Twos Activity Plan for Terrific Tools: Some People Use Special Tools
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
Storytime: Be creative – Title and Author: Title and Author: Title and Author: Title and Author: Title and Author:
use energetic voice, props,
Language/Emergent Doctor’s Tools The Doctor Says Friendly Dentists Keyboard Capers Tools in an Office
Literacy: Books Alive; All Help children understand Play a game to review the Find out about dentists and Explore a computer Explore tools commonly
that doctors and nurses names of body parts (pg. their tools (pg. 48). keyboard (pg. 49). used in offices (pg. 49).
About the World; Signs
use tools to help them do 48).
their jobs (pg. 48).
Science and Math: I X-Ray Vision Pit-a-Pat Heartbeats Colorful Toothbrushes Calculating Kids On and Off
Wonder…;Think Math; Look at x-rays and make x- Use a tool to listen to Sort toothbrushes in Press number keys on Practice operating
Mixin’ and Fixin ray pictures (pg. 50). hearts beating (pg. 50). different ways (pg. 50). calculators, cash switches that turn things
(Small Group) registers, or both (pg. 51). on and off (pg. 51).
Creative Expression: Puppet Play Medical Collages Wood Sculptures Graph Paper Art Office Tools
Artful Explorations; All the Play with community Make collages out of Glue scraps of wood Create on graph paper Use common office
World’s a Stage helper props and help medical tools (pg. 53). together to make (pg. 52). supplies to create art
(Small Group) them find the tools they sculptures (pg. 53). (Discovery-to-Go, pg. 53).
need (pg. 52).
Physical Health and Sanding Wood Rhythm Rascals Find the Smiles Builders Use Tools Sticky Notes
Development: It’s Sand wood just like real Explore ways to tap tools Play a game to promote Move like builders using Practice fine motor skills
builders to music (pg. 54). tooth care (pg. 54). tools by putting on and pulling
Good For Me; Movin’ and
(pg. 55). (pg. 55). off sticky notes (pg. 54).
(Indoors or Outdoors)
Skill: Fine Motor Skills Skill: Fine Motor Skills Skill: Fine Motor Skills Skill: Fine Motor Skills Skill: Fine Motor Skills
Social/Emotional: You Building Together In a Store Examine Our Teeth Pretend Store People Who Fix Things
and Me; You, Me, and the Pretend to be different Choose different things to What beautiful teeth you Pretend to buy and sell Act out ways workers fix
Community; Taking Care kinds of workers with tools sell in a store (pg. 56). have (pg. 56). things in a store (pg. 56). things (pg. 57).
of Me (pg. 56).
Week of: Teachers: Revised June 2012
Region One Weekly Classroom Enhancement Plan - Twos
Planning Daily Individualized Challenges for young children and promoting a secure environment to explore and learn!
Topic Terrific Tools Sub-topic Some People Use Special Tools
Toys and Manipulatives (Children will practice Dramatic Play (Children will explore these new props this Science/Discovery (This discovery project will be
playing and caring for these new materials.) examples of week.) props for pretending to be doctors, nurses, and offered to children.)
office tools (pg. 49), assorted sizes, and colors of dentists, unbreakable mirrors, lab coat or stethoscope,
toothbrushes, dental x-rays, equipment with on/off switches keyboard from computer, calculators and toy cash registers, X-Ray Vision:
(pg. 51), props related to community workers and the tools that they Look at x-rays and make x-ray pictures.
use (pg. 52)
Art (Children can be 3D Project (Children will Library (These new theme-related books will be added to Sensory (Children will Water (Children will
creative with these explore volume and shape our library this week.) explore new toys in sand.) explore new toys in water.)
materials.) chalk, graph with this experience.)
paper, crayons, small pieces
of scrap lumber (sanded), Children create sculptures
materials for medical from wood scraps.
collages (pg. 53), assorted
office supplies (pg. 53)
Blocks (Children will explore these new block accessories Music and Movement (Children will dance and sing Outdoor Play (Children will play and exercise
this week.) Add tools to the block area and encourage with these new experiences.) vigorously each day.)
children to use these tools to construct.
Children use tools and move like builders to music. Bend, jump, run,
Skill-based Display (Look for these Family/Community Involvement (Parents can Super Center (This center enriches our room even
Transitions changes to our walls/bulletin help – here are some ideas.) more with something EXTRA special.)
Week of: Teachers: Revised June 2012