Lesson Plan on Animal Lifecycles (Gardner New Zealand)

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Kindergarten / ECE Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan on Animal Lifecycles (Gardner New Zealand), Gardner philosophy

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Understanding animal lifecycles is important for preschoolers as it helps them develop an appreciation for the natural world and the interconnectedness of living things. It also lays the foundation for future science learning. To create a preschool learning environment that teaches animal lifecycles, educators could set up a nature corner with books, posters, and models of different animals and their lifecycles. They could also incorporate outdoor exploration and observation of local wildlife, as well as hands-on activities such as raising butterflies or tadpoles. Potential preschool lesson plan ideas could include reading books about animal lifecycles, creating art projects that depict different stages of an animal’s life, and going on nature walks to observe and identify different animals and their habitats. Educators could also incorporate songs and games that reinforce the concepts of animal lifecycles, such as a matching game where children match pictures of animals to their corresponding life stages


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Howard Gardner


Animal Lifecycles