Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 11/28/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Exploring Magnets



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

Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

Listen to, recite, sing, and dramatize a variety of age-appropriate literature.

Respond to a variety of musical, rhythms through body movements.

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

Record observations and share ideas through simple forms of representations.


Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects and events with the assistance of interested adults.




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

Organize and draw conclusions from facts they have collected.

Explore and describe a wide variety of concrete objects by their attributes. 



Monday & Tuesday

11/28/16 &11/29/16



Songs: The Magnet Song

Christmas Bells

Go tell it on the mountain

December Prayer Song: God, Our Father!

At free play time: Make a paper chain to help us count down to Christmas. 

Project: As a group, connect our magnet trains together, and then describe what you noticed.


Bible Story: The Angel’s Secret- The Beginners Bible

Book: What   Magnets Can Do by Allan Fowler

How many loops do you make for our paper chain?

How do trains in our classroom connect together?

What do you know about magnets?






Monday songs

At free play time: Add more loops to our paper chain.

Projects: use magnetic letters on a magnetic board to make your name.

Bible Story: The Angel’s Secret- The Beginners Bible

Pastor Christ reads our Bible story on Wednesday.

Book: Moving Blocks by Yusuke Yonezu




How many loops did we add to our paper chain today? 

How many letters in your name? 

What makes the letters stick to the board?


Thursday&Friday 12/1/16& 12/2/16


 Monday songs



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

Project: Use a magnet wand to sort out magnetic non-magnetic objects.



Bible Story:The Angel’s Secret- The Beginners Bible


Pastor Christ reads our Bible story on Thursday.   

Book: Room for a Little One by A Christmas Tale

What is magnetic?

What is non-magnetic?


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