Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 2/6/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Setting Up  Donut and Coffee Shop


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

Build awareness of directionality and position in space. Link to Physical Activity 

Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

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

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

Use thumb/forefinger in a pincer grasp.

Observe and discuss the various kinds of work people do outside and inside their homes.

Link letters with sounds in play activities

Communicate personal experiences or interests.

Spiritual: A friend loves at all times!(Proverbs 17:17)




Connect many kinds/quantities of concrete objects and actions to numbers. 

Explore and identify simple machines such as ramps, gears, wheels, pulleys, and levers through play experiences.

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


Monday & Tuesday

2/6/17 & 2/7/17  

Letter D for Donuts




The Donut Song

Sammy’s Song

Let’s Get A Little Crazy

February  Prayer Song: God Our Father, We Thank You!





Project: Work together to Set up our coffee and donut shop.

Brainstorm some ideas about the items we need for our shop and then vote for a name to make a sign.

At Free Play Time: Explore coffee grounds in our sensory table. 


Bible Story: Through The Roof  (Jesus Heal a Paralytic) – The Beginners Bible 


Book: Chicka Chicka 1.2.3 by Bill Martin 



Have you ever been to a donut/coffee shop?  

If we will open our own shop, what do you think we need to have?

How many names did we come up with? Which name got the most votes?


 Wednesday & Thursday

2/8/17 & 2/9/17

Letter C for Coffee

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Use felt and clean socks to create your favorite kinds of donuts.

At Free Play Time: Explore how a coffee machine works. 



Bible Story: Through The Roof                  (Jesus Heal a Paralytic) – The Beginners Bible 

Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.


Book: The Color Box by Dayle Ann Dodds


What is your favorite kind of donuts (strawberry, blueberry, chocolate, etc)?


What do you think will happen to the dry coffee grounds and the cold and clear water when they are used in the coffee machine?





Letter T for Teeth.

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Dentist Denise, Jacob’s Mom from the Grasshopper classroom will come in today to help us learn how we can keep our teeth healthy and strong.

At Free Play Time: Use coffee filters and brown paint mixed with coffee at the easel.

Bible Story:

Through The Roof (Jesus Heal a Paralytic) – The Beginners Bible 


Book: My Dentist by Harlow Rockwell

What does a dentist do?

How can we take care of our teeth?



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