Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 9/26/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                  

Theme: All About Me and My Family

Date Meeting Time Project Literacy Math/Science
Weekly Concepts (MA Guidelines)

Listen to a wide variety of age-appropriate literature read aloud.

Participate in simple sequences of movements and dance to various kinds of music.

Express themselves freely through movement. 

 

Use their senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste to explore their environment using sensory vocabulary.

Listen to and use appropriate language describing the names and functions of parts of the human body.

Describe members of their family and discuss what parents do for their children to keep them safe and healthy.

 

 

Listen to a wide variety of age-appropriate literature read aloud.

Use dramatic play, costumes, and props to pretend to be someone else.

Develop audience skills by observing performances or artists at work in various aspects of the Arts. 

 

 

 

 

Explore and identify simple machines such as ramps, gears, wheels, pulleys, and levers through play experiences.

Observe trees in nature.

Listen to and say the names of numbers in meaningful contexts.

Make predictions about changes in materials or objects based on past experience.

 

 

 

 

Monday 9/26/16 & Tuesday 9/27/16

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes

I Love my family

I Want to Be Your Friend

Let the children come to me

Butterfly shares All About Me Poster.

Look at your family picture. Place a sticker for each family member on our family chart. 

 

 Bible Story: ” The Boys and Girls and Jesus”  

Teacher brings in some wooden blocks and figurines to represent  the Bible story as a play.

Book: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penny

 

How many people are in your family?

Do you have brothers and/or sisters? How many?

 

 

 

Wednesday 9/28/16 & Thursday 9/29/16

 

Same songs as Monday & Tuesday

Butterfly shares All About Me Poster

Paint with your hands to make butterfly wings for our butterfly friendship tree.

 

 

Bible Story: ” The Boys and Girls and Jesus” 

Butterflies use props to act out the Bible story.

Which role would you like to act out?

 

Book: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mew Fox 

How many fingers do you have on each hand?

How many fingers do you have on both hands?

How does the paint feel on your hands?

 

 Friday 9/30/16

Same songs as Monday & Tuesday

Butterfly shares All About Me Poster.

Make popcorn.

Paint with your feet to add a trunk to our butterfly friendship tree.

 

 

 

Bible Story: ” The Boys and Girls and Jesus” 

What do you like about this Bible story?

Book: The Family Book by Todd Parr

 

How does the popcorn feel before and after is popped?

How does the popcorn machine work?

What does a tree trunk look like? Is the trunk under the leaves? Over  the leaves? Where will we paint the tree trunk on our butterfly friendship tree?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Daily Activities Concepts
Free Play

  • Play Dough
  • Puzzles
  • Writing Center
  • Easel painting
  • Blocks
  • Cars/Trucks
  • Housekeeping/Dramatic play
  • Sensory Table
  • Use sense of sight, hearing touch, smell and taste to explore the environment using sensory vocabulary
  • Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility
  • Use eye-hand coordination and visual perception to complete puzzles, draw, paint, write
Bike Room/Playground Build body awareness, strength, and coordination through locomotion activities