102/104 Green Lesson Plan February 2016

 This Month's Theme: Shapes & Colors!


 Books:  Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

              A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni

  Happy Baby Colors by Roger Priddy

  Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert

Purpose: Expose children to oral language and books.


Creative Expression:

Songs:  Little Red Wagon

             Somewhere Over the Rainbow

             There’s A Color We All Know

              Yellow Submarine

Dramatic Play: Exploring with colored scarves and fabrics

Purpose: Provide exposure to rhyme for language development.   


 Science/Social Studies/Math:

   Activities:  Playing in colored water in the sensory table

                     Building with colored blocks

                     Counting multi-colored links

                     Observing colored water bottle “lava lamps”         

     Purpose: Experience with numeration; engage their senses of touch & listening.       


Physical Development:

 Activities:   Manipulating colored butcher-block paper

                     Playing in a pool of plastic balls

                     Climbing in and out of colored cardboard boxes

                     Chasing and popping big round bubbles               

      Purpose: Experience with following directions; engaging gross and fine motor muscle groups. 


­    Arts Appreciation:

  Activities:   Mixing paints to create new colors

                     Rolling colored balls in paint

                     Painting using hands and feet

                     Using colored ink pads                 

    Purpose: Expose children to different ways of artistic expression through their senses.  


”    Parent Participation:

Each Friday of the month we will have a ‘Color Day’ to celebrate all the colors we learned about by wearing them to school! 

Friday, February 5th: Blue Day!

Friday, February 12th: Red Day!

Friday, February 19th: Green Day!

            Friday, February 26th: Wear your favorite color today!