Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Nursery Rhymes: Mary Had a Little Lamb

This is the last nursery rhyme of the week.  Next year I will do different nursery rhymes.  I hope these nursery rhyme lesson plans have been helpful for you and your child(ren).  I look forward to hearing about the other activities you came up with for your Mary Had a Little Lamb lesson plan.

Nursery Rhymes
Subcategory: Mary Had a Little Lamb
Color: white
Shape: circle
Number:  2
Letter: Ll
Opposite words:  stop/go
Texture:  soft

1. Lamb mask: cut center out of paper plate. Have child(ren) glue cotton balls on to rim of plate. Add construction paper ears.
2. Lamb: trace child's hand, cut out hand, glue popcorn onto hand to make a lamb and googly eyes and paper ears

Books:  Mary Had a Little Lamb, books about lambs, books about sheep, books about sheering, Nursery Rhyme books

Cooking: lamb chops

Dramatic Play: 
1. School
2. Farm

Fine motor:  Cotton balls and tongs: use tongs to put cotton balls into containers and take out of containers

Gross motor:  Follow the leader

Language:  L collection: collect objects that start with the letter "L" around the house

Math:  White collection: collect white objects around the house

1. Sing "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
2. Try learning "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on the piano

Outside time: 
1. School playground
2. Farm: visit a farm (FIELD TRIP) 



If you liked this Nursery Rhyme theme check out my others:
Humpty Dumpty
Three Little Kittens

Click here for more theme ideas

Need help getting started? Click here to see how to put together your weekly lesson plan.

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