Toddler Lesson Plan

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week 1 “Welcome to Summer”

  Circle-Introduction to Number 9 -Read “One Hot Summer Day”-Read “The Night Before Summer Vacation”Read “Clifford keeps cool”Can we count to 9? -Read “How I Spent My Summer Vacation”-Read “Mouse’s Fist Summer”
Creative ArtsIce Cream Cones!Creating Palm TreesWatermelon paper platesDecorating coffee filter sunsSunflower hand prints
  PM Group ActivityDecorating Number 9Surfing into summer!Creating a Beach sceneSummer FlowersSummer Collage
  Whole LanguageWhat is the weather like in the summer?What do we wear in the summer?What activities do we do in the summer?Is it still light out when we go to bed?What would we like to do on summer vacation?
  Social StudiesWhen is Summer?Different Seasons, Different clothesKids Music!  What do we wear in summer?  Show and Tell: Letter 9/Summer Theme
  Science/SensoryTouch and Feel Different Textured Sea ShellsSummer Sand Table!How Hot is the Sun?Water Table: Sail BoatsSoapy Water: Bugs in the summer
  Dramatic PlayPretending to go swimmingPretending to have an ice cream shopPretending to have a picnicPretending to build a sand castlePretending to fly kites
  Math/ManipulativeAll about number 9Count the Coconuts“How Many Scoops”Match the sail boatsIs 9 even or odd?
  BlocksBuild a sunBuild a BeachStack by 9Make an Ice Cream ConeBuild a Boat
  Music/MovementPlay: Pass the Sea ShellSing and Clap “Sand Castle”Sing and Clap “Mr. Sun”Number 9 Hopping!Feeling….. “HOT, HOT HOT”  
  Outdoor LearningLooking for number 9Shadow Tracing!Do we see any 9’s by school?Can You Hear Summer Sounds?I spy 9 All Around

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week 2 “Fabulous Fathers”

  Circle-Introduction to Number 10 -Read “Up on Daddy’s Shoulders”-Read “My Daddy Snores ”Read “Crocodaddy”Can we count to 10? -Read “Froggy’s Day with Dad”-Read “Me and My Dad”
Creative ArtsDecorating Neckties!Father’s Day CardsPainting a portrait of DadGreatest Dad TrophyIt’s a surprise!
  PM Group ActivityDecorating Number 10Handprint poemsBriefcase for dadSport CollageIt’s a surprise!
  Whole LanguageWhat does daddy look like?What is your favorite thing about dad?Is Dad Taller or Shorter than you?  What can you do special for dad?How do we celebrate father’s day?
  Social StudiesWhat does daddy look like?Where does Daddy work (look at a map)Kids Music!  Cooking: Father’s Day snack mixShow and Tell: Letter 10/Picture of Daddy
  Science/SensoryShaving Cream number 10Sink or Float: Keys, Cars and ToolsWhat tools are used for….Explore with different textured Neck TiesSink or Float: Sports Equipment
  Dramatic PlayDressing up like DaddyPretending to do yard workPretending to be like daddyPretending to wash a carFamily puppet show
  Math/ManipulativeAll about number 10Matching ToolsHow old do we think Daddy is?Sorting Same Colored TiesIs 10 even or odd?
  BlocksBuild a house for dadBuild a garage for daddy’s carBuild with legos: Daddy’s favorite colorBuild a tower for daddyStack by 10
  Music/MovementDancing in daddy shoesWave neck tie streamersDancing with daddy puppets“daddy’s workout”Dance Party!
  Outdoor LearningLooking for number 10Looking for Daddy’s in the parkDo we see any 10’s by school?Play Ball!I spy 10 All Around

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week 3 “Under the Sea”

  Circle-Introduction to Number 11 -Read “Sam at the Beach”-Read “Commotion in the ocean”Read “Ballyhoo Bay”Can we count to 11? -Read “Incredible Sea Creatures”-Read “Sharks, Dolphins and Whales ”
Creative ArtsDecorating Our class ocean!Hand print OctopusHand print CrabsTissue paper star fishTissue paper seaweed
  PM Group ActivityDecorating Number 11Class whale!Class Dolphin!Class treasure chest!Decorating seahorses!
  Whole LanguageWhat is the color of the ocean?Who lives in the ocean?Where can we find the ocean?Do we live by the ocean?What activities can we do by the beach?
  Social StudiesDo we live near the ocean?What is our favorite fish?Yoga Class!Kids Music!  Cooking: Under the Sea Jello Show and Tell: Letter 11/Under the Sea
  Science/SensoryShaving Cream number 11Salt and Freshwater animalsWhat do sea animals eat?Sink or Float: Sea AnimalsWaves in a Bottle
  Dramatic PlayPretending to crawl like a crabPretending to swim like a fishPretending to go surfingPretending to go scuba divingPretending to go fishing
  Math/ManipulativeAll about number 11I spy at the seashoreSea Horse MatchingHow long is a whale?Is 11 even or odd?
  BlocksBuilding a fish tankBuilding an oceanBuilding a home for our crabsBuilding a pierBuilding a treasure chest
  Music/MovementFISH.FISH.FISH.SHARKFishy Pokey!“I’m a Little Fishy”Number 11 hopping!Sing and Clap  “Down by the Bay”  
  Outdoor LearningLooking for number 11Do we see sea animals by school?Do we see any 11’s by school?Do we see any sea shells?I spy 11 All Around

Weekly Lesson Plan: Toddler Week 4 “Red, White and Blue”

  Circle-Introduction to Number 12 -Read “The Statue of Liberty”Read “The Pledge of Allegiance”-Read “The White House”-Read “The American Flag”Read: “Red, White and BOOM”
Creative ArtsTissue paper starsFirework blow paintRed, White and Blue collageAmerican Flag CollageThumbprint Flags!
  PM Group ActivityFirework PaintingYankee Doodle Dandy HatsFourth of July firecrackers!Painting with Star cut outsFootprint Firecracker
  Whole LanguageWhy do we celebrate 4th of July?What does patriotic mean?Did we see fireworks?What colors are on the American Flag?Spanish: Red, White and  Blue
  Social StudiesFirecracker PopsiclesCooking: Edible American flagKids Music!Which is our favorite color: Red, White or Blue?Show and Tell: Letter 12/Red, White and Blue
  Science/SensoryRed, White and Blue food coloringIce art: Red, White and BlueShaving cream bag: Red, White and BlueSand play: Creating Fireworks!Fireworks in a jar!
  Dramatic PlayPretend to watch fireworksPretend to have a parade4th of July picnicCook a red, white and blue snackStretching like fireworks!
  Math/ManipulativeStar sorting gameRed, White and Blue Patterns1 to 10 star counting4th of July picture matchingCounting Fireworks!
  BlocksRed and Blue patterns with LegosBuild a flag with playdoughBuild a Jungle PathFireworks with blocksCreating Fireworks!
  Music/Movement“You’re Grand Old Flag”Yankee DoodleColors of our flag“This is July”Sing  and Clap  “Colors in the Flag”
  Outdoor LearningLooking for red, white and blue objectsRed, White and Blue Chalk paintingI spy 12 All AroundRed, White and Blue paradeBaby Parade!