Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 3/6/17 –

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 Theme: Classroom Helpers

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

Listen to, recite, sing, and dramatize a variety of age-appropriate literature.

Talk about the qualities we value in a person’s character such as honesty, willingness to work hard, kindness, and fairness.

Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.

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

Engage in activities that build understanding of words for location and direction.

Discuss roles and responsibilities of family or community members who promote the welfare and safety of children and adults.


Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

Use their own words or illustrations to describe their experiences, tell imaginative stories, or communicate information about a topic of interest.

Link letters with sounds in play activities



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

Organize and draw conclusions from facts they have collected.

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

Manipulate a wide variety of familiar and unfamiliar objects to observe, describe, and compare their properties using appropriate language.

Monday & Tuesday

3/6/17 & 3/7/17  

Letter H  for helpers.




I Love you Jesus Deep Down in my Heart

What Do You Do?

Do you know your community helpers?

March  Prayer Song: Thank you  for the world so sweet!

Project: Make a list of jobs that need helpers in our classroom.

Take turns being a photographer and take  pictures to use for our classroom job chart.

Bible Story: A Special Prayer- The Beginners Bible

(Hannah’s Baby, 1 Samuel: 1 & 2)

Book: Alligator Baby by Robert Munsch

 What kind of classroom job do you like to do ( pass out snack boxes, turn over the clean up timer, wipe down the tables, organize the block area, etc)?

How many helpers do we need in our classroom?

What job does a photographer do?


3/8//17 & 3/9/17

Letter M for machines

Monday and Tuesday songs

During free play time: Make soft pretzels! 

Project: Explore the lamination machine that the teachers used to laminate the pictures you took.

Use shoe laces to lace the laminated pictures.



Bible Story:

A Special Prayer- The Beginners Bible

(Hannah’s Baby, 1 Samuel: 1 & 2)

Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.

Book: Peter’S Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

How many ingredients do we have in our recipe?

What should we do first, second, etc. to make our pretzels?

How does a laminating machine work?

How does the laminated paper feel when it comes out of the machine?




 Letter P for painters

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Be a painter and paint the clay scripture you made last week. 




Bible Story: 

A Special Prayer- The Beginners Bible

(Hannah’s Baby, 1 Samuel: 1& 2)

 Book: Sky Color by Peter H.Reynolods

 Explore what happened to your clay scripture. Does it feel and look different or the same as before? 

What colors did you choose?

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