8:30 – 11:00 Work Period
Children choose their own work with guidance if necessary. Teachers make individual or small group presentations and respond to children’s needs as they arise.
Storytelling, vocabulary building, rhythmic language, self-expression, books, interaction with teachers and with other children.
Gross and fine motor exploration and experience, refinement of hand movement, manipulation of environment.
Experiencing looking after one’s self and one’s environment, indoors and out, learning fundamental grace and courtesy.
Scribbling, Stamping, painting, gluing, clay work
This is a community affair led by teachers, with preparation and cleanup worked into the activity.
Singing, rhythm work, listening, movement and playing simple instruments.