Thematic units are excellent for teaching students to master and generalize skills. They are perfect for immersing students in the vocabulary and concepts.
Lesson planning in special education can be challenging. Planning for a classroom with students in multiple grades with variety of needs and skill levels doesn't always fit neatly into a form. Here is an alternate way to plan.
Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten
All Inquiry Projects: Resources for Early Childhood
Science Inquiry In The PreK Classroom | Serendip Studio
Saving Sam: A Team-Building Activity
Bottle Top Leaf Boats - something else to do on a rainy day with a puddle
Boat project - day 1 make boats out of plastic trays and art supplies, day 2 test boats to see if they float, day 3 children can print labels to identify what type of boat they made
Use rubber bands to propel across room!
Free Police Printables and Montessori-Inspired Police Activities (long list of police printables plus ideas for using free printables to create Montessori-inspired activities)