April 13, 2016

Daily Schedule

CALC DAILY SCHEDULE

Infant Schedule
Ages 6 weeks through 18 months

Infants are basically have their own individual needs and schedule. When the child is about 18 months they are able to follow a flexible schedule that works with their needs and prepares them to transition very smoothly into the Toddler Room. Our goal is to accommodate each child’s individual schedule while creating a safe, nurturing environment.

 

MORNING
6:30AM-9:00AM As the infants come in they are fed on an as needed basis. Also, they are diapered every two hours, or sooner when needed. We engage them in Tummy Time Floor Play  Sharing
Reading Speaking small words Using sign language
9:00AM-10:00AM Engage in Educational Creative play:
Large Lego play Soft foam block building and stacking
Fine motor and Manipulative play Exploration using the Sensory Objects Music and Dance We read books and stories to them and they enjoy the soft books We sing songs and Nursery Rhymes to them
10:00AM-10:30AM Indoor Play time using our baby gym.
Developing Large Gross Motor Skills Children engage in games such as Tunnel Climbing Small Parachute Play 
Gentle Calisthenics of rolling and stretching on the mats
10:30AM-10:45AM This is our Group Time for our older Infants!
We sing songs and create Finger Plays We discover various Shapes and the Rainbow of Colors while singing songs that relate to the different colors we are viewing
10:45AM-11:00AM Your child creates wonderful Art Projects!
With the introduction of Art, the children use their fine motor skills with jumbo crayons chubby beginner paint brushes  beginner finger paints the children explore textures through felt, tissue paper, etc.
11:00AM-11:30AM Outside Playtime! (Weather Permitting)
Development of Gross Motor Skills:
Baby Stroller Ride  Creative Drawing with Chalk  Sand and Water Table play Sprinkler fun in the Summer time Outside Exploration and Discovery Soft Ball Play
11:30AM Hands are washed from being outside.
11:40AM-12:00PM Healthy Lunch time!
NAP/REST TIME
12:00PM Nap/Rest Time! Soft Classical or Jazz Music playing The Children rest on comfy cribs with our own sheets and small blanket
2:00PM-2:30PM The Children awake from their Rest Time.
AFTERNOON
2:30PM-2:45PM Healthy Snack Time!
2:45PM-3:15PM The children engage in Educational Creative play
Large Lego play Soft foam block building and stacking  Fine motor and Manipulative play Exploration area using Sensory Objects Music and Dance Reading stories singing songs and Rhymes
3:15PM-4:00PM Outdoor Play time developing Gross Motor Skills and Large Muscle Skills!
Sand and Water Table Sprinkler in the Summer time 
Outside Exploration and Discovery Ball Play Ride on toys Low Climbing apparatus Chalk writing and drawing
4:00PM Diaper changes as needed. Children’s hands are washed from being outside.
4:15PM-5:30PM Relaxing time:
Story time puzzle and floor play gentle stretching exercises winding down from our busy day!

 

Toddler Schedule
Yearlings:  Ages 18 months to 24 months
Older Toddlers:  Age 24 months to 36 months
The Toddler Room is divided into 2 classrooms to make it a richer learning environment for each Toddler age grouping
MORNING
6:30AM – 7:45AM Engage in Educational Creative free play in the various centers and Areas:
Lego area Art center Block Building area Fine motor and Manipulative area Dramatic Play and Free Play
Music and Book center 
7:45AM Clean up for breakfast time and Wash our hands.
8:15AM A Healthy Breakfast!
8:30AM – 9:00AM Indoor Play time!
Bubble Play Developing Large Gross Motor Skills Children engage in games as the Limbo, Dancing, Hopping, Tunnel Climbing, Small/Large Parachute Play, Gentle Calisthenics and Bean Bag Toss.
9:00AM Hands are washed… Diaper Changes and Potty Time!
9:15AM – 9:45AM This is our Group Time!
We review the Calendar, the Month and the Days of the Week We sing songs and create Finger Plays We review Numbers and Letters and discovery of various Shapes and the Rainbow of Colors We discuss the weather outside and dress the Weather Bear We incorporate Puppet Play
9:45AM – 10:15AM Your children create wonderful Art Projects combined with Letter Recognition and Writing!
Each day of the month brings a different Art Project that correlates to the Weekly theme. The children do all their own art work They create their own interpretation of the daily art project that is discussed.
10:15AM – 10:45AM Outside Playtime!
Development of Gross Motor Skills:
Hopping and Hop Scotch, Limbo, Creative Drawing with Chalk, Sand and Water Table play  Sprinkler fun in the Summer time Outside Exploration and Discovery Ball Play.
10:45AM – 11:00AM Hands are washed from being outside. Diaper Changes and Potty Time!
11:00AM – 11:30AM Story Time and Finger Play Music and Gentle Movement Wind down for Lunch.
11:30AM – 12:00PM Healthy Lunch time and Wash our Hands first!
Teachers sit at the tables to engage Social Skills and encourage Healthy Eating Habits
NAP/REST TIME
12:00PM Nap/Rest Time! Soft Classical or Jazz Music playing The Children rest on comfy cots with their own special blanket and, if desired, a small pillow and/or cuddly pal.
2:00PM – 2:30PM The Children awake from their Rest Time.
AFTERNOON
2:30PM – 2:45PM Diaper changes and Potty Time! Children wash their hands.
2:45PM – 3:00PM Healthy Snack Time!
Teachers sit with the children at the tables and have healthy discussions while they encourage healthy food choices.
2:45PM – 3:15PM The children engage in Educational Creative play in the various Centers and Areas:
Lego center Art center Block area Fine motor and Manipulative area Dramatic Play and Dress-up center
Science and Exploration area Music and Book Center 
  Indoor Gross Motor Skill Area.
3:30PM – 4:00PM Outdoor Play time developing Gross Motor Skills and Large Muscle Skills!
Sand and Water Table Sprinkler in the Summer time Outside Exploration and Discovery Ball Play Ride on toys Climbing apparatus
Chalk writing and drawing.
4:00PM Diaper changes and Potty time! Children wash their Hands from being outside.
4:15PM – 5:30PM Relaxing time:
Story time puzzle and floor play gentle stretching exercises winding down from our busy day!

