Dramatic Play is powerful. Play provides children the opportunity to use their imagination, learn cooperation, learn about cause and effect, and practice how things work in the real world.
I have put together a suggested props list and a set of materials that are great for a dramatic play center and I would like to suggest that you use these paper props that I have put together at a writing center and encourage students to use the vocabulary cards and signs as a springboard for writing. Children love to play make-believe. This set of materials will assist you as you get your centers set up.
This set includes:
**Small Open / Closed Signs
**Large Open / Closed Signs
**Grocery Store Hour Sign
**The Grocery Store Bunting Banners
--Canned Food --Pet Food
--Frozen Food --Snack Food
--Sauce / Spreads --Dairy Foods
--Baked Goods --Cereal, Pasta, Rice
--Fresh Meat --Fresh Veggies
**Vocabulary / Pocket Chart Cards –color
**Credit Cards / ATM Cards
**Play Money Dollar Bill Templates
**Play Money Coin Templates –color and b/w
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