December Lesson Plans Series 2 [Four 5-day Units]
Includes Patterns and Printables
December is a month filled with lots of fun Christmas activities. The children come to realize there is no place like home during the holidays.
Week 1 - Comforts of Christmas
Day 1: Comforts of Home
Day 2: Letter Kk
Day 3: Home Sweet Home
Day 4: Number 5
Day 5: Ole’ St. Nick
In this unit, we will have lots of fun making a fireplace for our wall and hanging our homemade stockings. We introduce the letter K and make a Kris Kringle Puppet. On Number 5 day we make a neat number five flip book. We end our week by learning about St. Nicholas. We make a shoe and set it out during our naptime in hopes that St. Nicholas leaves us a special surprise.
Week 2 - Christmas Anticipation
Day 1: Holly Days
Day 2: Letter Vv
Day 3: Santa’s Helper’s
Day 4: Community Helper: The Baker
Day 5: Gingerbread Delights
This unit starts us off investigating Christmas holly. We use our handprints to make a tree. We learn about the letter V and do some fun activities surrounding the letter. We explore who helps Santa out at the North Pole when we do fun lessons about elves and reindeer. We count out Reindeer in our counting book and eat elf sandwiches for lunch. We close our week of holiday celebrations by learning about Gingerbread and make gingerbread houses.
Week 3 - Deck The Halls
Day 1: Jingle Bells
Day 2: Color: Red
Day 3: Ever So Green
Day 4: Shape: Star
Day 5: Candy Canes & Stockings
In this unit, we decorate our Christmas Trees. We have fun with Jingle bells and do fun activities with the color RED. We have fun making sugar cone Christmas trees and make a tree pattern book. You cannot decorate a Christmas tree without the star. We have fun taking pictures for our “I’m a Star frame”. Towards the end of the week we have fun making stocking crafts and pattern candy canes.
Week 4 - Tick Tock Goes The Clock
Day 1: Tick Tick Tock
Day 2: Letter Yy
Day 3: From 1 to 12
Day 4: Time Tells All
Day 5: Countdown to Noon
In this unit we begin our count down to the New Year. We open up with a study of clocks and learn all about counting the months through the year. We count from 1 to 12 and play Number BINGO. We learn to count backwards, make New Year’s party hats and create a time capsule. We finish up by working on December monthly concepts booklet.
The colors of the month is Red
The Letters of the month are Kk, Vv & Yy
Our Shape is the Star
Our Number is 5
Community Helper is: The Baker
Our Fire Drill is scheduled for Week One
Our Tornado Drill is scheduled for Week Two
The desire to learn is the key to every child’s success. Having fun while learning is so important! RFTS Preschool Program is an exceptionally easy fun early learning program for the preschool age child.
5-day lesson plans are written in a simple to use format allowing you to use alone or to implement the content alongside of your classrooms activities that you plan each month.
We are passionate about providing quality care and education to enrich the lives of children
Check the preview to discover more details about this product.
Keywords: December Lesson Plans, Series 2, 5-day, units, lesson plans, weekly, bundles, holidays, Christmas, tree, new years, time, clocks, jingle bells, candy canes, stockings, holly, color red, color green, letter k, letter V, letter y, shape star, gingerbread, number 5, classrooms activities, childcare, RFTS Preschool, RFTS, RFTS PreKindergarten, Robyn Birge, Reach for the Stars.
RFTS Preschool Classroom resources are simple, practical, educational and fun, making it easier for you to do the things you love!
We are here to assist you in your teaching journey!