Thematic unit includes: - Weekly Planning Web - Weekly Developmental Goal - 5 days (2 pages / day) of hands-on developmentally appropriate activities for all learning areas (Math, Science, Circle Time, Transitions, Dramatic Play, Fingerplays, Cooking Ideas) on Insects
Curriculum Areas Covered: Math, Science, Creative Arts, Language and Literacy, Social Studies, Physical Health and Development
Unit is aligned to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Connecticut's Early Learning and Development standards.
Hands-on activities using inexpensive, easy-to-find materials that emphasize learning by doing and independence. Perfect for center-based and family/group daycare programs for toddlers and preschoolers.
All activities were developed by a veteran toddler & preschool teacher with 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Activities were carefully designed and revised over the years to meet the needs of all children.
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My PreK3 and toddler both loved the activities included in this insect unit. I was personally skeptical about any insect unit I came across at first because they were inaccurate (spiders and worms are not insects!) so I was very pleased to find this bundle was very clearly accurate on that!
Jasmine M - Homeschooler, Parent - Member Since March 2016
Jackie Lopez is a US-based educator with nearly 20 years of experience in the classroom. Her three curriculum guides- Fall, Winter and Spring editions - offer preschool teachers, daycare centers, and parents with day-to-day activities. Each book contains a timely collection of daily art projects, math ideas, science experiments, songs, rhymes and other fun and easy-to-do activities for young children.
Her store, Little Hands, Busy Minds, also offers weekly, monthly, quarterly mini-units on specific themes that interest children and promote their learning.