Silver Bell Nursery, San Francisco’s outdoor nursery program is a nature-based enrichment program for children ranging from 2 ½ to 5 years of age. We offer three or five consecutive days for each child. Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:45am to 12:45pm.
Our Daily Rhythm
8:30 – 8:45am – Children arrive
8:45am – 9:15am – Unstructured free play
9:15am – 9:45am – Snack time – Monday and Thursday are bread and honeybutter day, Tuesday and Friday are rice days. All snacks are followed by cheese and apples. Wednesday is hike day and snack is fresh homemade muffins followed by cheese and dried fruit and nuts.
9:45am -10: 30am – Unstructured free play
10:30am – 10: 50am – Circle (seasonal songs and poems) and story time (puppet show)
10:50am – 11:20am – Bathroom -toilet and hand washing
11:20am – 11:35am – Painting/Drawing/Seasonal Activity
11:35am – 12:25pm – Lunch and free play when finished
12:15pm – 12:45pm – Closing circle and time to get on the Puffer Train and walk to pick up.
Wednesday is our big hike day and is less structured then the other days, this gives the children more time to play and explore their surroundings.