Our programs are planned in terms of the needs of each child. A well-balanced program of indoor and outdoor activities is provided. Morning and afternoon sessions are divided into free play, clean up, snack, teacher-organized activities, rest and activity periods.
Early Care 7:00am – 9:00am
Morning Care 9:00am – 11:45am
Lunch 11:45am – 12:45pm
Afternoon Session 12:45pm – 3:30pm
Full Day Session 9:00am – 3:30pm
Extended Care 3:30pm – 6:00pm
Please note that this sample is subject to change and varies for each age group. Times also vary to accommodate separating indoor and outdoor times by age group.
|7:00am – 9:00am||Early Care||Supervised play indoors and outdoors weather permitting.|
|9:00am||Regular Arrival||Puzzles,books and table games.|
|9:20am||Circle Time||Weather, calendar (days of the week, months, years, counting), attendance, good morning songs, flag salute, daily jobs and the day’s events. Vocabulary and conversation skill development.|
|9:45am||Project/Work Time||Large group, small group or individual time. Children not working on a project have indoor free time or selected activity such as sandbox, play-doh or table games. Projects are usually theme related (reading readiness, math skills, or arts & crafts). Projects are child-made and age appropriate.|
|10:30am||Clean Up||Self-help skills are stressed. Bathroom/Diapers and hand washing break.|
|10:45am||Snack||Children participate with various jobs.|
|11:00am||Outdoor Play||If weather permitted outdoor play time. If not, indoor play includes a choice of games, activities, music instruments, beanbags and educational games stressing following listening and following directions.|
|11:30am||Circle Time Activity||Story, finger plays, songs and morning review along with the next day’s highlights. Weekly Show & Share.|
|11:45am||Dismissal for AM Students||Lunch and Play (indoors and outdoors, weather permitting)|
|12:45am||Outdoor Play||Bathroom/Diapers and hand washing break. Outdoor play weather permitting.|
|1:30pm||Indoor Time||Nap for younger children. Learning activity or project for older children.|
|3:15pm||Story||Group story reading.|
|3:30pm – 6:00pm||Extended Care||Indoor and outdoor play weather permitting.|
*Shabbat – Schedule differs; Gym, music, and science according to calendar. Special cooking projects and computer time may alter schedule.
*Ongoing Skills – Reading readiness, math skills, science, social skills, etc., work into all activities.
*Judaic Programming is ongoing.
Additional hours policy (drop off, pick up, and coupon information)
Early Room Care is available from 7:00am – 9:00am
If you are using early care on a per diem basis, we would appreciate 24 hours notice. Please pay for early room upon entering. If your child is registered for early care, then a reduced rate has already been assessed to your bill. Please do not leave your child before 9:00am if he/she is not scheduled for early care.
Any time prior to 9:00am is considered Early Room Care.
If your child attends full day, the regular pick-up time is 3:30pm.
Any time after 3:30pm is considered Late Room.
Extended care is available until 6:00pm. Unfortunately, we cannot remain open past 6:00pm. We reserve the right to charge $5.00 for every 5 minutes that your child is here past 6:00pm.
If you are using extended care on a per diem basis, we would appreciate 24 hours notice. Please pay for this service when your child is picked up. If your child is registered for late room, then a reduced rate has already been assessed to your bill. We realize that emergencies do occur. If you need to send your child to early care or extended care, please let us know as soon as you know. If someone else is picking up your child, please put this in writing, if possible. If not, please call with the time of pick-up and the name and description of the pick-up person. This is for the safety of your child. If we are unclear about this person, your child will not be released until you are reached.