Friday, January 6, 2012

Community Helpers:Orchards Farmers/Autumn

Preschool Homeschool:AUTUMN/HARVEST/ORCHARD FARMERS Unit Study
Discussion Questions:
  • How are orchards different from farms?
  • How to
Word Wall
  • Apple
  • Tree
  • Grape
Science Lessons/Activities:
  • SEEDS,
  • 4 seasons
  • life-cycle of a plant
  • what’s inside of a pumpkin,
  • Pumpkins grow on vines, apples grow on trees…why?
Field Trips:
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Apple and Grape Orchard
  • Lots of Nature Walks
Art/Craft activities-
  • Apple Stamping,
  • Pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin bread,
  • Leaf rubbings
  • Finger-painting with red and yellow to make orange
  • signs of autumn collage after nature walk to collect leaves and other signs of Autumn
  • Seeds Collage (gather from fruits and walks outside)
Math- Patterns with colors and sizes (leaves, sticks) and shapes, and numerals
Orchard/Autumn Picture Book List
  • Ten Red Apples
  • Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
  • Apples and Pumpkins
  • Apple Pie Tree
  • The Giving Tree

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