assortment of real shoes or cardboard shapes of shoes
1. Before the children arrive, place one of each pair of shoes in the shoe store
center. Hide the matching shoes in other areas of the room.
2. Invite a couple of children to take turns working in the shoe store. Their job is
to use a ruler to measure the children’s feet (“customers”) and give each
customer a shoe of her choice. The children do not need to put the shoes on.
3. When children have the correct size shoe of their choice, they leave the shoe
store to search for the matching shoe hidden in the classroom.