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Caterpillar Class Daily Schedule (3-4yrs) some 2 year olds
Description /Focus Give a 5 min warning before changing activities. Children arriving. Children exploring interest areas. Limited Centers. Child directed. Children prepare for breakfast, wash hands, set-up table, etc. Enjoy meal, children talking with teacher(s) and classmates. Prayer, Bible verse, songs, count friends, Letters, numbers shapes, Puppet and/or story Running, Climbing, sliding, games, explore the earth, sand, water play Planned Activities/Center Time: Art, blocks, cooking, writing, reading, science, math and/or Dramatic play Activities. Clean-up/Cots/wash hands/prepare for lunch Enjoy mealtime, teacher encourages conversations. Etc Rest on cots or look at books quietly. Children that awake at 2:00pm write in journals, diapers. Write in Journals or story Enjoy mealtime, teacher encourages conversations Recall/discuss activities, story, etc. Outdoors for at least 1-hour and/or Indoor Games Ages 2-5yrs combined. (4-4:15 read story) Art, blocks, reading, science, math and/or Dramatic play centers 5:30 children go over to school-age class for stories until pick-up time. 6:00pm- Center closed.

Time Arrival-8:15am 8:15-8:30am 8:30-9:00am 9:00-9:15am 9:15am10:00am 10am-11:10am


Interest Centers Clean-up Breakfast
Circle Time

Outdoors Learning Centers/ Choice Time Transition Lunch Quiet Time Journal/Literacy Time Snack Time Recall/Wrap-up day Outdoors/Games Free Choice Activities Clean-up

11:10-11:30 11:00-11:30 12-2:30pm 2:00-2:30 2:45-3:00 3:00-3:15 3:15-4:00 4:15-5:15pm 5:15-5:30

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When the weather does not permit outdoor play, the children engage in movement activities indoors from 10:15-10:45am. Diapering is on a individual schedule Transitions- In between every change of routine, give children a verbal 5-minute warning. This notifies them of a change in activity. Children must use a hand sanitizer when coming in from outdoor time and wash hands upon arrival each morning.

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