Schedules

Schedules

Luthercare for Kids offers the following classrooms:

  • Infants for 6 weeks to approximately 15 months
  • Younger and Older toddlers for 15 months to approximately 36 months
  • Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds
  • Pre-Kindergarten for children who will go to Kindergarten the following year
  • School age care for kindergarten and young school age

Each classroom establishes a daily schedule that may vary from year to year. In general all children follow a daily schedule including breakfast, lunch and snacks, self-directed discovery in learning centers, socialization, two periods of physical activity daily, thoughtful learning activities, and small or large group learning as appropriate. Younger children are offered a rest time as needed and infant classrooms include naps each day.

Sample Pre-Kindergarten Schedule:

  • 6:30-8:00 Arrival & free play
  • 8:00-8:30 Breakfast
  • 8:30-10:00 Self-directed discovery in learning centers
  • 10:00-10:20 Group time
  • 10:20-11:00 Teacher-led activity such as literacy game, art or science activity
    related to the weekly unit of study
  • 11:00-12:00 Outdoor experiences or large motor games inside
  • 12:00-12:30 Family-style lunch
  • 12:30-1:00 Toileting & Book Buddy time
  • 1:00-3:00 Rest time with quiet activities for awake children
  • 3:00-3:30 Snack
  • 3:30-4:10 Outdoor experiences
  • 4:10-5:30 Free play in learning centers & departure