Daily schedule

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.

12:30 p.m.

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