With just a few materials kids can become immersed in a world of pretend play. These creative pretend play centers shared in the recent Discover & Explore pretend play theme look like so much fun!
Pre-K Pages has great free printables and tips for creating your own pretend play Chinese restaurant.
I love how Little Bins for Little Hands uses recycling to set up a pretend play grocery store.
All aboard! You should see the line of friends waiting to buy tickets at the monorail ticket booth created by Play Trains!
Just in time for Valentine’s Day. Set up a pretend play flower and chocolate shop like this one from Fun-A-Day. You can even create your own flowers to sell like Blog Me Mom did for their pretend play florist shop.
Have little ones who like to mix and pour? This coffee shop pretend play idea from Happy Hooligans would be great for them!
My animal loving kids would spend hours playing with a pretend animal hospital like this one on CBC by Jackie Currie.
Incorporate a little bit of reading and writing into pretend play with this optometrist office idea from Life with Moore Babies.
You can also encourage reading and writing with this easy pretend play post office from How Wee Learn.
These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.