Curriculum Spring/summer 2021

 

 

May

 

 

 

BUGS/METAMORPHOSIS

CLOSED MAY 1?

Very hungry caterpillar

Bug hide & seek

The very busy spider

Amazing Bugs

Mad about minibeasts

Spiders vs. insects

How many legs?

Bug art (butterfly, caterpillar, fly, ladybug, ant, grasshopper, etc)

Spider webs

Bug scavenger hunt

Life cycle – metamorphosis (frog, salamander, butterfly, dragonfly)

Itsy bitsy spider

bringing home a baby bumble bee

B, U, G, S

Metamorphosis

Counting

colors

SMALL ANIMALS/METAMORPHOSIS

Very hungry caterpillar

A color of my own (camelion)

Mad about minibeasts

The Honeyhunters

Tierkinder

Life cycle – metamorphosis (frog, salamander, butterfly, dragonfly, moth)

Make and learn about: mice, birds, squirrels, turtles, lizards, hedgehogs, fish, etc.

The old lady who swallowed a fly

3 Blind Mice

Hickory Dickory Dock

3 little dickie birds

S, M, A, L

Metamorphosis

FLOWERS

Spring season book

Bug books

Best Busy Year Ever

Flower art

Collect flowers & name

Flower rubbings

Press flowers

Ring around the rosies

Daisy

F, R, T, D

Flowers grow into berries, fruit, veg

Colors

shapes

FLOWERS

CLOSED MAY 25

Spring season book

Bug books

Best Busy Year Ever

Flower art

Collect flowers & name

Flower rubbings

Press flowers

Ring around the rosies

Daisy

F, R, T, D

Flowers grow into berries, fruit, veg

Colors

shapes

June

GROWING PLANTS/JACK & THE BEANSTALK

CLOSED JUNE 5

Jack and the Beanstalk

Growing Vegetable Soup

Planting beans

Making castles, beanstalks, clouds

Make bread

Play-act the story

Fee Fi Fo Fum

J, G, B, C

Counting beans, leaves…

FARM ANIMALS

Barnyard Dance

Big Red Barn

Maisy’s Farm

Sheep, pigs, chickens, cows, goats, dogs, cats, etc.

Barn art

Tractors

Visit a farm???

Old McDonald

F, A, R, M

What a farm does/why we have them

BIG ANIMALS

Das Wildtier Karussell

Welcome to the Zoo

The Monkey and the Crocodile

But not the Hippopotamus

Elephants, horses, zebras, giraffes, hippos, alligators, crocodiles, cows, pigs, etc.

Field trip to the Zoo???

B, I, G, A

Types of animals (mammal, reptile, amphibian, bird)

EXOTIC/SEA ANIMALS

The Honeyhunters

Big Panda and Small Panda

Rain Forest

If I Ran the Rainforest

The Octonauts

Secret Seahorse

Sharks

Exotic animals/locations (rainforest, desert, ice, okapis, platypus, ostrich, etc. )

Under the sea

Fish, sharks, rays, crabs, lobsters,

T, M, N, O

What animals live where

July

SUMMER

Season picture book

Making lemonade

Best Busy Year Ever

Sun art

Make lemonade

What to wear in the summer?

Vacation/travel play

Water & outdoor play

The beach

S, U, N

Shapes

SUMMER

Season picture book

Making lemonade

Best Busy Year Ever

Sun art

Make lemonade

What to wear in the summer?

Vacation/travel play

Water & outdoor play

The beach

S, U, N

Shapes