Ascension Nursery School's Daily Schedule

Ascension Nursery School has a predictable routine to enhance children's learning, growing, and independence.

8:00-9:00 Early Bird Drop-Off: Get a jump start to your day while your child explores and plays throughout the classroom.

9:00-9:15 Arrival and Greeting: Each child is welcomed into the classroom and small group activities are on each table. The activities are changed each day.

9:15-9:30 Circle Time/Morning Meeting: This portion of the day is designated for greetings, finger plays, singing, dancing, poems, calendar, counting, oral language, sharing science, social studies, and theme discussions.

9:30-10:15 Teacher Directed Activity/Learning Centers: A teacher directed art activity, readiness, and small group projects take place during this time. Children are free to choose a learning center, which are changed daily.

10:15-10:30 Snack: Children enjoy snack and conversations with their friends. We encourage healthy snacks.

10:30-11:00 Enrichment Activities: This time is designed for reading readiness, music, creative movement, cooking projects, and science exploration.

11:00-11:15 Clean-up: We have a general clean-up time where all children work together to keep our classroom clean.

11:15-11:45 Outside/Inside Gym Activities: Playground, walks, and other outside activities take place, weather permitting. Gym and inside activities include games, tumbling, parachute, large muscle development, and coordination activities.

11:45-12:00 Storytime: Teacher reads a book for all children to enjoy.

12:00-12:15 Dismissal/ Small Group Activity

12:15-1:00 Lunch Bunch: Children enjoy lunch with their friends, games, and exploring the classroom.