Butterfly Lesson Plan 6/12/17

Teachers: Miss Magda & Miss Bethany
Theme: Father’s Day/ End of the Year Celebration!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spiritual: “The Lord is my shepherd. I have everything I need!” Psalm 23:1

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

 

Explore, describe, and compare the properties of liquids and solids found in children’s daily environment.

 

 

Monday 

6/12/17 

Songs:

The Lord is my Shepherd!

Let the children come to me!

I want to be your friend!

June Prayer Song:  God our Father, Lord, and Savior!

Project: Make our homemade salt dough!

Check our pea seeds we planted in our garden and give them some water to help them grow!

 Bible Story: King David – The Beginners’ Bible (1 Samuel 23-2 Samuel 8, Psalm 23 & 148)

Book: Ants by Melvin and Gilda Berger

 How many ingredients do we need for our salt dough (look at our recipe and count together)?

How many wet ingredients (liquid) and how many dry ingredients (solids)? 

How did the ingredients change when we mixed them together?

 

Tuesday & Wednesday 

6/13/17 & 6/14/17

Monday songs

 Project: Use the salt dough we made to make our top secret  Father’s Day gift!

Check our pea seeds we planted in our garden and give them some water to help them grow!

Bible Story:  King David – The Beginners’ Bible  (1 Samuel 23-2 Samuel 8, Psalm 23 & 148)

Pastor Chris reads our Bible story on Wednesday.

Book: DADDIES by Adele Aron Greenspan

 Why do you think we call it salt dough?

How do you think your dough will change when it is baked in the oven?

What do you enjoy doing with your father?

Thursday & Friday

6/15/17 & 6/16/17

Monday songs

Project: Make our goodbye chart! Talk about where you are going to be next year (the Butterfly classroom, the Grasshopper classroom, the dragonfly classroom,  another school, etc)?

The end of the year celebration: Go outside, enjoy a treat together, sing songs, and say goodbye to your teachers and friends!

May God bless your summer with safety and fun times! Thank you  for this wonderful year! 

Bible Story: King David – The Beginners’ Bible  (1 Samuel 23-2 Samuel 8, Psalm 23 & 148)

 Pastor Chris reads our Bible story on Thursday.

Book: Moving by Fred Rogers

What is your favorite song and Bible story we learned together in the Butterfly classroom?

What is your favorite center you have enjoyed the most during free playtime (Home Sweet Home center, Block center, Science table, Sensory table, etc)?  What do you like about this center?

 

How 

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