102/104 Green Lesson Plan March 2016


Books: Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayers

             My Big Truck Book by Roger Priddy

             Pop-Up Peekaboo! Things That Go by Dorling Kindersley

             Boats by Byron Barton

Purpose: Expose children to oral language and books. 


Creative Expression:

Songs: ‘The Wheels on the Bus’

             ‘Row, Row, Row Your Boat’

             ‘I’ve Been Working on the Railroad’

             ‘We All Live in a Yellow Submarine’

Dramatic Play: Playing with toy cars, airplanes, fire trucks, and buses

Purpose: Provide exposure to rhyme for language development.   


Science/Social Studies/Math:

Activities:   Rolling cars down the ramp

                   Floating toy boats in water in the sensory table

                    Washing paint off of truck wheels with sponges

                    Pushing cars over bumpy bubble wrap on the floor                

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


Physical Development:

 Activities:  Stroller rides in the hallways and outside

                    Pushing cardboard boxes across the floor

                    Pushing cars and trucks through tunnels

                    Dancing to music in the classroom        

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


­    Arts Appreciation:

  Activities: Toy boats in colored water in the sensory table

                     Rolling cars and truck wheels in paint to make patterns

                     Rolling cars and trucks through shaving cream

                     Painting a cardboard box “car” to climb in and out of         

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


”    Parent Participation: 

  Point out different kinds of transportation vehicles to your children. We will be talking about school buses, dump trucks and airplanes in our classroom, but being able to see them and point them out to your kids will bridge the gap between school and home!