Making A Shopping List

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - None
  • Intellectual - Counting, learning the names of the different places and train stations in Singapore (National Education)
  • Emotional - Appreciation for Singapore's transport system, regulate emotions
  • Social - Improving and developing attention span, turn taking
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Children make a shopping list.
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
15 - 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Hand wash
  • Cereal boxes
  • Banana
  • Clipboard
  • Paper
  • Pen

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Create a corner where these items can be held, in a box, shelf or a basket.

Step 3

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Provide a writing pad on a clipboard and some writing materials. Each time before the trip to the supermarket, allow your child/children to pick out the items they will need from the supermarket.

Step 4

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Children can record these items on the writing pad. Allow the child/children to be in-charge of picking out these items at the supermarket.

Ask the Kids

Where do you think these items can be found in the supermarket?

Are they at the frozen section or fresh produce?

Which aisle can the milk powder be found?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below