Weekly Schedule – Preschools

Weekly Schedule: Preschools

The following is an example of a typical weekly schedule of an AHRC New York City Preschool classroom:


Descriptions of listed activities appear below:

Morning Meeting: Students review schedules, weather, etc.

Table Top Activities: including Farmhouse and Farm Animals, Large Cardboard Blocks, Feeding/Fine Motor Skills, Magnetic Dress-Up Toys, Pipe Builders, ABC Tracing, Large Floor Math, with Cars, Mega Blocks

Small Group Work:

  • Fine Motor Skills: students practice tracing and cutting on wave lines
  • Motor Skills: students visit the school sensory and motor room to work on balance and other gross motor skills
  • Daily Living Skills: students work on feeding and other fine motor skills

Whole Group Activity: examples include Question of the Day – “What is your favorite sea animal?”, Show and Tell, and Musical Chairs

Community-based Learning: Teachers accompany children to nearby locations for experiential learning, games, exploration, and other community-based learning.

Indoor Choice Time: Kitchen / Social Skills, Puzzlels / Mathematics, Computer / Technology, Water Table, Listening Center, Dramatic Play – Social Skills, Blocks – Mathematics, Trains – Social Skills

Outdoor Choice Time: Opportunities for individual choices are provided in the playground setting