Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 11/21/16

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.


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

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



Monday & Tuesday

11/21/16 &11/22/16




A Gift to You

Thank You, Lord, For Making Me

Let’s be thankful 


November Prayer Song: Loving and forgiving are you!

At free play time: finish our Thanksgiving project.  

Project: Make mashed potatoes.


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

Book: Corduroy’s Thanksgiving by Don Freeman

How do the uncooked and cooked potatoes feel? (The same or different?)

How many ingredients do we need to make mashed potatoes?

What do we put first?Second?Third?




No School- Thanksgiving Break. 







Thursday&Friday 11/24/16& 11/25/16


No school- Thanksgiving Break

May God bless your Thanksgiving break with peace and joy!





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