Thematic units are my favorite way to teach young kids. They organize learning by creating connections, which is how our little ones learn best. Whether you’re homeschooling, co-oping, or in the classroom every day, I thought I’d give you a jump start in creating your lesson plans by putting together quality play-based activities that fit within a thematic structure and cover a wide array of developmental objectives.
Below, I’ve linked the units I’ve already compiled and will add new ones to the list as they become available. (So pin this and come back from time to time!) And if there’s a unit you’d like to see, leave a comment. I’m always excited to hear new ideas!
But first, there are a few things that might help you plan—
Before the Unit:
Thematic Units (Alphabetized):
What theme would you love to see here next?
Psst — Find more comprehensive thematic units from my friend, Allie, at No Time for Flashcards here.