Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 12/5/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Christmas 



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

12/5/16 &12/6/16


Letter S for stable


Songs: Feliz Navidad

Little Baby Jesus

Animal Actions

December Prayer Song: God, Our Father!


At free play time: set up a stable in our dramatic play area.

Project: Make a magnetic painting.

Bible Story: The Most Special Baby- The Beginners Bible

Book: Away in a Manger by Stewart




What animals do you think you might see in a stable?

How can a magnet wand make a paper clip dance on the paper?

Take one link off our countdown Christmas chain. Then, count how many days of school left to Christmas break.





Letter M for manger

Monday songs


Projects: Decorate your Christmas frame with sequins and glitter.

Bible Story: The Most Special Baby- The Beginners Bible

Pastor Christ reads our Bible story on Wednesday.

Book:The Little Drum Boy by Ezra Jack Keats



What is the shape of your frame? 

How many sides are on your frame?




Thursday 12/8/16




Friday 12/9/16

Letter P for pizza

No School for Butterfly Classroom; Parent/Teacher Conferences



Monday songs









Project: Make English Muffin pizza. 









Bible Story: The Most Special Baby- The Beginners Bible

Book: Pete’s Pizza by William Steig






What did you put first and second on your pizza?

How did the ingredients change when they are cooked?

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