Cars and other forms of transportation are pretty fascinating, aren’t they? Moving in general, but moving fast too. The horns and other various noises. Learning about cars, boats, and buses can be interesting in itself, but doing a transportation unit study is bound to help your car lovers learn. Perfect for a transportation theme in preschool, kindergarten or elementary!

You can incorporate various areas of learning and development into your unit study with a transportation theme. Here are our favorites including math, literacy, sensory, science and arts & crafts. Enjoy!

Transportation Theme: Math

Learning about cars, boats, and buses can be interesting in itself, but doing a transportation unit study is bound to help your car lovers learn. Perfect for a transportation theme in preschool, kindergarten or elementary!

Transportation Theme: Literacy

Transportation Theme: Arts & Crafts

Transportation Theme: Science

Transportation Theme: Sensory

Planning for a Transportation Theme? We’ve done all the work for you!

We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for toddlers (18-35 months) AND preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for your TRANSPORTATION THEME. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below:

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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