We started our transportation week out with a discussion to see what the children knew about transportation. Each child was able to provide us with something that they knew about the subject.
We read a wealth of books on the subject but the class favorite by fare was I Stink! by Kate and Jim McMullan
We even had the children put items in a glass jar that we would normally place in the trash to see what would happen if we never took out the trash. (I only stayed in there for about 4 days before we opened it outside to take a smell) No picture sorry.
Children retelling the story The Seals on the Bus at the magnetic board.
During small group we did a variety of activities like
Counting cargo boxes on trucks
We even did some without numbers so that the children had an opportunity to write numbers
and add numbers
We sorted by the beginning sound
We drove in the snow
Creative Art Center Projects
All of these small group projects can be found in the lesson plan On the Road and in the Air.