8:00 - 8:25 Morning transition into the classroom
8:30 Morning meeting (depending on activities and projects, morning meeting time will vary)
Includes a good-morning song, attendance, calendar, jobs, discussion about the day's activities, the current classroom project, and introduction of new songs and activities.
9:00 Indoor/outdoor work time
Children choose from a variety of activities in the curriculum centers, both inside the classroom and outside on the yard. These may include reading, art, dramatic play, science, woodworking, writing, building with blocks, project-related work, and much more. In addition, during this time children may create artwork with one of our art specialists, work in the farm or garden with our environmental education resource teacher, or make music with our music specialist. This time also includes access to a self-help snack.
At CDS, Spanish is a natural part of every preschooler's day. Each preschool class has at least one Spanish-speaking teacher who integrates common Spanish expressions into the day, including during routines, reading, songs, and work time.
Children bring lunch from home or families can order School Foodies.