A Day in the Life at Kids Care Club’s Preschool Program: The Brown Bears Schedule

At Kids Care Club in Rancho Penasquitos and 4S Ranch, our Brown Bears Schedule offers a carefully structured yet vibrant day for our preschoolers. From the moment they step into the Little Monkeys Room for a warm welcome to the enriching evening story time, each part of the day is thoughtfully designed to nurture learning, creativity, and growth. This schedule represents our commitment to providing a balanced blend of educational activities, play, and rest, ensuring that each child experiences a day full of discovery and joy in a supportive and engaging environment.


 The Brown Bears Schedule

Welcoming Morning 

7:00 – 8:00 am

The day at Kids Care Club starts in the Little Monkeys Room, where preschoolers are warmly welcomed and settle into a variety of engaging learning centers. This period is crucial for a smooth transition from home to school, offering activities that foster creativity and social interaction.

Clean Up and Hand Washing 

8:45 – 9:00 am

Following the learning centers, children participate in clean-up, learning the value of cooperation and responsibility. This is followed by hand washing, an important routine for hygiene and self-care.

Morning Snack 

9:00 – 9:45 am

Snack time offers nutritious food and a chance for social interaction, where children practice table manners and engage in conversations with peers and teachers.

Interactive Circle Time 

10:00 – 10:30 am

Circle time is a dynamic and engaging session involving calendar activities, discussion questions, Zoo-phonics, and songs. This time enhances social skills, listening abilities, and cooperative learning, while introducing basic concepts relevant to the Rancho Penasquitos and 4S Ranch area.

Group Activities 

10:30 – 10:45 am

Children are divided into two groups for a range of activities:

Group 1: Engages in language & literacy, math, journaling, and art activities.

Group 2: Participates in outdoor play, science, and group games.

Midway through, the groups switch activities to ensure a diverse and enriching experience.

Learning Centers 

10:45 – 11:15 am

Children return to learning centers for educational activities, offering a variety of choices to engage their interests and extend their learning from the day.

Story Time and Social-Emotional Learning 

11:30 – 11:45 am

This period includes story time and activities from the Second Step program, focusing on sharing and social-emotional learning.

Lunch Time 

12:00 – 12:30 pm

Lunch provides a nutritious meal and further opportunity for social learning in a communal setting.

Quiet Reading Time 

12:45 – 1:00 pm

After lunch, children engage in quiet reading time, a calming transition into the afternoon nap.

Nap Time 

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Nap time is a peaceful interval for rest and rejuvenation, essential for the preschoolers’ well-being.

Afternoon Snack and Outdoor Play 

3:15 – 4:00 pm

After waking up, children enjoy a snack followed by outdoor play, which is especially enjoyable in the beautiful settings of Rancho Penasquitos and 4S Ranch.

Circle Time with Music and Movement 

4:00 – 5:00 pm

The late afternoon circle time includes music, movement, and stories, encouraging creativity and physical activity.

Evening Story Time 

5:00 – 5:30 pm

The day concludes with story time in the Leap Frog Class, a relaxing and engaging way to end the day, reinforcing a love for stories and reading.

A day at Kids Care Club’s Preschool Program in Rancho Penasquitos and 4S Ranch is a blend of learning, exploration, and fun. Our balanced approach ensures that each child enjoys a day full of educational activities, creative expression, and social growth, all within a nurturing and supportive environment.

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