The Garda Station
Available in English and Irish.
This Garda Station dramatic play pack is perfect for creating a dramatic play area at home or in the classroom. It helps children understand the role of a Garda Síochána and what they do, building connections between children and their community.
Children just love putting on an authentic Garda Síochána costume and taking on the responsibility that comes with role-playing a Garda. Whether they are working at the station or out and about on traffic duty this free printable resource will make their dramatic play time all the more engaging. You can set up a public reception area or even an interview room with the A4 room posters. If they are investigating a crime they can take fingerprints on the cards included in the pack. They might need a checkpoint sign or perhaps their Garda station wall should have some wanted posters up so everyone can be on the lookout for known criminals.
If you are setting up a Garda station in your classroom, this printable Garda Station pack is perfect to use as part of an Aistear, supporting playful learning as children engage with their community and become responsible citizens in their own right.
What is included
* “Welcome to the Garda Station” banner
* Large format theme poster
* Character trait cards
* Traffic signs
* Registration plates
* Fingerprint cards
* Wall posters
* Incident forms
* Name badges
* Qualification certificate
30 pages of printable resources
Dramatic play in the early years
Dramatic play is an important part of early childhood development. It helps children learn about themselves, their community, and how things work. Dramatic play also supports the development of communication and social skills, problem-solving, and critical thinking.
This Garda Station dramatic play pack is aligned with the Aistear framework. It includes lots of posters and signs for creating a print-rich learning environment whilst introducing theme-specific vocabulary, strengthening language and literacy skills.
The Garda Station pdf
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