Thursday, April 4, 2013

Preschool Week 23: Fun with Animals

Monday with Arielle

Opening Activity: Q is for Quail worksheet. Practice sight words. Sort animals into groups based on number of legs, size, and color.

Circle Time: 
  • Date/Weather/Time
  • Zoo music CD
  • Read “What Do You Do With a Kangaroo?”and “Wild Baby Animals”. 

Snack: yogurt, fruit, and goldfish crackers

Wiggle Time: Animal Dice - dance like the animal rolled. "Mystery Animal Box" - guess which animal from clues given and then act out the animal.

Lesson: Discuss carnivores/herbivores/omnivores. Discuss climates/habitats animals live in. Discuss special features about animals and special adaptations.

Craft: Making Tracks on paper. Choose pictures of animals to look for on Field Trip to Brookfield Zoo on Friday.

Wednesday with Naomi

Opening Activity: Recognizing animal words (cat, dog, fish, rat, etc.)

Circle Time:
  • Date/Time/Weather
  • Sing animal songs from alphabet book
  • Read phonics animal books together
Snack: Kangaroo Treats (celery and carrots in ranch) and Monkey Snacks (Frozen bananas in chocolate)

Wiggle Time: Animal dances on the Wii

Lesson: Watch a part of Planet Earth with popcorn and juice and talk about the different climates animals can live in and then discuss the food chain.

Craft: Paper bag animal puppets

Friday Field Trip

Visit to the Brookfield Zoo!

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