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After the Play

At the end of the play there will typically be a post-show activity.

This might be an art project or an opportunity to meet the cast.

But the show doesn't need to stop when you leave. Consider doing one of these post-show activities with your child either on your trip back or once you're safely home. 

Questions To Ask On Your Way Home

WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE PART?

Ask them to recall what they saw, what they heard, or how they felt during their favorite parts of the play

WAS THERE ANYTHING THAT CONFUSED YOU?

After a play can be a great opportunity to learn more about a child's discoveries and confusions about the world they live in

HOW DO YOU FEEL?

Make space for your child to process and express their emotions

Activities To Do At Home

DRAW OR PAINT THE STORY

Use art materials to draw your favorite characters, moments, and objects from the play. You can combine these to make your own picture book version of the play

RETELL THE STORY

You can use the play as a story to be told. Either tell the story of the play to your child or ask them for help remembering what happened in the play

ACT OUT THE PLAY

If your child is particularly inspired by the performance, they may want to act out the play themself. Acting is more fun with a partner, so join in on the performance with them

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