Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
The Happy Lion by Louise Fatio
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about lions, but also with books about tigers and jaguars.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Serve your preschool students yellow snacks during your lion theme. Some yellow snack ideas are:
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Letter: Ll for lion
Number: 4 for the 4 letters in the word lion
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Give your preschool students sheets of paper on which you have drawn a lion face with dotted whiskers and manes. Let your students use a pencil to trace the dots, completing the lion faces.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Lions, tigers and bears, oh, my!: Group your preschool students into threes. Have them link arms. Now alternate between walking, skipping, galloping and running while chanting, “Lions, tigers and bears, oh, my!” Have them give a little jump on the “oh, my!”
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Lion face: Have your students cut a circle from a sheet of yellow construction paper. Now have them cut several rectangles form orange, brown and yellow construction paper. Instruct your students to draw a lion face (eyes, nose, mouth and whiskers) on the yellow circle. Then have them glue the rectangle strips along the outer edge of the circle for the lion’s mane.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
(sung to Ten Little Indians)
One little, two little,
Three little lions.
Four little, five little,
Six little lions.
Seven little, eight little,
Nine little lions.
Ten little lions ROAR!
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
Set out the letters l-i-o-n that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word lion for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word lion. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word lion. Now have your preschool students count out 4 lion shapes to set beneath the 4 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Lions
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters L and l lightly printed on them. Have the children trace the letters. Do the same with the number 4.
For older students, provide an example of the letters L and l and the number 4. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word lion on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word lion on the white board with yellow dry erase markers.