Toddler Lesson Plan

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week One: Marvelous Moms

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Circle-Introduction to Number  6  – Read “How to Raise a  Mom”-What do we love about  Spring?  – Read “Happy Mother’s  Day”– Read “Mother’s Day  Surprise”– How Many Classmates  do we have?  – Read “Llama, Llama  Misses Mama”– Read “Are You My  Mother”
Creative Arts Handprint Flower Pot Foot Print Rocket   ShipDecorating Mommy  PoemPasta Necklace Heart and Love Art
PM Group Activity Handprint Cupcake   CardFlower Flip Card Thumbprint Wish Art Tissue Paper Heart Decorate Number 6
Whole LanguageWhat do we know about  the number 6?What is Mommy’s   Name?What does Mommy look  like?What animal   babies/moms do we   know?What will you do for   Mother’s Day?
Social StudiesWhat is your favorite  things to do with   Mommy?How do Mother’s take  care of babies?Yoga Class! Kids Music! Cooking activity:   Rice Cake Mommy Show  and Tell: Number 6/   Picture of Mommy
Science/SensoryWhat color eyes and hair  does Mommy have?Sink or Float: Jewelry Exploring with Keys,  Purses and CombsTouch and feel Stuffed  Baby AnimalsShaving Cream 6
Dramatic PlayPlaying with Puppet   MommiesDress Up: What does  Mommy wear?Pretending to feed baby  animalsGiving Kisses and Hugs  to Stuffed Animals like  Mommy does to usReading stories to stuffed  animals
Math/ManipulativeHow many 6’s are in the  jar?Stinging Cereal   NecklacesAdult VS Baby Animals:  Who is Bigger?Matching: same colored  pursesMatching: Baby to   Parents
BlocksBuilding a closet for   Mommy’s ShoesLego Play: Mommy’s  favorite lego colorBuilding in the shape of  a purseLego Play: Heart shapes Practicing making 6’s  with blocks
Music/MovementSing and Clap “I Love  You Mommy”Sing and Dance   “Mommy”Sing and Dance “Happy  Mother’s Day”Sing and Clap   “M-O-M-M-Y”Sing and Clap “My   Mommy”
Outdoor Learning/Gross  MotorSearch the neighborhood  for the Number 6Painting “I Love You”  with chalkPurse Toss: Who can  throw the farthest?Do we see any 6’s by   school?I spy the number 6!

Weekly Lesson Plan: ToddlerWeek Two: Growing Gardens: Flowers

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Circle-Introduction to Number  7  – Read “Planting a   Rainbow”-Read “Plants Can’t  Sit Still”-Read “The   Magnificent   Sunflower”How Many Classmates  do we have?  -Read “The Digger  and the Flower”Read “Grow Flower  Grow”
Creative Arts Fork Print Flowers– Paper plate flowers Tissue paper flower Finger painting   flowersRecycled Material   flower
PM Group ActivityFinger paint watering  can Paper Plate Sun   Flower Coffee Filter Sun Tissue Paper Petals Decorate Number 7
Whole LanguageWhat do we know about  the number 7?Where do Flowers  Grow?What Flowers can we  name?Spanish: Flower How do seeds grow?
Social StudiesWhat is your favorite  flower?Can we grow our own  flower garden?Yoga Class! Kids Music! Cooking activity: Veggie  Taste Test Show and Tell:  Number 7
Science/SensoryWhat happens when  water and soil are added  to the seeds?What does the inside of a  seed look like?Shaving Cream Number  7Sink or Float: Seeds Garden in a bag: Bean  growing 
Dramatic PlayPretending to be a   Gardener and grow   plants Pretend to dig in the dirt  for seedsAct as: Worm Wiggling  through the DirtPretend Harvest   VegetablesDress up: Free Play!
Math/ManipulativeHow many 7’s are in the  jar?Counting Sun Flower  SeedsMatching Colored   FlowersStringing Carrots Sorting large and small  Potatoes
BlocksPracticing making 7’s  with blocksBuilding a Green House Making Flowers and  Plants with BlocksBuilding Gardening   ToolsCreating a Garden with  legos
Music/MovementSing and Clap to   “Five Little Flowers”Sing “The Flower   Song”Sing and Clap to   “Sing a Song of   Flowers”-Sing and Clap to “Five  Spring Flowers”Sing and Clap to “The  Farmer Plants the   Seeds”
Outdoor Learning/Gross  MotorCan we see Gardens at  the park?Parachute play: Veggie  PopI spy the Number 7! Searching for Growing  FlowersPotato Toss

