Preschool Classroom Schedule

Dragonfly Class Half-Day Schedule

8:00-8:25: Drop-off and choice activities or stations

8:25-8:30: Clean up and wash hands

8:30-8:45: Eat breakfast and brush teeth

8:45-9:00: Circle Time – songs, finger plays, puppets, music and movement, etc.

9:00-10:00: Learning Centers in the classroom – imaginative play, literacy and writing work, science exploration, etc.

Small group instruction with skill-building activities – pre-literacy skills, number concepts, color and shape recognition, and cooperation skills

10:00-10:45: Gross motor activities in gym or outside – balls, bikes, running, and exploring the garden

10:45-11:15: Wash hands and morning snack

11:15-11:30: Closing Circle

Ladybug Class Full-Day Schedule

7:30-8:30: Arrivals and morning care

8:30-8:45:  Clean up and wash hands

8:45-9:15: Breakfast and brush teeth

9:15-9:30: Circle Time – songs, finger plays, puppets, music and movement, etc.

9:35-10:45: Learning centers

10:45-11:15: Gross motor activities in gym or outside – balls, bikes, running, and exploring the garden

11:15-11:45: Small group instruction with skill-building activities – pre-literacy skills, number concepts, color and shape recognition, and cooperation skills

11:45-12:30: Clean up and wash hands and lunch

12:30-2:00: Quiet rest time

2:00-2:15: Afternoon snack

2:15-3:15: Teacher-led activities – art, board games, sensory tables

3:15-4:00: Dancing, movement activities, and group games in the gym or outside

4:00-4:20: Closing Circle

4:30-5:30: Free choice activities and after-care

5:30: Gather belongings and goodbyes

Preschool Calendar 2017–18

August 25, 2017: Preschool orientation, both Dragonfly & Ladybug, 4-5:30pm

August 28, 2017: First day of Preschool, Ladybug

September 5, 2017: First day of Preschool, Dragonfly

June 7, 2018: Last day of Preschool, Dragonfly

Other important dates:

October 6, 2017:  Preschool family fall social, both Dragonfly & Ladybug

October 13, 2017:  Ladybug CLOSED for Teacher In-service

November 10, 2017: Ladybug & Dragonfly CLOSED for Staff Training

November 20–22, 2017: Dragonfly CLOSED for Parent-Teacher Conferences

November 23–24, 2017: Ladybug & Dragonfly CLOSED for Thanksgiving Holiday

December 18, 2017–January 1, 2018: Dragonfly CLOSED for Winter Break

December 18–December 22, 2017: Ladybug Open for Vacation Camp

(8 a.m.–4 p.m., advance sign-up and additional cost)

December 25, 2017–January 1, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Winter Break

January 15, 2018: Ladybug & Dragonfly CLOSED for MLK Holiday

January 29, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Teacher In-service

February 16, 2018: Preschool family winter social, both Dragonfly & Ladybug

February 19, 2018: Ladybug & Dragonfly CLOSED for Presidents Day Holiday

March 22–23, 2018: Dragonfly CLOSED for Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 26–30, 2018: Dragonfly CLOSED for Spring Break

March 26–28, 2018: Ladybug Open for Vacation Camp

(8 a.m.–4 p.m., advance sign-up and additional cost)

March 29–30, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Spring Break

April 13, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Teacher In-service

May 28, 2018: Ladybug & Dragonfly CLOSED for Memorial Day Holiday

June 7, 2018: Last Day of Preschool & Graduation for Dragonfly

June 8, 2018: Preschool family spring social, both Dragonfly & Ladybug

July 4–6, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Independence Day & In-service

August 17, 2018: Preschool Graduation for Ladybug

August 20-24, 2018: Ladybug CLOSED for Teacher In-service

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