Opportunities to write in every area of the classroom. It is so important that those children who never choose to enter the mark making areas are receiving the same chances in other areas of their play.
Planning Board in block area-drawing what you are going to build or have already built-things you might add-Also children have used magnets to pin up blueprints/could have loose photos of buildings that they could choose from and hang on board for inspiration....
This is an awesome idea to encourage writing in an area that would not typically have writing. It would encourage new ways of thinking and promote creativity. It is also a great way to merge literacy and language, fine motor skills, math & measurements into the block area .
Create a photo book of famous structures from around the world to use in your block center. Great for kindergarten, preschool, and homeschool classrooms! Includes a link for a free 30-page structure book!