Preschool Lesson Plans, Worksheets & Themes for Year-Round Learning
Find hundreds of creative and hands-on preschool lesson plans written and edited by preschool teachers, education professionals and parents of preschoolers. You’ll find a variety of themes for the classroom and bulletin board, plus everything you need to teach a wide variety of lessons to your children, from colors to shapes, to nature and science, to letters, numbers, words and much, much more. You’ll keep your students engaged and excited for learning the whole school year long, whether fall, winter, spring, or summer too.
This lesson will help preschoolers get acquainted with Japanese culture. Introducing different cultures to children in a gradual and natural way will make it easier for them to understand and adapt to the differences they will come across in the world.
Preschoolers love being the center of attention. Capitalize on that with activities in math, reading, art, and geography that revolve around their personal history. Make an all about me theme scrapbook with your preschoolers!
This lesson focuses on learning all about the life cycle of a butterfly, using the book Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert. Children learn how butterflies develop by creating and reading aloud their own books.
These two lessons to go with the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle are sure to be hits with your students. Focusing on preschool calendar and counting skills, they are a great a addition to a unit about butterflies or a unit of Eric Carle books.
Seasonal bulletin boards are a fun, creative way to decorate your classroom. If done right, they will engage your preschool students and maximize learning. Enhance the look of your classroom with these simple ideas!
Zoo-Looking by Mem Fox is a great book for preschool students. Here are some fun literacy and math activities to go with it either as a shared reading or as part of a zoo unit or other Mem Fox lesson plans.
Many preschoolers know the alphabet. They can sing the alphabet song and recognize letters. Helping them to learn letter sounds can be the next step in learning to read. In this alphabet lesson plan, allowing them to become an author and illustrator is something they will get excited about.
Using the book “Curious George Visits the Library” this lesson will incorporate not only important aspects of the library, but will also allow the preschoolers to use their mathematical and writing skills.
This preschool math lesson plan will demonstrate the math concepts that form the foundation of addition and subtraction to preschool children. The lesson assumes students can count to ten and can recognize the numbers one through ten.
In this preschool lesson plan students will learn to recognize letter names and sounds by using Montessori Letters, as well as two tactile exercises for the students to perform. The teacher can use any of the available letters for this learning exercise.
This outdoor toddler and preschool activity will allow students to explore the properties of water and sand through seven play stations. Tubs of sand, water and fish gravel are used in this entertaining yet educational sand and water play theme.
This preschool science lesson plan will teach students about plants and their parts. Use the All About Me activity to create a colorful bulletin board where students can see themselves both as individuals and as a group as a conclusion to the science lesson plan.
Here we will take at airplane lesson plans and what the profession of The Pilot entails. Students will be fascinated with the creative crafts and fun trail mix recipes. Plenty of free resources and material for this lesson.