Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about sheep, but also with books about goats and other farm animals.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Use a sheep shaped cookie cutter to cut sugar cookie dough. Bake the sheep shaped sugar cookies. When they have cooled, let your preschool students ice them with white icing.
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Letter: Ss for sheep
Number: 5 for the 5 letters in the word sheep
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Set out several white cotton balls for each of your preschool students. Have them pull the cotton balls with their fingers for an art project listed below.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Jumping: Play like sheep jumping a fence. Set out a low balance beam or something similar. Let your preschool students take turns jumping over the “fence.”
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Fuzzy white sheep: Give each of your preschool students a sheet of paper on which a sheep outline has been drawn. Have your students glue the cotton from the fine motor activity listed above to the sheep picture. Let them complete the picture by gluing on a googly eye.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
(sing to the tune of Ten Little Indians)
One little, two little,
Three little sheep.
Four little, five little,
Six little sheep.
Seven little, eight little,
Nine little sheep.
Ten little sheep eating clover!
This simple song will help your preschool students remember what sheep eat.
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
Set out the letters s-h-e-e-p that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word sheep for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word sheep. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word sheep. Now have your preschool students count out 5 sheep shapes to set beneath the 5 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Sheep
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters S and s lightly printed on them. Have the children trace the letters. Do the same with the number 5
For older students, provide an example of the letters S and s and the number 5. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word sheep on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word sheep on the white board with dry erase markers.