Month 1: Introduction to Learning
Week 1: All About Me
Month 2: Exploring Our World
Week 1: Transportation
Week 2: Countries and Cultures
Week 3: Land, Water, and Air
Week 4: Our Community
Month 3: Early Literacy and Numeracy
Week 1: Letters E-H
Week 2: Rhyming Words
Week 3: Numbers 6-10
Week 4: Story Time and Imagination
Month 4: Exploring Nature and Animals
Week 1: Outdoor Adventures
Month 5: Creative Exploration
Week 1: Colors and Emotions
Month 6: Nature and Seasons
Week 1: Springtime
Month 7: Exploring Science and the World
Week 1: Outer Space
Month 8: Exploring Our World Further
Week 1: Farms and Animals
Month 9: Creative Arts and Expression
Week 1: Music and Rhythm
Month 10: Our Amazing World
Week 1: Exploring Habitats
Month 11: People and Their Jobs
Week 1: Community Helpers
Month 12: Reflecting and Looking Ahead
Week 1: Looking Back
Preschoolers learn well by using hands-on lessons that are also fun. In the lesson below, parents or teachers will be able to apply hands-on learning and fun to introduce the world of worms to their preschoolers. From singing a song, to touching the worms and even doing a worm craft, preschool aged children will have a fun and educational time learning their worm facts.
Lesson 1: The Worm Song
Sing this fun song to the preschool children. Have them repeat it after you a few times. Then, sing it together. This should be sung to the tune of "Where is Thumbkin"? Use of this simple song will prepare the children for later, when they will see and feel the worms.
I like worms. I like worms
They're so fun. They're so fun
Have you seen a worm yet?
Have you seen a worm yet?
You will soon. You will soon
Lesson 2: Let's Learn About Worms!
Here is a fun paragraph you can read aloud to your preschoolers. This will teach them a few facts about the worm. Make it fun by acting out the words with motions and movements.
Worms are amazing creatures. Did you know that worms can help people? It's true. They help our plants and gardens grow nice and strong. Worms live in the dirt outside. When it rains, you will see worms all over. If you see a worm laying on the sidewalk, it's nice to put the worm back in dirt because worms can't get too dry. They need to stay wet from the dirt. They also like it when it's dark. That's why they stay underneath the dirt most of the time.
Lesson 3: Wiggly, Squiggly
Stand in front of the children with a few worms. Show them all the wiggling, squiggling, and squirming the worm does on your hands. Let them know how fun it is to watch and feel the worms crawling around your fingers and hand.
Next, pass the worms around so that each student has a chance to touch and feel the worms.
You might also want to try painting with worms. Don’t worry, no real worms will be harmed in the process. The children will be using spaghetti noodles instead of real worms.
Lesson 4: Yummy Gummy
After all that wormy talk and play, your little preschoolers might be feeling a bit hungry. At the end of the day, pass out small bathroom-sized cups of crushed up chocolate cookies (dirt) with a couple gummy worms inside, hanging out over the edge.
*I originally published a version of this via Yahoo Contributor Network
Teaching kids to count prepares them for future lessons to come, as well as life in general. You don't need to spend lots of money to teach kids counting skills. In fact, here you'll find lots of free counting fun for toddlers and preschoolers.
Below the fun counting video, you'll find links to free printables, stories, games, and more. All of these can aid in teaching your kids to count. Be sure to do these activities daily until the skill is mastered.
(Remember to bookmark this page for easy access to the video and links each day.)
5 Simple Free Counting Games For Preschoolers
Counting and Number Recognition Worksheets for Kids
Color & Write Numbers 1-20
5 Little Monkeys
Fishy Count Game
Bob the Builder Counting Game
Birthday Candle Counting
Starfall.com Counting From 1-20 Game
Last updated: 5/15/2021
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