Objective: To learn about the shape crescent (moon)
Message: Crescents are circles with a piece missing. Crescent is another name for moon.
Book(s): Shape by Shape by Suse Macdonald
Fine Motor Skills: SCEW page 8
Gross Motor Skills: Baking crescent rolls. Preschoolers can help by taking the crescent roll dough out of the refrigerator, rolling the dough into crescents, and placing the rolls on a baking sheet.
Craft/Activity: Crescent Pictures
- Construction paper
- Cut some construction paper into crescents.
- Glue a crescent onto another piece of paper.
- Use crayons to fill in the rest of the picture. Examples include using a crescent as a boat and drawing in the sail and water, using a crescent as a moon and drawing in the rest of the night sky, and using a crescent as a smile or frown and drawing in the rest of a face.
Shapes Review: BPW pages 42-45
Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
Shapes and Colors Educational Workbook (Pre-K Kindergarten). 2014. The Clever Factory, Inc.
Crescent Boat Picture © 2014 Heather Johnson