A Preschool Daily Routine & Effective Transitions

16,317 views
15,481 views

Published on

components of a consistent daily routine

0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
16,317
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
119
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
136
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

A Preschool Daily Routine & Effective Transitions

  1. 1. A Preschool Daily Routine &Effective Transitions<br />By: WasheaSpence-Jackson<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />Identify the elements of the daily routine.<br />Plan for effective transitions that are an integral part of the day.<br />
  3. 3. Daily Routine<br />Greeting TimePlanning TimeWork TimeCleanup TimeRecall TimeSnack TimeSmall-Group TimeLarge-Group TimeOutside Time <br />
  4. 4. Sample Daily RoutinesHalf-Day Program<br />8:30 – 8:45 Greeting time<br />8:45 – 9:00 Planning time<br />9:00 – 9:50 Work time<br />9:50 – 10:00 Cleanup time<br />10:00 – 10:15 Recall time<br />10:15 – 10:30 Snack time<br />10:30 – 10:45 Large-group time<br />10:45 – 11:00 Small-group time<br />11:00 – 11:30 Outside time<br />11:30 – 12:00 Team planning<br />
  5. 5. Full-Day Program<br />6:30 – 8:30 Arrival/Breakfast/Group Time<br />8:30 – 8:40 Cleanup time<br />8:40 – 9:00 Large-group time<br />9:00 – 9:15 Planning time<br />9:15 – 10:00 Work time<br />10:00 – 10:10 Cleanup time<br />10:10 – 10:20 Recall time<br />10:20 – 10:40 Small-group time<br />10:40 – 11:30 Outside time<br />11:30 – 11:45 Bathroom/Wash hands/Prepare for lunch<br />11:45 – 12:30 Lunch/Brush teeth<br />12:30 – 1:00 Quiet activities/Prepare for naps<br />1:00 – 2:30 Nap time & team planning<br />2:30 – 3:00 Wake/Bathroom/Snack<br />3:00 – 4:00 Plan-do-review time<br />4:00 – 5:30 Outside time<br />
  6. 6. Daily Routine Charts<br />A daily routine chart is a concrete way of helping children learn the classroom schedule. <br />A daily routine chart lists the time periods of the day in sequence.<br />Next to the name of each time period is a photo, picture, or drawing that illustrates that segment of the routine. <br />Daily routine charts helps children recognize the transitions and distinctive activity periods that make up the routine.<br />
  7. 7. Transitions?<br />Plan and maintain a consistent daily routine.<br />Post a daily routine chart.<br />Give warning signals as needed.<br />Plan fun ways to move from one space or activity to another.<br />Understand and plan for various kinds of transitions.<br />
  8. 8. Turn-Taking Strategies and Activities<br />Avoid number limits in play areas<br />Activities<br />Clothespin list<br />Song book<br />Turn-taking cards<br />Sign –up list<br />
  9. 9. What do children learn from a daily routine and effective transitions?<br />Math<br />Science<br />Creative Representation<br />Language and Literacy<br />Initiative and Social Relations<br />Movement<br />Music<br />Number<br />Space<br />Time<br />
  10. 10. Thank You for WatchingA Preschool Daily Routine & Effective TransitionsbyWasheaJackson<br />
  11. 11. References<br />Bailey, D.B., & Clifford, R.M. (1993) Matching changes in preschool environments to desired changes in child behavior.Journal of Division for Early Childhood, 7, 61-68.<br />Bredekamp, S., & Copple, C. (1997). Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs (Revised ed.), Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.<br />Evans, B. (2007). “I know what’s next!” Preschool transitions without tears and turmoil. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press.<br />

×