Activity 37: Who, What, Where, When, and Why?
Age Range: 2 1/2-Years-Old on…
Area being Developed: Social… Including Personality & Character Development!
Select about five to ten pictures from your favorite magazine for children and mark the pages with small sticky notes. Then one at a time select a picture and talk about it together. If your child does not have much to say about a particular picture, give your opinion. Then, when it starts to feel natural, ask some open-ended questions like these:
- Who is in the picture?
- What are they doing?
- Where are they?
- When is this taking place?
- Why are the children so happy, sad, angry, etc.?
Dr. Sally Says… Highlights for Children has always been one of my favorites! Here are some other suggestions:
1. Big Backyard