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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Color White Lesson Plan

    Cotton Swab and Cotton Ball Snowflake

    Objective: To learn about the color white

    Book(s):

    • It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw
    • Black & White by Tara Hoban
    • White on Black by Tara Hoban
    • White: Seeing White All Around Us by Michael Dahl
    • White by Nancy Harris
    • White Winter by Christianne C. Jones
    • White as a Seashell by Molly Dingles

    Music: “Find the Color”

    (Tune: “Do You Know the Muffin Man?”)

    Can you find the color white?
    The color white, the color white?
    Can you find the color white?
    Somewhere in this room?

    Yes, I see the color white.
    The color white, the color white.
    Yes, I see the color white.
    The _____ is in this room. (Name something white in the room.)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • CCBS page 28
    • LLCS pages 26-27

    Gross Motor Skills: Toss cotton balls into a bowl. Listen to songs with white in the title.

    • “White Room” by Cream
    • “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby
    • “White Wedding” by Billy Idol
    • “Little White Church” by Little Big Town

    Craft/Activity: Cotton Swab and Cotton Ball Snowflakes

    Materials

    • Blank blue paper
    • Cotton swabs
    • Cotton balls
    • Glue
    • Scrap cardboard

    Directions

    1. Pour some glue on the cardboard.
    2. Create snowflakes by gluing the cotton swabs and cotton balls to the blue paper.
    3. Optional: Print or draw the outline of a snowflake onto the paper for your child to cover.

    References

    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    Let’s Learn Colors & Shapes (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-201-2
    Schiller, Pam and Pat Phipps. The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood (Revised). 2011. Gryphon House. Inc. ISBN 978-0-87659-358-5

    Image Credits

    Cotton Swab and Cotton Ball Snowflake © 2014 Heather Johnson

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