Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 10/3/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                  

Theme: All About God, 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.

Explore a variety of age-appropriate materials and media to create two and three-dimensional artwork.

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.

Communicate personal experiences or interests.

Engage in play experiences that involve naming and sorting common words into various classifications using general and specific language.








Use positional language and ordinal numbers (first, second, third) in everyday activities.

Observe and manipulate concrete examples of whole and half.

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








Monday 10/3/16 & Tuesday 10/4/16

He has got the whole world in his hands.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes

I Love my family

I Want to Be Your Friend


Butterfly shares All About Me Poster.

Nature walk –  go outside and collect an item from God’s creation to bring back to our classroom. 

Happy Birthday, Eliza! May God bless you with a wonderful year ahead.


Bible Story:  “How God Made The World” Read-Aloud Bible Stories Vol.3 

Book: I Love My Mommy Because.. by Laurel Porter- Gaylord

When did God create Eve, the first mommy?

What did you collect on our nature walk?

What do you like about it?

Describe the colors, shapes, and textures you observe.



Wednesday 10/5/16 & Thursday 10/6/16


Same songs as Monday & Tuesday

Butterfly shares All About Me Poster

During free choice time, cut up some strawberries in half and then mix them with blueberries to make a fruit salad.

At project time, work together to create a nature collage using the items we collected on our nature walk.




Bible Story: “God Made The World” Read-Aloud Bible Stories Vol.3 

Book: Daddy and ME by Catherine Daly-Weir

When did God create Adam, the first daddy?

What fruit do you prefer: strawberry, blueberry, or both? Does anyone in your family like blueberries or strawberries?

What happens when you put together the two halves of strawberries?

How does the contact paper feel? What do you think will happen when you place an item on the contact paper?






 Friday 10/7/16

Same songs as Monday & Tuesday

Butterfly shares All About Me Poster.

Look at our nature college and choose one item to draw an observational picture.



Bible Story:  “God Made The World” Read-Aloud Bible Stories Vol.3 

Book: Most of All, Jesus Loves You by Noel Piper


Talk about what God created on the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth day.







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