Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 11/14/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Trains/Thanksgiving



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

Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.


Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

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

Recognize and describe or represent emotions such as thankfulness, happiness, surprise, anger, fear, sadness. 


Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

Observe some national holidays and discuss how and why we celebrate them.


Connect many kinds/quantities of concrete objects and actions to numbers.

Explore and identify space, direction, movement, relative position, and size using body movement and concrete objects.


Monday & Tuesday

11/14/16 &11/15/16




A Gift to You

Thank You, Lord, For Making Me

Let’s be thankful 

Clickety clack, what’s that coming down the track


November Prayer Song: Loving and forgiving are you!

At free play time:  Connect our shoebox cars together to make a freight train.

Project: Work together to make a train track for our train.


Bible Story: The Man Who Remember! (Jesus Heals The Leapers) The Beginners Bible

Book: Thanksgiving Day by Gail Gibbons

How many cars are on our freight train?

What does the train track look like?

Point out different parts of a train track and learn their names.







No School for Butterfly Classroom; Parent/Teacher Conferences






Thursday&Friday 11/17/16& 11/18/16


 Monday songs

Project: make a thankful wreath. 



Bible Story: The Man Who Remember!( Jesus Heals The Leapers) The Beginners Bible


Pastor Christ reads our Bible story.   

Book: Five Little Monkeys Bake a Birthday Cake by Eileen Christelow

 What does it mean to be thankful?

What are you thankful for?


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