PRE-SCHOOL SAMPLE LESSON PLAN
CHANGES TO CLASSROOM:
BLOCKS – Add some bird books.
DRAMATIC PLAY – Add binoculars, fun hats, butterfly catchers, and bird books.
TOYS AND GAMES –
ART – Binoculars and Eggs
LIBRARY – Bird books.
DISCOVERY – Go on a walk
SAND AND WATER – Put in different kinds of feathers.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT – Add CDs with fun dance music.
COOKING – Add measuring cups, spoons, etc. to play area.
OUTDOORS – Listen for bird sounds.
THINGS TO DO LIST:
Borrow binoculars from parents and other classrooms. Get butterfly catchers from other classroom. Ask parents for egg carton donations.
Monday – Play the ABC game.
Tuesday – Talk about birds and show them pictures of different kinds of birds.
Wednesday – Talk about soft touches and how birds are soft.
Thursday – Play the shape game.
Friday – Dance to music going fast and slow.
Monday – Read Are you my Mother?
Tuesday – Read Kookaburra
Wednesday – Do a flannel board story of The Biggest Feather
Thursday – Read The Best Nest
Friday – Read Allouette
SMALL GROUP ACTIVITIES:
Monday – Go for a walk around the playground to find birds.
Tuesday – Play Duck Duck Goose.
Wednesday – Make Peanut Butter Pinecone bird feeders
Thursday – Dance to the Chicken Dance
Friday – Go for a walk to the pond area to listen for different bird sounds.
Monday – Practice cutting out a shape of a bird and then painting it. Hang in classroom.
Tuesday – Make a bird book. Practice coloring with markers and crayons.
Wednesday – Make bird eggs out of egg cartons.
Thursday – Make binoculars out of toilet paper tubes.
Friday – Decorate our binoculars from Thursday. Go for a walk with our binoculars to look for birds.
Monday – Learn the sign for I love you!
Tuesday – Learn the sign for bird.
Wednesday – Learn Spanish word Parajo = bird
Thursday – Review signs and Spanish words.
Friday – Practice saying colors in Spanish.