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Phone:
410-553-6694

E-mail:
cathy@cathyscare.com

Fax:
*call to set up




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Daily Schedule

May be adjusted to meet the needs of individual children

Arrival Free Play – This allows for transition to the child care setting. Several activities are set up, such as puzzles, books and writing activities, and the play room is open to allow children to choose an area for free play.
Transition* Children clean up and take care of personal needs – music is used to aid in this transition as they prepare for breakfast.  They help prepare and set up for breakfast.
Breakfast - 7:30am Meals are served family style and adhere to the guidelines established by the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Let’s Move Child Care.
Learning Centers Children have the choice of area to play.  I am there to assist in any way they may need, either in parallel play or by providing guidance and prompts.
Transition* Children clean up and take care of personal needs – music is used to aid in this transition as they prepare for morning snack.  They help prepare and set up for snack.
Snack Meals are served family style and adhere to the guidelines established by the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Let’s Move Child Care.
Transition* Children transition to preschool through visual prompts, such as the daily schedule.
Pre-School We begin with The Pledge of Allegiance, Good Morning Song, Weather, Calendar, Days of the Week Song, and Apple Tree Song. We then have our lesson and stories.  Lessons incorporate a variety of delivery styles to meet the diverse learning styles of the children in care.  All lesson plans incorporate differentiated instruction to meet each child at their point of need.  15 minutes of reading s included.
Transition* Children take care of their personal needs and prepare to go outside.  Music is used as a transition tool, as well as verbal and visual prompts.
Outdoor Play* Children engage in gross motor play. Our goal is to move and engage in a variety of activities that promote an active lifestyle. There are planned activities as well as the opportunity for free choice.
Transition* Children transition to lunch through verbal prompts and music. They take care of personal needs and help prepare and set up for lunch.
Lunch - 11:30am Meals are served family style and adhere to the guidelines established by the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Let’s Move Child Care.
Transition* Children transition to story and nap through verbal and visual prompts.  Children take care of personal needs.
Reading/Rest Provider reads to the children as they prepare to rest.  Children nap as their personal schedule permits.
Transition* As children awake, they take care of their personal needs and prepare for their afternoon snack.
Snack – 2:00pm Snacks are served family style and adhere to the guidelines established by the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Let’s Move Child Care.
Transition* Children transition to outdoor play through stories reflecting movement and play.
Outdoor Play Children engage in gross motor play.  Our goal is to move and engage in a variety of activities that promote an active lifestyle. There are planned activities as well as the opportunity for free choice.
Transition* Children clean up and take care of personal needs – music is used to aid in this transition as they prepare for dinner.  They help prepare and set up for dinner.
Dinner – 4:15 Meals are served family style and adhere to the guidelines established by the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Let’s Move Child Care.
Transition* As the pick-up time nears for each child, that child is prompted to prepare for leaving by cleaning up, gathering their personal belongings and saying good-bye to their classmates.
  • Transitional strategies are developed and implemented based on the individual needs of the children in care.
     
  • All children will go outside, weather permitting. Please dress them accordingly.
     
  • Infants and young toddlers follow their own schedule. Developmental activities are provided based on the individual needs of the child.
     
  • Children with special needs adhere to the above schedule as they are able. Developmentally appropriate activities are provided as indicated by their individual needs.

 

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