30 a.m.
Free Choice time and small groups. Children may choose between: Art Activities, Dramatic Play, Writing Center, Sensory Table, Play Dough, Small Manipulatives, Puzzles and Books
10:35 a.m.
Transition, clean up
10:45 a.m.
Gathering time with read aloud and literacy learning, music and movement
10:50 a.m.
Snack time
11:15 a.m.
Outdoor play (weather permitting)
11:45 a.m.
End of the day activities: gather belongings, goodbye song, and daily reflections Individual dismissal to parents
Flexible Daily Schedule Pre-K PLUS 4's
9:00-9:10 a.m.
Arrival, place belongings in coat room, 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, sharing bag
9:30-9:50 a.m.
Morning Snack
10-11:15 a.m.
Center activities, small group work
11:15-11:25 a.m.
Transition: clean up classroom
11:30-11:45 a.m.
Read aloud and literacy learning
11:45 a.m.
Wash hands and prepare for lunch in the classroom
11:45-12:15 p.m.
Lunch in the classroom (brought from home), quiet reading
12:15-12:45 p.m.
Outdoor play (weather permitting)
12:50-1:00 p.m.
End of the day activities: gather belongings, goodbye song, and daily reflections