Learn and Play at home
Play in Action
Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play
First we learn about where milk comes from and how ice cream is made.
Let's make ice cream playdough
Time to Play
Time to make our own ice cream
We get a visit from a real ice cream truck
Even more ice cream
The students made a pretend flavor at the begining of the unit and the ice cream shop surprised them with making their flavor
Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.
--Kay Redfield Jamison
Pumpkin Patch Dramatic Play
First, we visit a real Pumpkin Patch
We do a S.T.E.A.M. lesson and build our own pumpkin patch
Time to build our social skills and academic skills in our dramatic play pumpkin patch!
Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
--Joseph Chilton Pearce
Veterinarian Dramatic Play
First we started our animal projects by writing what we already know about our animal.
The research starts
Time to write what we learned
We present our animal projects
We design a dog shelter