8:45 am: Shriya and Pranav Come in early. They spend their time mixing colours on the blackboard. Play evolves into creating a rain scene by squeezing water on the blackboard with a wet sponge
9:45 am – We start the day with mangal aarti for the class ‘Radha Krishna’ deities
10 am – Worshipping tulsi devi
Here we go round the Tulsi tree, Tulsi tree, Tulsi tree
10:10 am – Chanting Hare Krishna on our beads
10:15 am – Dancing in keertan
10:45 am Waiting to listen to our story for the day. The story cant begin unless every kid is on a pillow (or two)
11:00 am Snack time!
11:15 am – Playing after snacks
11:30 am – Gifts of Vamandev – An observation and memory game. We have to find each gift that Lord Vamandev received from the demigods(heard during the story session) and colour it in.
Colouring in the rest of the picture
12 noon – Writing practice – writing our sight word – was
12:30 pm – Reciting our shlokas
1 pm – Lunch time – We never start without saying our prasadam prayers. We listen to readings from the Krishna book during lunch
1:30 pm – post lunch quiet time (never lasts more than 5 minutes) Here we are listening to the end of a story.
1:35 pm – Post lunch free play – they can play whatever they want
2-15 pm – Sight word pizza delivery game. I would call and order pizza – and request a delivery to a sight word (eg. all). The kids would drive the pizza over to the correct house – labelled all