Dragonfly Lesson Plan – Week of 3/27/17

Teachers: Miss Marie, Miss Joy and Miss Ulli                                             Theme: Jesus’ Parables/Plant observations

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

-Participate actively in discussions, listen to the ideas of others, and ask and answer relevant questions.

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

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

Explore and experiment with wet and dry media in a variety of colors including black and white.

-Explore various types of lines in artwork and in nature.

-Listen to a wide variety of age appropriate literature read aloud.

-Engage actively in read-aloud activities by asking questions, offering ideas, predicting or retelling important parts of a story or informational book.

Spiritual: We will be reading and discussing Jesus’ parables and Palm Sunday.

-Observe and identify the characteristics and needs of living things: humans, animals, and plants.

-. Use estimation in meaningful ways and follow up by verifying the accuracy of estimations. 

-Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility 

 

Monday

3/27

New Song: Ho Ho Ho Hosanna

Shalom

1,2,3 Jesus Is Alive

You Gave

Free Play: Easel painting/Beading and Play Dough

Center Project: Seed Bounce Painting (place seeds in tempera then bounce them on art paper)

 Book: The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

 

Bible Story: Parable of the Seeds

Sensory Table: Cotton balls/tweezers/nets. We will estimate how many cotton balls fit in various containers then count how many there are.

Water our Nasturtium seeds, 5 sprays each.

Tuesday 

3/28

 

Monday’s Songs

Free Play: easel painting/Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: Line drawings of mountains on white paper with black felt tip markers.

Book: Happy Easter Little Critter by Mercer Mayer

Bible Story: Sermon On The Mount

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Water our Nasturtium seeds, 5 sprays each.

 

 Wednesday

 3/29

 Monday’s Songs

Free Play: easel painting/Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: Use liquid water colors to fill in our line drawings

Book: It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny by Marilyn Sadler

Bible Story: Sermon On The Mount

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Water our Nasturtium seeds, 5 sprays each.

 

Thursday 

3/30

Monday’s Songs

 

Free Play: easel painting/Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: Game day – tic-tac-to, memory game, uno…

Book: Reading Buddies with the Butterfly Room

Bible Story:  Palm Sunday

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Water our Nasturtium seeds, 5 sprays each.

 

Friday 

3/31

Monday’s Songs

 

Free Play: easel painting/Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: Palm Sunday (act it out)

Book: Children’s choice. One vote – one person

Bible Story: Palm Sunday (act it out)

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Water our Nasturtium seeds, 5 sprays each.

 

 

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

New Song: “Ho, Ho Ho Hosanna”

                     Ho, ho, ho hosanna; Ha, ha, ha hallelujah; He, He He He saved me, and I’ve got the joy of the Lord

 

Bike Room/Playground Build body awareness, strength, and coordination through locomotion activities.