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24 Interactive thematic lesson plans for young children
“From the desert to the arctic, help young learners explore different animal habitats through interactive learning activities.”
Get ready for fun and learning with preschool unit lesson plans for Habitats. This thematic unit is packed with literature based activities that are easy to prepare and fun to implement.
- Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities!
- Build vocabulary and early literacy skills with songs and games!
- Get learners ready for school with printable pages!
Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners.
This unit includes activities for
literacy math sensory exploration crafts science social studies gross motor social and emotional well being
• Desert Night, Desert Day by Anthony Fredericks
• Welcome Home, Bear: A Book of Animal Habitats by II Sung Na
• My Very First Book of Animal Homes by Eric Carle
• In Arctic Waters by Laura Crawford
• I See a Kookaburra! By Steve Jenkins
Activities at a glance:
• Icy Letters
• D is for Desert
• W is for Walrus
• Where is the Animal? Game
• Bear Sorting and Counting Activity
• How Many Bears?
• Thermal Insulators Science Experiment
• Habit Sorting Game
• Habitat Memory Game
• Make an Animal Home
• A Bird’s Home
• Arctic Process Art
• Sorting Animals
• I See a…
• Sand Sensory Drawings
• Who Lives In The Arctic
• Arctic Animals Sensory Bin
• Habitats Play Dough Invitation to Play
• Habitat Walk
• Gross motor:
• Move Like This Animal
• Animal Habitat Hop
• I Went Exploring Puppet Song
• Desert Animal Game
Developed by a team of talented teachers and parents, these activities range from whole group circle time ideas to active learning games. All lesson plans have been carefully crafted and kid tested!
Whether you are a new teacher developing an entire preschool curriculum, a veteran teacher searching for new inspiration, or a parent homeschooling your preschooler, you'll find everything you need in these Preschool Unit Lesson Plans.