15 Pretend Play Activities

Pretend play is a great way for kids to practice making friends, working together and communicating. These fun pretend play ideas are great for girls and boys alike. They’re the perfect compliment to our print and play Pretend Play Pack!

15 gotta' try pretend play activities. Make dinosaur tails, set up a pretend play airport, make an imaginary doctor's office and tons more.

First on the list are our free veterinarian’s office set. In just a couple of minutes, you can create an imaginary vet’s office your little animal lovers will be crazy about.

Free printables to set up a pretend play veterinarian's office for your kids. {Playdough to Plato}

Veterinarian’s Office Pretend Play by Playdough to Plato


Homemade Mermaid Costume by Mama. Papa. Bubba.

Free Printable Pretend Play Airplane Goodies. {Playdough to Plato}

Airport Pretend Play Set by Playdough to Plato


DIY Dino Tail by Andrea’s Notebook

Pretend Play Beauty Salon by Imagination Soup


Open a Paper Sandwich Shop by Kids Activities Blog


DIY Plaster Casts for Doctor Role Play by The Imagination Tree

I love these free pretend play bakery shop printables!

Free Pretend Play Bakery Printables by Playdough to Plato


Fingerprint Detective by Coffee Cups and Crayons


Pretend Play Science Lab by No Time for Flashcards


DIY Backyard Explorer Kit by A Mom with a Lesson Plan

Pete’s A Pizza by Playdough to Plato


DIY Fireman Air Tank by Crayon Chronicles


Pretend Play Post Office by Buggy and Buddy

More Pretend Play Sets

Save time collecting pretend play ideas with our jumbo pretend play set. It’s EDITABLE!

Pretend Play Activity Pack

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