3 - 3.5 Hour Preschool Schedule
This will be our new 3.5 hour Preschool daily schedule. We will start following this schedule in September 2023.
Please note that all children must be dropped off by 9:10 a.m. The earliest anyone can be dropped off is 8:30 a.m.
All children must be picked up by 12:10 p.m. Otherwise the children will be brought over to the daycare. After 12:15 p.m. (or on the 3rd time this happens) parents will be charged our hourly rate until the child is picked up.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Arrival and Breakfast
Your child will arrive, hang up their backpacks in their assigned place. They will wash their hands and join us at the table for breakfast.
Once they finish eating breakfast they will wash their hands and begin a hands-on sensory activity until the other children apply.
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Arrival and Sensory Activity
The rest of the class will arrive, wash hands and join in the hands-on sensory activity.
9:10 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Transition
Clean up and transition to Circle Time Rug
9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Circle Time
Circle Time will consist of the Pledge of Allegiance, weather song and predictions, calendar songs, question of the day and a story book.
9:25 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Learning Activity 1
Children will separate into two groups. While in smaller groups, children will begin their first activity. Groups will have 2 small group activity sessions which will consist of Art/Craft, Language/Literacy, or Math/Science. We will rotate which days we do which activity.
9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. - Fitness Activity
Children will participate in a dance/fitness activity that involve gross motor movement
9:55- 10:15 a.m. - Learning Activity 2
While split back into smaller groups, children will begin their second activity. Groups will have 2 small group activity sessions which will consist of Art/Craft, Language/Literacy, or Math/Science. We will rotate which days we do which activity.
10:15 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. - Transition
Children will clean up the area and wash hands for snack time.
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Snack Time / Phonics and Second STEP
Children will enjoy a healthy snack and learn some Phonics and SecondSTEP social and emotional learning.
10:30 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. - Transition
Children will clean up the area, use the restroom and prepare for Child Directed Play.
10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. - Child Directed Play (Indoor or Outdoor)
Children will enjoy a 60-65 minute period of child directed play as is deemed developmentally appropriate by CCQS (https://jobs.utah.gov/occ/provider/ccqs/ccqsprogramguide.pdf).
11:35 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. - Transition
Children will clean up/ return to the area and wash hands for Learning Activity 3
11:40 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. - Full Class Learning Activity 3
Children will participate in a theme, cultural or music activity.
11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Transition/Dismissal
Children will clean up the area and prepare to dismiss.
12:00 p.m. - Dismissal