Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Physical Education, Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Lifelong-learning
  • Outside Play
  • Premedia - Me
  • Self-awareness
  • Social Studies
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Self-Selected Tasks to Build Self Awareness

    Self-Selected Tasks to Build Self Awareness

    Overview

    Create a play activity outside for your child(ren) with a variety of options.  Gather the materials such as bubbles, kites, chalk, jump ropes, hula hoops, a ball to kick or bounce, etc.  Ask them to plan where they would like to play.  Talk about the amount of space they may need to play safely without interrupting others.  

    Summary

    Create a play activity outside for your child(ren) with a variety of options.  Gather the materials such as bubbles, kites, chalk, jump ropes, hula hoops, a ball to kick or bounce, etc.  Ask them to plan where they would like to play.  Talk about the amount of space they may need to play safely without interrupting others.  

    Materials

    Gather outside play equipment you have accessible to you. This could include:

    • Jump ropes
    • Cones
    • Hoops
    • Bouncy balls, soccer balls, basketballs
    • Bubbles
    • Sidewalk chalk
    • Scarfs
    • Ribbons
    • A box to carry the supplies

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    As they are heading outside, ask them where they plan to play first and with what materials. Talk about how they can let others know how much space they may need while playing with the selected materials. 

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Children will select materials and space they plan to use. 

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 15-30 minutes

    Group Size: Individual, small group, or large group

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • LLP 3 & 4 yr.4.2
    • LLP 3 & 4 yr 4.3

    Additional Core Standards: 

    • SS 3 & 4 yr.3.2

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson