Last month I taught a preschool lesson on ecosystems. A few moms and I take turns every Wednesday from 9-11:30am teaching preschool to a small group of our 3 year olds.
My lesson was about different ecosystems. I started off by letting the kids play with my box of plastic animals. As they played, I’d hold up animals and ask where they lived.
After I read about each ecosystem, I gave the kids 3 animals to color and glue behind the appropriate ecosystem.
(This is what the finished product looks like)
After snack, we sang the song “Ten Little Speckled Frogs” and “Five Little Monkeys Swinging in a Tree”. They loved the songs!
Then they worked on this sheet to practice hand/eye coordination: