Our outdoor cafe and dramatic play in preschool

Outdoor dramatic play will naturally enhance creativity, critical thinking and build vocabulary in your students!

When the children arrived at preschool, they found this large outdoor cafe all set up and ready for play…

The Setup

The backdrop that you see in the photo is a very large cardboard box panel that I painted so it would look like a wall with windows and a curtain…

Adding Props

Additional props for play included a basket of fruit and a basket of dishes…

I also set out aprons for those who wanted to dress the part of a food server and notepads for taking orders…

Building Life Skills

So much learning takes place through dramatic play. We are writing, communicating, cooperating, and for the most part sharing. We are using our imaginations and practicing daily life skills…

Deborah J Stewart

Deborah J Stewart

Every time I think I know everything I need to know about teaching young children, God says, "Hold on a minute!" and gives me a new challenge.

Let me tell ya...

With each new challenge that you overcome, you will find yourself better equipped and more passionate about teaching young children.

God didn't call wimps to lead, teach, or care for His children. Nope, he has high expectations, so get ready. You will have to give your very best but after teaching for over 30 years, I can tell you that it is a wonderful and rewarding journey.

Whenever your calling feels hard, just remember, 'He who began a good work in you (and in the children you serve) will be faithful to complete it.'

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