Dramatic Play Ideas for kids in Daycare centers and Homes

Use these below dramatic ideas for kids to make them fun and learning.

Once the play area is set up, be there to supervise but interfere as little as possible.

Let the children learn social skills and to work out differences on their own.

Ideas are below such as


A set of books and magazines. Use any type of books, not just children’s books and Text books. Use index cards taped inside the front cover for the checking out process. Use small homemade library cards. Desk or small table and chair for “librarian”. “Quiet please” sign.Like more game ideas in daycare centers.


Create a laminated menu. Get some play money, chef hat, pad or paper and pen for waiters, apron, Find pictures of food in old magazines to decoupage on plastic plates.

Chairs, table and tablecloth. Doll high chair, so only “baby” can come along to eat. Plastic cups and silverware. Napkins. Cash register.Click here more details.

Hair Salon:

Combs and brushes, Hair clips, old wigs, some water. Plastics roller, Towels, sheets to cover the customers.


Stethoscope and lab court, stuffed animals, clipboards and pen.More interesting kids ideas.


Plastic vessels, Old thread and paper flowers, ribbons and foam blocks to fold the flowers on place.

Display area, play money and table with cash register.

Clothing Store:

This dramatic play thought is a most loved of children. Assemble an assortment of men’s and ladies’ dress. Bear in mind the caps, shoes, and stout adornments. Show the attire.

Have a region with a full estimated unbreakable mirror so the kids can “look at” what they look like. Table with money enlist. Satchels and wallets. Play cash.

This is some sample ideas , you just imagine and come up with new different ideas for your daycare centers.

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