Book for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Zed the Zebra (64 Zoo Lane) by An Vrombaut
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Fill your preschool reading center not only with books about zebras, but also with books about hippos and rhinos.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Little Debbie zebra snack cakes are a great snack idea for your zebra theme!
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Letter: Zz for zebra
Number: 5 for the 5 letters in the word zebra
Colors: white and black
Fine Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Beading: Give each of your students a length of black or white yarn. Have them string black and white beads on the yarn, alternating the colors like zebra stripes.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Ribbon wave: Give your students lengths of black ribbon and white ribbon. Play some spirited music, letting them wave the black and white ribbons as they dance.
Art Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Stripes: Give each of your preschool students a large sheet of black construction paper. Set out white paint and paintbrushes. Let your students paint white stripes on the black paper.
Songs/Finger Plays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
(sing to Ten Little Indians)
One little, two little,
Three little zebras.
Four little, five little,
Six little zebras.
Seven little, eight little,
Nine little zebras.
Ten little zebras with stripes!
Pre-math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
Set out the letters z-e-b-r-a that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word zebra for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word zebra. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word zebra. Now have your preschool students count out 5 zebra shapes to set beneath the 5 lettered word.
Pre-writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Zebras
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters Z and z 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 Z and z and the number 5. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word zebra on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word zebra on the white board with black dry erase markers.