* Lesson plan objectives and assessment can be adapted to use this activity with school-age children.
Children will participate in dramatic play based upon the popular children’s book to support social development.
CDA Competency Standard: II.7.3a
Activities and materials encourage children to develop their imaginations.
a) Dramatic play materials and activities are available for children daily
The book: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
3 Bears Dough recipe
Small pots and pans
3 bear stuffed animals (optional)
3 Bears Dough Recipe **Take precautions when preparing this recipe as it involves the use of hot water**
2 cups plain flour
1 cup salt
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons cream of tartar
2 cups of boiling water
1-2 cups of oats
Mix in the dry ingredients, add the oil and stir through. Carefully add the boiling water and stir well. Let the dough cool and knead it until it is no longer sticky. Add the oats and knead until it is the desired consistency.
Provide the materials and encourage children to use the dramatic play materials to recreate the 3 Bears story by mixing and playing with the playdough.
Assessment: Observe and record the child’s use of the dramatic play materials in building social skills.
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