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Pretend Play

Let their imagination run wild!

Make these beautiful salt dough gold coins with natural dye for pretend play and counting activities! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, pirate activities, or even princess play.

Newspaper Play Structures -- kids can build & re-build them. Throw a sheet overtop for an instant reading nook. :-)

Children who are on the autism spectrum can have a harder time with pretend play. *Learn why it is so important

{ 5 Tips on Indoor Camping } *Great family-fun for cold winter nights!

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids!

Cardboard Knight's Shield. A perfect use for all those Cardboard Boxes!

{Celebrating Julia Child} Learn how to turn your holiday season kitchen time into a parent-child play day celebrating Julia Child.

DELIVERY!!! {Felt Play Food Pizza Set + Box} Make a 10-inch felt pizza to please any palate with this 42-piece create-a-pizza set. Your little chef can choose from an array of colorful toppings, and even customize each slice. Then slide the pizza into the box--time to deliver!

an easy-to-build stage for the performers in your family | printable directions

Kids can help craft up this adorable North Pole Travel Play Set -- lots of imaginative play time fun!

Life Sized Cardboard Gingerbread House DIY -- Great for inspiring plenty of imaginative play time fun this Winter! Kids can bake pretend cookies, serve up pretend hot cocoa, or maybe set up a pretend sweet shop. Lots of possibilities!

DIY Dolls to Inspire Free Play (Craft Prompt)

DIY Stethoscope Tutorial at Fantastic Fun and Learning

{puzzle story telling} This simple activity works on so many skills like retelling events, vocabulary development and imagination. All things that must develop to create good writers.

Getting Ready for Halloween with Pretend Play from our Blog Ambassador @Valerie Avlo at Inner Child Fun

Make these cool geometric crowns out of cereal boxes. This short video will show you how!

I can already imagine a whole zoo full of animals!

Make super hero cuffs from an empty paper roll

Bake up some messy fun with these shaving cream and water bead cupcakes from Mess for Less

Printable and prompt for inspiring some pretend play (construction worker-themed)

{How to Host an “Ocean Explorers” Playdate} *Tip 3 is my favorite...