Free Printable Weekly Daycare Lesson Plan Template

Planning effective lessons and activities for multiple age groups can feel overwhelming for daycare teachers and staff. With its straightforward portrait layout, this weekly lesson plan template aims to simplify the scheduling process.

The one-page overview lets you map out your Monday through Friday week at a glance. The daily blocks allow you to easily mark learning goals, snacks, activities, field trips, and more. There’s also space for important notes and reminders.

With this template, you can get organized and thoughtfully plan engaging days without as much frustration. The format fits nicely with the needs of busy daycare providers. Schedule your week with less stress!

Daycare weekly lesson plan template printed on a clipboard.

What’s Included:

  • Pages: 1
  • Size: 8.5 x 11” 
  • Orientation: Portrait
  • File Type: PDF & Canva Template 
  • One-Page Weekly Daycare Lesson Plan
Infographic style Pinterest Pin with arrows highlighting the features of the Daycare Weekly Lesson Plan template.


  • Mark the week, month, and date
  • Monday through Friday layout 
  • Simple design 
  • Enough space to mark learning targets, goals, snacks, field trips, activities, and other events
  • Section for notes and reminders

The straightforward format fits the needs of busy daycare providers. Schedule your days with less stress!

Open teacher binder on a desk with pens, pencils, post-it notes, and a ruler. Inside is a copy of the daycare weekly lesson planner with activities filled out.

Ideal For:

  • Daycare teachers and staff
  • Childcare providers
  • Those seeking a simple weekly overview
  • People wanting a Monday-Friday layout
  • Anyone needing to schedule days and activities
  • Daycare professionals who need lesson planning help
  • In-home daycare providers with multiple age groups 

✏️Customize in Canva

Easily customize this printable in Canva! You can change the fonts, sizes, and colors and add or subtract until you’re happy with the design.

1. Open the template.

How to open the free template with Canva.

2. Customize.

How to edit the free template in Canva.

3. Download the new PDF.

How to download your design from Canva.

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Jacqui is a teacher and multi-tasking mompreneur on a mission to help others master productive living. Drawing from years of experience creating structured routines and efficient systems in the classroom, she now applies those planning principles to juggling her many roles. Her secret? An arsenal of printable planners, checklists, calendars, and productivity tools!

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