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Daily Schedule

In every class we do these activities, but the exact timing varies, depending on what the children are interested in. 

9:00 AM    Drop-off at Forest Gate

  • Students enjoy exploring, socializing, and starting projects.

9:10 AM    Snack time, Song, Safety Discussion, Story time

  • The children eat their snacks, we sing a welcome song.

  • We have an inquiry based safety discussion. 

  • We read two books.

9:35 AM    Nature Hike

  • Mini-lessons along the way when children show interest.  

  • The class votes on where to go that day.  We have names for many of the places we play.  We go where most of the kids want to play.  Children who didn't get to go to the place they wanted to go have the experience of the democratic process.  

9:45 AM    Free play time

  • Mini-lessons when students show interest.  

  • Students have access to buckets, shovels, and musical instruments

10:30 AM   Art Project and Kind Word of the Week Discussion

  • Students have the option to do a child-centered art project that varies from week to week.

  • The class discuses the Kind Word of the Week.  Kind words include words like compassion, gratitude, kindness, friendship, cooperate, care, and more!  We discuss the truth that being kind to others is what makes people feel truly happy.  

10:50 AM   Free play time

  • Mini-lessons when students show interest.  

  • Students have access to buckets, shovels, and musical instruments.

By: Mara Aaberg

11:30 AM   Snack time and story time

  • The children eat their snacks and we read two more books. 

  • Children can choose to join us for our snack breaks, or they can play close by.  

11:50 AM   Nature hike back to Forest Gate

  • We sing our closing song along the way.  

12:00 PM   Pick-up at Forest Gate