Category: Pretend Play

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Pretend Play | Baby

They’ll go gaga for this play theme! Anyone can be a baby! Take turns being a parent or a baby, or even teach some independent play by using a doll or stuffed animal! If...

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Pretend Play | Doctor

Say AAAAH! Don’t have any medical equipment? That’s okay! Here are some common household items that should work just fine! Prop ideas: Bandaids: stickers Cast: large sock or toilet paper Injection: pen Stethoscope: headphones...

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Pretend Play | Cat

Are you kitten me?! Whether you plan on chasing mice or sitting in boxes, this visual can help your learners expand their feline repertoire. I guarantee your little buddies will get a kick out...

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Pretend Play | Police Officer

“License and registration…” This police play theme can help expand your typical game of chase into a high speed highway chase where your little officer can pull people over, put them in handcuffs, and...

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Pretend Play | Firefighter

Get your stuffed animals and pool noodles ready, folks! This action-packed pretend play theme will have your learners running around the house yelling WEE-OO-WEE-OO and rescuing stuffies. Bonus points if you have add walkie...

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Pretend Play Basics

Pretend play is probably one of my most favorite skills to teach. Teaching a child to pretend opens up a world of options, as play is no longer dependent on having specific toys or...