Lesson Plan- Friday, March 18, 2016

Technology and Engineering


When you hear the word technology, you might think of computers and smartphones, but in the early childhood curriculum, technology refers to using tools and developing fine and gross motor skills. (Boston Children's Museum, 2011)


Group time (literacy)

* Paddy Cake

* Wheels on the Bus

* "The Little Engine that Could" by Watty Piper

* Pots and Pans by, Patricia Hubbell

* Spot Bakes a Cake by Eric Hill

* Millie in the Garden by Peter Curry

* Bob's Busy Screwdriver by Bob the Builder

* "This is the Way We" Magnet Board




*egg beaters water and soap

* rainbow ball drop

* sand, cups, tools

* play doh and cutters

* recycled materials 

* light cube



* poster board, paint, and blocks

* poster board, cups and paint

* paper, paint, and toothbrushes

* eye droppers and water colors

* decorate big box(es) with creative materials



* recycled materials 

* various blocks

* balance beam and balls/cars

* tools 

* hammers and xylophones


Special Group Projects


* Theme Day: Wacky socks or hat day 3/24/16



Wonder Box Song

(Hide item in a box with a bow)


I wonder

I wonder

I wonder what’s inside

I wonder

I wonder

It has to be untied


(Shake box, let child guess what is inside, untie and discuss)