Pennington's PreK Room 203

Theme 5 Week 1 : January 4 - January 8 - Stories & Rhymes

7:25 - 8:15 Arrival / Breakfast

Mrs. Neal will be teaching on Wednesday.

Come to the Carpet (transition song for kids)

Greeting Circle 08:05-08:25


Commitment for the week: Listening Ears

Wonderful Word of the Week: Culture

Good Morning Song | Songs for Kids | Morning Song for Kindergarten | The Kiboomers


Morning Message

Morning Messages:

Monday: Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.

Tuesday: Jack and Jill went up the hill.

Wednesday: Miss Mary Mack wears black.

Thursday: Kites are rising in the sky.

Friday: Three little kittens lost their mittens.

Move and Learn

The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift
Koo Koo Kanga Roo - Dinosaur Stomp (Dance-A-Long)

Routines to Work on

  1. Coughing and sneezing into your elbow
  2. Sitting Criss Cross on the floor
  3. Walking in a straight line
  4. Saying Yes ma'am, No ma'am
  5. Raise your hand before speaking

Codes: ????

Fire Drill

Weather Drill

Intruder Drill

8:30 - 9:00 Centers / Small Group (Red)

Small Group: Red -

Monday: Journal (Name & Free Write)

Tuesday: Full Name & Age

Wednesday: Address

Thursday: Address

Friday: Playdough

9:00 - 9:30 Centers / Small Group (Blue)

Small Group: Blue

Monday: Journal (Name & Free Write)

Tuesday: Full Name & Age

Wednesday: Address

Thursday: Address

Friday: Playdough

Clean Up Song for Children - by ELF Learning

9:30 - 10:00 Outdoor Learning

Monday: Draw and color a picture

Tuesday: Math Tubs

Wednesday: Letters

Thursday: Puzzles

Friday: Playdough

Reading 10:30-11:00

Monday: The House That Jack Built (Cumulative Story with Cause and Effect relationships)

Introduce the characters - house, Jack, malt, rat, cat, dog, cow, maiden, man, priest, rooster, farmer

Jack's problem begins when he leaves grain (malt) on the floor of his house

Who was hungry for the grain?

Who was interested in chasing the rat?

Who was after the rat? the Cat? etc.

Tuesday: Going Down Frog Street A to Z

Let Fanny read the book to introduce her friends A-F; Write the names of her friends and let students circle the uppercase letters of their names;

Wednesday: Hey Diddle, Diddle; Little Miss Muffet

Explain that animals can't do these things in real life, pretending is the fun part of nursery rhymes, what are the silly things in the rhymes and discuss vocab words fiddle, sport; identify moon and spoon as rhyming words, ask for other rhyming words

Thursday: Mysterious Movers (Book)

Introduce book and make predictions; illustrations made from watercolors; written in haiku, which is a form of Japanese poetry; Read; discuss vocab words haiku, mystify, rearrange, pirouette, powerful; Role play roll, spin, turn, and rest; ask for questions.

Friday: There Was an Old Woman

Read/Watch There Was an Old Woman and The Sweet Mother Who Lives in a Shoe

Vocabulary words: broth, soup

Compare what was the same and what was different.

Questions to ask:

What did each mother prepare for her children to eat?

Que preparo cada madre para que coman sus hijos?

What was the bedtime ritual in each home?

Cual fue el ritual para irse a dormir de cada casa?

The House that Jack Built | Bedtime Stories For Kids
Going Down Frog Street A to Z
Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme
Little Miss Muffet | CoComelon Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs
There was an Old Woman who lived in a Shoe - Nursery Rhyme - Ep 28


Letters of the Week:

Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff

Monday - TWD

Tuesday - Letters A,B

Wednesday - Letters C,D

Friday- Letter E,F

Letter A Song
Letter B Song
Letter C Song
Letter D Song
Letter E Song
Letter F Song

Math 08:25-8:35

Number of the Week:


Shape of the week: Rectangle

Preschool Math How many in a dozen Education
Introduction to Part Part Whole
Counting Songs for children - One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Kids Songs by The Learning Station
Number song 1-20 for children | Counting numbers | The Singing Walrus
Learn Shapes for Kids with Blippi | The Shapes Song

P.E. Activities


Story Time

The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Blippi | Bedtime Songs for Kids
Classic Rhymes | Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose Club
BAA BAA Black Sheep | Educational Songs For Kids
Wheels on the Bus and More Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose Club Playlist!
ABC Song and more Nursery Rhymes from Blippi Kids Songs - Compilation 24 minutes!

Rest Time

Science/Social Studies

Should you wear gloves or mittens in the outdoors?
Winter Blippi Video | Play Time in the Snow with Snowmobile
Detective Blippi Video for Children | Police Videos for Kids
Blippi Visits A Camp Site | Learning How To Camp | Educational Videos For Kids


Children's Song: Five Green & Speckled Frogs - Favorite Preschool Song & Fingerplay
Itsy Bitsy Spider Nursery rhyme song for children (sung by Patty Shukla)
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes