Lesson Plans

Preschool Garden Lesson Plans-- Reggio-inspired, arts-based, ecologically sound, preschool tested.

Discovering Birds​

Subject: Nature & Science
Grade: Pre School ages 3 through 5
Estimated Time: 1 ½ hours
Set Up: 8 minutes
Instruction Time: 8 minutes
Activity: 30 minutes
Assessment 45 minutes (observe, data, take photos, record data on Galileo website and create documentation panel)

Learning Objective: Given tools and agreed upon criteria for observation, the student will orally describe his/her observation of birds found in an outdoor setting.

Water, absorption, and the scientific method


Subject: Science
Grade: Pre School ages 3 through 5
Estimated Time:  1 hour 45 minutes
Set - Up: 10 Minutes
Instruction:  10 Minutes
Activity: 25 Minutes
Assessment: 1 hour (Observe / Collect Data, take photos)
Learning Objective: Given tools and a variety of objects, the student will use the scientific method to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions about objects that absorb water.

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