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Mailbags

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center:

Dramatic Play/Pretend & Play/House Corner

Topic:

Occupations

Content:

Social Studies

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

large brown grocery bags
scissors
stapler
blue paint
markers
American flag stickers (optional)



Instructions:

1. Cut off a 2” strip from the top of a large brown grocery bag.
2. Staple each end of the strip to the sides of the bag to make a shoulder strap.
3. Paint the bag and strap with blue paint.
4. When dry, write “U.S. Mail” on both sides and add American flag stickers for
decoration.
5. Children can make their own bags to bring home or use in the postal center.


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