Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 4/3/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany                 

Theme: Washing Feet and Exploring Water!

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

Act out ways that movement and dance can show feelings or convey meaning.

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

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

Use dramatic play, costumes, and props to pretend to be someone else.

Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility


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

Spiritual: “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!  Hosanna in the highest heaven!” Matthew 21:9

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

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


Monday & Tuesday

4/3/17 & 4/4/17  

Letter w for water


Hosanna in the Highest!

I have peace like a river!

Spring is Here

April Prayer Song: The Lord is Good to me!

During free play time: explore water with different tools( eye droppers, turkey basters, etc) in the sensory table


Project: Watercolor Experiment!

Bible Story: Washing Feet- The Beginner’s Bible.

(Jesus Washes The Disciples’ Feet, John 13)


Book: Down Comes The Rain by Franklyn Branley

What color is the water?

How does the color of the water change when we add red food coloring, blue, orange, etc? 

What happens when you drop watercolors onto a paper towel?



Letter O for oranges

Monday and Tuesday songs

During free playtime: Squeeze some oranges!

Project: Use water to make orange juice!

Bible Story:  Washing Feet- The Beginner’s Bible.

(Jesus Washes The Disciples’ Feet, John 13)

astor Chris reads our Bible story.

 Book: All the Water in the World George Ella Lyon

What does the water taste like?

How does the taste of the water change after adding sugar and orange juice? 

 Thursday & Friday

 4/6/17 & 4/7/17

Letter w for Feet.

Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Act out The sostory of the  Washing Feet

Bible Story:  Washing Feet- The Beginner’s Bible.

(Jesus Washes The Disciples’ Feet, John 13)

Book: Water is Water by Miranda Paul

What do soap and water make when they are mixed?

How does it feel to have your feet washed?

How does it feel to wash someone else’s feet?

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