Sample Curriculum

Early Bird Preschool Curriculum Fall 2018

*subject to change

January 2019 “Winter Wonderland”

1.   SENSORY BIN FILLERS
  • INDOOR
    • Rainbow rice w letters & numbers
    • Cotton balls, snow, winter wonderland items
  • OUTDOOR
    • Sand w shovels & beach toys
    • Dirt w tractors & trucks
    • Rocks w cars & scoopers
    • Snow & winter theme
2.   BOOKS OF THE MONTH
  • Little Penguin Stays Awake, Tadgh Bentley
  • Penguins Don’t Wear Sweaters, Marikka Tamura
  • Harold Loves His Woolly Hat, Vern Kousky
  • The Weather Girls, Henry Holt 
3.   SONG OR POEM
  • 5 LITTLE SNOWMEN CHANT
4.   STEM / STEAM
  • WHEEL OF THE YEAR
    • STEM: Incorporates fractions (dividing into quarters), art (choosing imagery to reflect the seasons), plus engineering (ensuring that it spins)
  • EFFECT OF SALT ON ICE
    • STEM: (measurements) math, technology using a digital thermometer, science how elements effect one another
5.   LEAN AND GREEN KIDS
  • The Daily Scoop
  • Bean of the Month BLACK-EYED PEAS
  • Harvest of the Month ORANGES, SWEET POTATO
6.   ART

  • INDOOR
    • Tape and Salt Tree Painting
    • Twig Tissue Paper Snowflake
    • Label the Penguin
    • Snowperson Name Art
  • OUTDOOR
    • Water & food coloring play, mixed
    • Large paper coloring, Penguin mural
    • Cup stacking
    • Shaving cream & food coloring potion play
7.   ANIMAL
  • PENGUIN