Daily Routine for Preschoolers in The Classroom
A sample or example daily schedule for preschoolers and toddler children (below) in your preschool classroom to help you organize your day and your preschool and toddler students day.
You can use the pre k daily schedule for preschoolers below or the daily toddler schedule below or any variation of these 2 schedules, to organize your day and get the preschool children use to daily routines and activities.
Scheduling examples like these help to make things easier and helps to add daily structure in the pre k children’s lives when they are in the classroom.
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PRESCHOOL DAILY ROUTINE SCHEDULE
(Ages 2 1/2 – 5 years of age)
6:45am ~ 8:30am Family Grouping and Arrival
8:00am ~ 8:15am Washroom Routine
8:30am ~ 8:50am Snack
8:50am ~ 9:50am Outdoor Activities
9:50am ~ 10:00am Bathroom
10:00am ~ 10:10am Circle/Calendar
10:10am ~ 11:10am Free Flow Activities/Hand Washing
11:10am ~ 11:40am Lunch Routine
11:40am ~ 12:00pm Washroom Routine/Clean-up/Teeth Brushing
12:00pm ~ 2:00pm Sleep Time
1:40pm ~ 2:00pm Washroom Routine (As Needed)
2:00pm ~ 2:15pm Washroom Routine
2:15pm ~ 2:30pm Snack
2:30pm ~ 3:30pm Free Play
3:30pm ~ 3:45pm Dressing for Outdoors
3:45pm ~ 4:45pm Outdoor Activities
4:45pm ~ 5:30pm Free Play/ Family Grouping/ Departure
Preschool Daily Routine for Toddlers:
Toddler Daily Routine & Schedule
It is important for the toddler children to have structure and routines.
It is important for teachers and educators to be organized and have a preschool daily routine in order to accomplish the set learning and educational activities, snacks, lunches and other things planned daily for the toddler children.
The sample toddler schedule or routine below can be used and you can modify it where necessary to suit your needs.
Sample Daily Routine for Toddlers:
The following Daily Toddler Routine is an example which you can follow or alter to best suit your Preschool Learning Center and the needs of the children.
Center Opens – 8:30 am:
Family Grouping Time
8:30am – 9:00am
Diaper Routine, Snack Time
9:00am – 10:00 am
Outdoor/ Gross Motor Time
10:00am – 11:00am
Circle/Programming, Diaper Routine
11:00am – 11:10am
Clean-up, Bed set up
11:10am – 11:50am
Lunch/Clean-up, Tooth brushing
11:50 am – 2:00pm
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Wake-up/ Snack, Diaper Routine, Beds Away
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Free Play (Music)
4:00pm – 5:00pm
5:00pm – Close
Family Grouping Time, Diaper Check
Always remember, its a daycare center NOT a children’s BOOT CAMP! Be flexible with your preschool and toddler activities and enjoy the day with the Pre K children and toddler children. Everyone will be in a better mood as a result. Have Fun!