Lesson Plans

Approximate Daily Schedule

9:15    Children are dropped off

9:20    Circle Time - Circle typically includes a book, one or two songs, and a learning activity. Learning                       activities will be tailored to each child's development

9:45    Indoor Play Time

          This includes, at a minimum, free exploration of classroom materials, art activities and sensory activities.           Our classroom materials include dramatic play, blocks and manipulatives, math and science, fine motor,           puzzles, books and more. Materials are rotated regularly to provide new opportunities. Many learning                  materials are home made with repurposed items.

10:45  Clean up and Snack

11:10  Outside Play Time

          We may be on the playground, in the grass, or on the sidewalk behind the classroom. We provide a                  variety of outdoor toys and activities.

12:00  Pick Up

Our schedule will vary based on factors like special projects, weather, etc.


Lesson Plans 8/11/14

  Monday  Wednesday Friday
 SongsI've Got a Wiggle
The Ants Go Marching
I've Got a Wiggle
The Ants Go Marching
 
 BookThere Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell By: Lucille ColandroIf You Take a Mouse to School By: Laura Numeroff 
 CircleWhat's Missing?Guessing Animal Game  
 ArtAugust GiftVisors  
 SensoryShaving CreamShaving Cream 
 Other 
 

Lesson Plans 8/18/14

  Monday  Wednesday Friday
 Songs10 Little Dinosaurs
Where Oh Where Did the Dinosaurs Go?
10 Little Dinosaurs
Where Oh Where Did the Dinosaurs Go?
 
 BookCurious George's Dinosaur Discovery
by Anna Grossnickle Hines
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad?
by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
 
 CircleSimon Says Roar Like a Dinosaur Dinosaur Toothpaste (Listed as Elephant Toothpaste under Science Activities) 
 ArtDinosaur FootprintsSponge Painting  
 SensoryDigging for FossilsDigging for Fossils 
 Other   


Lesson Plans 8/25/14


  Monday  Wednesday Friday
 Songs10 Little Dinosaurs
Where Oh Where Did the Dinosaurs Go?
10 Little Dinosaurs
Where Oh Where Did the Dinosaurs Go?
 
 BookHow Do Dinosaurs Go to School by Jane Yolen and Mark TeagueEdwina the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct by Mo Willems 
 CircleDice GameWhat (dinosaur) Am I? 
 ArtCookie Cutter PaintingStamp Art 
 SensoryDigging for FossilsDigging for Fossils 
 OtherClass Party  
Class Party Monday 8/25 10:30 - 11:30 Families Welcome! There will be a sign up sheet on the clipboard if you would like to bring a dish to share. Please no nuts or nut products.

Lesson Plans 8/4/14

  Monday  Wednesday Friday
 Songs
Who Sits Next to You?
Old MacDonald
Who Sits Next to You?
Old MacDonald
 Book
First Day Jitters
by Julie Danneberg
Mouse's First Day of School
by Lauren Thompson
 Circle
What's Missing?Sink or Float 
 Art
Puffy PaintRoller Painting 
 Sensory
Rock Salt "Crystals"Rock Salt "Crystals" 
 Other   


Please see Song Lyrics and Learning Activities for more information about the items on our lesson plans.