1-2-3 Lesson Plan


October

Fire Safety Month

Columbus Day- Oct 12th School is CLOSED

Camelot’s Halloween Party and Parade is on October 30th @ 9:00am

Week 1- Fall

Monday-

-Fall Feely box

-Discuss fall weather- How do we dress?

-Leaf blowing- straws

-Read, “Mouse’s First Fall”

-Project: Fall Handprint Tree

Tuesday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Leaf crunching

-Leaf matching by colors

-Read, “Why do leaves Change Colors?”

-Project: Crunchy leaf letters

Wednesday-

-Sing, “Leaves are Falling all around”

-Leaf Examinations

-Nature Walk-Signs of Fall

-Read, “Let it Fall”

-Project: Leaf rubbings

Thursday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Explore with Indian dry corn

-Counting corn

-Read, “Fresh Fall Leaves”

-Project: Painting with dried corn

Friday-

-Sing, “Twirling leaves” fingerplay

-Nature walk- signs of Fall

-Play Leaves don’t touch the ground

-Sorting leaves by size- small to large

-Project: Owl’s

Week 2- Fire Safety & spiders

Monday-

-Sing, “Hurry Hurry drive the fire truck?”

-Practice Stop Drop and Roll

-Build a fire station out of blocks

-Fire fighters work out

-Project: Fire trucks

Tuesday-

-Sing, “911 song”

-Practice getting low and crawling to safety

-Discuss reasons why we dial 9-1-1

-Fire fighters work out

-Project: Fire paintings, mixing red and yellow

Wednesday-

-Sing, “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”

-Class spider web

-Spider play dough

-Read, “Miss Spider’s Tea Party”

-Project: Lacing spider webs

Thursday-

-Sing, “The Spider song”

-Discuss Spiders- Do you like spiders?

-Spider color matching

-Read, “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin”

-Project: spider head bands – paper folding for legs

Friday-

-Sing, “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”

-Which is different? Spiders

-How many legs does a spider have?

-Read, “The Very Busy Spider”

-Project: Marble spider webs

Week 3- Pumpkins

Monday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Lacing Pumpkins

-Pumpkins by size- small to large

-Read, “Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin”

-Project: Color five Little Pumpkins book

Tuesday-

-Sing, “I’m a Little Pumpkin”

-Number Matching pumpkins 1-5

-Pumpkin search- how many did you find?

-Read, “My Jack-o-lantern”

-Project: Jack-o-lantern faces

Wednesday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Carve a Pumpkin, explore insides

-Taste test pumpkin seeds

-Pumpkin sink or float?

-Project: Paint a pumpkin

Thursday-

-Sing, “Do you know the Muffin Man?”

-Making Muffins- measuring and stirring ingredients

-Taste Test Pumpkin Muffins

-Read, “If you give a Mouse a Muffin”

-Project: Paint A muffin

Friday-

-Sing, “I’m a Little Pumpkin”

-Play “Pass the Pumpkin”

-Lacing Pumpkins

-Make Pumpkin play dough

-Project: Sponge painting pumpkin prints

Week 4- Halloween

Monday

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Craft stick mummy

-Discuss what we will be for Halloween, What is Halloween, discuss real vs fake

-Read, “Where’s my Mummy?”

-Project:  Black Cats

Tuesday-

-Sing, “Halloween is coming”

-Taste Candy corn

-Candy corn color matching puzzle

-Read, “To many Pumpkins”

-Project: Decorate trick or treat bags/ color

Wednesday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-Halloween Parade

-Halloween Party

-Read, “Halloween Day”

-Project: Halloween foam collage

Thursday-

-Sing, “Ghost chant”

-Play “Pin the BOO on the Ghost”

-Act out different Halloween actions ( Bat, witch, ghost etc)

-Read, “Halloween Mice”

-Project: Marshmallow Ghosts

Friday-

-Sing, “Five Little Pumpkins”

-What do we say when we go knock on a neighbors door on Halloween night? -Discuss Halloween safety

-Spooky freeze dance

-Read, “Dora’s Halloween Adventure”

-Project: Foam monster faces