Daily Schedules vary a bit from room to room, but generally, a day proceeds as follows:

9:00-9:15 Arrival, Greetings, Informal conversation.
9:15-10:00  Discovery time:  Free choice among a variety of activities in the learning centers: literacy, reading, writing/listening, manipulatives, dramatic, cooking, science, sand/water, music, etc.
10:00-10:20     Clean up and Snack.
10:20-10:45 Circle time with music, stories and games to introduce the theme and its concepts.
10:45-11:30 Project time: opportunities for children to choose between 2 or 3 projects to further explore the theme and sharpen specific skills. Children who finish early have a chance to pull out our “magic carpet activities” which provide them a chance to choose a transition game they can play on their own.
11:30-12:00 Active play (indoors or outdoors) Use of equipment & games.
12:00- 12:30 Washing hands, Lunch and Conversation.
12:30-12:45 Story Time.
12:45-1:15 Quiet time and Rest;  lying down and stretching out. Listening to soft music, looking through books.
1:15-2:00 Work/Play area. Small group project time with table activities and at learning centers.
2:00-2:20  Music/Movement/Creative Dramatics and/or Story time. Movement to music, dance, rhythm band, bean bag and parachute activities.
2:20-2:30 Discussion of the day’s activities and planning for the next day. Preparation for dismissal and greeting parents.