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The Safe

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

Art

Topic:

Money

Content:

The Arts: Visual Arts

Area:

Cognitive

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

boxes with lids
tape
markers
brads
small round pieces of cardboard
paper
pictures of safes
art supplies



Instructions:

1. Have a discussion about how banks keep money safe. If possible, visit a local
bank with the children and ask to see the outside of the safe.
2. Provide materials from the list above and
encourage the children to create their
own safes to hold their money.
3. Talk about combinations
and let each child
designate one for
his safe.
4. Write the
combination down
somewhere, such
as on the
bottom of the
box, so that it is not
forgotten.


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