Do you struggle to find time to change out the props in your dramatic play center? These printable props will help you easily transform your dramatic play center into an adorable post office.
February is a good time to set up a Post Office in your dramatic play center. Your kids will love addressing and delivering mail to their friends for Valentine’s Day.
Post Office Dramatic Play
This packet also provides research that explains how dramatic play supports academic learning. The post office kit is infused with literacy, math, and writing opportunities that support current learning standards.
What You Get
The 86 page dramatic play post office kit includes the following printables:
- 34 Signs (color + b/w)
- 1 Banner (color + b/w)
- 24 Picture Cards (color + b/w)
- 2 Forms (b/w)
- Labels (color + b/w)
- Role Playing Name Tags (color)
- Cards and Postcards (b/w)
- Pretend Stamps (color + b/w)
- Book List
The dramatic play post office kit is editable so you can type in your own text!
Printable Greeting Cards
Your little learners will love writing on these printable greeting cards. Kids can color and write on the cards and then stamp and deliver them to their friends.
The printable stamps are available in color, black and white, and blank in case your kids want to design their own stamps. The plastic baby food containers are the perfect size to store the stamps.
Printable Post Cards
Print the postcards back to back on cardstock and your little learners will have a blast telling their friends all about their travels!
Post Office Signs
Are you open? Shown here are just a few of the many different signs offered in this kit. Choose the signs that best meet your needs and those of your students. The open and closed sign as well as the hours of operation sign are a must!
Role Playing Name Tags
Would you like to be the mail sorter or the mail carrier? Would you like to mail a package? The printable name tags will help your little learners distinguish and choose the different roles available in the pretend play post office.
Place some small, empty boxes and tape in your post office dramatic play center and your students will have a blast using the printables provided to address packages to their friends.
Post Office Vocabulary Picture Cards
The post office vocabulary picture cards help create a print-rich environment in your dramatic play center. They can also provide motivation to write for a purpose. The picture cards are displayed in a pocket chart from the dollar store.
Time to check out! Your students will be practicing one to one correspondence and numeracy skills as they pay for their packages and stamps at the post office!
Don’t forget your receipt! Your little learners will want a receipt for the packages they send at the post office. Use this receipt to provide motivation to write for a purpose.
Postal Worker Uniforms
I found the official USPS uniform shirt pictured here at a thrift shop. The Fisher Price mail bag was a garage sale find and the blue visor was fifty cents at the craft store. I used a white paint pen to write the word “mail” on the visor.
86 pages of printable props to help you easily transform your dramatic play center into an adorable post office.
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