My Favorite Things 2

Welcome to Blue Bird Day’s Weekly Lesson Plans. This week we’re continuing the theme My Favorite Things! Read below for more themed lesson plans and activities.

Table Time Activity: All About Me Questionnaire


All About Me Games Website

Skill Check

This activity focuses on answering “WH” questions and recalling information.

Growing My Skills

Follow the link to activity.

Answer prompts and type in answer, (can work on letter recognition/sounds while finding letters on the keyboard).

After All About Me poster generates print and share with family and friends.

Relaxation Time Activity: I Like Myself


I Like Myself – Storytime With Daddy Read Aloud

Skill Check

The goal of this activity is to encourage your child to listen to the story, think about what they like about themselves, and even come up with silly things they could change about themselves like the character.

Growing My Skills

What does your child like about this story?

What parts made them laugh?

What does your child like about themselves?

Creative Time Activity: Nature Prints


Pine cones, leaves, twigs, or other natural objects.

Apples or other favored fruits or vegetables.



Paper plate or bowl for paint.

Paper towels.

Skill Check

This activity encourages your child to find preferred objects, use fine motor skills to create art, and develop their creativity.

Growing My Skills

Take your child on a safe walk around your neighborhood or look in the refrigerator for their favorite fruits or vegetables.

Movement Time Activity: Favorite Movement Song


Computer or tablet.

“Shake Your Sillies Out” YouTube Video.

“Freeze Dance” YouTube Video.

“Animal Freeze Dance” YouTube Video.

“Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” YouTube Video.

Skill Check

The goal of this week is to use motor imitation, motor planning, and good listening skills to do your favorite dance!

Growing My Skills

Pull up videos on YouTube and pick out your movement song. (“Shake Your Sillies Out“, “Freeze Dance“, “Animal Freeze Dance“, “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes“).

Listen to the directions carefully and follow along with the movements.

Your child may benefit from watching you do the dance moves at the same time.

You can pause the video to work on the moves in real-time.

Mealtime Activity: My Favorite Thing To Cook


Daddy and I Baking A Cake YouTube Video

Skill Check

The goal of this activity is to promote a positive cooking experience by involving your child.

Growing My Skills

Find a recipe you’d like to make with your child.

Gather ingredients, wash hands, and identify 3 tasks your child can do. Ex: stirring pancake batter, tearing lettuce for a salad, adding ingredients, assembling a pizza, helping you “read” a cookbook by turning the pages.

Involve your child in the cooking process.

Find ways to encourage or highlight your child’s skills throughout the cooking process.

Language Time Activity: Show-And-Tell


Show-and-tell: Favorite toys.

“My Favorites” Craft: Paper doll template.

Picture of your child.

Magazines or newspaper ads.


Skill Check

The goal of this week is to target receptive-expressive language skills. Focus on asking and answering wh-questions (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how). Talk about your favorite things. Show your favorite toys, games, and foods in your home. Ask your child questions about their favorite things and encourage them to ask questions about yours.

Growing My Skills

Have a show-and-tell at home.

Take turns as a family showing your favorite items.

Ask your child wh-questions about their show-and-tell item (e.g., “What is it?”, “What color is it?”, “Where did you get it from?”, “Why do you like it?”).

“My Favorites” craft.

Cut out a paper doll template and paste a picture of your child on the face.

Have your child cut out pictures of their favorite toys, foods, sports, etc. from magazines or newspapers and paste onto the paper doll.

Discuss the items/activities they chose and why they like them.