The next couple of weeks, we will be discussing traditions from around the world. I will also include the children at my daycare, what they do with their families and how they celebrate, their traditions. I will include myself to show the children what I do with my family around this time of year. I will be doing my lesson planning based around my children and the cultures around us.
Grouptime: We will start our day by talking about the calender and the weather. Today will be discussing Chinese new year! I will show the children their zodiac animal, along with with lucky money and why and who gives it to us. We will also watch a short Video on a Chinese parade. While the video is play we will discuss what is happening in the video.
Book: "Chinese New Year"
Skill: Name recognition/name writing