Books for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Patrick Benson
Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
Reading Center for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Fill your preschool reading center with books about owls. Along with preschool suitable books, include reference books on the subject of owls that have large and colorful illustrations and photographs of various types of owls.
Snacks for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
You will find 13 different types of owl treats for your preschoolers at this link.
Concepts for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Number: 3 (for the 3 letters in the word owl)
Fine Motor Activity (and art) for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Click here for the template for an awesome owl paper bag puppet from DLTK! Your preschool students will be honing their fine motor skills as they color the templates and then glue the owl pieces onto a paper bag. Older preschoolers can even cut out the template pieces with safety scissors.
Gross Motor Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Owl races: Separate your students into two lines. One team is the Barn Owls and the other team is the Snowy Owls. Set up an obstacle course or simply a foot race for the teams to compete in. Have the “owls” hoot as they run!
Songs/Fingerplays for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
To the tune of Ten Little Indians: switch Indians to owlets. The final line is: Ten little owlets say who!
Pre-Math Center Activity for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
Set out the letters o-w-l that you have previously cut from felt or laminated construction paper. Put out an example of the word owl for your students to use as a guide. Have them set out the letters, properly spelling the word owl. Instruct your preschool students to count the number of letters in the word owl. Now have your preschool students count out 3 owl shapes or small owl toys to set beneath the 3 lettered word.
Pre-Writing Center Activities for Preschool Lesson Plan: Owls
For younger students, provide sheets of paper with the letters O and o lightly printed on them. Have the children trace the letters. Do the same with the number 3.
For older students, provide an example of the letters O and o and the number 3. Have the students practice writing the letters and number freehand.
Write the word owl on your preschool classroom’s white erase board. Let your students copy the word owl on the white board with brown dry erase markers.