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JUNIOR PRESCHOOL

2 and a half to 3 and a half years old

Goals of Emergent Curriculum:

 

  • Language and literacy development:  conversations with peers and adults, beginning letter recognition, singing songs, storytelling, books

  • Engaging in cooperative play with other children

  • Early math skills: identifying numbers, quantities, less, more, etc.

  • Scientific concepts: life cycles, identifying animals, weather, sensory and light play

  • Dramatic play using props, centers (store, house, etc.), blocks, cars

  • Building on empathy: learning and understanding other’s perspectives

  • Field trips in the community

Junior Preschool Daily Routine Schedule

6:30 – 8:00  Arrival in the Toddler Room. Free play. Move to own room.
8:00 – 8:15  Clean up. Wash hands. Bathroom time
8:15 – 8:45  Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00  Clean up. Wash hands. Bathroom time.
9:00 – 9:45  Circle time, Table top activities, story time or free play
9:45 – 10:30  LPB Innovative Programming
10:30 – 11:15  Outdoor activities, walk, community excursion (weather permitting) and/or                               alternative programming, including learning centres.
11:15 – 11:30  Clean up. Wash hands. Bathroom time.
11:30 – 12:10  Lunch time
12:10 – 12:30  Clean up. Wash hands. Bathroom time.
12:30 – 2:30  Nap time/quiet time.
2:30 – 2:45  Bathroom time
2:45 – 3:00  Table top activities, puzzles, books.
3:00 – 3:30  Snack time
3:30 – 3:45  Clean up. Bathroom time.
3:45 – 4:30  Outdoor activities (weather permitting) or Indoor activities, Free play.
4:30 – 6:00  Combine with other rooms, free play and activities.
6:00  CENTER CLOSED