Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Nurse Nancy by Kathryn Jackson
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about nurses, but also with books about doctors and other medical personnel.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Using small lower case letter cookie cutters, let your preschool students cut the letters n-u-r-s-e from sugar cookie dough. Bake and serve!
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Letter: Nn for nurse
Number: 5 for the 5 letters in the word nurse
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Click here for a free coloring page of a nurse that includes an upper case and a lower case N to color and the word nurse to copy.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Play Nurse Says (aka Simon Says). Nurses encourage patients to exercise. Have the “nurse” instruct the other preschool students to do 5 jumping jacks, run in place, touch their toes 3 times, etc. Let the student take turns being the nurse.
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Collaborative collage: Let your preschool students work together, gathering pictures from old magazines of nurses and other medical professionals. Let them glue the pictures on a piece of butcher paper and display it on your classroom wall.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Songs and finger plays about nurses and other medical professionals can be found here.
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
Set out the letters n-u-r-s-e that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word nurse for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word nurse. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word nurse. Now have your preschool students count out 5 stethoscope shapes to set beneath the 5 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Nurse
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters N and n 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 N and n and the number 5. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word nurse on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word nurse on the white board with red dry erase markers.