Sprouting Indian Corn
Lesson plan developed by Ms. Erika Geelhoed, BA Ed
* Lesson plan objective and assessment can be adapted to use this activity with preschoolers.
Washington State Social Studies K–12 Learning Standard: EALR 2: INQUIRY
Big Idea: Inquiry (INQ)
Core Content: Making Observations
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· Pumpkin Shape cut-out
· Construction paper
· Various art supplies such as yarn, foamies, buttons, googly eyes, colored pencils, crayons, etc…
Instructions: Read aloud Shoo, Crow! Shoo! by Dana Meachen Rau and Illustrated by Mary Galan Rojas. A story of a boy and girl working together to build a pumpkin head scarecrow. Let children use their imagination to create a scarecrow with a pumpkin head. Children that have difficulties cutting may need precut pieces of construction paper.