 

Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten Schedule
Preschool:  Ages 3 to 4 years
Pre-Kindergarten:  Ages 4 to 5 years
MORNING
6:30AM – 8:00AM Engage in Educational Creative play in the various centers and Areas:
Lego area Art center Block Building area Fine motor and Manipulative area Dramatic Play and Free Play
Science and Exploration area using the Sensory Table
Music and Book center Housekeeping Kitchen center 
8:00AM Clean up for Breakfast time and Wash our hands.
8:15AM A Healthy Breakfast!
8:30AM – 9:00AM Indoor Play time.
Developing Large Gross Motor Skills Children engage in games as the Limbo, Hopping, Tunnel Climbing, Small/Large Parachute Play, Gentle Calisthenics, Bean Bag Toss, Bowling Game.
9:00AM Hands are washed and Potty Time!
9:10AM The children “sign in” by writing their names each morning. Then they Pledge Allegiance to the flag and they sing God Bless America and other happy songs
9:15AM – 9:45AM This is our Group Time!
We review the Calendar, the Month and the Days of the Week We sing songs and create Finger Plays We review Number and Letters, and discovery of various Shapes and the Rainbow of Colors We discuss the weather outside
9:45AM – 10:15AM Your children create wonderful Art Projects combined with Letter Recognition and Writing!
Each day of the month brings a different Art Project that correlates to the Weekly theme. The children do all their own art work They create their own interpretation of the daily art project that is discussed.
10:15AM – 10:45AM Outside Playtime!
Development of Gross Motor Skills:
Hopping and Hop Scotch, Limbo, Creative Drawing with Chalk, Sand and Water Table play  Sprinkler fun in the Summer time Outside Exploration and Discovery Ball Play.
10:45AM – 11:00AM Hands are washed from being outside. Potty Time!
11:00AM – 11:30AM Story Time and Finger Play Music and Gentle Movement Wind down for Lunch.
11:30AM – 12:00PM Healthy Lunch time and Wash our Hands first!
Teachers sit at the tables to engage Social Skills and encourage Healthy Eating Habits
NAP/REST TIME
12:00PM Nap/Rest Time! Soft Classical or Jazz Music playing The Children rest on comfy cots with their own special blanket and, if desired, a small pillow and/or cuddly pal.
1:30PM – 2:00PM The Children awake from their Rest Time.
AFTERNOON
2:00PM – 2:15PM Potty Time! Children wash their hands.
2:15PM – 2:45PM Healthy Snack Time!
Teachers sit with the children at the tables and have healthy discussions while they encourage healthy food choices.
2:45PM – 3:15PM The children engage in Educational Creative play in the various Centers and Areas:
Lego center Art center Block area Fine motor and Manipulative area Dramatic Play and Dress-up center
Science and Exploration area Music and Book Center
Housekeeping Kitchen Center Indoor Gross Motor Skill Area.
3:15PM – 4:00PM Outdoor Play time developing Gross Motor Skills and Large Muscle Skills!
Sand and Water Table  Sprinkler in the Summer time Outside Exploration and Discovery Ball Play Ride on toys Climbing apparatus
Chalk writing and drawing Bubble Play Musical Instrument Band Play
4:00PM Potty time! Children wash their Hands from being outside.
4:15PM – 5:30PM Relaxing time:
Story time puzzle and floor play review of daily theme and the art project they created gentle stretching exercises winding down from our busy day!