Weekly plans 10-17-16 To Market To Market
3D Farm Stand: Recycled materials such as wax, caps, wood, cardboard, paper; pompoms, fake grass
Chicken Coop: feathers, Styrofoam, hay, boxes, egg carton, box tops
Farm Play: Searching wall paper books for scenery for a farm theme play. Children will be able to find a scene, create puppets, write a play and act it out in the dramatic play room.
Life cycle of Sunflower: Paper, flowers, plastic grass, real sunflower seeds, resource books, dried sunflower
Scarecrow in Cornfield: Styrofoam, wheat/straw, paint, seeds, fabric, sticks
DRAMATIC PLAY HIGHLIGHT:
Farmers Market: Farm stand, whole foods, baskets, scale, registers, colorful blocks, number cards- children utilize number sense to barter and trade goods at the stand.
Chicken coop: wooden eggs, birds, resource books, baskets for nests
Miniature Farm: barns, tractor, various styles of farm animals, farm house
Kitchen: Cut up foods, pots, pans, plates, spoons, caldrons, fireplace, ladle, sifter, egg basket, trays, tongs
SCIENCE & TACTILE
Hay table- Barn animals and scooping and raking tools to work with hay.
SONGS, MUSIC & MOVEMENT:
Old McDonald, 5 Little Ducks, Grandpa’s Farm, Looked Out My Window, BINGO, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Farmer In The Dell, BaBa Black Sheep
Story – Little Red Hen: flannel board act out
Song – Looked out my window: fabric materials
Story- Farmer brown, Farmer In The Dell, The Day The Goose Got Loose– doll clothes, sheep stuffed animals, book, featured items
Old McDonald– farm animals, music, barn, farmer