Tag a Bag

Tag a Bag lesson plan

  • 1.

    Pretend play, early literacy, dramatic play, and the visual arts all connect with Tag a Bag. Explore ways to travel and places to go. Tour an airport or bring in luggage. Ask families to share travel experiences. Look through travel brochures and magazine

  • 2.

    Some children may use imaginary addresses to protect privacy.

  • 4.

    Use Crayola® Washable Crayons to decorate the front and back of a file folder, which will be a suitcase. Write your name. Use your imagination to create travel scenes, designs, or show your favorite way to travel.

  • 5.

    With Crayola® Scissors (age 4 or older), cut construction paper to make a suitcase handle. Glue the handle to the top of one side of your luggage with Crayola® School Glue. Dry overnight.

  • 6.

    Glue both sides of your suitcase and fold the file folder closed.

  • 7.

    Use construction paper to make a luggage tag. Print your name, address, and phone number. Punch a hole in the tag. Thread yarn through the hole. Mix up the luggage tags with your friends.

  • 8.

    Put all of the luggage on display. Choose a luggage tag and match it up with the correct child’s luggage. You can read each other’s names. When the baggage handlers have sorted the luggage, tie your tag to your bag.


  • Letters, Numbers & Words
  • Reading Pictures
  • Talking
  • Vocabulary
  • Physical: Eye - Hand Coordination
  • Physical: Small Muscles
  • Social & Emotional: Making Friends
  • Social & Emotional: Pretend Play
  • Thinking: Creating
  • Thinking: Problem Solving
  • Thinking: Understanding Concepts