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Students investigate cats and cat care. In this animal science lesson, students read the book Cat, and use cut out shapes to make cat ears. Additionally, students mimic cat behavior by using their bodies. Students also participate in finger play and painting activities that center around cats.
Pre-K Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Students explore birds by singing animal songs in class. In this owl identification lesson, students discuss the different types of owls, their geography and their physical characteristics. Students sing owl songs, complete an owl maze and color owl worksheets with their classmates.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 58 Downloads
Learners explore seashells through various activities. In this oceanology lesson, students demonstrate knowledge of seashells and their properties by creating a dot-to-dot picture, reading books about seashells and creating seashell prints by using paint.
Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Rainforest
Students explore Earth science by participating in environmental art projects. In this rainforest lesson plan, students discuss the types of foods created in rainforests and the impact of humans on the sacred areas. Students create monkey paintings and participate in a physical "vine swing" activity.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 48 Downloads
Students read The Gingerbread Man and participate in various extension activities. In this language arts activity, students read the text and create gingerbread cookies. Additionally, students use a template for a gingerbread man to create an art piece and simulate the actions of the gingerbread man from the story.
Pre-K Language Arts 4 Views 39 Downloads
Students examine who Doctors are and what they do. In this doctor lesson, students read books, sing songs, and play games that deal with doctors and nurses. Students also practice the letter D, the number 6, circles, and the color white while rotating through reading and art centers.
Pre-K - K Health 3 Views 13 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Baker
Students explore language arts by participating in a cooking activity with classmates. In this baking lesson, students identify the techniques used to bake bread and participate in a role-playing baking activity using play-dough. Students discuss the letter B and create different "treats" by shaping their play-dough creations.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
Students identify the responsibilities of nurses by participating in various activities. In this career education lesson, students read the book Nurse Nancy and practice writing the letter "n" for nurse. Additionally, students color in an illustration of the word "nurse" and create a collage of photos of nurses.
Pre-K - K 21st Century Skills 3 Views 8 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Labor Day
Kindergarteners or preschoolers discover the reason we celebrate Labor Day. Youngsters discuss the traditions and community helpers that make Labor Day special, they practice the letter L, the number 6, half-circles, and identifying the color green during Labor Day centers.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 9 Views 19 Downloads
Students celebrate Earth Day. In this environmental science lesson, students are served organic fruits and vegetables and read the story It's Earth Day! Additionally, students construct an earth floor puzzle and participate in several suggested art center activities.
Pre-K Science 21 Views 56 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Police
Students explore government roles by reading a law enforcement story. In this police officer lesson, students read the book I'm Going to Be a Police Officer and discuss the importance of having police in our communities. Students create blue colored snacks in honor of the men and women who serve our society.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 58 Downloads
Students engage in a hopscotch game where each square represents a number. In this mental math and movement lesson, students take turns playing traditional hopscotch, but add a mental math component where they add or subtract specific numbers from the hopscotch board before they can jump.
Pre-K - K Math 23 Views 13 Downloads
Students engage in group jump rope activities. In this jump rope instructional activity, students follow directions to play various jump rope games, some with specific songs attached. There are 4 different renditions of jump rope activities included.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Reptile Lesson Plan for Preschool
Students explore a reptile theme through a variety of reptile activities. In this reptile activity, students create a paper plate snake, observe a snake skin using a magnifying glass and draw the patterns they see on paper. Students then make a turtle shell out of a paper box and crawl around like a real turtle.
Pre-K Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads