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  • Kim's plans

    Balls

     

    Concepts

    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities

    Monday

    Most balls are round.  Some have a different shape.

    Where Is The Ball?
    "Kim has the Ball"

    We will examine pictures of objects that are balls and objects shaped like them.

    Tuesday

    Balls come in many sizes.

    Poem: "The Ball"
    "A Ball"

    We will use various sized balls and put them in various sized holes in boxes.

    Wednesday

    We can bounce, roll, throw, and kick balls.

    Sheep In A Shop

      "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"

    We will crumple paper into balls and practice throwing the paper balls into baskets.

    Thursday

    There are many things shaped like balls.

    Zoe and the Runaway Ball
    "Bounce A Ball"

    We will taste foods that are shaped like balls.

    Friday

    We can play games with balls.

    Who Plays This Sport?
    "Five Football Players"

    We will play a toddler football game today! 

    Changes to the Environment

    Our dramatic play area will include a ball pool and a basketball court.  For art play we will paint with balls in boxes.  For sensory play we will explore sensory bottles with balls in them.  We will add balls and ramps to the block area for construction play.  For small motor play we will put soft colored pompoms into containers with holes.  We will do some toddler bowling for large motor play.

    Special Notes