Understanding how rain falls from the clouds can be a bit daunting for a preschooler to grasp. You can use this demonstration to help preschoolers understand how rain clouds produce rain.
Preschoolers are naturally curious; you can capitalize on their curiosity by encouraging imaginative play with a light table. This list of light table activities includes several do-it-yourself links to build a light table as well as activities and accessories for light tables. The list is broken down into categories that will help you locate ideas to supplement your lesson plan or just find a great suggestion for open play.
Jefferson County Schools in Tennessee has a varied collection of social studies resources by grade level for kindergarten through eighth grade. Items included in the list of resources are discussion topics, lesson plans, websites, and worksheets.
Tessellations are a repeating pattern covering a plane with no gaps and no overlaps. Tessellations can be as simple as a floor covered in square tiles or as complicated as the tessellations of M. C. Escher. You can use this art project to introduce tessellations to your student.
For a mathematical explanation of tessellations, see http://mathforum.org/sum95/suzanne/whattess.html
Home economics skills are never outdated. These free lesson plans include cooking, sewing, household organization, etiquette, laundry, homemade gifts, meal planning, household cleaning, nutrition, food safety, child care, gardening, entertaining, and more.