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12 CHAPTER 1 Where Do Other People Live? Ask children to look through magazines for photographs of the outside of houses to cut out. Talk with children about the various types of houses they find. Once they’ve cut out photos of houses, encourage them to attach each photo to a cardboard box or some other solid material that will allow the pho- tos to stand upright. Help children use the photos to create a neighborhood. Art supplies can be used to create yards and parks. Add toy people and toy vehicles to complete the scene. ALP MATERIALS magazines (architectural, travel, home improvement), scissors, cardboard boxes, glue or tape, art supplies (green construction paper, pipe cleaners, aquarium plants, and so on), toy people, and toy vehicles OTHER IDEAS Provide small pieces of wood, card- board, sticks, playdough, glue, and other supplies to encourage children to build miniature houses and neighborhoods. AMPT Provide many house keys for sort- ing, tracing, stringing, and trying in locks. Talk about locking doors for safety reasons. MPT Read and discuss the book Houses and Homes by Ann Morris. Read and discuss books related to homeless- ness, such as Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting. LE Go on a walk or field trip to see many different kinds of homes, including some of the children’s homes if pos- sible. Talk about the similarities and the differences in objective terms. LMS