Use of Prop Boxes for at-home play

Preschools have used prop boxes to enhance their curriculum for a long time. A prop box is a collection of materials used to enhance creative, pretend play or a specific skill such as math, writing or art. The themed props and materials can be kept in a bin, bag or box and brought out as the occasion arises. Here is an article from NAEYC with ideas and examples of how to use prop boxes at home. 

 

http:/http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/music-math-more/10-prop-boxes-learning-bringing-spirit-learning-centers