Books in the Block/Construction Center give the students ideas and options as they create their structures.

Structures & Architecture Books + Block/Construction Center give the students ideas and options as they create their structures.

Where small construction enables children to build miniature worlds, large construction empowers them to create environments they can actually inhabit.

Learning environments like this encourage children to build life size object. Play like shows that children do not always have to be directed by teacheres

Block play with mirrors and pictures for inspiration

A Provocation [an inquiry or exploration activity] ASK yourself the questions;

Playing with these large blocks uses both mind and muscle. Great for both indoor and outdoor play!

Playing with these large hollow blocks uses both mind and muscle - great for outdoor play

Encouraging different kinds of play

Encouraging different kinds of play

Ideal block area: spacious but well-defined, with ample storage space. This one is at Trimdon Grange Nursery and Infant School.

Ideal block area: spacious but well-defined, with ample storage space. This one is at Trimdon Grange Nursery and Infant School.

Creative play with Hollow Blocks

I always tell people that Hollow Blocks are the most open-ended and cost-effective resource you can buy.

Hollow block play invites total involvement and provides physical exercise for older children.

Hollow block play invites total involvement and provides physical exercise for older children.

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