Get to know what a typical day at “Hinder them not” Iselin Montessori Academy is like.
  • School opens at 7:30 a.m.
  • Children who arrive at school between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. may bring their breakfast and eat it at school.
  • All children arrive between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. and begin “work” in their classroom. They can choose from the hundreds of activities provided for them in their prepared Montessori classroom.
  • A healthy snack of fruits and vegetables is provided at around 9:30 a.m.
  • Our Montessori work period lasts until 11:00 a.m. Individual lessons are given as warranted during this time.
  • Group Time convenes at 11:00 a.m. At Group Time, the teacher gives group lessons, reads books, sings songs, and does a lot of fun exercises on days when the weather prohibits us from going outside.
  • When the weather does permit, we always go outside to our play yard. We stay outside for 15 to 45 minutes, depending on the weather and the needs and desires of the children.
  • At 11:45 a.m., part-time children are dismissed.
  • Also at 11:45 a.m., full-time children wash their hands and begin lunch.
  • At 12:45 p.m., children use the bathroom, have their diapers changed, and lay down for a nap.
  • Nap time is from 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Special kindergarten lessons are given from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Children wake up from their naps from 2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • An afternoon snack is provided.
  • Another work period is provided in the classroom until 3:30 p.m.
  • At 3:30 p.m., full-time children prepare to leave and the children staying for aftercare go into the “back” classroom.
  • After care is a very fun time. There is another work period in the “back” classroom with art. The teacher reads books. A lot of classroom work is provided for the children.
  • The children have another snack at 4:45 p.m.
  • More songs, books, and work time in the “front” classroom are offered until each child has gone home.
  • School closes at 6:30 p.m.

For information regarding our daily schedule, you may call us at 732-710-3882 or send us a message online.