Free Outdoor Activities Lesson Plan for Kindergarten Students

Topic: Outdoors Activities

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to describe different types of activities that can be done outdoors.
  • Students will be able to tell a story about a time when they went camping.


  • Videos or pictures of camping adventures
  • Blank paper and pencils for each student
  • Pen and paper for the teacher


  • Ask the students if they have ever gone camping before.
  • Ask them to describe what they did while they were camping.
  • Write their answers on the board.
  • Ask the students to share any new words they learned from the discussion.

Direct Instruction

  • Show the students the pictures of camping activities.
  • Ask the students to name the activity shown in each picture.
  • Explain that camping can be a lot of fun, but it can also be dangerous if you are not careful.
  • Discuss the importance of following rules and guidelines when camping.
  • Introduce the story about camping that the students will be reading.
  • Read the story together as a class, pausing to discuss any words or phrases that are new or difficult to understand.

Guided Practice

  • Divide the students into small groups.
  • Show the students the pictures of camping equipment and items.
  • Ask the students to identify what each item is used for and how it is used.
  • Have the students work together to create a list of things they would need to bring when camping.
  • Review the list as a class and make sure everyone has everything they need.

Independent Practice

  • Have the students draw a picture of themselves camping and write a sentence about what they are doing in their picture.
  • Ask the students to share their pictures and stories with the class.


  • Review the main points of the lesson: camping is fun, there are many different activities to do while camping, and it can be scary sometimes.
  • Ask the students to share their favorite part of the lesson and why they liked it.


  • Observe the students during their independent practice and note their understanding of the material.
  • Listen to their stories and ask them questions to gauge their understanding of the concepts covered in the lesson.

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