Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Preschool Week 17: Transportation

Monday with Arielle


Opening Activity: MLS bag- transportation puzzle. Use counters (Purple card) - sort vehicles by color, size, and type. Letter worksheets.

Circle Time:
  • Date/Time/Weather
  • Sing row, row, row your boat, Wheels on the Bus, read “Bear On A Bike”, listen to CD and identify different vehicle sounds. 
Snack: build a race car with crackers, pb, raisins, and teddy graham drivers :)

Wiggle Time: We can be like the Wright brothers and fly paper airplanes!

Lesson: (use green card from MLS bag) Review vehicle pictures. Discuss past modes of transportation from around the world including horse-drawn carriages, hot air balloons, wagons, canoes, camel caravans, gondolas, rickshaws, elephants, sailboats, etc.

Craft: (MLS orange card) use finger paint to make tracks using cars and trace different types of vehicles.

Wednesday with Naomi

Opening Activity: Transportation file folder games for counting and patterns

Circle Time: 
  • Date/Time/Weather 
  • Review songs sung on Monday, 
  • Read the story “People Go” Have kids re-read the book themselves. 
Snack: Talk about vehicles needing fuel. Tell them that our bodies are vehicles that also need to be fueled. Make a snack using all 5 food groups to fuel our bodies for wiggle time. (Spinach-pineapple-apple juice, whole wheat toast, string cheese, almonds)

Yes, it looks disgusting, and yes, I made them try it, and yes, they absolutely LOVED all of it and ate every last bite and drank every last sip!

Wiggle Time: Draw vehicle words from a jar to practice reading. Then pretend to be the type of vehicle you drew whilst running a race!

Lesson: How do hot air balloons work?

Craft: Make “hot air balloons” out of yarn, Popsicle sticks, and balloons!

1 comment:

  1. Dude, I need to make that snack for my kids every day! Seriously!