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Journey into Early Childhood
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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Journey into Early Childhood


Dramatic play increase students cognitive, academic, and social skills. This packet of resources helps children extend their play into more complex scenarios with the help of the teacher asking questions and scaffolding play as well as props and literacy resources that are included.

What is included in this packet?

  • Ideas for open-ended questions to pose
  • Idea for vocabulary to add to the conversations
  • Recipe cards

o 1/4th, ½ and full-page sizes

o 1/4th size can fit into a recipe box,

o ½ and full size can include a title page

choice of two styles

  • Phone message sheets
  • Phone book (fold pages in half, choose title page and staple the open sides together, a blank page has been provided to be copied multiple times with the student’s phone number)
  • Shopping List (two versions- one version if teaching food groups)
  • Checks (two versions depending on student’s developmental levels) and play money
  • Extension idea into art center with pictures
  • Literacy Extensions (shared reading poem and interactive writing)
  • Vocabulary cards
  • Letter to families
  • Labels for items in kitchen
  • Gingerbread Alphabet Cookies
  • Chocolate Chip Alphabet Cookies

note: watermarks will be removed when you download

Total Pages
51 pages
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