8:20-8:30 a.m. Arrival -Children continue to arrive and are welcomed to join in the morning’s activities.
8:30-11:30 a.m. Montessori Work-Cycle -This is core time for the children’s work cycle in which the children do primarily individual, independent work and some small, collaborative group work. This involves working with Montessori materials, practical life activities (care of self and care of the environment), sensorial material, eating snack with a friend, working with the math materials, eye-hand coordination, and language materials.
11:30 a.m. Half-Day Dismissal -Dismissal for children in Half-Day Program.
11:30 a.m.-12:00p.m. Large Motor Skills Time – Transition Time together outside or in the room (weather permitting). Outdoor activities will include gardening, practical life activities (sweeping, weeding, shoveling), large motor activities (hopping, jumping), Art work, crafts, games, enjoying nature, etc. Activities will include large motor games, balls, and other games, etc.
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch & Lunch Clean Up – Parents provide lunch. Children are responsible for cleaning up after themselves.
12:30 p.m. Lunch Clean Up, Extended Half Day Dismissal, & Full Day Transition -Dismissal for children in Extended Half Day Program.
2:30 p.m. Full-Day Dismissal – 2nd Montessori Work-Cycle Ends. Dismissal for children in Full-Day Program.