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Put the Flames Out
Submitted by CarrieGet red and yellow sidewalk chalk. Draw flames on a sidewalk and let you children put them out with water bottels.
In Room Post Office
Submitted by an Unknown FriendPaint a big box blue. Then cut it out so that it is 3-sided with a window. You can them make it a Post Office by puttin gup a sign. For additional touches include envelopes, stamps (stickers), a scale, a mail carrier uniform, pens (crayons), paper, and ink pads.
Submitted by Barbie1. Give the children several plastic plumbing pipes to play and build with
2. Painting with small plungers
Submitted by Leslie1. Make a FireTruck out of a large box and an old water hose
2. Create a firman uniform (a yellow raincoat and plastic firman hat)
3. Make a Fire Truck Cake
4. Have the fire department visit (if you call they are usually more than willing)
4. Draw chalk flames on a sidewalk and let the children put them out (water bottle)
Pretend I am a Community Helper
Submitted by PeggyCreate large headless paper dolls dressed like different community helpers. The children can hold them up to themselves and pretend they are a firefighter, postman, etc.
Stuffed Animal Hospital
Submitted by DebbyTo let you children pretend to be doctors or vets set up a stuffed animal clinic in your classroom. They can pretend to give surgery or comfort the animals.
Submitted by JenniInvite a construction worker to come and talk to your children about their job. Have them bring their tools.
Submitted by DebbyMake a gingerbread house with your class!
Submitted by PamIf you have a place that is under construction ask if there is any safe place you can take your class so they can watch the construction.
Submitted by BonnieMake your dramatic play area a construction zone. Put up caution tape and signs saying construction area. Add extra blocks and construction vehicles so your children can pretend to be construction workers. Add hard hats to the area to complete the effect.
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