Daily Schedule

Your Child’s Day at Ducklings Daycare: A Balance of Fun and Learning

Preschoolers enjoy a structured schedule that allows for flexibility. A schedule helps the day to flow more smoothly and allows the children to anticipate upcoming events. We will adhere to our written schedule to the best of our ability. There will be times when we have to make adjustments to the schedule. We appreciate families considering our schedule when picking up or dropping off children. It is better if arrivals and departures do not occur during quiet time, but when they do, please take note of the fact that children may be sleeping. Come and go as quietly and quickly as possible. Children who arrive during quiet time will be expected to rest or play quietly until the rest period is over.

Our daily schedule, while very flexible, is as follows:

7:00 a.m. – Center opens – free play
8:30 a.m. – Breakfast
9:15 a.m. – Structured activities (Circle time, preschool program)
10:30 a.m. – Gross motor play (outside weather permitting)
11:30 a.m. – Story time/wash-up for lunch
12:30 p.m. – Lunchtime
1:00 p.m. – Nap time
3:30 p.m. – Afternoon snack
4:00 p.m. – Learning activities and projects
5:00 p.m. – Free Play
6:00 p.m. – Center Closes