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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Opposites Lesson Plan

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Opposite Puzzles

Objective: To learn about opposites

Book(s):

  • What’s Opposite? by Stephen R. Swinburne
  • Opposites by Roger Pare
  • What’s Up, Duck?: A Book of Opposites by Tad Hills
  • Grover’s Opposites from Sesame Workshop
  • Opposites from Paradise Press, Inc.
  • I Like to Learn: Opposites by Alex A. Lluch
  • My Book of Opposites by Britta Teckentrup
  • Pomelo’s Opposites by Ramona Badescu and Benjamin Chaud
  • The Rainbow Fish: Opposites by Marcus Pfister
  • Hippopposites by Janik Coat
  • Dinosaur Opposites by Paul Stickland
  • Stop! Go! A Book of Opposites by Brian Biggs
  • Football Opposites by Mark Weakland
  • Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone and Stephanie Bauer

Additional Reading:

  • Wet/Dry by Sharon Gordon
  • Fast/Slow by Sharon Gordon
  • Dirty/Clean by Sharon Gordon
  • Up/Down by Sharon Gordon
  • Hard/Soft by Sharon Gordon
  • Big/Small by Sharon Gordon
  • Tall and Short by Jane Katirgis
  • Baby Happy Baby Sad by Leslie Patricelli

Music:

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  • “The Opposites Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwRddLXUnr8
  • “The Opposites Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGeuA4iJ8vI
  • “The Opposites Action and Dance Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kFU__btMG4

Fine Motor Skills: CCBS pages 114-154

Craft/Activity: CCBS pages 155-163

Size Review: CCBS pages 112-113

Prewriting Skills: TTPWS 6-9

References

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
Tracing Trails Pre-Writing Skills. 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-1601591173

Image Credits

Opposite Puzzles © 2014 Heather Johnson

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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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