Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True by Rick Osborne
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about Christmas stockings, but also with books about Christmas candies and small Christmas gifts.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
A fun idea is to serve your preschool students their snacks in small red stockings that you can buy at most dollar stores.
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
Letter: Ss for stocking
Number: 8 for the 8 letters in the word stocking
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
Lacing: Provide each of your preschool students with a lacing card shaped like a Christmas stocking. Give them each a length of red yarn and have them lace the stocking with the red yarn.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
Stocking Feet Simon Says: Lead your students in a rousing game of Simon Says. Just make sure that you play this particular game of Simon Says on the carpet this time, as your students will be playing in their socks!
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stocking
Red stocking: Let your preschool students cut a stocking shape from a large piece of white paper and then finger paint the stocking red. When the paint has dried, have your students decorate their Christmas stockings with stickers, sequins and glitter. You might also have them write their names on the stockings with white glitter paint.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
(sing to the tune of Ten Little Indians)
One little, two little,
Three little stockings.
Four little, five little,
Six little stockings.
Seven little, eight little,
Nine little stockings.
Ten little stockings filled with toys!
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
Set out the letters s-t-o-c-k-i-n-g that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word stocking for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word stocking. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word stocking. Now have your preschool students count out 8 red stocking shapes to set beneath the 8 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Christmas Stockings
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 8.
For older students, provide an example of the letters S and s and the number 8. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word stocking on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word stocking on the white board with red dry erase markers.