3-6 Culture Album – Seasons

SEASONS (individual and collective presentation)

Purpose:
To note the sequence in the passage of time with an emphasis on the cyclical pattern.

Age:
4+ years

Material:
Time line for the seasons with a symbol of each beside it’s name , i.e., AUTUMN: leaf turning color.
Selection of pictures depicting the seasons.

Presentation:
Bring the materials to a mat with the children.
Unroll the time line and note the seasons, discussing the particular characteristics of each.
Make a circle with the line.
Look at each picture and determine which season it depicts.
Lay the card by its corresponding season on the time line.
Children can check their work by the use of control dots on the back of each picture.

Exercise 1: As in presentation.
Discuss changes in seasons as they occur and reinforce with stories and poems.