Sample of a Typical Pre-K Day

7:35am  Doors will Open

8:00 - 8:20am    Morning Work/Free Play

May include:​

  • Legos

  • Books

  • Blocks

  • Puzzles

  • Magnet activities

  • Stuffed animals

8:20am              Morning Meeting

  • Prayer

  • Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

  • Calendar, Weather, News

  • Show & Tell - 1 item per month on your day (not too big, please)

8:40am             Letter of the Day

  • Song, story, poem, activity (hands on, identify, writing, craft snack)

9:00am            Snack

  • Provided by the school 

9:15am            Independent Reading

9:45am            Recess 

  • Outdoors, weather permitting - Back patio area to play with balls, chalk, bubbles, jump rope, hula hoops, hopscotch, organized games

  • Indoor - gross motor activities, free play, movie        

10:10am           Math

  • Colors                                                                                        

  • Number Recognition

  • Patterns

  • Spatial Relationships

  • Shapes

  • Counting

  • Sorting

  • Geometry

  • Measurement

  • Adding

  • Subtracting

  • Skip Counting

  • Writing Numbers

10:30am            Religion

  • Story

  • Song

  • Craft

  • Prayers

10:45am           Centers, Crafts

  • Reinforcement of topics learned

 

11:15am            Morning students pack up to go home

                            Full day students prepare for lunch 

11:25am            Morning students dismiss

                            Lunch for full day students  (Lunch - please pack)

12:10pm            Recess

  • Outdoors, weather permitting - Back patio area to play with balls, chalk, bubbles, jump rope, hula hoops, hopscotch, organized games

  • Indoor - gross motor activities, free play, movie        

1:00pm            Quiet time

1:30pm            Snack from home (please pack)

1:45pm             Free play, story, nature walk

2:00pm             Pack up for dismissal

2:30pm             Dismissal 

Additional Activities:

In addition to regular classroom activities, Pre-K will enjoy:

 

  • Holiday Parties: Halloween, Christmas, Valentine's Day and Easter
     

  • Field Trips:      Duncan's Corn Maze; Reading Museum, 

                                  Oley Turnpike Dairy, Ballocity End of the Year Party

Discipline and Communication:

Your child will bring home a Parent/Teacher Communication Log and will receive a daily update from the teacher.  Good behavior is rewarded daily with a stamp in the Parent/Teacher Communication Log. 

Transportation:

Pre-K transportation is parent/guardian drop off and pick up. Busing for Pre-K is not available (busing through your school district is free beginning in kindergarten if your school district is within a 10 mile radius of St. Ignatius).