Schedule Information

Classes begin in August when regular school classes begin and run through May, ending before Memorial Day. 
See the calendar for specific dates.

Hours:  8 AM - 2 PM

SONshine Preschool offers two class sessions per week: Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday. Each session offers 12 hours of instruction time per week.

Typical classroom schedule                                                          
 
8:00 AM:  Classroom opens: Free Choice Play and activities teachers set out                                               
8:15 - 8:20 AM:  Opening Prayer and Praise Song
8:20 - 8:30 AM:  Calendar and Weather Activities
8:30 - 9:00 AM:  Free Choice Play:  Teachers interact with children during their choice of activity

9:00 - 9:20 AM:  Small Group Activity: Fine motor skills and learning activities                                   

9:20 -9:50 AM:  Large Motor Skills Outdoors or in the gym 

 9:50 AM:  Wash Hands; Snack - When individuals finish, look at books independently

10:10 AM:  Literacy Time/Story Time - Specific Books & Literacy Skills addressed with both individual and group reading

10:30 -11:30 AM:   Small Group Activities/Games (Craft time and Small Group Activities may switch around depending on the activities/craft planned)

11:30 AM: Craft time for specific development  in direction skills, cutting skills, art, and fine motor skills) or additional free choice play  

12:00 AM: Clean up  to transition for lunch

12:10 PM:  Wash hands – Prepare for Lunch

12:20 PM:  Lunch and time for personal needs                                                      

1:00-1:30 PM:  Pack bags; Quiet Time, Puzzles, Folder Games and/or Outdoor play

1:30-1:45 PM:  Show and Tell by Leader; Review of the day

1:45-1:55 PM: Bible Story, songs and closing

2:00 PM Dismissal