Photos of Pets
Children are to bring pictures of their pets. ( If child does not have pet, he/she can cut one out of a magazine.) On a sheet of paper, have children write a story about their pet. Hang the stories with the pictures on the wall at children's eye leveled so children can share their stories.
Bag Full of Puppies:
'Bag Full of Pups' by D. Gackenbach.
Take a bag full of puppies with you to story time. Ask children what they would do with the puppies. Read 'Bag Full of Pups' by D. Gackenbach. Then talk about the jobs the puppies had in the book.Let each child hold the stuffed puppy and tell of the task the puppy may do at his/her home.
Indoor or Outdoor Large Muscle: Tape
the Tail on the Cat and Pet Moves
Tape the Tail on the Cat:
Poster board tails
Draw a cat without a tail on the poster board. Hang it in bulletin board at children's eye level.Explain to children Bouncer, the cat got him tail caught in the screen and they are going to try to tape it back on in the right spot. Blindfold one child at a time and place tape on his or her tail.(If child doesn't want to blindfolded, do not push issue.)Let him or her walk to poster board cat and place the tail on the cat.
Art: Easel Painting and Bunny Puffs
On seprate sheet
Dramatic Play: Veterinarian's office and
Let's Play Cat
Library/Writing: Books about
Pets and Pet Picture-Word
Manipulatives: Feed the Dog a
Bone and Dog Sort
Math: How Many Feet on this Pet? and Match the
Music: "B-I-N-G-O" and " Old
Science: My Goldfish and
Where Do The Animals Go?
Sensory: Cedar Shavings Table and Dog Grooming
Field Trips: Pet Groomer and Have Parent or friend
come in with pet
Bulletin Board: Fishbowl Math and Teacher's Pet
Blocks: Animal Blocks and Building dog houses
Goals: Learn how to take care of pets and Learn what animals make what sounds and Learn about the animals habitat
Health\Nutrition: Growing Germs and Glitter Germs
Materials:About 3 apples
tape (to label jars)
marker or pen
Shaker of Glitter
soap and water
sink or bowel
1. put small amount of glitter on children's hand
2. Put children into 2 groups: have group 1 wash hand with soap and group 2 without soap.
3.Show how soap gets rid of glitter (germs)
4. Put glitter on your hand and then touch the children's hands and show how the glitter transfer around. Explain also
Technology: Nick Jr. Paw Patrol Games and National Geographic Kids
Have Children play only the games or watch the videos in these websites.
Nick Jr. Paw Patrol Link:
National Geographic Kids Link: