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Old 01-31-2018, 05:20 PM
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Default What’s Your Schedule?

When do you serve meals/snacks?
When is your nap time?
What are your hours?

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Old 01-31-2018, 05:46 PM
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Breakfast: 7:30
AM snack: 9:30
Group activity: 9:45
Free Play: 10:15
Nap: 12-2
PM snack: 2:30
Free Play: 2:45
Sensory play & calm down: 4:00

That's the general flow of our day. My hours are 6:30-4:30.
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Old 01-31-2018, 07:08 PM
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Right now I just have part timers but will have a full time infant start in March. So, as of now my drop off and pickup times vary from day to day.

Earliest drop off is 7:45 and latest pickup is 5:15.

Morning nap time varies depending on the child. I use to have one that arrived at 7:00 and needed to go down as soon as she got here. Another one I have when he was an infant needed a nap from 9:00-10:00. So, I'm flexible on morning nap.

I offer breakfast between 8:00-8:30. If they arrive after 8:30 they need to already have eaten.

I offer a green smoothie at 10:00.

Lunch at 11:30

Nap from 1:00-3:00

Snack at 3:15
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Old 01-31-2018, 07:24 PM
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Open 7am-6pm.
Breakfast 8
AM snack 9:45
Nap 10-11 (allowed to sleep until 12 if not awake at 11)
Lunch 12
PM snack 2:30
Nap 3-4 (allowed to sleep until pick up if not awake at 4)
Late PM snack (for the one who stays until closing) 5

Side note, I have a very young group (all under age 2) so my little ones often take long naps. Only one of them has a parent who wants them woken up from naps after 1.5 hrs if they donít wake on their own, the rest of the parents like for me to let them sleep. I have one who routinely takes a 2 hr nap in the am and a 2-3 hr nap in the afternoon!
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Old 01-31-2018, 08:38 PM
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Open 7:00 AM
Breakfast 9:00*
Lunch 12:00-12:30
Nap 1:00-3:00*
PM Snack 3:30*
Close 5:00

*Earliest time, it could be up to 15 min later depending on the day.
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Old 02-01-2018, 12:18 AM
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Open 7a.m.-6pm

9am: preschool time until 11.
9:45am snack
11am outside time
12:45- nap until 3:15 (kids get up as they wake)
3:30 - snack
4:30 -outside until pick up depending on weather
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Old 02-01-2018, 04:20 AM
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Open 7-4.35.

I don't serve breakfast.
Earliest arrival: 7.15.
Latest arrival: 9.00.

7.15-8.00: Books.
8.00-9.00: Chores (laundry, clean kitchen etc.)
9.00-9.20: Snack.
9.30-11.00: Outside time.
11.15: Lunch
12: Nap
14.45-15.00: Snack
15.00-16.35: Free play.
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Old 02-01-2018, 04:49 AM
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Open 7-5
Arrival currently anytime between 7:20-8
breakfast 8
outdoors around 9
lunch 11
quiet time 12:15-2
snack 2:30
outdoors 3:15-4
pick-ups between 4:30-5
Fill in any other times with prep work, playtime, clean-up, diapers and a million other things.
We have no a.m. nappers right now. My 8 mo doesn't seem to sleep AT ALL so.....
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Old 02-01-2018, 12:40 PM
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Hours: Mon - Thurs 7:30a - 5p

Breakfast 8-8:30a
Lunch 11:30a
Nap 1p-3p
Snack 3:30p

My parents drop off between 7:30a and 9 and pick up anywhere from 3p - 4:30p most days. I have all work from home, non-traditional schedules, etc. so really nice laid back schedule. I also just moved to the 4-day schedule in September and I LOVE having Fridays off. All of my families stayed when I dropped Fridays.
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Old 02-02-2018, 06:50 AM
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Hours are Monday-Friday 5:15am to 5pm (once my current early arrivers are gone, I won't be open till 7am).

Breakfast 7-7:30am
outside and snack from 9-10:30
Lunch 11:30
Nap from 12-2
Snack 2pm
Free play from 2 until parents start rolling in

One day a week we do a craft. 3 days a week we do educational worksheets.
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Old 02-02-2018, 08:33 AM
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I need to work on this for QRIS. Sigh.

730 Breakfast
Circle Time
1045 Outside Time
1130 Lunch
1200 story and nap set up
1230 Rest Time
300 Snack
Then free play, clean up, home.
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