Daily Schedule

8:00 am – 9:10 am

Arrival, Breakfast & Creative Play

Health check, drop off, and handwashing. Breakfast offered upon request. Free play: library/puzzles/blocks/age-appropriate toys. Social interaction and sharing. Developing independence and strengthening cognitive and muscle development.

9:10 – 9:30 AM

Music and Movement 

Develop musical expression, rhythm and listening. Develop spatial and interpersonal awareness through dancing and movement. Use instruments and props. Understand and appreciate music.

9:30 - 9:45 AM

Circle Time

Cognitive and language development is enhanced through finger plays and clapping games, letter recognition, concepts of colors, numbers, shapes and content-area topics, learning rules of social interaction, including turn-taking and listening.

9:45 - 10:00 AM

Arts & Crafts

Art/sensory activities that allow creativity and expression and connect with theme or concept of week/month. Also help with cognitive, sensory and small-muscle development.

10:00-10:10 AM

Diapering/Toileting. Cleanup/Wash up

Learn good health habits and develop independence in personal hygiene.

10:10 - 10:40 AM

Free and guided play 

Divided by age/developmental level. Children participate in a variety of activities and work with toys and materials to develop social-emotional, fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.

10:40 - 11:00 AM

Clean up / Wash up, Morning Snack,

Wash hands before a nutritious snack is served. Table manners, turn taking, cleaning up together. Following directions, waiting, listening skills. Also learning to dress — putting on hat & mittens, zipping jacket, etc. Prepare for Outdoor Play (weather permitting)

11:00 - 11:55 AM

Outdoor Play

Children have opportunities for gross-motor and large-muscle development, as well as social skills. When the weather is too cold or wet to go outside, we extend free and guided play and do movement and exercise!

11:55 AM - 12:45 PM

Wash up/Prepare for Lunch, Lunch

Develop table manners, learn good nutrition, learn to take turns and clean up after oneself.

12:45 – 2:45 pm

Nap/Rest Time

Children rest or nap after busy morning activities.

Diapering/Toileting occurs at the start of Nap/Rest Time

2:45 - 3:00 pm

Diapering/Toileting. Cleanup/Wash up

Learn good health habits, how to follow directions, and to develop independence in personal hygiene.

3:00 PM – 3:30

Snack Time

Wash hands before a nutritious snack is served. Table manners, turn taking, cleaning up together. Following directions, waiting, listening skills.

3:30 PM – 5 PM

Arts & Crafts, Free & GUided Play

Guided and Independent Play. Children participate in creative play before dismissal. Music and Movement and Outdoor Play (weather permitting) may be incorporated. 

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Location:

69-15 64th Place

Ridgewood, NY 11385

Phone: (917) 848-8344

Email: jigglesprouts@gmail.com

 

Hours:

8 AM -5 PM, Monday through Friday 

Jiggle Sprouts Inc. is a NYC-licensed group family daycare that has operated since 2008 from the first floor of a house on a quiet, tree-lined street in Ridgewood, Queens.  Our goal is to treat each child as our own, and to create a positive, learning environment of growth and discovery during the early years.

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