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Let’s Have a Picnic

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  1. Picnic basket
  2. Four to six place settings
  3. Plastic cups
  4. Picnic tablecloth
  5. Magazines
  6. Scissors
  7. Paper plates
  8. Glue
  9. Snacks (optional)


  1. Put place settings, cups, and a tablecloth inside a picnic basket and place it in the picnic center.
  2. Encourage the children to use the items in the picnic basket to set a place for each other at a pretend picnic. By setting a place for each child at the center, the children will be learning one-to-one correspondence.
  3. Discuss healthy foods to take on a picnic. Encourage the children to cut out pictures of healthy foods and glue them to a paper plate.
  4. If desired, let the children eat healthy snacks at their picnic.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Dramatic Play/Pretend & Play/House Corner
Topic: Food
Content: The Arts: Dramatic Arts
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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