Daily Schedule & Hours:
Hours: 7:00 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.
Morning Preschool Schedule
(We offer full day preschool option, please see full day preschool schedule)
8:00 Morning Preschool Arrival
Children arrive, sign-in, wash hands
8:00-9:00 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.
9:15-9:30 - Morning Snack
Contributed by families each month
9:30-9:50: Whole group circle time
The class comes together for discussions, music and movement activities and focused group activities.
9:50-10:20 - Small group learning stations
Children will meet in small groups no larger than 4 with a teacher to engage in an activity based on students' specific learning and developmental levels as well as independent theme based activities.
10:30-11:30 - 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!
11:35-11:45: Show n Tell
Students participate in a share day
11:45-12:00: Read Aloud
The class gathers together at the rug to actively listen to an engaging read-aloud-usually aligned with our monthly explorations.
12:00: Good-bye morning friends