Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 1/17/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Snowman and Shapes 



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.

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

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.

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

Link letters with sounds in play activities

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


Investigate and identify materials of various shapes, using appropriate language.

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

Organize and draw conclusions from facts they have collected.





No School- Martin Luther King Day  





Tuesday& Wednesday

1/17/17 &1/18/17

Letter P for Pyramids

Songs:  The Shape Song

I am a little snowman

Jesus’ Love Is a Bubbling Over

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

During free playtime: Look at a photo of the three pyramids in Egypt, then use different shapes of wooden blocks to build three  pyramids.

Project: Make a snowman using different shapes( circle, square, triangle, and rectangles).

Bible Story: Running Away- The Beginners Bible


All You Need for a Snowman by Alice Schertle

What shapes should we use for our snowman’s body, eyes, arms, and a nose?

Where does the angel ask Jesus, Mary, and Joseph to go?

What special buildings does Egypt have?

Thursday&Friday 1/19/17& 1/20/17

Letter T for Thermometer

Monday and Tuesday songs

 During Free Play Time: Put a thermometer in a cup filled with snow and then put it in a cup of warm water. What do you notice? 

Project: Use liquid glue to make a melted snowman on waxed paper.

Bible Story: Running Away- The Beginners Bible


Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.   

Book: Snowmen At Night by Caralyn Buehner.

What do we use a thermometer for? 

When the snow melt, What does it melt into? What makes it melt?

Check out the snow in our cup at the end of day! 

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