Hours of Operation
We are open from 7:30AM-5:30PM, Monday through Friday.
We provide lunch as well as morning and afternoon snacks. Our food is mostly vegetarian and we use as many organic ingredients as possible.
Below is a sample routine and schedule varies by group and by day, the elements remain consistent with outdoor time, projects, free play, song circle, and rest.
7:30-8:30 am – Drop-off and Mixed Age Free play time
8:45 am – Breakfast Transition
Children wash hands and collect their dishes for a breakfast snack (of organic seasonal foods). Teachers model appropriate behavior, dishes are served family style and conversation is encouraged.
9:15 am – Welcome Gathering
Clean up before circle time. We sing and talk about the morning activities.
9:30 am – Groups
Children divide into their groups, based on age, and with their group teacher travel through the structure part of the day participating in this small group in the day’s art experience, project, and free play.
10:00 am – Outside Time
Time for large motor activities
11:00 am – Song Circle
A group gathering with poems, fingerplays, songs, action songs, and music or interactive stories, puppet shows, and books.
11:30 am – Lunch
Children bring lunch items from home, we are a nut free facility.
12:30 pm – Nap room Opens
Children all rest, even non-nappers, listening to audiobooks.
1:30 pm – Non nappers are guided to activities.
3:00 pm – Nappers wake, children pack up their nap bags and utilize the bathroom, non nappers return.
3:10 pm – PM Snack
3:30 pm – Freeplay!
4:00 pm – Outside, rain or shine
5:00 pm – End of the Day, mixed age freeplay as children are picked up
5:30 pm – Closing Time