1-2-3 Lesson Plan


October

Fire Safety Month
Fire truck visit Oct 11th at 11:00 am
Columbus Day- Oct 9th School is Open
Camelot’s Halloween Party and Parade @ 430 on Wednesday October 25th
Halloween October 31st

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