Community Helpers Learning Set
Get to know who's who and what they do! Introduce 16 members of the community, their duties, and tools they use to help us every day. Launch discussions and inspire research, field trips, and guest speakers with the posters in this set.
Real-life photos of helpers and tools make the Community Helpers Learning Set perfect to enrich classrooms, childcare centers, and community centers, as well as home spaces like playrooms and bedrooms. Firefighter? Doctor? Teacher? These 16 mini posters – which also include Police Officer, Construction Worker, Delivery Person, Dentist, Farmer, Mail Carrier, Highway Worker, Trash Collector, Park Ranger, Paramedic, Veterinarian, Nurse, and Grocer – inspire kids to see themselves in that role someday. Use the posters with the Learning FUN Ideas in the tab below to start your exploration!
BIG LEARNING ... ANYWHERE – Community Helpers mini posters are easily arranged one at a time, in groups, or all together to match any space and learning goal. Use the diverse individuals pictured in this set to introduce upcoming guest speakers, discover helpers in your school, and assign research projects. This set is also great for sorting and categorizing activities. Not just for kids, the photos and clear information make these charts helpful and relevant for all ages. Place them in middle and high schools, in workforce training centers, and in senior care facilities in addition to homes and elementary classrooms.
MANY BRAINY BENEFITS – Not only does this Learning Set create eye-catching displays, it's a valuable tool for introducing social studies topics and vocabulary, as well as for starting discussions. Photos help kids recognize helpers in the real world, with a variety of gender and ethnic backgrounds shown. Posters include information about each community helper to extend learning. Photos and vocabulary terms make this a great resource for learning English too.
HANDS-ON LEARNING FUN – Posters are sturdy and sized right for handheld activities for class-wide, small-group, and individualized learning. Use these posters and the ideas in the tab below to get started having fun while learning.
EASY STORAGE – Use posters individually or as a set. It's easy to store extras back in the bag. It reseals to keep your set organized and ready anytime. The posters are just over 10 inches, so they won't need specialized storage.
SET INCLUDES – 16 mini posters, 7⅞ inches x 10¾ inches each.
MADE IN USA – All TREND Learning Sets are quality-tested to meet product safety standards and are all proudly made in the USA.
- Durable, reusable paper
- Photos for real-life learning
- Package reseals for easy storage
- 16 pieces: 7⅞ inches x 10¾ inches posters
- Made in USA
Learning FUN Ideas
Enjoy these activity ideas for lots of FUN learning:
Send a "Thank You" card to a community helper who inspires you! Have your kids draw a picture of their favorite community helper and add a simple thank-you message. Then, deliver or mail it to local helpers. Children will have loads of FUN completing this activity, and it will brighten the day of a courageous community helper!
Take a field trip to visit a community helper! If a field trip is not possible, bring the field trip to YOU with an in-class guest or virtual learning. Find beneficial and educational videos on PBS and YouTube.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Place all 16 posters on the wall, and have kids write their names on a piece of paper underneath a community helper that they'd like to be someday! Once completed, have a class or small-group discussion about their goals and dreams of helping out in their community. To extend the learning, have students write about a day in the life of a favorite community helper.
Move around the classroom to learn about community helpers! Use removable colored tape to create a road for students to follow to different areas around the room. Place a bin of books, tools, and a poster from the set at each location to learn about favorite community helpers. Set a timer for 10 minutes for exploring the bins at each station. When the time is up, head to the next community helper station!