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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Living Things Lesson Plan

    Living Things Activities

    Objective: To learn about living things

    Message: Living things need food, air, and water to live. Animals, plants, and bugs are living things.

    Book(s):

    • Living and Nonliving in the Grasslands by Rebecca Rissman
    • Living and Nonliving in the Rain Forest by Rebecca Rissman
    • Living and Nonliving in the Polar Regions by Rebecca Rissman
    • Living and Nonliving in the Desert by Rebecca Rissman
    • Living and Nonliving in the Mountains by Rebecca Rissman

    Music: “Living and Nonliving Things” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_aAkuK_8nQ)

    Fine Motor Skills: Science page 4 (Optional: Color the pictures after completing the activity.)

    Craft/Activity 1: Science Centers 4-13

    Craft/Activity 2: Living Things Sorting Cards Worksheet

    Materials

    • Blank paper
    • Living things sorting cards worksheet template (http://www.worksheetplace.com/mf/Living-Things-Sort-Pictures.pdf)
    • Crayons
    • Scissors

    Directions

    1. Print the living things sorting cards worksheet template on a blank sheet of paper.
    2. Color the pictures with the crayons.
    3. Cut the cards apart.
    4. Sort the cards into living and nonliving things.

    References

    DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-1-4654-1726-8
    Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

    Image Credits

    Living Things Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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