Intermediates Group

intermediates

– Extra curriculum gym, art and music classes are provided
– “Discovering I can”
– Pre-writing. Lessons on writing numbers and letters
– Learning poems
– Number recognition
– Count objects as you perform tasks (for example, count the spoons, cups, etc. as you set the table)
– Shape recognition.
– Learn about blocks of different sizes and shapes.
– Develop fine motor skills by playing with toys that have small parts (such as pegboards and puzzles).
– Story reading
– Sing songs and have children articulate their own songs.
– Encourage children to dance and move to music.
– Answer their “how” and “why” questions honestly.
– Provide paint, crayons, chalk, colored pens, collage materials, and play dough for intermediates to use. (Work with scissors for more detailed work)
– Make and play instruments
– Teach children how to dress and undress themselves
– Teach and show examples of personal hygiene (i.e washing hands, sneezing)
– Have children help with household chores such as setting and clearing the table.
– Encourage pretend play
– Opportunities to climb, jump, and ride tricycles.

INTERMEDIATE ROOM DAILY SCHEDULE

Time: Description of the Activities:
7:00 AM Center Opening
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM Arrival Time, Breakfast, and Grouping Time; Books/Shelf Toys
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Washroom & Hand Washing Routine
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Group Play / Teacher Observations
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Morning Circle Time, Art, Manipulative, Science, Reading, Sensory
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Outdoor Play/Indoor Play; Gross Motor Activities (Weather Permitted)
11:00 AM – 11:15 PM Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
11:15 PM – 11:30 PM Reading Books
11:30 PM – 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Clean-up Time & Hand Washing Routines
12:15 PM – 2:15 PM Rest Period / Quiet Activities
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Snack
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Clean-up / Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Outdoor Play/Indoor Play; Gross Motor Activities (Weather Permitted)
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Small Groups: Reading Program, Cognitive, Creative, Manipulative, and Sensory
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Group Play/ Teacher Observations
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Washroom & Hand Washing Routines
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Clean-Up and Get Ready To Meet Guardians
6:00 PM Center Closing