Smiling Faces Academy - Daily Schedule - Minneapolis, MN
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Smiling Faces Academy Daily Toddler & Preschool Schedule

7:00am – 7:30am - Greetings - Hellos
Welcoming families each morning, helping children transition into their daily routine, free choice play 
 
7:30am – 8:15am – Unstructured Play – Continued Greetings
During ‘free’ choice play children increase their social competence and emotional maturity.  Play is vital to your child’s development.
 
8:15am – 8:45am - Breakfast & Clean Up
We enjoy family style meals our staff sit alongside of children to encourage enjoyable conservation. Breakfast consist of at least a grain, milk, fruit or vegetable. Children are encouraged to assist with setting tables, serving meals, pouring milk, cleaning and other self-help skills
 
8:45am – 9:00am - Morning Movement
Movement through exercise, stretching, yoga or dance allows children to learn self-control, enhancing their focus and awareness. Movement teaches your child about their body.
 
9:00am – 9:30pm – Morning Meeting
Morning meeting is an important time to address social skill development, as well as to introduce and review academic concepts. Your child is welcomed to share books or songs for circle time.
 
9:30am – 10:15am - Daily Curriculum Lesson
Our curriculum varies daily and is designed to allow an active learning environment in your child’s education. Lessons include arts & crafts, science, math, manipulative's, fine motor, reading, writing and more.
 
10:15am -10:30am - Time Allowed to Transition
 
10:30am  - 11:30am – Outdoor Recess: Active, Gross / Physical motor 
Recess is good for a child's body and mind; research has shown safe and properly supervised recess offers children cognitive, physical, emotional and social benefits. Toddler Recess: 2:40pm to 3:10pm
 
11:30am – 12:00pm – Structured Play
During play children also increase their social competence and emotional maturity.  Structured play has a set of rules with specific objectives for your child.
 
12:00pm – 12:45pm - Lunch Time & Clean Up
We enjoy family style meals our staff sit alongside of children to encourage enjoyable conservation. Lunch; consist of at least one food, from each food group and milk. Children are encouraged to assist with setting tables, serving meals, pouring milk, cleaning and other self-help skills
 
12:45pm – 1:00pm - Tooth Brushing
We help ensure that your child grows up to have healthy gums and a beautiful smile
 
1:00pm – 3:00pm - Nap/Quiet Time
Daily naps help growing bodies and brains recharge. It does wonders for your child’s mood and interest in education. 
 
3:00pm – 3:15pm - Time Allowed to Transition 
 
3:15pm – 3:45pm – Unstructured Play – Free Play
During ‘free’ choice play children increase their social competence and emotional maturity.  Play is vital to your child’s development
 
3:45pm – 4:00pm - Snack Time 
Your child will be offered a healthy snack, which consists of foods from at least two of the food groups.
 
4:00pm – 6:00pm - Good Byes, Unstructured-Play
During ‘free’ choice play children increase their social competence and emotional maturity.  Play is vital to your child’s development.
 

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