Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about mice, but also with books about hamsters and guinea pigs.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
What is the perfect snack for a mouse theme? Cheese, of course! Serve your students cheese crackers, cheese on crackers, grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese fondue…well, you get the idea!
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Letter: Mm for mouse
Number: 5 for the 5 letters in the word mouse
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Give each of your students a copy of a drawing you have made of a mouse without whiskers. Let your preschool students draw whiskers on the mice.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Cat, Cat, Mouse!: Lead your students in a rousing game of cat and mouse by playing Duck, Duck, Goose. Just change the words to Cat, Cat, Mouse!
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Draw a simple mouse outline on your preschool classroom’s white board. Have your students draw their own mouse outlines on paper, following the example of your white board picture. Let them paint their mice with watercolors.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Three Blind Mice
Hickory Dickory Dock
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
Set out the letters m-o-u-s-e that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word mouse for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word mouse. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word mouse. Now have your preschool students count out 5 mice shapes to set beneath the 5 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Mice
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters M and m 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 M and m and the number 5. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word mouse on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word mouse on the white board with dry erase markers.