Explore, Engage, Experience
Daily Schedule
7:30a.m.-9:15a.m. Greetings: Children are encouraged to arrive by 9:00a.m.

Arrival: The school is set up with provocations to stimulate creative expression through exploration of various areas during free choice play. This includes art, music, dramatic play, writing, and building with the blocks and manipulatives.

9:15a.m. Snack: Snack is available as an option during this time, the choice helps the children learn to monitor their bodies. served family style and the children are encouraged to serve themselves. This fosters independence and self help skills. The children are exposed to table manners. This is a time of peer social interaction.
10:00a.m. Morning Meetings: Each child goes to their primary learning groups. This is a time to read books, sing songs and to have group discussions (Circle Time).
10:20a.m.-12:00p.m. Small group activities/indoor/outdoor play: A wide variety of activities are provided to support the interests of the children.
12:00p.m-12:30p.m. Lunch - Provided by Parent
Half day children depart at 12:30p.m.
12:30p.m.-1:45p.m. Story time/transition to nap and rest. The napping children hear book chapter as they fall asleep each day.
1:45p.m.-3:00p.m. Nap/rest time: Non-nappers stay in their beds for 45 minutes to rest and then get up for quiet activities including: journal time, book reading, puzzles or various child-teacher interactions.
3:00p.m.-3:30p.m. Nappers waking/transition to snack: Story time with the group.
3:30p.m. Snack
4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. Outdoor/indoor free play, small group activities and projects such as gardening, painting, organized games and cooking.
Full day children depart.

1590 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650)726-9001     hfchildrenscenter@coastside.net