Life skills are so important. Love the simple nature of this blog. The grocery store does not need to be a scary place. Active participation provides so many learning opportunities.
I bring Caleb to the supermarket with me every week. I think its high time he gets his own list of things to buy. This is a great application for reading, counting, and matching real objects to pictures.
When we arrived at the supermarket, I gave Caleb the list. He was able to “read” it easily and was happy to see that there was broccoli on the list (this is his favorite vegetable).
As we made our way to the fruit and vegetable aisle, Caleb picked up a couple of things on his own. When we reached the fruit and vegetable section, he got so excited to complete his list!
He crossed out the items that he already put in his cart.
Caleb got all the things on his list pretty fast. He was so proud that he could “read” his list all by himself. I should add more items…
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