Butterfly Lesson Plan 5/22/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany
Theme:  Gas Station

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. 

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



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

Spiritual: Jesus was brought back to life by God’s power.  He is alive today in heaven!

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

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

Monday & Tuesday

5/22/17 & 5/23/17  

Letter P for Pump


Don’t worry, instead pray (VBS)!

Five Fast Race Cars

May  Prayer Song: God Our Father, God Our Father!

During music time: Make up new verses to add to our song Five Fast Race Cars.

Project: Make a gas station for our bike room! 


Bible Story: Moses And The Burning Bush- The Beginners’ Bible

Book: An Auto Mechanic by Douglas Florian

 What materials do we need for our gas station (a gas pump, an air pump, a cash register, etc)?

Wednesday &Thursday

5/24/17 & 5/25/17

Letter T for Tire

Monday and Tuesday songs

During free play time: Explore a real bike tire. Cut a piece of yarn that you think it will match the length of the circumference of the tire. 

Project: Place your yarn around the tire to test out your prediction. 

Bible Story: Moses And The Burning Bush- The Beginners’ Bible

Pastor Chris reads our Bible story.

Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin and John Archambault

What do you see on the outside of the tire? How does it feel?

Was the length of your yarn smaller, bigger, or about the same as the length of the tire?




B for  Bush


During free play time :  Work with a partner to roll and paint with our bike tire. 

Project: Use colored pencils and  paper to draw and glue a picture of the burning bush we read in our Bible story.  

 Bible Story: Moses And The Burning Bush- The Beginners’ Bible

Book: My Bike by Byron Barton 



How did you and a friend work together to paint with the bike tire? 

Did the bike tire move and roll faster with the paint or without the paint? What pattern did the bike tire make?

What colors do you need to make your burning bush?



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