Butterfly Lesson Plan – week of 10/23/17 – Pumpkins

Teachers: Ms. Jane & Ms. Sharon
Theme: Pumpkins

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

Generate questions and gather
information to answer their questions in various ways.

Observe and manipulate concrete examples
of whole and half.

Listen to, recite, sing, and dramatize a
variety of age-appropriate literature
Spiritual:  God takes care of us.

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

Monday

Songs: “Have You Ever Seen a Pumpkin?” & “I’m A Little Pumpkin”
Prayer Song: “God Will Take Care of You” 

Observe pumpkins of various size, shape and color.

Bible Story:
The Baby in the Basket
Exodus 1:15-16:2:1-10
Book: Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne
Titherington

Discuss how each pumpkin is similar and how they are different.

Tuesday

Songs: “Have You Ever Seen a Pumpkin?” & “I’m A Little Pumpkin”
Prayer Song: “God Will Take Care of You” 

Measure pumpkins using
chain links and string

Mystery Project

Bible Story:
The Baby in the Basket
Exodus 1:15-16:2:1-10
Book: Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne
Titherington

Discuss how each pumpkin is similar and how they are different.

Wednesday

Songs: “Have You Ever Seen a Pumpkin?” & “I’m A Little Pumpkin”
Prayer Song: “God Will Take Care of You” 

Measure pumpkins using
chain links and string

Scooping seeds out of a pumpkin

Bible Story:
The Baby in the Basket
Exodus 1:15-16:2:1-10
Book:
Pumpkin Fever by Charnan Simon 

Ask how pumpkins grow? Share pictures
of the growth sequence

Thursday

 

Songs: “Have You Ever Seen a Pumpkin?” & “I’m A Little Pumpkin”
Prayer Song: “God Will Take Care of You” 
Scooping seeds out of a pumpkin Bible Story:
The Baby in the Basket
Exodus 1:15-16:2:1-10
Book:
Pumpkin Fever by Charnan Simon 
Ask how pumpkins grow? Share pictures
of the growth sequence.

Pumpkin seed counting
game

Friday

Songs: “Have You Ever Seen a Pumpkin?” & “I’m A Little Pumpkin”
Prayer Song: “God Will Take Care of You” 
Pumpkin poems, music and movement Bible Story:
The Baby in the Basket
Exodus 1:15-16:2:1-10
Book: Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell
Pumpkin seed counting
game