Academy Schedule

DAILY ITINERARY

The following is a general guideline to how your child will spend his/her day. Obviously the child’s needs (diaper changes or bathroom breaks, for example) are taken into consideration. The infant schedule is modified as well.

Schedule

Open to 9 a.m.
Arrival and Breakfast: Children participate in child-initiated activities and eat Breakfast. As children finish breakfast, they can visit learning centers or participation in individual or small-group activities until most children have arrived or are finished eating.
9 a.m. to 9:25 a.m.
Group Time: Teachers will bring the group together for morning routines, calendar, Sharing, featured activity, literacy-building, and discussion of the day’s activities.
9:25 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Learning and Small-Group Activities: Children choose from activities in the Creative arts, dramatic play, writing, library, blocks, manipulatives, math Science and sensory learning centers. We will implement small-group activities, focusing on skill-building activities and observational assessment.
10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Group Time: Children come together to listen to a daily bible read-aloud and/or to finish or repeat activities from the early morning group time.
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Outdoor Play: Children select from a variety of outdoor activities.
11:30 to 12:00 p.m.
Inside activity.
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch: Children wash hands, help set the tables, and prepare and eat lunch.
12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Teachers will read aloud to the children as they settle down for naps.
12:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rest Time and Quiet Work Time: Most children nap or rest quietly. As children wake from rest time, they can select from a variety of quiet choices, such as manipulatives, drawing and writing, books, or the listening center.
2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Children choose from variety of activities.
3 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Snack.
3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Group Time: Children come together for an afternoon featured activity/Spanish lesson and closing routine.
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Outdoor Play: Children select from a variety of outdoor activities.
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Outdoor Play: Children select from a variety of outdoor activities.
4:15 p.m. to Close
Learning or Small-Group Activities: Children select from a variety of activities that are easy to clean up, such as books, listening center, and manipulatives.