Preschool classrooms reflect the increasing independence of children and emphasize their social nature. Schedules still offer the flexibility that individual children may need but are based on group involvement and activity.
Preschool teachers plan focuses large and small group experiences reading aloud, a outdoor experience, and activities in a variety of interest areas including blocks, dramatic play, toys and games, art, library, sand and water, music and movement, cooking and discovery. Integrated learning occurs through a focus on topics of interest to preschool children here they apply their skills in order to answer questions.
Greet families, breakfast, self-directed activities.
Hand washing, snack time, toileting.
Developmental activities and experiences (creative arts, small motor, large motor-indoor and outdoors, dramatic play, science, math, language), group time.
Hand washing, lunch, toileting.
Nap time, indoor activities as children awaken.
Hand swig, afternoon snack, toileting, self-directed activities.
Outdoor experiences, indoor developmental activities and experiences, departure.