Classroom Schedule

Written by Kristine Whittemore. Posted in Nursery School General



A typical, but flexible Preschool schedule includes:

7:30 – 9:00Arrival, free play (learning centers)

9:00 - 9:15Clean up and Wash hands

9:15 - 9:30Snack time provided by the school or parent volunteers

9:30 - 10:30Project (individually or small group), free play

10:30 - 11:00Outdoor play or gross motor activities in the gym

11:00 - 11:30Circle Time: calendar, weather, show & tell, story time, movement & music

11:30 - 12:00Wash hands, lunch (food provided by parent, milk

provided by school).

12:00 - 12:30Use bathrooms and tooth brushing

12:30 – 1:30Rest time, after napping, quiet table activities or

reading books

1:30 - 2:15Free play (learning centers)

2:15- 2:45Wash hands, snack time

2:45- 3:15Second Circle Time movement & music, story


3:15 - 5:30Outdoor play or gross motor in gym or learning



Infant Room Schedule:


The infant room operates on a very flexible timetable which is geared to each infant’s own schedule.Infants nap and eat according to their own routine and activities are provided accordingly.Infants spend a portion of each day in activities geared to their developmental levels including floor time, one-on-one interaction with their caregivers, time to experience using creative materials, sensory integration activities, stories, music and songs and both indoor and outdoor large motor activities.Each day will include outdoor play and/or walks, weather permitting, morning and afternoon snacks and lunch time.

Diapering occurs throughout the day as needed.




A typical, but flexible  Toddler schedule includes:

7:30 -8:30 Arrival & Free Play

8:30-9:15 Clean up, diapers & snack

9:15-9:30 Group Time

9:30-10:30 Gross Motor Time (outdoor play weather permitting)

10:30-11:00 Daily art project and story time

11:00-11:30 Clean up and Lunch

11:30-12:00 Diapers and Brushing teeth

12:00 - 1:30Nap (as long as needed)

1:30-2:30 Quiet play & free play

2:30-3:00 Clean up and Snack

3:00-4:00 Gross Motor Time

4:00 - 5:30Afternoon Story and planned activities


Diapering and toileting occurs when needed throughout the day as well as at scheduled times.

Infant Floor Play