Grafton Center Playschool serves children ages 2.9 years old to five. We offer the following sessions:
T-Th AM Session: 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Children must be 2.9 years old before September 1st of the year of enrollment.
M-W-F AM Session: 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Children must be 4 years old by November 30 of the year of enrollment.
T-W-TH-F PM Session: 12:30-3:00
Children must be 4 by September 1st of the year of enrollment.
Optional lunch bunch is offered to students in the Butterfly and Beetle classes, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Children may stay Monday for AM class or arrive early Wednesday for PM class. Students will continue class activities and have lunch with a teacher.
Here is a sample of our day:
MEETING TIME: weather graph, attendance, finger plays, stories, group science activities,
introduce special activities in centers.
INDEPENDENT LEARNING: Children choose activities from the following learning centers:
Library Corner/Listening Center
Sand or water table
Discovery Center (nature/science)
CLEAN-UP: Rhythm Sticks are played while “Tick-Tock” song is sung. Children put away toys and materials.Children wash their hands at either the bathroom or kitchen sinks.
SNACK: children take turns passing out cups and napkins; pour their own juice; practice table manners and socialization skills. Snack is provided by the school.
GREEN RUG ACTIVITY: Children may choose from library books, or writing activities while classmates finish snack.
OUTDOOR PLAY: Children select from climbing activities, balls, hoops, sand, bikes, and other child-initiated activities.
If the weather is inclement, music and movement occurs inside.
PICK-UP AND PREPARE TO GO HOME: Sing “Good-bye” song and dismiss to parent or authorized person.
OPTIONAL LUNCH BUNCH: Lunch and free play