This resource contains printables to support a barbecue cookout pretend or dramatic play center during a summer theme. Students can make invitations, grocery lists, decide on a menu, make salads, grill food, set the table and most important learn while having fun! There are opportunities to practice basic math skills and prewriting literacy skills.
To support this dramatic play center you will need toy food, grilling tools and a box to make into a grill or use a toy grill.
What you get:
Teacher setup instructions
Tips on how to encourage student contribution
Ways to introduce the themed center
Teacher suggestions during play to encourage learning
“BBQ” sign in two sizes
“Welcome” “Barbecue” “Games” wooden signs
Bunting flags for decoration
Grill graphic (to make your own grill)
Role Badges: Griller, Salad Maker, Invitation Maker
Menu Labels : hamburger, hot dog, chicken, cheeseburger, kabob, steak, chips, salad, corn, watermelon, pie, ice cream, soda, and strawberries
Food Labels: meat, condiments, fruit salad, vegetable salad, drinks, grill, grilling tools, cooler, dessert
Drink Labels: soda, and water
Blank Templates: full sheet, half sheet, and quarter sheet sizes
What makes this extra special:
Math and literacy standards are incorporated.
All print (signs and labels) use clear, easy to read font
A few blank editable templates are included to encourage you and your students to make your own props
The illustrations are engaging - they look like they are out of page of your students’ favorite picture book
Skills developed in this resource:
Language development, social emotional development, cognitive development, physical development
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