Teacher Tom is constructing with whatever is available, e.g. bits of wood, picture frame corners, plastic tubes with lids, cigar boxes, pieces of fabric, carpet samples, florist marbles, egg cartons, car keys, old CDs & yoghurt containers (",)
use photos of the actual children in the classroom attached to wooden blocks. These blocks can be used by the children to play, pretend, and develop language skills throughout their learning centers. These ‘block people’ give the children relative people to play with rather than plastic, painted figures that could be store bought.