Protect Our Planet!


This summer camp lesson plan is centered around the earth with hands-on, environment-themed activities and experiments to engage preschool-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 3-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for circle time, outside play, and table activities. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare for kindergarten.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity- Grow gardens
  • Circle time- Our planet
  • Clean up the Earth
  • Outside play- Sky gazing
  • Grow gardens continued
  • Center play- Block area
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Tube towers
  • Circle time- Re-using
  • Recycled art
  • Outside play- Shadow tracing
  • Catch the ball
  • Center play- Sensory table
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Earth craft
  • Circle time- Plants and trees
  • Beautiful butterflies
  • Outside play-Protect the animals
  • Water pollution experiment
  • Center play- Art center
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Watercolor newspaper
  • Circle time- Litter
  • Trash toss game
  • Outside play – Litter patrol
  • Recycled watercolor flowers
  • Center play- Sensory table
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Cardboard lacing
  • Circle time- Reduce, reuse, recycle
  • Recycled rainbows
  • Outside play- Milk scoop jugs
  • Recycled puzzles
  • Center play- Games center
  • Reflection