Sunday, August 07, 2011

Dramatic Play Picnic Set

In the beginning of the school year our dramatic play area is pretty simple/basic. Plates, pots & pans, food, and drinks. To spice it up a little bit in the beginning I thought I would put together a picnic area. Still keeping with the simplicity I like to have in the beginning, but infusing more exposure to written words and labeling.

Introducing...the Dramatic Play Picnic Set!




The set includes word cards of various food items to display:


A menu with prices for the "picnic cafe". I would suggest printing multiples of the menu:


A ordering card for placing a food order. I would suggest printing multiples of these as well:


And food pictures for ordering. The students can velcro these pictures onto their ordering card and/or write the name of the food item on the line of their ordering card with a dry erase marker if you have laminated the ordering cards:


You can find this Dramatic Play Picnic Set in my TpT store! The first 5 people to leave a comment & their e-mail here with a review about the product will receive a free copy!

I hope you enjoy!

13 comments:

Miss Terrell said...

I love your picnic set! It is so cute! I teach 2nd grade, but would love for my kids to be able to use it in our math center! Thank you!
Trey Terrell lterrell@lcisd.org

Jess said...

I would love to use this in my math center. What a great way to use real world aspects in the classroom!
Rambling About Reading

mandytaylor said...

Super cute! My room is decorated in red and white check this year (around CAFE theme) and we could use this in first grade as a writing/math center! Cute, cute, cute!
Mandy
mandytaylor@live.com
FirstGradeToTheCore

Jess said...

My email is ramblingaboutreading@gmail.com

Lori said...

This is exactly what I was looking for. I am also an Early Childhood Specil Ed. Teacher.

Lori said...

I forgot to add my email: lcater@usd232.org

erin. said...

Lori, I tried e-mailing you, but the e-mail came back. Is that the correct address??

laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

Love this, Erin!!
Jennifer
laughinbrunette@hotmail.com
First Grade Blue SKies

Debbie said...

I would LOVE this. Such a great addition to my housekeeping area!

oneflute85[at]gmail[dot]com

Mary said...

Shoot! I just missed it. I would LOVE a copy of this absolutely adorable set for my dramatic play area. I am always looking for ways to add a little more literacy and math over there.

Mary
Adventures in Kindergarten
maryelizabethpike@gmail.com

Mrs. I said...

That looks soooo cute!

Cathy I.
mrsirwinsclass@gmail.com
Mrs. I's Class

Lori said...

Try LCATER@USD232.org. If that doesn't work tyr kmacater@gmail.com. Sometimes my work email is funky:)

Crayons and Curls said...

So cute! You are so creative! :)
Cheryl
Crayons and Curls