These dramatic play ideas are fun ways to support so many areas of child development using creative small world play. Check out the dramatic play ideas below! Dramatic play is a developmental part of the play age and stages that children progress through.
Dramatic play includes two types of play:
- Structured Play: Structured play involves rules in games or guided play
- Unstructured Play: Unstructured play is a creative and open-ended play scenario. The child leads the play.
Dramatic Play Ideas
Dramatic play is a meaningful and motivating way to play with kids. Dramatic play can include:
- Pretend kitchen sets
- Construction worker costumes
- Pizza shop pretend play
- Pretending to be a doctor and using a doctor’s kit
- Pretending to fix things
- Playing vet
- Playing post office
- Pretend shopping with a shopping cart toy
Puppet-theatre from Kids Play Space-Re-use a box to create your own puppet theatre, ready for show time!
Dramatic-play from Kids Activities Blog-Uses paperbags and paints to create a small world play area for dolls, we will be doing this one for sure!
Leaf-puppet-craft from All Things With a Purpose- A perfect fall time craft for dramatic play!
Egg carton dragon puppet from Life With Moore Babies- This creative puppet is adorabe!
Itsy-bitsy-spider sticky wall from Fantastic Fun and Learning- Love the use of contact paper and foam sheets to have the story stick to the wall.
Native American small world craft from Crayon Box Chronicles- Perfect for small world play for this time of year with Thanksgiving coming!
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Hi Colleen! Thank you so much for including our Native AMerican Small World. Love your round-up! =)
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