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Hatchling Curriculum

Hatchling Curriculum are complete all-subject lessons for individual, group, classroom, and homeschool learning for children ages three to six. The ready-to-teach format requires little or no preparation. All templates and printables are included at the end of each lesson. Content includes hands-on science and sensory projects, math, language, and art activities, songs, movement ideas, and dicsussion topics. Alternatives and extensions can be customized to fit the learning needs of each child.

Hatchling Curriculum are complete all-subject lessons for individual, group, classroom, and homeschool learning for children ages three to six. The ready-to-teach format requires little or no preparation. All templates and printables are included at the end of each lesson. Content includes hands-on science and sensory projects, math, language, and art activities, songs, movement ideas, and dicsussion topics. Alternatives and extensions can be customized to fit the learning needs of each child.
Snow and Snowman: snowflakes and science
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Snow and Snowman: snowflakes and science

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Snow and Snowman is a fun winter lesson full of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, and movement ideas. Explore vocabulary and fun snowman songs. Count with snowballs and make a circle snowman. Color and sequence a snowman story. Make a play dough snowman and paper snowflakes. Explore sensory snow and pretend to build a snowman. 6 printable templates of worksheets and crafts. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. Have fun and explore snow and snowmen
Weather Week: fun activities and science exploration
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Weather Week: fun activities and science exploration

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Weather Week includes 40 pages of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, and movement ideas. The lesson ideas offer the opportunity to immerse the child in an exploration of the weather and activities associated with it. 1 week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring the weather. Early writing activities: tracing, weather matching, my weather book, letter recognition, and writing. Early math concepts: patterning, sets, exploring the kite shape, counting, units, and one-to-one correspondence. Hands-on science to explore, observe, and discover: weather wheel, weather chart, water cycle, cloud experiment, explore light, shadows, and rainbows. Art activities: paper plate sun, rain stick, windsock, kite, blow art, and snowflakes. Sensory exploration: cloud dough, sensory snow, and snow globe. Music and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills. 23 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore the weather.
Explore the Seashore: hands-on activities and science
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Explore the Seashore: hands-on activities and science

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Explore the Seashore includes 30 pages of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, games, and movement ideas. Each lesson focuses on one or more tide pool sea creature and offers the opportunity to immerse the child in the sensory exploration of tide pools. 1 week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring the seashore. Early math concepts include counting, number to quantity matching, and sizing. Hands-on science projects to explore, observe, and discover: create a tide pool, paper plate sea shell and crab, seashore in a bottle, jellyfish in a bowl, and crustacean habitat Sensory exploration; sensory sea star, explore salt clay, and explore a tide pool. Coloring, cutting, and tearing activities to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills. 18 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore the seashore
All About Me: music, movement, & science
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All About Me: music, movement, & science

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All About Me is a fun lesson full of creative art ideas, printable templates, and worksheets. 10 pages of creative art activities and science projects relating to the body. Explore human biology and learn how muscles and lungs work and put together a skeleton. Learn how germs are transmitted. Discuss the five senses, make a five senses face and a paper plate face. Explore measuring and weighing with an All About Me chart. Have fun and get the body moving with songs and heart healthy activities. 5 printable templates of worksheets and crafts. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless. Have fun and explore bodies.
Five Senses: science and sensory exploration
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Five Senses: science and sensory exploration

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Five lessons (each focusing on one of the five senses) offer the opportunity to immerse the child in a sensory exploration. 1 week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring the five senses. Early math concepts include story sequence, patterning, counting with number grids, sorting, shape matching, and number to quantity matching. Hands-on science experiments to explore, observe, and discover; smelling jars, spray sneezes, sound waves, textures, liquid to solid, and temperature. Sensory exploration; make potpourri, salt clay, five senses plate, string telephone, musical shaker, fingerprint art, tactile crocodile, play dough, and mystery bag. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and sorting activities to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills. 25 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore the five senses Price
Rainbows: explore color through science and art
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Rainbows: explore color through science and art

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Radiant Rainbows is a fun lesson exploring color with creative art activities, science exploration, printable templates, and worksheets. 10 pages of curriculum ideas exploring color and rainbows. Explore vocabulary and rainbow fun facts. Trace, color, and write rainbow words. Sort and count rainbow colored counters. Discuss the colors of our world and color a rainbow. Explore a rainbow through water and prisms. Experiment with color mixing and paint. 5 printable templates of worksheets and crafts. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. Have fun and explore rainbows
Four Seasons: creative science activities
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Four Seasons: creative science activities

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Four Seasons includes 40 pages of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, and movement ideas. The lesson ideas offer the opportunity to immerse the child in an exploration of the weather, seasonal cycle of plants, and activities associated with the four seasons. 1 week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring the four seasons. Early writing activities: tracing, season matching, fingerprint tree through the seasons, season chart, and writing. Early math concepts: patterning, color sorting, counting, quantity, number matching, and early addition activities. Hands-on science to explore, observe, and discover: four seasons plate, sorting by season, marble roll, and leaf color experiment. Sensory exploration: sensory snow, exploring leaves and ice. Music and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills. 24 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore the four seasons.
Growing Things: explore science and nature
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Growing Things: explore science and nature

