Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Valentine's Day Lesson Plans and Activities

Valentine's Day Theme Activities and Lesson Plans
Literature Connection
Franklin is another favorite must reads for young children. The book Franklin's Valentines by Paulette Bourgeois/Brenda Clark is a delightful book to read to children. It really captivates the value of friendship and giving. Click on the link for a description of the book.

Follow-up Literacy Activity
A predictable chart could be made outlining Franklin's friends.
Franklin's friend is bear.
Franklin's friend is rabbit.
Franklin's friend is snail.
Franklin's friend is beaver.
Franklin's friend is goose.
Franklin's friend is beaver.
Franklin's friend is goose.

If you are a Kinderplans member, you will find the pictures to accompany the print.

Follow-up Craft Activity
In the link below you will find a picture of Franklin. The children can color him and design cards for him to hold that he would be giving his friends.

My sister website offers more Preschool and Kindergarten Lesson Plans and Activities that offers more follow-up ideas.

Feel free of offer more suggestions and make comments.

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