Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 1/9/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Weather 



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

Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.


Act out ways that movement and dance can show feelings or convey meaning.

Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

Record observations and share ideas through simple forms of representation such as drawings.

Identify the characteristics of local weather based on first-hand observations.


Create characters through physical movement, gesture, sound, speech, and facial expressions.




Engage in play experiences that involve naming and sorting common words into various classifications using general and specific language.

Listen to and use formal and informal language.

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



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

Identify and describe cause and effect as they relate to personal experiences and age-appropriate stories.

Observe and describe seasonal changes in plants, animals and their personal lives.


Monday & Tuesday

1/9/17 &1/10/17

 Letter W for Weather 


Songs:  What is The Weather Like Today

The Mitten Song

 Jesus’ Love Is a Bubbling Over



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

Project: Work as a team to make a weather board.


Bible Story: Blessings for the Baby – The Beginners Bible

Book: If Frogs Made Weather by Marion Dane Bauer.




What is the weather like today(sunny, rainy,cloudy, snowy)? 

What is your favorite kind of weather?




Letter M for Microphones

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Make a weather for-caster microphone using cardboard tubes, foil, and a Styrofoam balls.


Bible Story: Blessings for the Baby – The Beginners Bible

Book: If It’s Snowy and You Know It Clap Your Paws by Kim Norman


What kind of job does a forecaster do?

Why do we need to know what the weather is like every day?

What does a microphone do?







Thursday&Friday 1/12/17& 1/13/17

Letter F for Forecaster

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Paint with shaving cream to make a winter scene.

Take turns being a meteorologist and give a weather report about the day. 




Bible Story: Blessings for the Baby – The Beginners Bible


Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.   

Book: Mouse’s First Snow by Lauren Thompson

What do you like to do in winter?

What color is the shaving cream? How does it smell?

Can you find a picture on the weather board that matches today’s weather?

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