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Growing Things includes 60 pages of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, and movement ideas. The lesson ideas offer the opportunity to immerse the child in an exploration of nature and the things that grow in our world including plants, trees, flowers, fruit, seeds, and vegetables. 1 week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring plants and things that grow. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Fun facts and vocabulary to discuss and learn. Fine motor skill practice: pincer finger activities, fingerprint flowers, paper tearing, cutting, and coloring. Early writing activities: tracing and writing. Early math concepts: number tree, sets of flowers, explore quatrefoil shape, number grids, fractions, and vegetable counting. Hands-on science to explore, observe, and discover: plant terrarium, living/non-living activity, capillary action experiment, tree seasons, woodland habitat, leaf matching, rain forest diorama, pollination experiment, parts of a flower, plant life cycle, grow a bean, friendship soup, and food plate. Sensory exploration: leaf pressing, nature rubbing, flower petal potpourri, and explore seeds. Creative art ideas: nature collage, coffee filter flower, flowers in a vase, celery flowers, seed letters, seed picture, apple printing, and potato printing. Music and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills and creative play. 40 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore all things that grow.
Colors of Autumn: creative art and science
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Colors of Autumn: creative art and science

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2 weeks of ready-to-teach lessons exploring the colors of fall Colors of Autumn includes 70 pages of hands-on activities, creative art ideas, science exploration, printable templates, worksheets, songs, and movement ideas. Each lesson focuses on one color and explores one autumnal object from nature that is associated with that color. The lesson ideas offer the opportunity to immerse the child in a sensory exploration of the colors, fruit, flowers, seeds, and leaves that are associated with the fall season. Early math concepts include patterning, counting, number grids, sorting, dot-to-dot numbers, sets of objects, shapes, sizing, and one to one matching Hands-on science to explore, observe, and discover: capillary action and chlorophyll experiments, apple tree seasons, baked apple chips, and pumpkin life-cycle Sensory exploration: apples, pumpkins, sunflower seeds, leaves, and acorns Coloring, cutting, tearing, tracing, and sorting activities to refine fine motor skills. Music and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills. 40 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience…and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore the colors of autumn
Dynamic Dinos: science and sensory investigation
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Dynamic Dinos: science and sensory investigation

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One week of creative curriculum lessons exploring some of the dinosaurs that walked our Earth millions of years ago! Five complete themed lessons exploring dinosaurs. Learn about: the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods, fossils, brachiosaurus, stegosaurus, pterodactyl, triceratops, and tyrannosaurus rex. 33 printable templates of coloring pages and crafts. Song lyrics and movement ideas. Learn about the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods, fossils, brachiosaurus, stegosaurus, pterodactyl, triceratops, and tyrannosaurus rex. Learn about early math concepts including puzzles, counting, shadow and color matching, sizing, and dot-to-dot. Learn and write letters with letter tracing, vocabulary, and dinosaur coloring. Create, explore, and discuss science including fossils, salt clay impressions, wall mural, make an herbivore snack, French toast, and fruit smoothies, paper mâché egg, dinosaur habitats, dinosaur diorama, volcano experiment, t-rex skeleton, and t-rex footprint. Develop fine motor skills with fingerprint art, dinosaur headbands and masks, dinosaur mobile, tracing, cutting, painting, paper tearing, and coloring. Music and movement ideas including pretending to be dinosaurs and egg and spoon balancing. Art and craft ideas including making salt clay fossils, fingerprint stegosaurus, paper mâché, painting, paper collage, triceratops headband, dinosaur coloring and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore dinosaurs
Letter C: activities to create and explore
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Letter C: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter C. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 30 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 22 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: C animal and objects coloring, letter C cow, C with crayons and coffee beans, C with pipe cleaner, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: explore circles. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: grow and explore crystals, make a color wheel. Animal fun facts: crabs, crustaceans. Creative art projects: crustacean habitat, paper plate crab, hermit crab. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing activities to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: crab walking and copy cat game. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Incredible Insects: explore bugs through science and art
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Incredible Insects: explore bugs through science and art

