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learning through play (shopping play)

This time we set up a grocery store (complete with a check out place, not in picture) and home kitchen.
In the grocery store we marked everything with a price to help learn about money and counting. (you could also teach about colors of all the fruit and stuff.)
In the kitchen and grill area we set up a small toy trash can, to help go over how important it is to clean up after making a mess "cooking", we also went over what all the tools in the kitchen are called.
We did have things set up that are not in the pictures. (more food etc.) Hint for setting up something like this~ check facebook yard sale pages! I got everything (but the garden items that we reviewed) for cheap threw yard sale pages. So even though it looks like a lot I spent maybe $20 about £14 in the uk for this set up.

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