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Wiltse Junior Kindergarten Program - 8:45 am to 2:20 pm…

V.I.P.Free Play – 8:45 am to 9:30 am
• Creative Art: Paint, Play Dough, Drawing, Cutting, Gluing, Water Play.
• Dramatic Play: Role Playing, Costumes, Imaginative Play, Puppets, Stories.
• Fine Motor Development: Puzzles, Cooperative Games, Manipulative Toys.
• Science Experiments: Plants, Magnets, Animals, Sand, Water.

Circle Time – 9:30 am to 10:00 am
• Music & Body Awareness: Singing, Musical Instruments, Free Movement, Dancing, Finger Plays.
• Language Development: Stories, Talking, Listening, Poems, Verses, Rhymes, Alphabet Recognition, Alphabet Letter Stories.
• Mathematical Skills: Counting Games, Shapes, Sizes, Recognizing Colors, Time Concepts.

Each child has a monthly opportunity to speak in front of the group, share personal experience and help the teacher at circle time.

Wash Up & Snack Time - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
• Children enjoy socializing while eating a nutritional snack from home.

Cooperative Project – 10:30 am to 11:00 am
• Children work together towards one common completed art, craft, science or cooking project.

Outdoor Play – 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
• Physical Development: Outdoor Play, Running, Swinging, Climbing, Water Play, Building, Group Games.

Wash Up & Lunch Time – 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
• Children enjoy socializing while eating a nutritional lunch from home.

Quiet Time - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
• Children have a quiet time to rest their bodies.

Reading Program –1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Children learn letters and words from reading books and enjoy story time.
Step one: oral language (the most important base of literacy). Sharing ideas and conversing through both play and structured learning.
Step two: phonological awareness (listening and identifying sounds) and rhyming through songs and stories.
Step three: recognizing and replicating our names and other letters.
Step four:the use of flash cards and books to further the knowledge of letters and words.

Music Appreciation Time – 2:00 pm to 2:20 pm
• Singing, Rhythm Instruments, Listening to different kinds of Music.


Children in the All Day Jr. Kindergarten Class are picked up