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  • Dawn's plans

    Spring Has Sprung!



    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities


    Many birds hatch during the spring. Birds have beaks and feathers.

    Feathers for Lunch  by Lois Ehlert

    We will glue feathers onto birds.


    Spring can be windy. Wind makes many objects move.

    Amy Loves the Wind  by Julia Hoban

    "Five Little Kites"

    We will use a fan to see what objects wind can blow, making a chart of our predictions. We will blow pinwheels!


    It is often windy in the spring.

    A Windy Day  by Melvin and Gilda Berger

    We will make our own kites and try to fly them by running with them.


    Gardens are often planted in the spring when the weather starts to get warmer.

    The Small Seed  by Judith Nicholls

    "We Planted A Little Seed"

    We will plant some vegetable seeds in the garden pots on the playground.


    Mud is made when water and dirt mix together.

    Mud  by Mary Lyn Ray

    Today we will do some mud painting!

    Changes to the Environment

    The dramatic play area will feature Rainy Day Fun - "puddles," boots, and raincoats!  For art we will paint with feathers and for sensory play we will use scoops with birdseed.  We'll stack small wooden blocks for construction play.  We will lace flowers and straws for small motor play. For large motor play we'll jump on lily pads!

    Special Notes

    We will try to fly a kite on a windy day this week. We will also visit our tree to see if it has changed in the warmer spring weather.