Directions: Educators design the temporal environment by creating a schedule wit

Directions:
Educators design the temporal environment by creating a schedule wit

Directions:
Educators design the temporal environment by creating a schedule with flexible time blocks that meet the needs of the children present.
Initial Post: Review the preschool and toddler schedules below, listed from arrival through rest time.
Preschool Schedule (15 children ages 3.5 to 5 years)
7:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Arrival, breakfast, quiet activities until all children arrive
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Large group story
9:45 – 10:05 a.m. – Centers/free play
10:05 – 10:15 a.m.- Snack
10:15 – 11:30 a.m. – Outdoor play
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
12:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Rest time
Toddler Schedule (10 children ages 2 to 3 years)
7:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Arrival, bathroom, wash hands, breakfast, quiet activities until all children arrive.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Large group instruction, stories, fingerplays, songs
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Outdoor play
11:00 – 11:10 a.m. – Snack
11:10 – 11:30 a.m. – Centers/free play
11:30 – 12:15 p.m. – Lunch
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. – Rest time
Consider the order of activities, length of time of each activity, transitions, etc. in the schedule.
Choose one schedule and suggest adjustments for the temporal environment.
How could the schedule be adjusted to best meet the needs of the age group?
What are the potential behavior issues if changes are not made?

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