Weekly Lesson Plan: ToddlerWeek Three: Growing Gardens: Little Gardeners

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Circle-Introduction to Number  8  -Read “Parts of a   Plant”-Read “Up, Down and  Around”-Read “The Surprise  Garden”How Many Classmates  do we have?  -Read “Lola Plants a  Garden”-Read “The Tiny   Seed”
Creative Arts Coffee Filter Sun Tissue paper   Tomatoes Paper Plate   Watermelons Dot Paint Eggplant Finger Painting our  favorite fruit 
PM Group ActivityPaper plate carrots Tissue Paper Peas Footprint Corn on  The CobFootprint Broccoli Decorate Number 8
Whole LanguageWhat do we know about  the number 8?Where do Vegetables  Grow?What Vegetables can we  name?Spanish: Garden How do seeds grow?
Social StudiesWhat is your favorite  vegetable?Can we grow our own  garden?Yoga Class! Kids Music! Cooking activity: Veggie  Taste Test Show and Tell:  Number 8
Science/SensoryWhat happens when  water and soil are added  to the seeds?What does the inside of a  seed look like?Shaving Cream Number  8Sink or Float: Seeds Garden in a bag: Bean  growing 
Dramatic PlayPretending to be a   Gardener and grow   plants Pretend to dig in the dirt  for seedsAct as: Worm Wiggling  through the DirtPretend Harvest   VegetablesDress up: Free Play!
Math/ManipulativeHow many 8’s are in the  jar?Counting Sun Flower  SeedsMatching Colored   FlowersStringing Carrots Sorting large and small  Potatoes
BlocksPracticing making 8’s  with blocksBuilding a Green House Making Flowers and  Plants with BlocksBuilding Gardening   ToolsCreating a Garden with  legos
Music/MovementSing and Clap to   “There’s Something in  My Garden”Veggie Hop! Sing “The farmer   plants the seeds”Sing and Listen  “Grover Talks about  Plants”Play: Hot Potato
Outdoor Learning/Gross  MotorCan we see Gardens at  the park?Parachute play: Veggie  PopI spy the Number 8 Searching for Growing  FlowersPotato Toss

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week Four: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Circle-Introduction to   Number 9  – Read “I’m a Little   School Bus””-Read“Blue Boat” Read “Whoosh and   Chug”– How Many Classmates do we have?  – Read “ Amazing Airplanes”Read “I’m a Monster Truck”
Creative Arts Paper Plate School Bus Footprint Sailboat Egg Carton Train Popsicle Stick Airplane Paper Plate Traffic Light
PM Group ActivityFoot Print Bus Plate Sail Boats Shoe Box Train Towel Roll Airplanes Decorate Number 9
Whole LanguageHow do we travel? Spanish: Car What has wheels? Water, Sky, Land: How do we  travel in each?Spanish: Boat
Social StudiesHow does Mommy and  Daddy go to work?How do we travel to  school?Yoga Class! Kids Music! Cooking activity: Traffic Lights  /Show and tell number 9/What is  your favorite way to travel?
Science/SensoryShaving cream   Highway!Sailing Away! How can  we make our boast   move?Car Wash! Shaving cream: Number 9 Sink or Float:   Boats/Cars/Trains/Planes 
Dramatic PlayGas Station! Pretend to: Drive a car Pretend to: Class room  choo-chooDress Up: Free Play Pretend to: Fly like a plane
Math/ManipulativeKey Sorting Sorting large and small  boatsMatching same colored  carsCounting Planes Sorting large and small Trains
BlocksBuilding a Garage for  CarsFree Play: Block   BuildingBuilding a road for our  School Bus!Building a landing strip Building: Classroom Boat 
Music/MovementSing and Clap to   “The Wheels on the  Bus”Play: Stay on the  road!Sing and Clap to   “Row, Row, Row Your  Boat”Play: Pass the CarSing and Clap to   “Choo Choo Train”Sing and Clap to   “Ten Little Airplanes”  Play: Red light-Green lightSing and Clap to   “Traffic Light Song”
Outdoor Learning/Gross  MotorWalk: Searching for  PlanesSearch the   neighborhood for the  Number 9Parachute play: Row  your boatI spy Number 9! Boats Relay Race

Weekly Lesson Plan for May Toddler  “Walking through the Jungle” Week 5

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
  Circle-Introduction to Number 10 -Read “Roar”-Read “Where the Wild Things Are”Read “The Animals on the Bus”Can we count to 10? -Read “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly said the sloth”-Read “Jazzy in the Jungle”
Creative ArtsDecorating MonkeysPaper plate LionsCreating Monkey facesDecorating ZebrasRainforest Parrots
  PM Group ActivityJungle VestDecorating number 10Tiger MasksPaper plate snakesCreating Elephants
  Whole LanguageWhat noises do animals in the jungle make?What animals live in the jungle?What do jungle animals eat?What does a jungle look like?Could we live in the jungle?
  Social StudiesWhat can we learn about jungle animals?Where in the world are jungles?Yoga Class!Kids Music!  Cooking: Banana Krispies Show and Tell: Letter 10/Something from the Jungle
  Science/SensorySink or Float: Jungle AnimalsShaving Cream Number 10Smell and explore with Leafy PlantsPlay dough: Jungle AnimalsWhat is Camouflage?
  Dramatic PlayPretending to walk through the junglePretending to be animals in their habitatActing out like monkeysPretending to hunt for animalsSlithering like snakes
  Math/ManipulativeAll about number 10Matching Animal printsCounting jungle animalsMatching jungle animalsCount the Bananas
  BlocksBuild a tree house!A Home For MonkeysStack by 10Build A JungleBuild a Jungle Path
  Music/Movement“Elephants Goes”“Monkey Says”“Five little Monkeys”“Monkey See, Monkey do”Jungle Dance Party!
  Outdoor LearningDo We see Jungle Animals?Acting like Jungle Animals at the Park!Do we see any 10’s by school?Gallop, Jump and Run like a Jungle AnimalI spy 10 All Around