Grishma and Mariella 5 Day AM

Welcome to our class and a new school year at Mariposa!

We are both excited and ready to offer another year, full of fun and learning experiences to the children. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email us, call the office, or leave us a note so we can get back to you.  Our email address are: and  

A glimpse into our classroom                DAILY SCHEDULE:

09:03 - 09:15       Carline. Children start independent work in the classroom.
09:15 - 10:50        Work time, individual/small group lessons.  Outdoor Learning Area.
10:30 - 11:20        Circle time (greeting songs, calendar, cultural discussions...)
11:20 -  11:30        Transition: Children change to shoes, use the bathroom
11:30 -  12:00       Playground time
12:00 - 12:10        Transition: Lunch and Play children use the bathroom.
11:55 - 12:00        Transition: Lunch and Play children use the bathroom.                                  

12:10-12:40          Lunch time

12:40- 1:00          Circle time (group lessons, stories, and games)                

1:00-1:15            Playground time    

1:15-1:30           Dismissal from the playground


Outdoor Learning Area (OLA) offers large motor and outdoor activities that would not be possible in the classroom. 

We will be going Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays between 10:10 and 10:30 am, one group of 4 to 5 children at a time. 

Story Time by a parent volunteer will be one Thursday a month from 9:20 -  9:40 am in the school library for the whole class.

Art/Cooking - special art/cooking projects will be one Thursday a month from 9:20 -  10:30 am, group activity with a volunteer parent helper and a teacher in the "art room"/kitchen 

Parent Show and Tell - will be the 1st Friday of the month from  9:20 -  9:40 am, in the classroom

Children's "Sharing" - will be every Friday at circle time


Please refer to schedule for dates and sign-ups at:

Monthly topics for cultural Studies


  • World

  • Fall Season

  • International Peace Da


  • National Children's Book Week

  • Thanksgiving Celebration

  • North America


  • Holiday Season

  • Antarctica


  • New Year's Day

  • Winter Season

  • Australia/New Zealand


  • President's Day

  • Chinese New Year

  • Asia


  • Spring Season

  • National Nutrition Month

  • Africa


  • Earth Day

  • Week of the Young Child

  • Europe


  • Mother's Day

  • National Fitness & Sports Month

  • South America


  • Father's Day

  • Closing Ceremonies