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Activity 1: Social Studies - The
or Van Land Transportation Motorized Vehicle
This craft and activities can be fun to help children with a first
child care, preschool, kindergarten and first-grade experience and to discuss safety
issues associated with driving inside any type of vehicle including a
What is a school bus? The school bus as a
"community helper" and the role of the school bus driver:
Discuss that a school bus is an important form of land transportation. Review any information in your school student's manual for additional guidelines or rules concerning riding the school bus.
Display the Letter
S school bus color poster and your choice of the coloring
page of children boarding the bus point to the school bus image. The school bus transports
and from school and other locations such as field trips.
Discuss the role and contribution of the school
bus, school bus driver and school crossing guards to the
Review: Chugginton: School Safety Activities @ safecar.gov, lots of fun activities for kids.
Alphabet lesson plan printable activities
Option 1: Present letter
S is for School
Option 2: Present letter V is
Activity 3: School Bus Craft and Learning Activities (Ages
Tell the children they are going to make their own special school bus,
and that it is very similar to the one on the letter S coloring page.
Review printing and assembly options that best meet your needs. Before assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested.
Activity 4: Music: The
Wheels on the Bus
Have the children hold their finished school bus craft and use it to
dramatize the song. Have fun!
Activity 5: Online Activities > Think
Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe a Traffic Safety program for young kids @ Chuggington.com
School bus or Van
S School bus
Letter V Van
School bus & driver 1 and 2
Crossing guard coloring page
* coloring tools
Craft has a list of materials