Set up a dramatic play house area with dolls, etc.
Prompt discussion about feelings by asking questions, such as, “Is anybody hungry?” or “sleepy," etc.)
The child plays with the same materials next to other children. He may talk to the other children about what he is doing. The child talks about his states or feelings.
Encourage early childhood educators and parents to provide dramatic play props for the child related to everyday activities. These can be paper plates and plastic spoons, anything to stimulate the child’s acting out of daily routines. This type of play promotes sharing and positive interaction among peers.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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