DragonFly
Montessori-based preschool and care

Montessori Pre-school

Schedule

Children need a simple routine to follow. This helps them learn and anticipate what comes next. This is subject to change from day to day depending on the children’s interest and of course the weather.

    8:00 – 8:15 Drop off for Morning and Full Day Students

    8:15 – 8:45 Circle time: Songs, group lessons and weekly focus

    8:45 – 9:30 Individual quiet play/activities/individual lessons

    9:30 – 9:45 Snack and socialization

    9:45 – 10:15 Outdoor recess

   10:15 – 11:00 Individual quiet play/activities/lessons

   11:00 – 11:45 Story time and goodbye to our morning friends

   11:30 – 11:45 Morning Student pick up


11:45 – 12:15 Full Day Student lunch time

12:15 – 12:45 Full Day Student rest or quiet time


    12:45 – 1:00 Drop off for Afternoon Students

    1:00 – 1:30 Circle time and hello to our afternoon friends: Songs, group lessons and weekly focus

    1:30 – 2:15 Individual quiet play/activities/individual lessons

    2:15 – 2:30 Snack and socialization

    2:30 – 3:00 Outdoor recess

    3:00 – 3:15 Individual quiet play/activities/lessons

    3:15 – 3:30 Student pick up

If you are going to be more than 30 minutes late, or absent that day, please call so that we know. If the phone goes to record, please do leave a message.

The center is closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and Christmas Day.


Unit Studies and Letter of the Week. Please note that this may change depending on the children's interests or by parent request.

2019 – 2020

Month               Unit Study                 Letter      “No School” Days Date

September       Seasons/Calendar       M              School Starts 9/4

                         Courtesy/Manners       A

                         Colors                          N

                         Math Introduction

October            Solar System              S              Columbus Day 10/8

                         Rocks/Minerals           R

                         Land, Water, Air          E

                         Turtle Unit                   T

November         Dinosaur Unit             D               Veteran’s Day 11/11

                         North America             I

                         Thankful Tree             J                 Thanksgiving 11/28 – 11/29

                         Washington State      W

December        Cars, Planes, Boats   C

                         South America           O

                         Mammals                   G                 Christmas Vacation 12/23 – 1/3

January            Nutrition                      F

                         Africa                         U

                         Egypt                         P                  Martin Luther King Day 1/20

                         Bird Unit                    K

February           Money Unit               L                    Parent Conferences 2/17

                         Europe                      B

                         Scotland                    V

                         Fish Unit                    H

March               Asia                           Q                    Spring Break 3/16-3/20

                         India                           Z

                         Human Anatomy Unit X

April                  Frog Lifecycle            Y                    Spring Recess 4/13 – 4/17

                         Australia                    CH

                         Aborigines                 SH

                         Time Unit                   NG

May                   Banking                    AI                     Memorial Day 5/25

                          Emotions                 EE

                          Antarctica                OA

                          Insect Unit               ER

June                  Recycling                OO

                          Flowers                   OY                    School Ends 6/18


WEATHER MAKE-UP DAYS

If school is closed during the school year due to inclement weather, June 19th will be the first make up day. Additional school days will be added to the school calendar in June as needed.