Daily Schedule & Hours:
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We follow the Bend/LaPine School District calendar. For a list of all holidays and breaks please refer to your parent handbook. Our daily schedule is somewhat flexible as we customize activities and learning goals based on student interests and developmental levels.
Daily Schedule (morning preschool program)
*We do offer extended hours, please see extended day page
7:30 Extended Day Drop-off starts
Children arrive, sign-in, wash hands
8:15-9:30 Self-guided learning
Children self select from learning centers such as: dramatic play, art, block play, writing center, light table, nature table, library. They are free to move about from one center to another after cleaning up.
9:30-9:45: Whole group circle time
The class comes together for discussions, music and movement activities and focused group activities.
9:45-10 - Clean-up and hand-washing
10-10:15 - Snack-time
10:15-10:55 - Active body/Outside time
We enjoy the numerous things to do out in our spacious yard. Our natural playscape utilizes materials found in nature to promote imaginative play and motor development!
The class gathers together at the rug to actively listen to an engaging read-aloud-usually aligned with our monthly explorations.
11:15-11:50: Small group learning activities
Children will meet in groups no larger than 6 with a teacher to engage in an activity based on students' specific learning and developmental levels.
11:50: End of the day Routine
Children clean-up, pack-up and meet at the carpet for our good-bye song.
12:00: Good-bye song/Pick-up