Silver Bell Nursery is a nature-based enrichment program that follows Waldorf principles for children ranging from 2 1/2 to 5 years of age (potty training not required). We offer a choice of five days/three days/two days a week for each child. Each child must be enrolled for one hike day a week. Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:45am to 12:45pm.
8:45-9:00 AM – Children arrive
9:00-9:15 AM – Morning activity – Tuesday is bread day, Wednesday is painting day and Thursday is soup day
9:15-10:00 AM – Free play followed by clean up
10:00-10:30 AM – Circle time – seasonal songs, poems, and stories
10:30-10:35 AM – Potty time
10:35-11:00 AM – Snack – bread rolls with honey-butter on Tuesday, rice on Wednesday and soup on Thursday. Each snack is followed with apple and cheese
12:00-12:15 PM – Clean up/ Potty time
12:15-12:40 PM – Lunch
12:40-12:45 PM – Farewell circle and Puffer train/Pick-up
Monday and Friday are hiking days and we spend the school day hiking in Golden Gate Park. Snack on hiking days are freshly made homemade muffins followed by cheese and dried fruit and nuts.