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:  Children take care of belongings, sign in and may do table activities or look at books
                                           
8:10- 8:15 AM:  Opening Prayer and Praise Song: At the Listening Carpet
8:15- 8:30 AM:  Morning Message, Calendar and Weather Activities

8:30- 8:50 AM: Alphabet Time and Handwriting Skills: Recognition and writing skills developed

8:50- 9:00 AM:  Musical Transition: Active songs or game
                                  

9:00- 10:00 AM:  Small groups: Activities including math, science and social studies skills, along with fine motor skill development and specific directional skills

10:00 AM:  Wash Hands; Snack - When individuals finish,  join in Free Choice Play

10:15-10:45 AM: Free Choice Play: Children choose from a variety of activities in classroom followed by clean up

10:45-11:15 AM; Large Motor Skill Development - either outdoors or in the gym

11:15 AM-12:10 PM: Story Time and Literacy Skill Groups

12:10 PM:  Wash hands – Prepare for Lunch

12:20 PM:  Lunch and time for personal needs                                                      

1:00-1:15 PM:  Pack bags; Quiet Time, Puzzles, Folder Games and books

1:15-1:30 PM:  Show and Tell by Leader

1:30- 1:45 PM:  Social-Emotional Skill Building and Review of the day

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

2:00 PM Dismissal