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A Typical Day at 10 Acre Wood

This is an example of what our day might look like, but as always things may change or look differently depending on what students are interested in that day or in case of a severe weather event that keeps us inside. During the winter, we will go out until children become too cold. We will dress appropriately and do things to keep our bodies warm, but some days we may only be outside for a short amount of time. In this case, we have done our best to bring nature and loose part play inside so flow time and learning can continue indoors.

7:00 am Drop-off starts

     Children gather in the the school and partake in indoor activities or playing in the attached play yard until entire class is present

9:30 am Program Day begins

     Restroom breaks before heading outside for day

9:45 am Flow Time- Classes head outside for the day

     Children direct activities, but staff may suggest an appropriate area for the day. Snack is available whenever children are ready. With two staff, we may sometimes break off into two groups depending on children's interest.

11:30 am Large group activity/Restroom breaks

     Everyone joins at the school to participate in a large group activity planned by one of the teachers. Samples include singing songs, playing games or team building activities 

12:00 pm Lunch

12:30 pm Nap-time (children are only required to rest for 30 min if they do not fall asleep)

2:00 pm Bathroom Break/Wake-up from nap

2:30 pm  Flow Time-We head out for afternoon activity or Arts and Crafts (Monday/Thursday). Snack is available when children are hungry. 

3:45 pm Groups head back to the school and have a restroom break

4:00-6:00 pm Pick-up time begins, groups spend time in or around the school