Numerous studies have shown that preschool students learn exceptionally well via play. At SHINE Christian Preschool their kiddos engaged in dramatic play and had a fantastic time!
Basics of Dramatic Play
To have your toddler engage in dramatic play, the main focus should be on open-ended fun. You can provide them with materials such as outfits, toys, and creative set-ups and let their imaginations run wild!
Suggestions for Dramatic Play
Some great forms of dramatic play include but are not limited to:
- Pretending to be firefighters
- Imaginary picnics
- Pretending to do chores like vacuuming, ironing, or washing the dishes
- Imagining cooking a meal
- Pretend grocery-shopping
- Playing with baby dolls and pretending they are real babies
Source for Photos: SHINE Christian Preschool