Sensory table- Jewel find
Hide fake jewels into your sand table, let children find them.
Block area- Put pictures of castles in your block area, and encourage children to build their own castles.
Material needed: Large refrigerator box, dress up clothes, pretend jewelry, music, plastic food, Box cutter (for you to use) and a marker.
Procedure: Cut one side of the box from top to bottom . Open the box up straight ,with a black marker draw the shape of the castle on the top of the box. With a box cutter cut out leaving the shape of the castle on the box. Also cut out a door big enough for children to be seen and for them to go through. place the box at the edge of the dramatic play area .On the other side of the box Have a table fixed up as a feast with food. Play music at this area. Children will have fun they can dress up and pretend to be attending a ball at the castle. They can dance with each other. Prior to this you may have children paint the box to make it even more special and to give it some color. Used prom dresses or other dresses are nice for this prop. The boys can use capes made out of material or a inexpensive cape can be made out of a old colorful shirt (cutting the front of the shirt and leaving the collar for children to wear as a cape .Remember to add some King jewelry too. Have fun and if you need help email me .