Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 3/13/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 Theme: Babies!

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

Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns

Participate in simple sequences of movements and dance to various kinds of music. Link to Movement

Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.

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

Describe members of their family and discuss what parents do for their children to keep them safe and healthy.

Communicate personal experiences or interests.

Discuss and use vocabulary related to time in relevant activities.

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

Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

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

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

Listen to and use comparative words to describe the relationships of objects to one another.

Monday & Tuesday

3/13/17 & 3/14/17  

Letter B  for babies

Songs:

I Love you Jesus Deep Down in my Heart

Five Little Babies- Fingerplay

Let’s Get Crazy(VBS CD)

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

Project: visit the water table station to give a baby doll a bath then visit the drying and clothing station to dry your baby and put on some clothes.

During bike room time, explore and go through a crawling obstacle course.

Bible Story: A Voice At Night- The Beginners Bible.

(Samuel, 1 Samuel 3)

Book: I Am A Big Sister by Joanna Cole

What do you know about babies?

How do babies move around? Do they walk or crawl?

Who took care of you when you were a baby?

What do you think will happen when mix water and soap together?

What did you use to give your baby doll a bath?

Wednesday

3/15/17

Letter S for Samuel

Monday and Tuesday songs

During free play time: 

Project: Make mashed bananas.

Bible Story: A Voice At Night- The Beginners Bible.

(Samuel, 1 Samuel 3)

 

Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.

Book: There’s  Going To Be A Baby by John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury

What kind of foods do babies eat?

How many bananas did we mash?

How do bananas change when there are mashed?

Thursday & Friday

 3/16/17 & 3/17/17

Letter W for water

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Look at our baby pictures and discuss what you see.

Thursday, Miss Courtney, Emerson’s mom, will come in and teach us about water cycle and filtration! 

Friday: Draw a picture of yourself when you were a baby.

Bible Story: 

A Voice At Night- The Beginners Bible.

(Samuel, 1 Samuel 3

 

 Book:  I Used To Be The Baby by Robin Ballard

How have you changed since you were a baby? 

What are some of things you can do now and couldn’t do when you were a baby?

What do know about water? What do want to know about water?

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