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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Number 8 Lesson Plan

    Number 8 Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about the number 8

    Book(s):

    • Fish, Swish, Splash, Dash! Counting Round and Round by Suse Macdonald
    • My Eight Book by Jane Belk Moncure

    Music: 8: The Number Eight (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igncYi9oI54)

    Sign Language: Hold the middle finger down with the thumb while holding the index, ring, and pinky fingers up. (https://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-asl-numbers-six-6-to-ten-10/)

    Fine Motor Skills:

    • Numbers pages 20-21
    • CCBS pages 480-485
    • BPW pages 241-243
    • Pre-K Numbers pages 16-17
    • AHT Math pages 69-70
    • DK Math pages 8-9
    • Tracing Numbers Eight (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/number-tracing-8-prek/)
    • The Number 8 (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/preschool-math-number-8/)
    • The Number Eight (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/groups-of-8-prek/)
    • Learning to Count the Number 8 (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/number-netting-8/)

    Craft/Activity: Eye 8s

    Materials

    • Number 8 template (http://www.softschools.com/handwriting/numbers/number_8_worksheets/printnumber_8_color_worksheet_1_2.html)
    • Blank paper
    • Inkers
    • Black marker

    Directions

    1. Print the number 8 template onto the blank paper.
    2. Stamp each number 8 with eight ink circles.
    3. Draw a small black circle in the center of each ink circle to form eyes.

    Optional: Set the finished 8 craft aside to bind into a book at the end of the number lesson.

    Cutting Practice: Cut page 21

    References

    At- Home Tutor: Math, PreK. 2014. Evan-Moor. ISBN 978-1-61368-979-0
    Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    DK Workbooks: Math, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4654-1731-2
    Let’s Learn Numbers (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-203-6
    Let’s Learn to Cut (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-206-7
    Pre-K Numbers 1-12 Learning Aid Workbook. 2014. Let’s Grow Smart. ISBN 978-1-4530-7689-7

    Image Credits

    Number 8 Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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