Our Day

NHP’s daily schedule is flexible enough to provide adaptability when necessary but structured enough to provide predictability for the children.  We want them to view their school as a safe and comfortable place, where they know what to expect and when to expect it.  A typical day would include:


Children wash their hands apon arrival, “sign in”, and then have opportunities for peer interaction through dramatic play, block play, sensory table, art and table top choices.

9:20 – 9:30 | CIRCLE TIME

Greeting, prayer, songs, finger plays, chidlren say the pledge, choose jobs, and talk about the calendar and weather.

9:30 – 9:40 | SMALL GROUP TIME

Focus on academic skills including language & literacy, math, science, social studies, communication and fine & gross motor skills.

9:40 – 10:25 | FREE CHOICE TIME

Opportunities for exploring all activities in the classroom: art, bible felt stories, manipulatives, dramatic play, sensory experiences and science.

10:25 – 10:30 | CLEAN-UP TIME

All children participate to clean up the classroom.

10:30 – 10:55 | LARGE MOTOR TIME

Outdoor large motor if weather is 32° or above and dry/indoor play

10:55 – 11:10 | HEALTHY CHOICE SNACK

Children say a prayer and then will receive a nut free healthy snack provided by parents on a rotating schedule.

11:10 – 11:20 | STORIES

Children choose stories from the library and our christian literacy corner.

11:20 – 11:30 | CIRCLE TIME

Finger plays, movement, story, calendar, weather chart, closing song/prayer and dismissal.

(Times adjusted for afternoon schedules)