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Early Childhood Education: Lesson Plans
A to Z Teacher Stuff: Preschool
This site offers free lesson plans for preschool in several categories, including: social studies, math, language arts, and thematic units. In addition, the site offers downloadables for purchase.
Character Education in PreK & Kindergarten
"What children learn about character in the early childhood classroom can shape their character for the rest of their lives. So how do you teach it?" This and other essential topics (e.g., differentiation) are covered in Scholastic's excellent blogs presented by teachers as tips and teaching strategies.
Everything Preschool: Lesson Plans
Thematic weekly plans are offered, set up on a daily schedule. Themes include: pets, zoo, ocean creatures, birds, bugs, farm animals, and gardening.
Getting to Know Your Computer
Children learn the names of the parts of a computer and get a basic introduction to how they work. Assembling their own computer with computer cutouts reinforces their understanding of computer terms.
Jump Start - Preschool Lesson Plans Online
Free lesson plans for 2 – 5 year olds to learn new things rapidly and introduce them to a diverse range of subjects and topics. Also free preschool activities and worksheets in their lesson plans.
Art lesson plans for all different ages. Lessons are also broken down by the medium which you might want to teach.
Lesson Plans Page
Contains over 1,000 lesson plans in many different subject areas for grades PreK through High School. Many of the lesson plans are created for children in Preschool through grade 3 and are easily accessed at this site.
Phonics - Alphabet Activities for Letters Aa and Ii
Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten. A fun method for teaching preschoolers the alphabet.
Preschool Plan It
This site offers preschool lesson plans, themes and activities.
An excellent site that includes curriculum theme options, things to help teachers prepare for preschool, ideas and activities, booklets of lesson plans and ideas, teaching aids, games, and more.
Traveling the World: Social Studies, Grade Levels 1st-4th
Each month, have a country picked out. Have a map of the world on a bulletin board and for each month have a string that is attached to your hometown and stretch it to the country you are visiting. For that month, have that as a "theme" and you are able to incorporate science, social studies, and language arts into the lesson.