Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Johnny Tractor and Big Surprise by Judy Katschke
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about tractors, but also with books about other types of farm machinery.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
The color for this tractor theme is green, like John Deere tractors. Serve your students some green snacks. Green snack ideas include:
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Letter: Tt for tractor
Number: 7 for the 7 letters in the word tractor
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Sensory table: Fill your sensory table with rice that you have tinted green with food coloring. Add some toy tractors. Let your preschool students push the tractors through the rice as though they are plowing fields. Also put some sand pails, shovels, colanders, spoons and bowls in the sensory table for your students to use in their play with the green rice.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Hula hoop roll: Let your preschool students take turns rolling a hula hoop beside them as they walk or run. They can pretend that the hula hoop is a tractor wheel.
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Tractor tracks: Set out some toy tractors and green paint. Let your preschool students dip the tractor wheels in the green paint and then roll the tractors across a sheet of white construction paper.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Click here for Tractor Song. You will find it by scrolling to almost the bottom of the page.
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
Set out the letters t-r-a-c-t-o-r that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word tractor for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word tractor. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word tractor. Now have your preschool students count out 7 tractor shapes to set beneath the 7 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Tractors
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters T and t lightly printed on them. Have the children trace the letters. Do the same with the number 7.
For older students, provide an example of the letters T and t and the number 7. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word tractor on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word tractor on the white board with green dry erase markers.