Here is what we’ve been doing this week. Sorry the post is a little late (again!) but we had some computer issues! Let us know what you think. We hope by providing these materials to you free of charge, it will make your life easier!
Lesson Plan: The lesson plan includes all the lessons for the week, as well as optional ideas. Items following the lesson plan are just the printables or links to websites we used to teach these plans. (Please note: On top of our lesson plan we are reading books daily that relate to our theme.)
Memory Verse: This memory card is for daily use during our calendar time. You can learn more about calendar time at 1+1+1=1 or Homeschool Creations. Our weekly devotional is an object lesson that will help your child apply the meaning of the verse to them.
Beginning Writing-Nurse to Patient- For those tots that may struggle with following the lines, we have added a simpler writing activity. The 2nd activity has no lines (just a gray path), so all your child has to do is connect the Santa to the sleigh, any way they can. You can use this document over and over again if you laminate it and then have you child write with dry erase markers. (Black dry erase wipes off easier than color ones.)
Measure the Patient activity- In this activity your child will use a number ruler to measure patients. This activity will also work on counting skills.
Doctor/Nurse Pretend Play-Help your child learn about these important roles through pretend play. If you don’t have a costume for a doctor or nurse you can make one with these things:
- A white men’s dress shirt
- travel first aid kit ($.99 at most drug stores)
- a tie
- a note pad and pen
- empty medicine bottles
The shirt is a lab coat, the tie makes you a professional! You can put the first aid items, the notepad, and the medicine bottles in a an old purse or carry-on and your kiddo has an instant doctors bag!
Beginning Spelling: Doctor Spelling Puzzle-This activity will help your child work on letter sounds and beginning spelling concepts.
Emergency Game– This activity will help your child with counting skills.
Germ Experiment/Hand Washing– This activity will help your child begin to understand the concept of germs and hygiene as well as reinforcing the importance of hand washing.
Toothbrush Letter Recognition Game- Reinforces letter recognition, or beginning sounds depending upon play. Draw the letters of the alphabet on piece on some construction paper and let your child trace over each letter with a toothbrush. This will also work on fine-motor skills and beginning writing.
Toothbrush Shape Match Game– This activity will reinforce or help teach your child shapes.
Label Parts of Mouth/Tooth brushing Activity– This activity will teach your child to label and identify the parts of the mouth. It will also help your child develop personal hygiene routines and habits. You can use this mouth diagram, from homeschoolshare.com and these labels to go over the parts of the mouth.
This week we also played at “Cover the Boo-Boo Game” for our family night.
We also worked on what “Makes our teeth Happy, Makes our teeth Sad?” craft.
We hope you enjoy these lesson plans and please let us know if you have any issues with downloading or using the items provided.
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I love this! Thank you so much for sharing 🙂
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Have you tried opening it with another browser? The PDF didn’t seem to want to load for me in Google Chrome, but when I tried with Firefox it open right up. If it still doesn’t work for you let me know and I can download it and then email it to you.
Hi wonderful unit. I am having trouble getting the mouth diagram from homeschoolshare.
Got it! Thanks so much for the great unit and for getting back to me.
teeth happy or sad, and that pathetic religious nonsense? GROW UP!!!!!
When you receive a comment like this I think the knee jerk reaction is to hit delete and pretend it never happened. Then you feel this twinge of anger, an indignant ‘who do they think they are?’ feeling. Inevitably though you come back to a certain sadness that anyone has been hurt to the point where they feel comments made with the sole intention of hurting another are acceptable. We could delete this, but something tells me it would only add fuel to a furious fire.
I have a hunch that you really aren’t bothered by the Happy/Sad teeth. We taught this unit to our 3 year olds, and to me that seems justification enough for teeth happy or sad. Developmentally in was on par with the concepts they should and could learn.
I think the real antagonism is in regards to our devotions and memory verses. To us it will never be nonsense, but we are told in scripture that to many in this world it will seem as foolishness. If Jesus told me it would happen it isn’t going to surprise me. What does surprise me is that you are the first person to comment negatively about the devotions, and I would have expected you to have company.
We are Christians, and this site only exists to encourage and support mommies who teach. It is out of our love for Christ that we do what we do. It is our goal to please Him, and that is the catalyst for the decisions we make and the words we write. Every unit has a devotion because we see our children’s Biblical foundation as part of our responsibility to teach to them. Its a responsibility we take seriously.
I am so saddened that it seems nonsense to you, truly I am. My prayer is that your heart is softened to the word of God. I pray nothing but blessing on you and your life, and hope, sincerely, that the word of God takes root in your life and you experience the incomparable power that is given to those who believe.
i love learning printables, i would like a copy of the measure the patient printable, the link is not working thanks.