Dawn's Lesson Plans
Theme:  Spring Has Sprung!

 

Concepts

Songs, Books, and Stories

Special Activities

Monday

Spring brings many changes.

When Spring Comes  by Robert Maass

“Spring is Here”

We will take a buggy ride to look for signs of spring and visit our tree to see if there are any changes.  We’ll also make a list of what we saw.

Tuesday

The weather changes in spring.

“Springtime Song”

Spring by Cynthia Amoroso and Robert B. Noyed

We will use a parachute to act out how the weather changes from winter to spring.

Wednesday

It often rains a lot in spring.

“Rain, Rain, Go Away”

Listen to the Rain by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault

We will dance on bubble wrap to music to represent the sound of rain.

Thursday

Some flowers grow from seeds.

“Flower Garden”

One Little Seed by Elaine Greenstein

We will plant flower seeds in cups.

Friday

Spring can be windy.

A Windy Day by Melvin and Gilda Berger

“Five Little Kites”

We will use a fan to see what objects wind can blow.  We will blow pinwheels.

Changes to the Environment

The dramatic play area will feature a flower shop.  We will make some contact paper collages for art  and for sensory play we will use garden tools in some soil.  We will work with Legos for construction play.  For small motor play we will lace flower necklaces and for large motor play we’ll do some puddle jumping and play “Ring Around the Puddle.”

Special Notes

We will try to fly a kite if there is a windy day.