Books for Preschool Lesson Plan: The Color Yellow
Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
The Little Yellow Leaf by Carin Berger
Yellow by Moira Anderson
In My New Yellow Shirt by Eileen Spinelli
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: The Color Yellow
Here are some choices for yellow snacks:
– scrambled eggs
– yellow (golden) apples
– yellow bell peppers
– lemon bars
– banana pudding
Another choice is to let your preschool students ice sugar cookies with vanilla icing that you have tinted yellow with food coloring. Yellow suns!
Art Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: The Color Yellow
Yellow suns: Add cornmeal or cornstarch to yellow paint. At your preschool classroom’s easel, let your students paint a white circle with the mixture.
Texture finger painting: Using the mixture of cornmeal or cornstarch and yellow paint, let your students finger paint. They will enjoy the color and the texture of the paint.
Collage: Supply your art center with various yellow items that can be glued onto paper. For example, strips of yellow streamers, yellow ribbon and yellow buttons. Top it off by letting your students use glue that you have dyed yellow!
Lemon prints: Cut lemons into halves. Set out white paper and paper plates with yellow paint on them. Have your students dip the lemon halve into the paint and then make prints on the sheet of paper.
Fluffy chicks: Give each of your preschoolers a sheet of paper with an outline of a chick printed on it. Let them glue on yellow craft feathers with glue that you have dyed yellow.
Songs/Finger Plays/Rhymes for Preschool Lesson Plan: The Color Yellow
A daffodil finger play can be found at kids.carr.org/themes/yellow_finger.pdf
Ten Fluffly Chicks is on page 17 of a PDF file found at www.piercecountylibrary.org/files/library/wigglesfingerplays.pdf
Other Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: The Color Yellow
Flannel board: Make a set of 5 flannel daffodils and 5 flannel chicks to use while reciting the finger plays with your preschool students.
Yellow rice: Fill your sensory table with rice that you have dyed yellow with food coloring.
Yellow and blue: Give each student a dollop of yellow paint and a dollop of blue paint on a sheet of white construction paper. Let the them mix the colors together and finger paint the paper green!
Yellow day: On the day that you will read In My New Yellow Shirt, have your students come to preschool wearing something yellow. Let them pretend to have all kinds of adventures like the child in the story does.