Butterfly Lesson Plan Week of 5/8/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany
Theme: Celebrating Our Families/ Baby Moses

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

Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns

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

Explore activities and vocabulary related to movement, balance, strength, and flexibility

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

Record observations and share ideas through simple forms of representation such as drawings.

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

Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects and events with the assistance of interested adults.

Spiritual: Jesus is alive and he loves all of us! 

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

Engage in play experiences that involve naming and sorting common words into various classifications using general and specific language.



Monday & Tuesday

5/8/17 & 5/9/17  

Letter F for Family


Rock-a-bye Moses in your small boat.

See My Family- Finger play

Zacchaeus Was A Wee Little Man!


May Prayer Song: God our Father, Good our Father!

During free playtime: Use different colors of unifies cubes to build your tower. 

Project: Draw a picture of the people in your family!

Bible Story:

A Basket Boat- The Beginner’s Bible

( Baby Moses & The Princess, Exodus 1& 2)

Book: The Napping House by Audrey Wood

Look at your tower and count how many cubes you have and what  colors you see!

How many people do you have in your family? Do they all look the same or different?

Wednesday & Thursday

5/10/17 & 5/11/17

Letter M for Mothers and Moses

Monday and Tuesday songs

Follow an obstacle course in the Bike room.

Project: Work on a secret suprise project for our moms!



Bible Story: A Basket Boat- The Beginner’s Bible

( Baby Moses & The Princess, Exodus 1& 2)

Pastor Chris will read our Bible story today.

Book: Are You My Mother? by Pat Hutchins

How did Moses’s mom take care of Moses? 

What does your mom and dad do to help you?




Letter B for Basket

 Monday and Tuesday songs

Project: Act out our Bible story.


Bible Story:  

A Basket Boat- The Beginner’s Bible

(Baby Moses & The Princess, Exodus 1& 2)

Book: The Wolf’s Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza

 Would you like to act out a role in our story or do you want to be the audience?

Which role would you like to act out (Moses’s mom, Moses’s sister, the princes,etc)?

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