Oakland, CA 94618
RMS Daily Schedule Part Day Program 8:45-2:45
8:45 Children arrive
8:45-9:00 Preparation for Circle - The children put away morning activities.
9:00-9:15 Group/Circle - Circle begins with Movement, Dancing and stretching.
9:15-9:30 The Good-Morining song, Calendar, Weather, Classroom helpers, Songs, and Presentation of Montessori Materials.
9:15-11:00 Montessori Time - The child focuses on developing his or her fine motor skills and refining his or her senses through the use of Montessori activities:
*Daily Living Skills
*Practical Life/Dramatic Play
*Language and Reading
*Science and Geography
The child can also choose to use art, water play, play dough and snack. The children can choose to use an activity alone or work with one or two other children.
11:00-12:00 Outside- The children can choose from a variety of outdoor activities. In addition to the stationary equipment, the following activities are rotated on a daily basis'
*Balance rope and beam
*Chalk-Free form exploration
12:00-12:45 Lunch- The children eat lunch in groups at the picnic tables in the backyard.
12:45-2:30 Montessori Time- The afternoon repeats the morning Montessori period, the emphasis is on Language, Math Sensorial and Geography. The children can choose to use an activitiy alone or work with one or two other children.
2:30-2:35 Group Circle- Songs and stories. Parents to pick up children.
2:40 End of day- Classroom closes.
Extracted from Rockridge Montessori Preschool's 2005-2006 Brochure