welcome to School-Age
Welcome to our school-age room! The school-age room serves children from ages 5 through 12. They go on many field trips throughout the summer and give the children a safe and fun break before they go back to elementary school in the fall.
School Age Room
February 8th-February 12th, 2021
Theme: Largest Building Structures
Monday: This week let's learn about the largest building structures in the world! Today we'll explore the Egyptian Pyramid. Who built the pyramid and how was it constructed? We'll construct our own pyramids using kenetic sand and small blocks.
Focus Skill: Language & Congitive
Tuesday: Let's learn about Towers today! How are they constructed? What common shapes are used to construct the building? Let's use 3-D objects to make our own building structures in triangular and rectangular builds.
Focus Skill: Fine Motor & Math
Wednesday: Today we’ll explore skyscrapers! Do you know what some of the largest skyscrapers are? Let's STEM and be an engineer and build our own tower with popsicle sticks, tape, glue and marshmallows.
Focus Skill: Cognitive & Art
Thursday: Let's compare and contrast some of the tallest standing structures in the world! Can you think of any tall structures in our community?
Focus Skill: Cognitive & Language
Friday: Today we'll talk about bridges! Do you know where some of the largest suspension bridges are? Let's build our own bridges today out of cardboard and blocks.
Focus Skill: Language & Science
6:00-8:45 Morning arrival/Family greetings/Individual choice time/planned activity offered
6:00-8:45 Free Choice Play
8:45-9:00 Clean up/Bathroom/Hand Washing
9:30-9:55 Morning Meeting
9:55-10:45 Small/Large Group Activity
10:45-11:00 Novel Read/Read Aloud
11:15-11:55 Free Choice Outside or in Gym
11:55-12:00 Clean up/Bathroom/ Hand Washing
12:30-1:15 Quiet Time( books, puzzles, etc)
1:15-2:00 Small/Large Group Activity #2
2:00-2:50 Structured Outside or Gym Time
2:50-3:00 Clean Up/Bathroom/Hand Washing
3:00-3:30 Snack Time
3:30-4:30 Free Choice Play
4:30-6:00 Classroom Combined Free Choice