Toddler & Preschool Daily Plan

Russian Immersion Daycare Center

7:00-9:00                Arrival. Greeting children and parents.

                                Play time on the carpet or at the table with an activity or with manipulatives, individually or                                     with friends

                                   

 

9:00-9:10                Getting ready for breakfast - toddler diaper check, potty training toddlers and                                                             preschoolers bathroom break with hand washing before breakfast under the direct                                                     supervision of the teacher(s), then getting seated at tables

 

9:10-9:30                Breakfast

                         

 

9:30-10:30               Education time:

                                Both preschool groups and a toddler group have a class led by teachers, assisted by                                                  aides. Each of 2 classes consists of 15-25 minutes of instruction in English and 15-25                                               minutes of instruction in Russian, with a brain break / stretch  / bathroom in between.

 

10:30-11:50             Diaper check and bathroom break, before free play inside or outside

                                Outdoor play on the playground (weather permitting) – children practice their monthly                                             gross motor skills activities / games, followed up by free play.

                                If indoor play (inclement weather) - children alternate between playing at a table with                                               puzzles or manipulatives, playing on the carpet or at dramatic play centers individually or                                         with friends

 

11:55 pm                  Coming in from the outside or cleaning up if inside. Getting ready for lunch - toddler diaper                                    check, potty training toddlers and preschoolers bathroom break with hand washing before                                        lunch under the direct supervision of the teacher(s), then getting seated at tables. Lunch. 

 

12:30-3:00 pm         Another diaper check and bathroom break before nap time.

                                 Nap time under the direct supervision of the teachers. Bathroom breaks as needed

 

3:00-3:15 pm            Diaper check, bathroom break and hand washing before snack time

 

3:15-3:35 pm            Snack

 

3:35-4:00 pm            Short education time– usually story time of our thematic books followed up by a discussion

                                  Diaper check and bathroom break before outdoor or inside play

 

4:00-5:00                   Outdoor play on the playground (weather permitting) – children practice their monthly                                             gross motor skills activity / game, followed up by free play

                                  If indoor play (inclement weather) - children alternate between playing at a table with                                               puzzles or manipulatives, playing on the carpet or at dramatic play centers

 

 

5:00-5:30 pm            Diaper check and bathroom break and hand washing after outdoor play

                                  Winding down before going home - helping to collect all toys, sitting at tables with                                                   books, gettin ready for pick up

Infant Daily Plan

7:00–8:30                   Arrival. Greeting children and families

 

8:30–9:00                   Snack/bottle feeding

 

9:00–10:00                 Morning nap, rocking, holding, reading, soft music

 

10:00–10:30               Large muscle activity, exploration on floor with a teacher, play time

 

10:30–11:00               Outdoors (weather permitting) or play time continued

 

11:00–12:00               Lunch/bottle feeding

 

12:00–2:30                 Naps as needed, rocking, holding, reading, soft music

 

2:30–3:00                   Snack/bottle feeding

 

3:00–3:30                   Education time  - language experience, songs, books, stories, puppets

 

3:30–4:30                   Outdoors (weather permitting) or play time on the floor

 

4:30-5:30                   Musical toys, soft pages books, fine motor. Another snack, as needed

 

Diaper Check every hour or more frequently as needed.

 

Meals according to family or individualized meal plan.

 

All infants accompanied outside for two 20 minute sessions daily, weather permitting.

Childcare infant report is provided daily with the description and times of meals, naps, bowel movements, mood and activities.