Make Your Own Sponge Blocks for Quiet Time Building Fun - can I just say I love this idea for nap time too. Want to run to Target right now and get some.
great class book to make using pictures of actual student creations
DIY Mini Me's: Mini-Me's can be really effective in helping children to develop language and communication skills as well as personal social skills and positive behaviors.
Loose parts by themselves are such an incredibly open-ended and useful addition to play and creativity for children. I have previously written about the types of loose parts that you can collect fo…
Kindergarten Lifestyle: Blocks/Building Center FREEBIE plus how to organize playing "boundaries"
Dinosaur block construction (using packaging) - blocks don't have to be made of…
The Kindergarten Life: loosely told stories
New materials can be brought into the block area to create a dynamic and inspiring setting. Great for helping tell new stories!
Building with ice on a mirror
DVD cases, loose parts in the construction play area - Peachtree Presbyterian…
A Quick Build by Takoma Park Cooperative Nursery School-velcro hair rollers
Ideas for contraction play- with tubes and cd discs- Interaction Imagination…
Rosalie Cooperative School of Young Children - A Parent Co-Op and Playgroup Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach in New Mexico Emilia emilia ideas classroom art
'Look what we can build' - homemade book portraying children's constructions, photos and their handwritten labels
Pendulum Block Play Force and motion
Block Area - Here it is again.block "people" made using photographs of current children. So cool! I need to get on this!
Block Area -- cans, plexiglass, & blocks
Part of "Duck Land" in the block area :-)
Reggio Loose Parts Play Outdoors - Racheous - Respectful Learning & Parenting
Community Helpers theme unit: Can you build it? Book with real buildings and pictures of block constructions. Perfect way to integrate math and literacy into the block center!