About preschool teaching
TA providers, early educators, and family members about the types and content of training that would be most useful in addressing the social-emotional needs of young children. The content of the modules is consistent with evidence-based practices identified through a thorough review of about preschool teaching literature. View Module Archive for Modules from 2010.
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Click to download MOUDULE 3a with videos linked 195. Click to download MODULE 3b with videos linked 122. Preschool Farm Animals Theme Farming is important for our life. Farm animals produce many things for our life. In preschool farm animals theme children will learn how farm animals helps us. Who and how to take care farm animals.
In farm preschool theme, children may learn :Name of farm animals. What are the concepts for the children ? Chicken, cows, pigs, turkeys, sheep, duck and horses are farm animals. We can recognize some farm animals by their sounds.
Farm animal lives on the farm. They lives in the stable, barn and shed. Some farm animal supply us food. Chicken gives us eggs and meat. Cow and goat give us milk and meat. Turkey and sheep gives us meat.
A person who own or manage a farm is farmer. Farm animal eat hay, corn, and oats. Horses are farm animal that can be used as transportation. Collect eggshells, wash it using soap and let it dry. Paint the eggshell with yellow and red acrylic paint. Ask children glue the eggshells on paper. Provide plastic farm animal and farm equipment toys to make a barnyard.
Put veterinarian prop box in dramatic area. Include item such as : stethoscope, thermometer, band aids and syringe, etc. Use stuffed animal as a patients. Include hats, overall, boots, scarves, gardening toys such as : rake, shovel, watering can, etc. Arrange three or four farm animal on the board. Say those in a specific order, and then ask one child to rearrange them in that order.
Name two words that related with farm animal. If they are same, children stand up. If they are different, children sit down. The word that you can use : turkey, pig, chicken, horse, duck, cow, sheep, piglet, chick, hen, rooster, calf, lamb, cock, gobble, bleat, crow, cluck, quack, barn, stable, farm, farmer etc. Provide different types of grain, such as : rice, corn, and wheat.
Have children pour grain over plastic tube. Give them a spoon and ask them to fill up the plastic tube with the grain. Provide 2 sets of farm animals. One set is big and then the second set is small. Make 2 sorting boxes made from shoe box.
Let the children sort picture cards big and small objects. Provide many types of milk product : cow milk, goat milk, skimmed milk, cottage cheese, sour cream, cream, yoghurt, butter, cheese, and buttermilk. Encourage children to taste and smell. Let children compare the color and the texture. Egg is one of the farm animal products.
Prepare poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, fried, deviled, and raw egg. Ask children to observe the eggshell, part of the egg, the white and the egg yolk. Discuss their purposes, such as keeping animal warm. Put the feather in the water to see if they float. Talk to the children why they float. Teacher hint : Why feather help duck float? Ducks feathers are covered in oil which their glands produce.