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Making Menus

Making menus-01


  1. food magazines and grocery store inserts
  2. scissors
  3. cardboard or oak tag
  4. glue
  5. pens and pencils
  6. number stickers or price stickers (if available)


  1. Encourage the children to cut out pictures of foods from magazines or inserts.
  2. When they have cut out a few pictures, they can glue them to one side of a piece of oak tag or cardboard.
  3. Encourage them to write the name of the food and the price next to each picture (help them as needed). Children can use number or price stickers if desired.
  4. Children can use their menus in restaurant dramatic play.

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: Visual Arts
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Individual Child

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