7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Arriving children are welcomed and can begin their day with free activities.
By 8:30 a.m., at the latest, all children should have arrived .
Children may work with the learning materials of their choice. They can work by themself , with a partner or in a small group.
The teacher presents a new Montessori learning activity to each child.
During this time period the children have the opportunity to eat a healthy parent-provided snack.
10:30 -11:00 a.m.
“Circle Time” – an activity for the entire group
The children sit in a circle to sing German and English language songs, learn rhymes and poems. They may listen to stories or have discussions about seasonal or cultural issues.
Occasionally the teacher may perform a group presentation of a new Montessori learning activity.
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Each day the children put on weather appropriate clothing to enjoy the playground. They can play freely or participate in gardening activities.
Children not staying to eat lunch are to be picked up.
12:30 -13:15 p.m.
Preparation of lunch area – some of the children set the tables.
All children eat lunch together.
13:15 -14:00 p.m.
End of school day with games and songs.
Children are picked up