Head Start Preschool Program Full-Day Schedule

 

SAMPLE Full Day Session:

Time

Activity

8:00 - 8:30

Free choice activities are available as children are arriving- Health checks and hand washing.

8:30-8:45

Large Group (Circle Time English or Spanish)

Songs, finger plays, stories, games, music and movement

8:45-9:15 

Children wash their hands, have breakfast, brush teeth, use bathroom

9:15-10:15

Inside Activities: Child initiated and teacher directed activities, free play, (all learning areas are open to children to participate in).

10:15-11:15

Outdoor Activities: Ball playing, riding trikes, sand & water play, teacher directed activities, (such as races, small group activities like duck, duck, goose), painting

11:15-12:15 

Children wash their hands, have lunch, brush their teeth, use bathroom

12:30-2:30

Quiet/Nap time for children.

2:30-2:45

Children wake up, use bathroom, wash hands

2:45-3:15

Large Group (Circle Time Alternated from morning English or Spanish)

Songs, finger plays, stories, games, music and movement

3:15-3:45

Children wash hands and have their snack.

3:45-5:00

Inside Activities: Child initiated and teacher directed activities, free play, (all learning areas are open to children to participate in).

5:00 – 5:30

Quiet inside activities/departure

 

Please Note: Schedules may vary slightly based on the specific center, special activities, special guests, and field trips.