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Goodbye Stars

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A special way for preschool friends to say goodbye to each other.

Materials Needed:

  • Coloured paper
  • Scissors
  • Coloured marker
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • Stickers

What to do:

  • Cut out a star shape for each child.
  • Using coloured markers, each child can colour and decorate one side of their stars.
  • On the other side (non-decorative side) the child can write their name.
  • Children pass their stars around to their friends, who all write their names on the stars.
  • A sweet keepsake for preschoolers to remember their friends.

Hints and Tips:

  • Children can paint their stars.
  • Children can draw on their friend's stars instead of writing their name.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    starts developing friendships
    enjoys playing with other children
    may have a particular friend
    jointly manipulates objects with others
    manipulates objects

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.1 Children feel safe, secure and supported.
    1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency.
    1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities.
    1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect.

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