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Daily Activities at the FCEC

Infants and Toddlers

Early Morning

  • Greetings, information sharing, sign-in, wash hands
  • Self-selected activities, cuddling, and reading books
  • Breakfast
  • Outdoor play
  • Diaper change and wash hands
  • Routine naps and feedings

During the Day

  • Teacher-guided activities and self-selected activities
  • Diaper change and wash hands
  • Lunch at noon
  • Outdoor play

Late in Day

  • Snack at 3:00
  • Diaper change and wash hands
  • Self-selected activities, cuddling, and read books
  • Routine naps and feedings
  • Outdoor play
  • Parent and staff exchange information and good-byes

Preschool Schedule


  • Free choice/learning centers
  • Clean-up, story, wash hands
  • Breakfast at 9:00
  • Small group instruction
  • Free choice
  • Music and movement
  • Outside
  • Toilet, wash hands
  • Lunch at noon
  • Outdoor activity


  • Quiet activities, rest
  • Wake-up, wash-up
  • Snack at 3:00
  • Outdoor activity

Each child has their own schedule, which parents and staff discuss and adjust as the child grows and develops. FCEC staff will respond to the individual's needs, interests, and abilities during the day to ensure optimum physical care and developmentally appropriate activities.


Nora Bing - Contact
Ford Childhood Enrichment Center Director
Phone: 541-440-4650

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