Grasshopper Lesson Plan: Week of 6/4/18- Some of Our Favorite Things

Teachers: Miss Aimee & Miss Ruth                                           Theme: Some of Our Favorite Things

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

-Build body awareness, strength,and coordination through locomotion
activities. 

-Listen to various kinds of instrumental music and explore a variety of melody
and rhythmic instruments.

-Build awareness of directionality and
position in space.

-Build body awareness, strength,
and coordination through locomotion
activities. 

-Listen to a wide variety of age appropriate literature read aloud.

Spiritual: The Bible is God’s word to us.  Each Bible that we read may have slightly different words and pictures, but the stories are the same.

-Use positional language and ordinal
numbers (first, second, third) in
everyday activities.

-Listen to and say the names of numbers
in meaningful contexts. 

Monday

-Animal Action

-Let’s Get a Little Crazy (VBS)

-Hokey Pokey

Play games together in the Bike Room such as red light, green light.

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Bible Story:  Read some of our favorite stories in The Beginners Bible.

What are the rules of this game? List them & count them.

Tuesday 

Monday’s Songs

Use your favorite color crayon(s) to create your own picture.

Play kick-ball!

The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Darwalt

Bible Story:  Read some of our favorite stories in The Beginners Bible.

What color did you choose to use?  How many colors are there to choose from?  

 Wednesday

 

 Monday’s Songs

Play duck, duck goose & guess who is the leader game.

 

Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

Bible Story:  Read some of our favorite stories in The Beginners Bible.

List the rules of each game.  Take turns being the leader!  How many games will we need to play if each person gets a turn leading?

Thursday 

Please drop your Grasshopper off in our classroom promptly at 9am.  Thank you!

Create your own pocket!

A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman

Bible Story:  Read some of our favorite stories in The Beginners Bible.

How can we create our own pockets?  Brainstorm together and then gather materials.  

Friday 

Moving- On Ceremony: Please drop your Grasshopper off at our classroom at 9am.

Please send your child with their own snack from home today.  We will eat  it after the ceremony.  

Parents are invited to a reception immediately following the ceremony (which will be completed around 10am).  

 

 

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.