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One week of ready-to-teach lessons exploring insects and bugs. Early math concepts include AB patterning, counting, finger play songs, stick puppets, and making bugs out of shapes. Science exploration includes parts of an ant, pollination experiment, life cycle of a butterfly, cooking projects: bagel bug, banana bug, and ants on a log, as well as exploring an ant habitat and making a salt clay bug Art activities include insect headbands, fingerprint ants in a colony, bee garden, paper plate bee, heart butterfly, and paper plate ladybug and beetle. Coloring, cutting, tearing, tracing, and sorting activities help refine fine motor skills. Music and movement ideas help develop gross motor skills. 30 printable templates of coloring pages, worksheets, and crafts Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore insects!
Letter A: activities to create and explore
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Letter A: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter A. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 30 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 19 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: A animal and objects coloring, letter A alligator, A with apples, A with craft sticks, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: AB patterning with ants and bees, explore arrows. Hands-on science to explore, observe, and discover: create a snowy Arctic habitat, paper plate amphibian life-cycle, prepare and eat ants on a log, air and floating ping pong ball experiment. Sensory exploration: sensory snow play. Animal fun facts: Arctic habitat, Arctic fox, amphibians, and armadillo. Creative art projects: Arctic fox with white puffy paint, paper plate armadillo, blow art with a straw. Coloring, cutting, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: frog hopping and let’s pretend we are astronauts. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Letter B: activities to create and explore
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Letter B: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter B. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 30 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 20 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: B animal and objects coloring, letter B bat, B with basketballs and blue collage materials, B with craft stick and pipe cleaner, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: butterfly symmetry, bees in a beehive counting, sizing with bears and blocks. Hands-on science experiments to observe an discover: make bubbles, explore the color blue, and paper plate butterfly life-cycle. Animal fun facts: butterflies, bees, and bears. Creative art projects: bee headband, paper plate bear. Coloring, cutting, tearing, letter and bee tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: let’s pretend we are going on a forest hike, let’s pretend we are a butterfly, balance. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Letter F: activities to create and explore
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Letter F: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter F. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 32 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 23 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: F animal and objects coloring, letter F flamingo, F with flowers and feathers, F with craft sticks, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: 5 speckled frogs stick puppets, fish counting, number to quantity matching, sets of 4. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: explore the five senses and sink or float. Animal fun facts: foxes and fish. Creative art projects: fox mask, five speckled frogs on a speckled log, fish in a fish bowl, paper plate fish, fingerprint flowers, flower potpourri. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: friendship circle. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Letter D: activities to create and explore
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Letter D: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter D. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 27 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 20 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: D animal and objects coloring, letter D dog, D with donuts and dots, D with craft stick and pipe cleaner, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: 5 little ducks stick puppets, explore diamonds, dot-to-dot dinosaur, dice, and donut. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: explore sound waves and density of liquids. Animal fun facts: dolphins and marine mammals. Creative art projects: dog headband and paper plate dolphin. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: dolphin friends game and Six Little Ducks song. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Letter G: activities to create and explore
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Letter G: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter G. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 30 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 20 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: animal and objects coloring, letter G giraffe, G with grapes and green collage materials, G with craft stick and pipe cleaner, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: color sorting and geometry/shapes. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: farm animal matching, explore gak, the color green, and gravity. Animal fun facts: farm animals. Creative art projects: farm animals in a field and paper plate goat. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: Farmer’s in the Dell, gallop and top game. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss! Price
Letter H: activities to create and explore
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Letter H: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter H. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 30 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 20 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: H animal and objects coloring, letter H hippo, H with hearts and hands, H with craft sticks, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: number to animal matching, explore hearts and hexagons. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: explore heat. Animal fun facts: hibernation and hedgehogs. Creative art projects: hummingbird stick puppet, paper plate nest, paper plate hedgehog, heart hand, and hand printing. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: animal hokey pokey and We Can Work With One Hammer. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Letter E: activities to create and explore
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Letter E: activities to create and explore

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1 week of lesson plans to explore, create, learn, and write the letter E. 5 complete curriculum lessons for individual, group, classroom, and home school learning. 25 pages of hands-on projects, science exploration, music and movement ideas, and creative art. 16 printable templates of coloring pages, early math activities, and crafts. Letter activities: E animal and objects coloring, letter E elephant, E with eggs and egg shells, E with craft sticks, and letter tracing. Early math concepts: explore the ellipse shape and geoboards. Hands-on science experiments to observe and discover: bouncy eggsperiment, explore static electricity and elasticity. Animal fun facts: eagles and eggs. Creative art projects: paper plate eagle and egg roll art. Coloring, cutting, tearing, and letter tracing to refine fine motor skills. Games, music, and movement ideas to develop gross motor skills: exercise to music and egg/spoon balancing. Song lyrics for the original and traditional songs. Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Create, Explore, Discuss!
Awesome Apples: explore science and math
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Awesome Apples: explore science and math

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Awesome Apples is a fun lesson full of creative art ideas, science projects, printable templates, and worksheets Explore apple vocabulary, parts of an apple, apple tree seasons, and fun facts Color and cut an A for apple, letter A writing, and apple printing Explore fractions and number grids with apples Printable templates of worksheets and crafts Alternatives and suggestions to individualize and extend the learning experience and so much more. The ideas are endless! Have fun and explore apples