Toddler Schedule

TODDLERSToddler

(Eighteen Months – Three Years)

Flexible Schedule and Routines

 

 

6:30 – 8:00 am

Greet children and parents, free play (children choose activities)

8:00 – 8:50

Center activities (art, manipulatives, blocks, dramatic play). Spend individual time with each child or small group activity.

8:50 – 9:00

Clean-up with song or poem or special individual time

9:00 – 9:30

Bathroom time (wash hands, change diapers, toileting, etc), talk to each child; Snack and time for hand and face washing

9:30 – 10:30

Outdoor play

10:30 – 10:40

Bathroom time (wash hands, change diapers, toileting) talk toeach child

10:40 – 11:10

Center Activities

11:10 – 11:20

Gathering time for large group activity, story, finger plays, Language activities, or music

11:20 – 11:25

Bathroom time to wash hands for lunch

11:25 – 11:45         Lunch

11:45 – 12:00

Bathroom time

12:00 – 2:30

Quiet time with books and music while children finish in bathroom and get on their cots for nap time or rest.

2:30 – 3:00

Wake-up time (put away cots, toileting, diaper change, washing, put on shoes), free play

3:00 – 3:15          Snack

3:15 – 3:30

Group time with story, song, flannelboard, or other language activity

4:30 – 4:45

Bathroom time

4:45 – 5:30

Quiet Activities (books, puzzles, music) individual time with each
Child, playing games, singing, talking, prepare to go home

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Prepare to go home (continued); talk  with parents about today’s and tomorrow’s events, reminders, clean up