Proudly serving the Smithfield, RI community since 1999
Bright Start Academy
(401) 949-5461
688 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI

Schedules

Mighty Munchkins



8:30 am – 12:30 pm (3 & 4 year olds)

(tuition includes optional arrival time as early as 8:00 am)


7:00-8:30 Arrival, Sign In, Choice Time

8:30-9:20 Choice Time in Learning Centers
(Children choose from: Dramatic Play, Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Music Center and Math Center )

(9:10 Bathroom Breaks)

9:20 Clean Up

9:25 Good Morning Song, Assign Classroom Jobs for the Day

9:30-10:10 Snack and Story with Discussion
(Monthly snack schedule is sent home, BSA provides snack)

10:15-10:45 Outdoor Play
(send appropriate outdoor gear, even if it snows)

10:50 Discuss Activities in Learning Centers

10:55-11:25 Children’s Choice Play and Activities in Learning Centers (Activities and general learning centers are available at this time for the children to freely explore in a hands-on way while learning about the topic of study. Children also have choice of play during this time. Choose from: Dramatic Play, Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Music Center and Math Center.)

(11:15 Continued Choice Time, begin Bathroom Breaks)

11:25 Clean Up

11:30-11:40 Circle Time (Daily Jobs, Counting, ABC's and Sign Language)

11:45-12:15 Lunch
(Parents are asked to provide meal and snacks, BSA provides milk, plates, utensils, and napkin)

12:20-12:30 Review the Day and Goodbye Song
(Children reflect on what they learned and then sing goodbye to 12:30 friends)

12:30-12:55 Transition to Nap (bathroom) -quietly read/view books, puzzles, quiet toys, etc.

1:00-2:30 Nap Time
(Children who do not nap will be asked to relax their bodies and rest quietly on their cots for 20-30 minutes. When they are done relaxing, they will be given the opportunity to read on their cots or play quietly with their napbox.)

2:30-3:00 Wake Up, Bathrooms and Snack
(Monthly snack schedule is sent home, BSA provides snack)

3:05-3:15 Story, Songs, Stickers and Prize Box for full day children

3:20- 4:00 Outdoor Play
(send appropriate outdoor gear, even if it snows)

4:05 Story

4:10-5:30 Choice Time in Learning Centers
(Freely choose centers to play in. Choose from: Dramatic Play,
Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art Center, Writing Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Math Center, and Music Center.)
 

Little Rascals

8:30 am - 1:00 pm (4 and 5 year olds)

7:00-8:30 Arrival, Sign In, Choice Time in Learning Centers

8:30-8:55 Children have choice of play during this time. Choose from: Dramatic Play, Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art/Writing Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Music Center and Math Center

8:55 Clean Up

9:00 Good Morning Song

9:10-9:25 Snack (Monthly Snack Schedule is sent home at the start of each month)

9:30-9:45 Story, Circle Time (Show and Tell Thursday and Friday)

9:50 Discuss Activities

9:55- 11:00 Children’s Choice Play and Activities in Learning Centers (Activities and general learning centers are available at this time for the children to freely explore in a hands-on way while learning about the topic of study. Children also have choice of play during this time. Choose from: Dramatic Play, Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Music Center and Math Center.)

(10:00 Continued Choice Time, begin Bathroom Breaks)

11:00 Clean Up

11:05-11:15 Daily Jobs, Song, and Sign Language

11:20-11:50 Lunch
(Parents are asked to provide meal and snacks, BSA provides milk, plates, utensils, and napkin)

(Bathroom break 11:50)

12:00-12:45 Outdoor recess (send in appropriate outdoor clothing)

12:50-1:00 Review the day, Stickers, Goodbye Song

12:55 Pre-K Parents arrive for pick up

(Full Day Program)

1:00-1:15 Transition to Nap (bathroom)

1:15-2:30 Nap Time (Children who do not nap will be asked to play quietly with toys in their nap box and read quietly)

2:30-3:00 Wake Up, Bathrooms and Snack
(Monthly snack schedule is sent home, BSA provides snack)

3:05-3:15 Story and Music & Movement

3:20- 4:00 Outdoor Play
(send appropriate outdoor gear, even if it snows)

4:05 Story

4:10-5:30 Choice Time in Learning Centers
(Freely choose centers to play in. Choose from: Dramatic Play,
Block Center, Puzzle Center, Science Center, Reading Center, Art Center, Writing Center, Sensory Table, Water Table, Sand Table, Math Center, and Music Center.)

School Age

Afternoon Schedule for K-5th Grade

3:15 Arrive off of bus

3:15-3:30 Snack and milk/water (provided by Bright Start)

3:30-3:50 Quiet Homework Time (or read quietly, play a quiet board game or color quietly so children may concentrate on doing their homework)

3:50-4:00 Group Game (Pictionary, Hangman, 7-Up, etc.)

4:00-4:30 Outdoor Play

4:30-5:30 Art Activity, Play time in Learning Centers, Board Games

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