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SAMPLE

Day

Sample Day

We invite you to take a peek at what a day at Gan typically looks like! Please bear in mind that schedules may vary a bit depending on the class.​

WELCOME/ LEARNING CENTERS

9:00 AM

Welcome with students sign-in and choice of assignment using provocations related to the current thematic unit. Classrooms are set up into various learning centers. Dramatic play, art, sensory, blocks, manipulatives, science, writing, math, and more. Children discover and make choices among a variety of activities.

CLEAN UP

9:50 AM

Clean up followed by transition with songs as children wash hands for snack

SNACK

10:00 AM

During mealtimes, teachers facilitate appropriate conversational skills and table manners

CIRCLE TIME-DAILY ROUTINE

10:30 AM

Daily skills, Alef Bet, prayer, calendar review

THEMED CIRCLE

10:45 AM

Puppet show or other hands-on experience introducing the current themed curriculum

CLEAN UP

11:00 AM

Clean up, wash up, bathroom/changing

OUTDOOR PLAY

11:15 AM

​Sand & Water play, bikes, soccer, gardening, chalk and rotating outdoor activities.

LUNCH

12:15 PM

Wash up, bathroom/ changing, Lunch, and Conversation

STORY TIME

12:45 PM

​Children gather in the library to listen to a story, read books, wind down

QUIET & REST TIME

1:00 PM

Quiet time and Rest, Listening to soft music, looking through books.

PICK UP FOR CORE DAY/ AFTER CARE BEGINS

2:00 PM

Aftercare includes music & movement, art, dramatic play and more. Children eat another afternoon snack. 

OUTSIDE PLAY

3:15 PM

Sand & Water play, bikes, soccer, gardening, chalk and rotating outdoor activities.

Dismissal

3:45 PM

See you tomorrow!