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  • Kate's Plans

    Bugs

     

    Concepts

    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities

    Monday

    Ladybugs are also called Ladybeetles or Ladybirds. They help farmers by eating aphids.

    Ladybugs

    "5 Little Ladybugs"

    We will play a ladybug bingo game.

    We will sequence the life cycle of a ladybug.

    We will play with ladybug flannelboard pieces.

    Tuesday

    The bodies of fireflies glow. We see them at night in summer.

    Fireflies

    We will shine flashlights in the dark.

    We will use crafts sticks to make fireflies.

    Wednesday

    Ants are social. There is one queen and lots of workers.

    Ants

    We will be worker ants and carry blocks.

    We will make a maze on a paper plate and use magnets to move the ant(paperclip) through the maze.

    Thursday

    Bees have stingers that can hurt people. Bees help too. They help flowers grow and make honey.

    Bees

    We will play a Queen bee listening game.

    We will have snack of honey.

    Friday

    Spiders are not insects. They are arachnids.

    Super Spiders

    We will make spider webs using paper plates and yarn.

    We will paint over spider webs made of glue.

    Changes to the Environment

    Our dramatic play area will be a bug lab. The art area will have craft sticks and pipecleaners available. For sensory play we will work with mud dough. We will make ant hills in the sandbox for construction play. We will use our small motor skills to pattern and sort small insect manipulatives. We will move our bodies on a giant "spider web".

    Special Notes