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Interaction Imagination: Construction with cardboard tubes & old CD's Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Learning Games, Block Center, Block Area, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Music Activities

Construction

this is going to be a post of little words - but many images... ideas for contruction - up, out and with many materials - and I have by no means come close to exhausting the possibilities and material choices with paper - to make bridges, curls - whatever you can imagine and test... with curlers with play-dugh and ice-cream spoons curlers again play-dough and bit of plastic (from packages that are delivered - the band that goes round) with tubes and old discs with magnets in lines and lines…

Do your children play with blocks? Block play has many benefits for children. Here are some fabulous tips for encouraging block play in your home or classroom. Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Preschool Classroom, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Preschool Layout, Teach Preschool, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play

Encouraging Block Play {With Girls} | Happiness is here

Do your children play with blocks? Block play has many benefits for children. Here are some fabulous tips for encouraging block play in your home or classroom.

Play at Home Block Play at Home - easy ideas that don't cost a bomb!Block Play at Home - easy ideas that don't cost a bomb! Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Early Learning, Reggio Emilia, Block Center, Block Area, Block Play, Play Centre, Preschool Activities

Block Play at Home

Yes you can do block play at home! Here are some easy ideas that won't cost a bomb!

Children's room - Toy storage - Via Amy Wonder Years Play Spaces, Learning Spaces, Kid Spaces, Reggio Emilia, Reggio Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Kindergarten, Classroom Setting, Classroom Design

Toy storage

Explore Amy Wonder Years' photos on Flickr. Amy Wonder Years has uploaded 488 photos to Flickr.

A Reggio Emilia-Inspired Classroom using a mirror in the block play area so children can see themselves while building. This also allows children to easily see their constructions from all angles. A Reggio Emilia-Insp Preschool Block Area, Preschool Rooms, Preschool Classroom, In Kindergarten, Classroom Setting, Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Reggio Emilia Classroom, Reggio Inspired Classrooms

Involving Parents

A Reggio Emilia-Inspired Classroom using a mirror in the block play area so children can see themselves while building. This also allows children to easily see their constructions from all angles.

Teacher Tom: "It's A Fire Contraption!" - Half-inch PVC pipe should be a staple in any classroom. From a teacher's perspective it's convenient to have around for putting together all kinds of quick and sturdy structures, such pendulum painters, monkey bar Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Play, Outdoor Activities, Activities For Kids, Outdoor Education, Reggio, Teacher Toms, Block Area, Block Center

"It's A Fire Contraption!"

Half-inch PVC pipe should be a staple in any classroom. From a teacher's perspective it's convenient to have around for putting together all kinds of quick and sturdy structures, such pendulum painters, monkey bars, and sandpit plumbing for a mud pie kitchen. And for kids, it's a sky's-the-limit building set for making big things fast. Most of what we have, I cut into 4 standard lengths many years ago, hoping they could be used kind of like unit blocks to create simple geometric shapes, but…

How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies childhood education How to Set Up the Blocks Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool Block Center Preschool, Preschool Centers, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Preschool Rooms, Kindergarten Classroom, Preschool Learning, Learning Activities, Teaching

How to Set Up the Blocks Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool

How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies

House play area with blocks, natural found materials, green carpet that looks like grass ≈≈ at Puzzle Family Day Care ≈≈ Dramatic Play Area, Dramatic Play Centers, Play Spaces, Learning Spaces, Learning Environments, Role Play Areas, Family Day Care, Home Daycare, Daycare Ideas

The Puzzles Connection

With the unpredictable weather I moved the dolls house inside for a while. The children re-discovered the experience and enjoyed its new location