Purple Room 1 Lesson Plans

(Sample)

Theme: Halloween


  Monday:                                                              Thursday:

  Gross Motor: Sitting up with Boppy                                     Gross Motor: Tummy Time

  Fine Motor: Black Sheep Art                                                   Fine Motor: Hickory Dickery Dock

  Cognitive: Puppets & Soft Books                                           Cognitive: Sensory Blocks

  Language: "Little Bunny Foo Foo"                                        Language: Sing-A-Long


  Tuesday:                                                                Friday:

  Gross Motor: Tummy Time                                                        Gross Motor: Sitting Up

  Fine Motor: Musical Instruments                                            Fine Motor: Humpty Dumpty Art

  Cognitive: Puppets                                                                     Cognitive: Egg Drop with Song

  Language: "Mary Had a Little Lamb"                                     Language: "Humpty Dumpty"


  Wednesday:

  Gross Motor: Rolling Over

  Fine Motor: Beanie Babies

  Cognitive: Stacking Cups

  Language: Mary Had a Little Lamb          


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Purple Room 2 Lesson Plans

(Sample)

Theme: Halloween


  Monday:                                                              Thursday:

  Gross Motor: Dancing                                                             Gross Motor: Push Toys

  Fine Motor: Visual Tracking Bouncing Balls                       Fine Motor: Sensory Balls

  Cognitive: Finger Painting                                                       Cognitive: Pumpkin Art

  Language: Reading Board Books                                          Language: Sing-A-Long


  Tuesday:                                                                Friday:

  Gross Motor: Walking                                                                 Gross Motor: Tunnels

  Fine Motor: Straw Pick-up Game                                             Fine Motor: Soft Blocks

  Cognitive: Stacking Blocks                                                         Cognitive: Gluing Googley

                                                                                                                                         Eyes

  Language: Photo Library                                                           Language: Reading Board Books


  Wednesday:

  Gross Motor: Push Cars

  Fine Motor: Food Art

  Cognitive: Star Connectors

  Language: Reading Board Books