Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 12/12/16

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Jesus’s Birthday



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

Sing a variety of songs within children’s vocal range, independently and with others.

Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.

Play instruments using different beats, tempos, dynamics, and interpretation.



Use eye-hand coordination, visual perception, and tracking, and visual motor skills in play activities.

Use basic shapes and forms of different sizes to create artwork.

Discuss and use vocabulary related to time in relevant activities. Link to Skills & Concepts 2 and

Develop familiarity with the forms of alphabet letters, awareness of print, and letter forms.  

Engage actively in read-aloud activities by asking questions, offering ideas, predicting or retelling important parts of a story or informational book.


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

Explore, describe, and compare the properties of liquids and solids found in children’s daily environment.

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


Monday & Tuesday

12/12/16 &12/13/16

 Letter D for Drum


Songs:  The Little Drummer Boy 

Feliz Navidad

Joy to the World


December Prayer Song: God, Our Father!

Project: Finish our Christmas project by decorating our frames.


Bible Story: Good News- The Beginners Bible

Book: Silent Night by Joseph Mohr

How does the glue change when we mix it with glitter?

What do you think will happen if we leave the glue out?






Letter B for Bells

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Make Christmas bells.

Bible Story: Good News- The Beginners Bible

Book: One Special Star by Kate Jaspers


What is the outside of the bell look like? What do you think might be inside the bell?



Thursday&Friday 12/15/16& 12/16/16

Letter C for Christmas

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Make cupcakes to celebrate Jesus’s Birthday.



Bible Story: Good News- The Beginners Bible


Pastor Christ reads our Bible story.   

Book: Christmas Cats by Jean Marzollo

When is your birthday? 

Whose birthday are we celebrating today?


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