K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 Centers  - Dramatic Play
(Also see Costumes & Prop Boxes)

How Dramatic Play Can Enhance Learning - http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/earlychildhood/article_view.aspx?ArticleID=751

Dramatic Play - http://lpc1.clpccd.cc.ca.us/lpc/rosensimon/Overheads_Curriculum/Dramatic%20Play.ppt PowerPoint presentation

Pinterest: Dramatic Play Centers - https://www.pinterest.ca/topics/dramatic-play-centers/ tons of wonderful ideas here

The Incredible Benefits of Dramatic Play - https://stayathomeeducator.com/the-benefits-of-dramatic-play-in-early-childhood-education/

Dramatic Play: Law Enforcement - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSOArtLAMDDramaticPlayLawEnforcementP.htm Supplies and role ideas

What is Dramatic Play and How Does it Support Literacy Development in Preschool - https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/what-dramatic-play-and-how-does-it-support-literacy-development-preschool/

Science Blog: Costumes - http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2003/F/20033574.html Very interesting article on the value of using costumes in our classrooms.

Kids Play Box: 40 Dramatic Play Ideas - http://www.kidsplaybox.com/40-dramatic-play-ideas/

Pinterest: Dramatic Play Center - https://www.pinterest.ca/prekpages/dramatic-play-center/ over 750 pins

What is the Teacher's Role in Supporting Play in the Early Childhood Classrooms? - http://www.ttacnews.vcu.edu/2014/02/what-is-the-teachers-role-in-supporting-play-in-early-childhood-classrooms/

The Role of Pretend Play in Children's Cognitive Development - http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v4n1/bergen.html  Miami University

Psychology Today: the Need for Pretend Play in Child Development - https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beautiful-minds/201203/the-need-pretend-play-in-child-development
How to Set up the Dramatic Play Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - https://pocketofpreschool.com/how-to-set-up-dramatic-play-center-in/