Appletree School Daily Schedule


8:30 – 9:15 Arrival and Outside Exploration: Includes studies of woods, gardens, pond life.


9:20 – 9:50 Hand Washing and Snack: During snack we get to catch up with each other and sometimes share stories.


9:50 – 10:15 Morning Meeting: Schedule for the day, morning message, weather, daily counting, shared reading, singing, and good morning greetings!

10:15 – 11:15 Academic Explorations/Choice Time: Basic math; writing numbers, understanding one to one relationships, patterns, geometry, building models. Literacy; sight word development through; “making words,” reading simple books, writing in our “word journals,” word games, and word family studies. Students choose from a number of centers that change periodically, including dramatic play, blocks, Legos, writing, drawing, art, reading, water table, painting, and special projects that relate to curriculum studies.

11:15 - 12:15 Content Area Studies: Daily rotation including; Yoga, Spanish, Science, Cooking, Theater, Handwriting, and special projects that relate to current curriculum studies.

12:15 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 - 1:15 Outside Play

1:15 - 1:45 Quiet Read Audio books and quiet reading – Peaceful time

1:45 – 2:35 Choice Time Students choose from a number of centers that change periodically, including dramatic play, blocks, Legos, writing, drawing, art, reading, water table, painting, and special projects that relate to curriculum studies.

2:45 Our day ends on the playground for pickup