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.
“Drink your milk” is commonly heard in many homes with young children. Teach your students why drinking milk is important, what other products are made from it, and more, with these activities with milk for preschoolers. Once they’ve become milk experts, they’ll be glad to drink up.
The face is a fascinating topic for preschoolers to learn and explore. Children will participate in several fun activities before having the opportunity to show off their artisitic abilities as they create a self-portrait.
Educational learning activities for preschoolers don’t have to be boring; they can be fun and interactive projects that make learning fun. Try these easy but effective to help your children make a smooth transition into kindergarten by keeping their skills sharp during the summer break.
Bring a little bit of the American Southwest to your preschool classroom with these desert themed activities. Prickly pear cactus, coyotes and tumbleweeds abound when you create a preschool desert theme that will introduce children to the landscape and culture of the Sonoran desert.
Finding good books for children who are just learning to read can be a challenge. One solution is to let beginning readers illustrate small books that they can keep and read over and over again. Preschoolers can make these easy-to-read, mini books as part of a larger unit about bears.
In this lesson plan children will review the alphabet while making an ABC book about bears. Find instructions on making this simple book with your preschool class and adapt the theme to match your own curriculum.
Plan your preschool classroom activities with an inventive twist! Create a 1950s theme to explore educational concepts such as self discovery and reflection, dramatic play, and subject areas such as science, music, literacy, and art.
Watermelons and cucumbers are water-rich summertime foods. Summer foods preschool lesson plans on hydration will help children learn the importance of avoiding dehydration and the foods that help us achieve this.
This lesson plan has students make musical instruments and then experiment with sound and rhythm in a group. Give children a chance to experiment with music, listening skills and the most powerful instrument: their voices!
Stories, art and crafts, mural making and how to “grow” a caterpillar are a part of the fun free metamorphosis lessons we have prepared for your preschoolers. Metamorphosis is a great concept to teach about during the spring months. Enjoy!
Allow your students to practice their recall and reflection skills by providing time for journal writing in preschool. Classroom schedules should allow for journaling time every day. Use the simple ideas in this article to get started.
Let’s have a teddy bear picnic! Preschool students will love the song and the activities connected with this event. Enjoy the treats and help each child make a placemat and craft to celebrate the day that you all “go down to the woods”