Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 1/3/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Winter/Wise Men



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.

Link letters with sounds in play activities



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

Use dramatic play, costumes, and props to pretend to be someone else.

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.

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






No School- Christmas break












Tuesday & Wednesday

1/3/17 & 1/4/17

Letter S for Snow and Stars


Joy to the World

The Mitten Song

January Prayer Song: Our Heavenly Father, Kind and Good!


During Free Play Time: Bring some snow from outside and explore how it looks, smells and feels. 


Project: Use felt winter clothes to dress up Mr. snowman on our felt board.

Practice preschool flip.


Bible Story: Visitors From The East- The Beginners Bible

Book: Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London


What is the weather like in winter?

How can we stay warm in winter? What do you put on your hands, head, neck, feet, and the rest of your body? 


Thursday&Friday 1/5/17& 1/6/17

Letter M for Mittens 

Monday and Tuesday songs

During free playtime: Draw a picture or write a letter to offer for baby Jesus when we act out our story. 

Project: Act Out Visitors From the East.



Bible Story: Visitors From The East- The Beginners Bible


Pastor Christ reads our Bible story.   

Book: Winter by Fiona Pragoff

How many wise men visited baby Jesus?

How did they know where Baby Jesus was?

What did they offer to Baby Jesus? 

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