Dramatic play – kid’s kitchen sets in preschools and day care centers promote pretend play in young children. It is important to have pretend play props available for young children to participate in spontaneous pretend play. Setting up a kitchen area, along with other props, such as aprons and cooking supplies encourages creative thinking and interaction with peers. Children learn how to cope with the world around them by imitating their parents and other adults in their lives. You can set the stage for dramatic play with a kid’s kitchen set, encouraging pretend play. Below are some benefits to dramatic play and some play ideas to help get you students involved.
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But what if you have a small classroom? What if each learning center can’t have its own area? How do you utilize limited space?
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Recently, sensory integration has been discussed at length in educational circles. From birth, children learn about the world around them by using their 5 senses. They take in information through touching, hearing, seeing, smelling, and tasting. The brain then organizes this input and builds a foundation for more experiences to build upon in the future. Sensory play has also been shown to be therapeutic to children who have anxiety, emotional problems, or disorders such as ADD or autism. Use some of these sensory table ideas in a preschool classroom or at home to help a child explore and learn about the world around them.
Fill a sensory table with any of the following ingredients and watch as children use the materials.
Everyone loves the chef. And every kid loves to play the chef. Dramatic play kitchen sets are great for little cooks to prepare scrumptious meals as delicious as the mind can imagine.
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