A day at Auf dem Stern
7:30 - 8:30
Arrival and welcome of the children. We will play topic-related games with the children. After their welcome, the children will be given time to get used to the group.
9:00 - 9:45
Lessons on the current kindergarten theme, e.g. a "mouse" topic during which we will read mouse stories to the children, teach them some verses, sing songs, play games, exercise and learn more about mice in general.
Please refer to the chapter on educational principles for additional information.
9:45 - 10:00
We will have a break and eat our morning snack together, indoors or outdoors - the whether allowing. The children are to bring along their own snacks.
10:00 - 11:00
Exercise outdoors, whenever the weather allows for it.
11:00 - 12:00
The children can play where and what they like in the kindergarten, that is to say, they may choose their playmates, determine the duration of play and the intensity of the game, thereby practicing various skills. In addition, we will also offer them a choice of topic-related games, e.g. a mouse puzzle, a "catch-the-mouse" game, or a touch-and-feel game.
Consolidation of the morning lesson, repetition of the lesson in play or an extended offer of topic-related games, e.g. sewing a toy mouse, etc.
12:00 - 12:15
Songs, games and end of morning.
12:15 - 13:00
Lunchtime. We attach special importance to a healthy and well-balanced diet.
13:00 - 14:00
Brushing of teeth. Recuperation and relaxation time. The children can lie down, look at picture books, paint mandalas, listen to stories, or enjoy any other calm activity. As some children will be leavingduring this period, those remaining will have time to get used to the new group.
14:00 - 17:00
Varied range of leisure time activities, including much exercise and recuperation out in nature. Various handicrafts, excursions and other (topic-related) activities, e.g. visiting a museum to learn about different mouse species. We will ensure sufficient time to take into due account the interests and wishes of the children.
17:00 - 18:15
We will offer the children a choice of smaller games, e.g. Uno, Pictionary, Nine Men's Morris, and play with them.
Time for the children to be picked up. Time for so-called "door hinge" conversations with the parents.