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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
Thank You for WatchingA Preschool Daily Routine & Effective TransitionsbyWasheaJackson<br />
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 />
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