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Let's Play Restaurant


Let's Play Restaurant

[25 Minutes]

With a few props, you and your child can have fun pretending to eat out in a restaurant.

You'll need:

• place mats, flatware, and napkins • trays • plastic dishes and cups • plastic foods or play dough in food shapes or foods cut out of magazines

What to do:

  1. Gather trays, dishes, place mats, plastic foods, and so on.
  2. Let your child help you set up the tables and chairs to look like a restaurant.
  3. Invite your child to take your order and serve a meal to you at the table, using pretend food, play dough or magazine pictures.
  4. Change roles and serve a meal to your child, after taking his order.

Let's Talk: Ideas to Explore Together.

  • Do you like to play with pretend foods? Let's talk about what we have.
  • What is your favorite food? Have you eaten it in a restaurant?

Useful information:

While you are having fun together, your child is developing language skills and social skills.

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