Printable Seasons Lesson Plan For Kindergarten [PDF Included]

You must have heard kids talking about their favorite holidays, clothing items, or activity they love doing during some times of the year. Well, here comes the need to acquaint them with the concept of seasons. By learning about the seasons, they can become more aware of the natural changes that occur around them and learn to appreciate the environment they live in. 

A carefully designed lesson plan can provide a roadmap for teachers outlining the objectives, content, and sequence of activities. In the following section of the blog, you will find a carefully crafted lesson plan for kindergarten students that aims to provide them with an understanding of the four seasons. The students will learn about the unique characteristics of each season and how they impact our daily lives.

Designed to provide an enjoyable and interactive learning experience for young learners, by the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify each season and describe their differences. 

So, let’s get started!

“Understanding Seasons” lesson plan

Lesson Plan: Understanding Seasons

For: Grades K-2

Understanding Seasons


  • To be able to  identify the four seasons and describe their characteristics
  • To be able to determine the changes in nature, clothing, activities, and holidays
  • To be able to name the months of the year for a specific season


  • Visual aids such as pictures or videos of seasons
  • Pictures of clothing items, food items, or anything specific to the seasons in digital or physical form
  • Art supplies

Introduction (5 minutes):

  • Show visual aids such as pictures or videos of different seasons.
  • Ask students if they know what seasons are and what they observe during each season.

Activity 1: Identifying and Naming Seasons (10 minutes):

 Identifying and Naming Seasons
  • Teach the names of the four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter.
  • Have students identify which season it currently is and point out the signs of that season.
  • Make 4 columns on the chalk board or whiteboard and name every columns with the names of seasons. List the signs in each column as students points them out.

Activity 2: Weather and Clothing for Each Season (10 minutes):

  • Discuss the type of weather that occurs in each season and how it affects what we wear.
  • Show them different pictures of clothing items and let them answer for which clothing is related to which season

Activity 3: Changes in Nature Across Seasons (10 minutes):

  • Talk about the changes in nature that occur across seasons (e.g. leaves falling in fall, flowers blooming in spring).
  • Also, familiarize them with the months of the year for each season
  • Encourage students to share any observations they have made about nature in different seasons.

Activity 4: Seasonal Holidays and Celebrations (10 minutes):

Seasonal Holidays and Celebration
  • Introduce some seasonal holidays and celebrations such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
  • Discuss how these holidays relate to the seasons.

Activity 5: Seasonal Vocabulary (10 minutes):

  • Introduce some seasonal vocabulary like sunny, rainy, windy, hot, cold, etc.
  • Show them the pictures of different seasons and ask them to answer this time in the vocabulary terms just taught to them

Activity 6: Seasonal Activities and Hobbies (10 minutes):

Seasonal Activities and Hobbies
  • Brainstorm some activities and hobbies that are popular in each season (e.g. swimming in summer, skiing in winter).
  • Ask students to share their favorite activities and hobbies for each season

Conclusion (5 minutes):

  • Recap what was learned about seasons by asking questions
  • Give students a task of making 4 columns in their notebook. Name them with every season and list whatever things comes to their mind for every season


  • Assess students’ knowledge by asking them to identify the characteristics of a certain season or match clothing items to the appropriate season.
  • Assess their task given at the end of the lesson and evaluate their understanding of the concept and how much they could recall about it.

Extension Activities:

  • Create a seasonal art project such as a collage or painting.
  • Conduct a science experiment to observe the changes in nature during different seasons.
  • Play a seasonal-themed game such as a memory match or bingo.
  • Take students on a nature walk to observe the changes in nature across seasons.
  • Plan a seasonal-themed classroom party to celebrate what was learned about seasons.

Tips to create the perfect lesson plan for the young minds

Creating an effective lesson plan for young minds can be challenging, but following these tips can make the process easier and more successful.

  1. Know the age group: Before creating a lesson plan, consider the age, ability level, and learning style of your students. Young children have short attention spans, so it’s important to create lessons that are engaging, interactive, and age-appropriate.
  1. Set clear objectives: Determine what you want your students to learn and achieve by the end of the lesson. Make sure the objectives are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART).
  1. Use active learning strategies: Young children learn best through hands-on, interactive activities. Incorporate games, songs, storytelling, and movement into your lessons to make them more engaging and memorable.
  1. Keep it simple: Avoid overwhelming young learners with too much information or complicated concepts. Stick to one or two key ideas per lesson and present them in a clear and simple way.
  1. Incorporate technology: Technology can be a powerful tool for engaging young learners. Use interactive whiteboards, educational apps, and online resources to supplement your lessons and keep students engaged. In this case, online seasons games can also be used.
  1. Differentiate instruction: Students have different learning needs and abilities. Consider their individual needs and abilities when planning your lessons, and provide different activities or options to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
  1. Assess learning: Incorporate formative assessments throughout your lessons to track student learning and adjust your instruction as needed. Use a variety of assessment methods, such as observation, questioning, and group work.
  1. Reflect and revise: After each lesson, take time to reflect on what worked well and what could be improved. Use this feedback to revise your lesson plans and make adjustments for the next class.


As we come to the end of our journey through the seasons, we hope that your child has gained a deeper understanding of the unique characteristics of each season. From the warmth of summer to the coolness of winter, there is so much to discover and explore in the world around us. By integrating seasons activities, calendar activities, and discussions, we have provided an engaging and interactive learning experience for young learners to explore the natural cycle of our world. We encourage you to continue exploring with your child and to make learning a fun and rewarding experience.  Furthermore, educators can also use various books based on seasons, like rain books, months of the year books, to help the kid engage in the concept. 

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