Books for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Sports A to Z by David Diehl
Snowy Sports Ready, Set, Play! by Per-Henrik Gurth
Play Ball, Corduroy! by B. G. Hennessey
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Fill your preschool reading center with books about traditional sports such as baseball, basketball and football. Also include books on non-traditional sports such as sky diving. Be sure to include sports for every season of the year.
Snack for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Some snacks that are eaten by spectators at sports events are:
– hot dogs
– chex mix
– cracker jacks
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Number: (9 for the number of players on a baseball team)
Fine Motor Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Encourage fine motor development by having your preschool students roll play dough into balls. Another idea is to let them cut out various shapes of sports balls with safety scissors. Also, let your preschool students practice lacing using poster board cutouts of sports balls and yarn.
Gross Motor Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Take your preschool students outside or to the school gymnasium to play a rousing game of T-ball! Be sure to give each student encouragement and praise for their efforts throughout the game.
You might also let your preschool students play a game of badminton or croquet.
Art Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Sports balls collage: Cut out several shapes of different types of balls. Older preschoolers can cut the shapes out themselves. Let your students paint the balls the appropriate colors with water color paints. For example, paint a circle orange for a basketball, a football shape brown and so on. When they have finished painting, let them glue the ball shapes onto a piece of construction paper.
Songs/Fingerplays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
3 Balls (action poem)
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Pre-math Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
Give your students sheets of paper on which you have printed the following:
1 line of 1 baseball
1 line of 2 volleyballs
1 line of 3 hockey pucks
1 line of 4 footballs
1 line of 5 basketballs
and so on through the number 10 or higher. Have your students count the number of balls in each line and then write that number at the end of the line.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sports
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters S and s lightly printed on them. Have the children trace the letters. do the same with the number 9.
For older students, provide an example of the letters S and s and the number 9. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.