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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Color Yellow Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Color Yellow Lesson Plan

Objective: To learn about the color yellow

Book(s):

Music: “Falling Leaves” (CDC page 299)

Little leaves are falling down (Wiggle fingers downward)
Red and yellow, orange and brown (Count on fingers)
Whirling, twirling round and round (Twirl fingers)
Falling softly to the ground (Wiggle fingers downward to the ground)

Fine Motor Skills:

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  • CCBS page 12
  • LLCS pages 8-9

Gross Motor Skills: Dancing to “Yellow Submarine”

Craft/Activity: Fingerpaint Leaves (EFF page 24)

Materials

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  • Leaves
  • Yellow paint
  • Blank paper
  • Scrap cardboard

Instructions

  1. Collect leaves from outside.
  2. Pour some yellow paint on the cardboard.
  3. Dip the leaves into the yellow paint.
  4. Press the leaves onto the blank paper.

Fingerpaint Leaves

References

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
Everything for Fall: A Complete Activity Book for Teachers of Young Children. 1997. Gryphon House, Inc. ISBN 0-87659-185-3
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

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Color Yellow Lesson Plan © 2014 Heather Johnson
Fingerpaint Leaves © 2014 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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