Friday, June 3, 2011

June Lesson Plans: Beach Theme

Yet another month has rolled around! We are super excited for June because we are taking a vacation! Woo hoo! So this month we are going to be spending time learning about the beach in preparation for our trip. Jake has never seen the ocean or been to a beach so this adventure should be very fun!

I want to reiterate a few points before the download:
1. My plans are not meant to be completed in any specific order. Each day is different and Structured Play time should be a fun learning experience. Pick an activity or activities that fit the mood of your child for that day.
2. Practice activities more than once because repetition is key to gaining new skills.
3. READ, READ, READ- Read everyday and reread stories to allows your child to 'read' the books themselves. This is the first step in literacy.
4. Walk Away- Try to keep Structured Play time 'fun'. If things get frustrating to you or your child, walk away and pick up where you left off the next day. Remember it is Structured PLAY, you are not preparing for SAT Exams. Enjoy every minute!

June Lesson Plans Document
I will Post about each activity as we complete them to give further descriptions and pictures.


  1. I just found your blog today and would like to print some of your lesson plans. However, seems to be telling me I have to pay in order to do so. Am I missing something?

  2. No, Shelley you do NOT have to pay! Check back at the site, you should be able to download it without problem! If you still can't do it, email me and will send it to you!

  3. You might have to sign up with the site but there is no fee!


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