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Today's Tip: 
March 24, 2014
Make Prop Boxes

You may notice he uses words specific to activities he likes to do most. Prop boxes are boxes with items that relate to a pretend-play activity. Store familiar items in separate see-through containers to encourage conversation and play. For example, a tiny blanket, empty baby-shampoo bottle, and diaper can go into a "baby box."

 
 

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